Local Woman Grateful for new Life after Weight Loss Surgery
Joliet, IL (April 1, 2011) — After many years of unhealthy habits, Norma suffered from joint pain, sleep apnea, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. “I was taking many medications and felt so lethargic,” said Crest Hill resident Norma Phillips. Fortunately, Norma’s health has greatly improved since she lost nearly 80 pounds after her REALIZE™ Adjustable Gastric Band weight loss surgery at Silver Cross Hospital in October of 2008.
Silver Cross Hospital & Joliet Noon Lions Club Provided Diabetes Screenings to Nearly 180 Area Residents
Joliet, IL (March 30, 2011)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center and the Joliet Noon Lions Club offered free screenings to detect diabetes to nearly 180 area residents on March 23 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Assessment and Blood Glucose Test.
Silver Cross Medical Staff Announces Medical Staff Appointments
Joliet, IL (March 28, 2011) — Kavitha Bathala, M.D., board certified family practice physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Bathala completed a family practice residency at St. Francis Hospital in Evanston. Her office is with Joliet Doctors Clinic at 2450 Glenwood, Suite 101, Joliet. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 730-3304.
Silver Cross Named 100 Top Hospital 7th Straight Year
Less than 2% of All Hospitals Recognized for Overall Organizational Performance
Joliet, IL (March 28, 2011)—For the seventh straight year, Silver Cross Hospital was today named one of the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals by Thomson Reuters Healthcare, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. The award is given to hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, patient satisfaction, financial performance and operational efficiency. Silver Cross is the only hospital in Illinois to win the award every year for the past 7 years.
Silver Cross Gives Back with New Hospital & $30 million in Charity Care/Community Benefit
Joliet, IL (March 24, 2011)— For over 115 years, Silver Cross has been devoted to providing all Will County residents with high quality healthcare. Scheduled to open on February 26, 2012, the Silver Cross Replacement in New Lenox is being built to help patients heal faster and improve patient satisfaction.
- Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission Continues its Commitment to Help Area Residents
- Childerguild Hosts Book Fair March 28 & 29 at Silver Cross Hospital
- New Treatment to Prevent Esophageal Cancer Caused by GERD/Heartburn Available at Silver Cross Hospital
- Silver Cross Partnered With KidneyMobile® To Offer Free Screenings To Area Residents