Silver Cross Offers Health Screenings in January
Joliet, IL (December 15, 2010)— Heart disease is the leading cause of death for both men and women in the United States. If you are not sure if you are at risk for heart disease, now is the time to find out with a Baseline Cardiac Risk Assessment held in the LaVerne and Dorothy Brown Cardiovascular Institute at Silver Cross Hospital, 1300 Copperfield Ave., Joliet, Silver Cross Health Center in Homer Glen at 12701 W. 143rd St., and Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health, 1870 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox.
Silver Cross Physicians Reach 2,000 Surgeries Milestone
Dr. Christopher Joyce and Dr. Brian Lahmann are now in an elite class of surgical teams in the nation to surpass 2,000 bariatric surgeries
Joliet, IL (December 8, 2010)- Christopher Joyce, M.D., F.A.C.S. and Brian Lahmann M.D., F.A.C.S. , bariatric surgeons with BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital, continue to be pioneers in bariatric medicine as they recently achieved the elite milestone of performing over 2,000 weight loss surgeries.
Silver Cross Invites Public to Vote in Christmas Tree Contest
Joliet, IL (December 9, 2010)—Each year employees at Silver Cross Hospital decorate trees to display in the lobby of the Smith Pavilion outpatient entrance. And each year, three trees are awarded prizes for being the most unique, best themed and most beautiful.
Unwrap the Gift of Toy Safety
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips To Celebrate The Holidays Safely
Joliet, IL (December 7, 2010)— The biggest threat to the health of children older than 1 is not a dreaded disease. It's accidental injury. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year nearly 230,000 children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital emergency room. Nearly 40 percent of those injured are younger than five.
Silver Cross and UnitedHealthcare Enter in to Multi-Year Agreement
UnitedHealthcare members in Joliet area have expanded access to affordable quality health care
Joliet, IL (Dec. 6, 2010)-UnitedHealthcare and Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, IL, today announced they have signed a new multi-year network agreement. The contract includes all Silver Cross inpatient and outpatient services. The Free-Standing Emergency Center in Homer Glen, IL, the Center for Women’s Health in New Lenox, IL and the hospital’s three dialysis centers– Silver Cross Renal Center in Morris IL, and Silver Cross Renal Center East and Silver Cross Renal Center West, both in Joliet are all covered by the contract.
This new agreement, effective Dec. 1, expands UnitedHealthcare’s network hospitals in the greater
“Our new network relationship with
“The UnitedHealthcare agreement is a major addition to our health insurance offerings,” said Paul Pawlak, President and Chief Executive Officer with Silver Cross Hospital. “This strategy is part of our commitment to expand the number of insurers in our network in direct response to the growth in our community and the feedback we have received from residents. We are very pleased to offer this new choice to area employers and patients.”