Awards and Accreditations

At Silver Cross, we've made a promise to deliver unrivaled care that encompasses our trademark personal service, our commitment to clinical quality, our attention to patient safety, and our concern for the communities we serve. As a result of our efforts, we're proud to of the many awards and accolades we've received.

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Silver Cross Hospital Named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health™ 100 Top Hospitals List


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Hospital Safety Score
Silver Cross Hospital has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded a Straight A's grade Hospital Safety Score in 2021.


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Silver Cross Hospital was Awarded 5 stars for Safety, Quality, and Patient Satisfaction by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).


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The Herald-News Readers' Choice Award/Best of Will County 2021
Readers voted Silver Cross Hospital Will County's BEST Large Employer and the BEST Employer in Healthcare for 2020 by readers of the Herald-News


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Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval
By demonstrating compliance with the Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety, Silver Cross Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™.


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Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award
Silver Cross Hospital has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award with Target: StrokeSM Honor Roll. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success ensuring that stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence.


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Southland's Best 2021
Silver Cross Hospital received the Times Southland's Best Award for 2021.


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Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacements
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has designated Silver Cross Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement.


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Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois has designated Silver Cross Hospital as a Blue Distinction Center for Spine Surgery.


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Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery
Silver Cross Hospital’s weight loss surgery program has been recognized by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois as a Blue Distinction Center for Bariatric Surgery. The designation means Silver Cross meets or exceeds stringent quality criteria that demonstrate reliability in delivering bariatric surgical care and better overall outcomes for patients. The Blue Centers designation was developed to help consumers locate quality care for bariatric surgery.


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Designated as a Blue Distinction Center for Maternity
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Illinois (BCBSIL) has recognized Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL with a Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.


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Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology
Silver Cross Hospital has one of the few programs in the nation to be designated as a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) by the AAGL.


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The Joint Commission, in conjunction with The American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, has recognized Silver Cross Hospital with Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers.

  American College of Radiology MRI Accreditation American College of Radiology MRI Accreditation
The MRI Departments at Silver Cross Hospital and Homer Glen Imaging received a 3-year accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

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American College of Radiology Breast Imaging Center of Excellence
The Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health is designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology (ACR).


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Breast MRI Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital's MRI Scanner received a 3-year accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR) for the Accreditation of MRI Breast Imaging.


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American College of Radiology CT Accreditation
The CT Departments at Silver Cross Hospital and Homer Glen Imaging received a 3-year accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).


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American College of Radiology Nuclear Medicine Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital received the ACR Accreditation in Nuclear Medicine for 3 years.


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American College of Radiology PET Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital is ACR Accredited for PET for 3 years.


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American College of Radiology Ultrasound Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in ultrasound as the result of an extensive review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).


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2019 HomeCare Elite®
Silver Cross Home Health has been named to the 2019 HomeCare Elite®, a compilation of the top 25 most successful Medicare-certified home health care providers in the United States. This is the eleventh consecutive year Silver Cross has been named to the list.


Echocardiography Laboratory Accreditation

Echocardiography Laboratory Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital's echocardiography laboratory received a 3-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL).


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Commission on Cancer Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital is accredited by the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons recognizing the high quality of comprehensive cancer care.


MBSAQIP Medabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation

MBSAQIP Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program
Silver Cross Hospital’s weight loss surgery program has been recognized as an MBSAQIP accredited center – Comprehensive.


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American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Silver Cross Hospital meets rigorous standards set forth by the AASM.


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NRC Health Excellence Award

Silver Cross announced NRC Health 2020 Patient Experience Award winner.


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Member of The Commission on Cancer (CoC) is a consortium of professional organizations dedicated to improving survival and quality of life for cancer patients through standard setting, which promotes cancer prevention, research, education, and monitoring of comprehensive quality care.


ADA Diabetes Education Recognition

Diabetes Education RecognitionSilver Cross Hospital was the first diabetes center in the greater Joliet area to receive recognition from the American Diabetes Association for its quality self-management education program.


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Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) Accreditation
Silver Cross has been certified by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities Accreditation (CARF) as having a quality Inpatient Rehabilitation program.


Level II Trauma Designation

Level II Trauma Designation Silver Cross Hospital is designated as a Level II Trauma Center for Emergency Medical by the Illinois Department of Public Health. Silver Cross also serves as the resource hospital for the Silver Cross Emergency Medical System, training paramedics from 30 towns for over 30 years.


Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP)

Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP) Silver Cross Hospital is certified by the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) with having an Emergency Department Approved for Pediatrics (EDAP). This recognition formally identifies Silver Cross as a hospital that provides the necessary resources and capabilities to address the emergency needs of critically ill and injured children.


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Silver Cross Hospital is recognized by the American Heart Association for meeting criteria for employee wellness.

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care. These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.