Accreditations & Awards
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.
Silver Cross Hospital Named to the Fortune/IBM Watson Health™ 100 Top Hospitals List
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 2019.
In 2017, Silver Cross Hospital was Awarded 5 stars for Safety, Quality, and Patient Satisfaction by CMS (Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services).
Silver Cross has earned the title of Top Workplace in Will County!
Silver Cross won in the “large employers category,” which consists of businesses with 100 employees and above!
100 Top Hospitals: National Benchmarks for Success Award
Silver Cross has been named one of the 100 Top Hospitals in the nation for 7 years in a row. (2005-2011)
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™.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
American Heart Association Recognition
The American Heart Association recognizes Silver Cross Hospital for achieving 85% or higher composite adherence to all Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center Performance Achievement indicators for consecutive 90-day intervals and 75% or higher compliance on all Mission: Lifeline® STEMI Receiving Center quality measures to improve the quality of care for STEMI Patients.
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.
Primary Stroke Center
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
The MRI Departments at Silver Cross Hospital and Homer Glen Imaging received a 3-year accreditation by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
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).
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.
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).
American College of Radiology Nuclear Medicine Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital received the ACR Accreditation in Nuclear Medicine for 3 years.
American College of Radiology PET Accreditation
Silver Cross Hospital is ACR Accredited for PET for 3 years.
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).
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
Silver Cross Hospital's echocardiography laboratory received a 3-year accreditation by the Intersocietal Commission for the Accreditation of Echocardiography Laboratories (ICAEL).
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 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.
American Academy of Sleep Medicine
Silver Cross Hospital meets rigorous standards set forth by the AASM.
NCR Health Excellence Award
Silver Cross announced NRC Health 2020 Patient Experience Award winner.
Daily Southtown Winner - Best of Chicago's Southland 2018.
The Herald-News Readers' Choice Award/Best of Will County 2020
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.
Silver Cross Hospital 5 Time Southwest Choice Award Winner-2020 for Best ER, Best Hospital and Best Place to Have a Baby
Hospital of Choice Award
Silver Cross has been named one of America's most customer-friendly hospitals since 2004 from the American College of Healthcare Providers.
Diabetes Education Recognition
Silver 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.
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 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) 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.
100 Top Hospitals: Everest Award Benchmarks for Success Award
This award recognizes those hospitals among the 100 National winners that deliver the greatest rate of improvement over a 5-year period.
We Will Work Healthy Worksite Wellness Award
Silver Cross Hospital is recognized by the American Heart Association for meeting criteria for employee wellness.