Silver Cross rewards mothers in May with Discounted Mammograms/Savings at Local Businesses
New Lenox, IL (April 24, 2014)—Moms are busy women. They take care of their family, home and community. Because they matter in the lives of so many, Silver Cross Hospital rewards these special women for taking care of themselves—not just on Mother’s Day, but every day. Women who join the free IMatter program receive valuable discountsat over 120 local businesses just for getting a mammogram at the Silver Cross Center for Women’s Health. To sign-up or for more information about the program, visit IMatter.silvercross.org.
Defend Against Skin Cancer
Silver Cross Offers Free Skin Cancer Screenings in May
New Lenox, IL (April 23, 2014)- Summer is almost upon us, so it’s time to start practicing proper sun protection techniques in order to lower your risk of skin cancer. With more than 3.5 million skin cancers diagnosed each year in the United States, the American Cancer Society and Silver Cross want you to take precautions.
Silver Cross Hospital Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission
New Lenox, IL (April 21, 2014) – Silver Cross Hospital has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals. The accreditation award recognizes Silver Cross’ dedication to continuous compliance with The Joint Commission’s state-of-the-art standards.
Silver Cross Community Benefit more than $48 Million in FY 2013
New Lenox, IL (April 16, 2014)— Silver Cross Hospital’s Community Benefit totaled over $48 million in community benefit in fiscal year (FY) 2013 (October 1, 2012-September 30, 2013). Included in the hospital’s Community Benefit was over $8.8 million in charity care (at cost) in which Silver Cross does not expect payment from patients. An additional $31 million in uncompensated services was provided through the government’s Medicare and Medicaid programs.
Silver Cross Offers Childbirth Education Classes in May
New Lenox, IL (April 14, 2014)— Silver Cross offers an array of classes to help new parents prepare and expect the best from their birthing experience in the hospital’s beautiful Women and Infant Services Birthing Center. For more information or to register for one or more Childbirth Classes, visit www.silvercross.org/specialdeliveries or call 1-888-660-HEAL (4325).