Salesman/Handy-man Recovers from Stroke at Silver Cross for Disney World Vacation
Ken Garland was in the midst of rehabbing his basement when he suffered a stroke on Sept. 8, 2015. After eating a slice of pizza, he stood up to get back to work when he felt dizzy and a loss of balance. He sat back down, and after a few moments, stumbled upstairs to rest. He was slouched down on the sofa when his wife returned from walking the dog. Ken was perspiring profusely. His wife called 911 and within minutes the Manhattan paramedics were transporting Ken to the Silver Cross Emergency Department (ED) where a Code Stroke Team was awaiting his arrival. By this time, Ken felt tingling in his arms and legs.
Childerguild Raises over $202,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball
Over 485 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 88th Annual Childerguild Ball on November 19 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premiere event of the holiday season raised over $202,000 which will be used to support women’s and children’s services at Silver Cross Hospital.
Silver Cross Home Health Care Named as a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite in the Country for the 10th Year in a Row
For the 10th year in a row, Silver Cross Home Health Care has been named a Top Agency of the 2016 HomeCare Elite®, a recognition of the top-performing home health agencies in the United States. For more than 10 years, HomeCareElite annually identifies the top 25 percent of Medicare-certified agencies and highlights the top 100 and top 500 overall.
Joliet Slammers Donate $5,000 for Silver Cross Hospital’s Lifeline Medical Alert Program
The Joliet Slammers baseball team recently donated $5,000 to the Silver Cross Foundation befitting the Hospital’s Lifeline Medical Alert Program.
Silver Cross Hospital Receives 2016 Best Hospital IT Department Award
Silver Cross Hospital’s Information Technology (IT) Department has received this year’s Best Hospital IT Department of the Year Award by Healthcare IT News, the industry's authoritative source for health IT decision makers. Nearly 200 hospital IT departments were initially nominated, and Silver Cross was one of the elite group of 21 hospitals that earned the top honor proving they know what it takes to be among the best places to work.