Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides scholarship grant to The Coalition of Black Trade Unionists
New Lenox, IL (April 2, 2015)—The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission recently gave a $5,000 grant to the Joliet Area, Coalition of Black Trade Unionists organization to be used for educational scholarships. On March 21, the Coalition presented five $1,000 scholarships to the following students: Jeffery Humphrey, Illinois State University; Kailyn Byrd, Benedictine University; Britney Holman, Eastern Illinois University; Jaylon Jones, Joliet Junior College; and Dyamond Parker, Ball State University.
Silver Cross Launches Lifesaving eICU®
New Lenox, IL (April 1, 2015)—Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL has added another layer of specialized care in the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) with the launch of an electronic monitoring system, or eICU to help keep patients safe.
Silver Cross offers Help for Heartburn Sufferers
New Lenox, IL (March 31, 2015) — For people with sensitive digestive systems eating spicy tacos or greasy pepperoni pizza, can be a sure way to flare up a nasty case of heartburn. Millions of Americans experience heartburn symptoms at least once a week. There are many causes that can activate heartburn including medications, specific foods, obesity, and even stress. Being aware of what ignites your heartburn will help you to create a plan to avoid the uncomfortable condition. Silver Cross Hospital is offering a lecture on why it’s important to find relief from heartburn to prevent the acid reflux from escalating.
Silver Cross Hospital Remains Committed to Providing Advanced Treatments/Technology for Patients Close to Home
New Lenox, IL (March 30, 2015)— Silver Cross just celebrated its third anniversary in their state-of-the-art 296-bed hospital at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox. The staff remains dedicated to treating patients the way they should be treated with new services, enhanced expertise and safe, compassionate care. This past year Silver Cross earned re-accreditation from the Joint Commission and the Commission on Cancer, and nursing care ranked in the Top 10% in the nation for patient satisfaction.
Silver Cross Hospital and the Joliet Noon Lions Club Provided Diabetes Screenings to over 200 Area Residents
New Lenox, IL (March 26, 2015)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert Day, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club offered free screenings to detect diabetes to over 200 area residents on March 24 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test.