Silver Cross Hospital Provided $40 Million in Community Benefit
New Lenox, IL (March 18, 2016)— Silver Cross Hospital’s Community Benefit totaled over $40 million in community benefit in fiscal year (FY) 2015 (October 1, 2014-September 30, 2015). Included in the hospital’s Community Benefit was over $5 million in charity care (at cost) in which Silver Cross does not expect payment from patients. An additional $6 million in uncompensated services was provided through the government’s Medicaid program.
Silver Cross Hospital and the Joliet Noon Lions Club Performed 115 Free Diabetes Screenings on Diabetes Alert Day
New Lenox, IL (March 23, 2016)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert Day, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center, Walgreens and Joliet Noon Lions Club performed 115 free screenings to detect diabetes on March 22 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Screening.
Childerguild Gives $265,000 for Silver Cross Women’s and Children’s Services
New Lenox, IL (March 7, 2016)—Recently, Childerguild presented Silver Cross Hospital with $265,000, to support the hospital’s Women and Infant Services Birthing Center and Pediatrics unit. Over the past 106 years, the local charitable organization has donated more than $3.2 million to support women’s and children’s services at Silver Cross Hospital. In recent years Childerguild’s donations have been used to purchase equipment including a VeinViewer, Abaer Newborn Hearing tester, electronic fetal monitor and breast milk registry software.
Silver Cross Hospital Raises over $25,000 for United Way
RIC at Silver Cross offers Yoga Classes for Cancer Patients/Survivors
New Lenox, IL (March 14, 2016)—For more than 5,000 years, people around the world have practiced yoga for its mental and physical powers. Research has long shown that yoga can increase flexibility and reduce stress. At The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital, yoga is helping cancer patients and survivors have a better quality of life.