Silver Cross Hospital

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Mount Bierstadt in Colorado has an elevation of about 14,000 feet, and on July 25, Bob Svenningsen went hiking up the mountain. Climbing up any mountain is impressive in itself, but especially for Bob, who eight months prior to his hike underwent a total knee replacement at Silver Cross Hospital.

The Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago (RIC) at Silver Cross Hospital (also known as The Shirley Ryan AbilityLab) has been accredited for a period of three years by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) International.

Silver Cross Hospital will hold a Ladies Night Out evening full of laughter, shopping, and tasty treats on Thursday, October 12 from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Silver Cross Hospital Conference Center, 1890 Silver Cross Blvd., New Lenox. Seating is limited for this free event. Register to attend at www.silvercross.org.   

Silver Cross Hospital has once again earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Advanced Certification for Primary Stroke Centers. The Gold Seal of Approval® and the Heart-Check mark represent symbols of quality from their respective organizations.  

When Erin began to have a headache while 24 weeks pregnant, she had no idea that she’d be giving birth that day. But as her headache became unbearable she went to the Obstetric department at Silver Cross Hospital. The labor and delivery team discovered that her blood pressure was in a life-threatening range and she had eclampsia – a severe complication of preeclampsia where high blood pressure results in seizures during pregnancy. As a result, an emergency C-section was performed by Dr. John Bush and Dr. Dexter Arrington, and Erin’s baby daughter, Addie, was born weighing 1 pound and 3 ounces. Due to Addie’s premature birth, Dr. Colleen Malloy, a neonatologist with Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago, was there to stabilize the newborn in order to transport her to Lurie Children’s Hospital. Since mom Erin was extremely ill, she was hospitalized for 10 days initially in the ICU, and then in the Silver Cross Birthing Center and unable to travel to Chicago to be with her newborn baby. Fortunately, by using the innovative technology called Baby Care Connect, Erin was able to see her baby girl and interact with her Lurie care team, who were located over 40 miles away in Chicago.

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Physicians on Silver Cross Hospital’s Medical Staff have expertise in their areas of practice to meet the needs of patients seeking their care.  These physicians are independent practitioners on the Medical Staff and are not the agents or employees of Silver Cross Hospital. They treat patients based upon their independent medical judgment and they bill patients separately for their services.