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.
RIC at Silver Cross opens Brain and Balance Clinic in Joliet
Have you ever felt unsteady or dizzy? Or maybe you sometimes lose your footing when walking or climbing stairs. As adults, we tend to make excuses for falling relating it to shear clumsiness or a sign of aging when instead it may be caused by certain health conditions, medications, or a problem in the inner ear or the brain. But without proper treatment, falls can result in hip fractures, broken bones, and head injuries. And even falls without a major injury can cause an older adult to become fearful or depressed, making it difficult for them to stay active.