Rehabilitation Institute of Chicago at Silver Cross Hospital Celebrates National Occupational Therapy Month
New Lenox , IL (April 6, 2012) — Occupational therapy enables people of all ages live life to its fullest by helping them promote health, prevent—or live better with—injury, illness, or disability. It is a practice deeply rooted in science and is evidence-based, meaning that the plan designed for each individual is supported by data, experience, and “best practices” that have been developed and proven over time.
Celebrity Chef Paula Deen Visits Silver Cross Hospital Patients
New Lenox, IL (April 5, 2012)—Food Network star and celebrity chef Paula Deen stopped by Silver Cross at I-355 and Route 6 in New Lenox yesterday to spread some cheer to patients at the new Hospital. She was accompanied by her husband Michael, brother Bubba, and dignitaries from Harrah’s Joliet Casino and Hotel where she is opening a new restaurant.
Silver Cross Hospital & Joliet Noon Lions Club Provided Diabetes Screenings to Nearly 160 Area Residents
Joliet, IL (March 30, 2012)—In recognition of the American Diabetes Association’s American Diabetes Alert, the Silver Cross Diabetes Center and the Joliet Noon Lions Club offered free screenings to detect diabetes to nearly 160 area residents on March 27 at Silver Cross Hospital. Participants were offered a Diabetes Risk Test and Blood Glucose Test. In addition, Walgreen’s provided blood pressure screenings to 100 residents.
Silver Cross Diabetes Center Receives Grant to Fight Diabetes
New Lenox, IL (March 28, 2012)— The Silver Cross Diabetes Center was recently awarded a $25,000 grant from the McKesson Foundation to expand the Center’s Diabetes Nutrition Education Program.
Silver Cross Surgeon Named International Delegate for Niti Surgical Solutions’ World Conference for Compression Anastomosis
Dr. Reza Gamagami appointed to consortium to identify colon surgery best practices
New Lenox, IL (March 27, 2012)— In January 2012, NiTi Surgical Solutions appointed Silver Cross Hospital surgeon Reza Gamagami, M.D., as an international delegate for NiTi’s World Conference for Compression Anastomosis (WCCA), a consortium to examine compression anastomosis, which is the connection of two parts of the colon after resection surgery.