Silver Cross Celebrates Annual World Breastfeeding Week Celebration
(August 10, 2016)— In honor of National Breastfeeding Month and World Breastfeeding Week, Silver Cross Hospital Lactation Consultants and the World Alliance for Breastfeeding Action (WABA) raised awareness for breastfeeding during the annual World Breastfeeding Week Celebration. An informative display table, refreshments, and prizes were available on August 3 in the Birthing Center Lobby at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox. Silver Cross Hospital’s International Board Certified Lactation Consultants answered questions and provided information to hospital visitors and staff members who visited the display.
Silver Cross acquires Third da Vinci Robot—the Xi® Surgical System
Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery performs more procedures than any other facility in Chicago area
New Lenox, IL (Aug. 3, 2016) – The Midwest Institute of Robotic Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital in New Lenox, IL recently acquired its third da Vinci robot—the Xi® Surgical System, for advanced minimally invasive procedures. One of the top three robotic surgical programs in the Midwest, more procedures using da Vinci robotic technology are performed at Silver Cross than any other hospital or surgical center in the Chicago metropolitan area.
Silver Cross Recognizes “Top Docs” for Outstanding Patient Satisfaction
25 Physicians Rank in the top 1% of hospitals nationwide
(Aug. 4, 2016)—Silver Cross recently recognized 42 physicians and certified nurse midwives on the hospital’s medical staff for outstanding patient satisfaction from April 2015 to March 2016.
Are you a woman suffering from a Vaginal Pain?
Silver Cross will host a free program on Menopause & Vaginal Atrophy on Aug. 16
New Lenox, IL (August , 2016)— According to the American Academy of Family Physicians, up to 40 percent of postmenopausal women have atrophic vaginitis or vaginal atrophy. If you are suffering from vaginal dryness or burning, more frequent urinary tract infections, discomfort during intercourse or urinary incontinence, you may have vaginal atrophy. If so, learn how to treat the condition by attending a lecture at Silver Cross Hospital.
Does Conjunctivitis Have Your Eyes Turning Pink?
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips to Help Families Know When to Seek Medical Attention
(Aug. 1, 2016)- According to the National Eye Institute (NEI), about 3 million cases of conjunctivitis or “pink eye” occur in the United States each year. Conjunctivitis is one of the most common and treatable eye conditions in children and adults. Although not seriously life threatening, conjunctivitis is a common condition causing inflammation of the conjunctiva in the eye, causing redness , itching, and discharge from the eye. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to know when to seek medical attention when your conjunctivitis takes a turn for the worse.