Hints for Staying Safe on Your Motorcycle
Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips In honor of Motorcycle Safety Month
(April 26, 2016)— According to the Illinois Department of Transportation Division of Traffic Safety, in 2014 there were 3,411 motorcycle crashes in Illinois. Of these crashes, 120 resulted in fatalities and 2,693 resulted in injured motorcyclists. These motorcycle crashes accounted for 13.7 percent of the fatal crashes in Illinois, and 4.0 percent of the injury crashes statewide during that year. Silver Cross Hospital offers tips to riding motorcycles safely.
Silver Cross Earns ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score
(April 26, 2016)— Silver Cross Hospital has once again been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from errors, accidents, injuries, and infections.
Silver Cross Partners with Joliet Central and West High Schools’ Job Program
Students Shadow Silver Cross Nurses and Clinical Staff
(April 21, 2016) —Recently 18 Joliet Township Central and West High School students took a break from class and came to Silver Cross Hospital for real-life lessons on March 24 and April 14. The free program offered a valuable experience and unique opportunity for sophomores enrolled in an advisory class allowing them real insight into medical careers.
Triplets Born at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (April 15, 2016)— Springtime this year has proven to be extra joyful for proud parents Christy and Jon Murawski along with their 22-month-old daughter, Ellie, as they welcomed their new family members – fraternal triplet boys - Andrew, William and Zachary, who were born on March 25 at Silver Cross Hospital. First born was Andrew at 10:17 a.m. weighing 4 pounds 14 ounces and measuring 17 ½ inches; then William was born at 10:19 a.m. weighing 5 pounds 1 ounce and measuring 18 ½ inches; followed by Zachary who was born at 10:21 a.m. weighing 5 pounds 4 ounce and measuring 18 inches.
Silver Cross named Best Hospital in 22nd Century Media’s Southwest Choice Awards
Hospital also chosen by readers for Best Birthing Center and Emergency Department
New Lenox, IL (April 8, 2016)—Silver Cross Hospital was recently recognized in 22nd Century Media’s first Southwest Choice Awards as the Best Hospital, Best Emergency Room and Best Place to Have a Baby.