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University of Chicago Medicine cancer specialist hosts community talk June 24 at Silver Cross
New Lenox, IL (June 12, 2014)—Every three minutes, someone is diagnosed with lung cancer. But today, the outlook for a person with lung cancer is better than ever, thanks to new medicines and technology, less invasive surgery, and better insights into the disease.
Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission provides scholarship grant to Joliet’s Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.
New Lenox, IL (June 10, 2014)--The Silver Cross Healthy Community Commission has allocated $3,000 worth of scholarships to the Joliet Area, Kappa Mu Omega Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. Three $1,000 scholarships were given to Anna Gatson, Lincoln College; Kynede Kackson, Northern Illinois University; Courtney Toran, Robert Morris College; at the sorority’s Scholarship Tea on June 8.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (June 10, 2014) — Ali Khan, M.D., nephrology and board certified internal medicine physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Khan completed an internal medicine residency at Wayne State University/Detroit Medical Center in Detroit, MI; and a nephrology and hypertension fellowship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, MI. His office is located with Associates in Nephrology and Offices of Deepak Bakane, S.C. at 100 Batson Ct., Ste. 204, New Lenox. To schedule an appointment, call (815) 462-1200.
Silver Cross Hospital Wins National Marketing Awards
Recognized Among the Nation’s Elite in the 2014 Aster Awards Competition
Joliet, IL (June 9, 2014)—Honored for excellence in advertising in the 2014 Aster Awards, Silver Cross Hospital received two awards in this year’s competition.
Silver Cross Hospital Implements Best Practice—The Golden Hour Program—for Parents and Babies
New Lenox, IL (May 7, 2014)—The birth of a baby is an exciting time for new parents and their newborn. As tempting as it is to share the baby’s sex, weight and height with extended family and friends, research shows the first hour after birth, known as “The Golden Hour”, is critical bonding time for a new family. Silver Cross Hospital’s Women and Infant Services Unit believes this once in a lifetime event should be celebrated and is pleased to offer “The Golden Hour” program, an industry standard best practice, to all newborns and their parents.