Silver Cross/BMI Surgery is the First in Illinois to offer ReShape™ non-surgical Weight Loss Procedure
New dual balloon technology proven to provide more than twice the weight loss of diet and exercise alone
New Lenox, IL (Nov. 24, 2015) - BMI Surgery at Silver Cross Hospital is the first in Illinois to offer the ReShape™ Integrated Dual Balloon System, an FDA approved, first-of-its-kind non-surgical weight loss procedure for people with mild to moderate obesity. ReShape provides a new option for adults with a body mass index (BMI) of 30 to 40 and a related health condition who haven’t succeeded at diet and exercise alone and do not want or qualify for bariatric surgery.
Silver Cross Announces Medical Staff Appointments
New Lenox, IL (December 8, 2015) — Cristina Baumker, M.D., board certified pediatric hospitalist physician, has joined the Silver Cross Medical Staff. Dr. Baumker attended medical school at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine in Maywood. She completed a pediatrics residency at Advocate Christ Medical Center, and a neonatology fellowship at Loyola Stritch School of Medicine. Her office is located with Ann & Robert Lurie Children’s Hospital of Chicago.
Silver Cross Hospital Earned an ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety in Leapfrog’s Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score
Silver Cross Hospital has been recognized for its dedication to patient safety by being awarded an A grade in the Fall 2015 Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from preventable medical errors, injuries and infections within the hospital.
St. Ann’s Religious Education Students Donate Blankets to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
New Lenox, IL (December 3, 2015)— Alyssa Cousineau and Jessica Decraene, who are seventh grade religious education students at St. Ann’s Catholic Church in Channahon, donated blankets to Silver Cross Hospital for pediatric patients on November 6. As part of the church’s All Saints Fair service project, the girls chose St. Vincent de Paul since he helped children. This saint’s life inspired them to make blankets and donate them to Silver Cross to make area sick children feel special and loved during their hospital stay.
Childerguild Raises over $160,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball
Over 425 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 87th Annual Childerguild Ball November 21 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premiere event of the holiday season raised over $160,000 which will be used to support women’s and children’s programs and services at the Silver Cross Hospital.
- Silver Cross Sleep Disorders Center Receives Accreditation
- Silver Cross/BMI Surgery is the First in Illinois to offer ReShape™ non-surgical Weight Loss Procedure
- Lillie’s Little Helping Hands Foundation Donates Teddy Bears to Pediatric Patients at Silver Cross Hospital
- Stroke Patient Climbs Chicago’s Willis Tower with RIC at Silver Cross Employees to Raise Funds for Rehabilitation Research