Prostate Cancer Didn’t Slow Down Plainfield Runner
Faster Recovery with Robotic-assisted Prostatectomy at Silver Cross Hospital
(July 20, 2016)—Bill Nehart had been receiving prostate screenings for the past 18 years. But last summer, his urologist noticed a change during the physical portion of the exam. Further testing and a biopsy indicated Nehart had a less aggressive form of prostate cancer. Fortunately, they caught it early giving him options.
Silver Cross Hospital Wins 8 National Marketing Awards
Online Scheduling campaign takes Gold
(July 18, 2016)—Silver Cross received a total of 8 awards in two national healthcare marketing competitions including a Gold Award for the hospital’s SCHedule Now total integrated marketing campaign. Silver Cross was the first hospital in Illinois to offer online scheduling for several outpatient tests, physical and occupational therapy.
New Lenox woman loses 120 pounds in year after Weight Loss Surgery
BMI Surgery at Silver Cross helps area resident dramatically improve health after bariatric surgery
(July 14, 2016) — New Lenox resident Amy Kern struggled with her weight her entire life. As she entered her late twenties, her health began to decline due to her weight. Her asthma became so bad she even had trouble breathing while sleeping. Amy also had severe pain in her back and knees after she would stand for a long period of time. After having her children, she tried several diet and exercise plans to lose weight, but just became frustrated when she kept gaining all the weight back.
Silver Cross Recognized as an American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite
Worksites take steps to decrease healthcare expenses, increase productivity
(July 11, 2016) – Silver Cross Hospital has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.
Silver Cross Charity Golf Classic Raises $100,500 for New Services
(July 8, 2016) — The Silver Cross Foundation raised $100,500 at the 25th Annual Charity Golf Classic. Held at Crystal Tree Country Club on June 27, 144 golfers came out to support Silver Cross Hospital. Proceeds are going to the Campaign for Health: Investing in our Commitment to Excellence, a three year fund raising effort. This campaign will help fund programs, services, and medical technology used to care for patients.