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Silver Cross Invites Public to Vote in Christmas Tree Contest

schxmas051Joliet, IL (December 9, 2010)—Each year employees at Silver Cross Hospital decorate trees to display in the lobby of the Smith Pavilion outpatient entrance.  And each year, three trees are awarded prizes for being the most unique, best themed and most beautiful. 

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Unwrap the Gift of Toy Safety

Silver Cross Hospital Offers Tips To Celebrate The Holidays Safely

Joliet, IL (December 7, 2010)— The biggest threat to the health of children older than 1 is not a dreaded disease. It's accidental injury. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, each year nearly 230,000 children suffer injuries from toys severe enough to be treated in a hospital emergency room. Nearly 40 percent of those injured are younger than five.

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Silver Cross and UnitedHealthcare Enter in to Multi-Year Agreement

UnitedHealthcare members in Joliet area have expanded access to affordable quality health care

Joliet, IL (Dec. 6, 2010)-UnitedHealthcare and Silver Cross Hospital in Joliet, IL, today announced they have signed a new multi-year network agreement.  The contract includes all Silver Cross inpatient and outpatient services.  The Free-Standing Emergency Center in Homer Glen, IL, the Center for Women’s Health in New Lenox, IL and  the hospital’s three dialysis centers– Silver Cross Renal Center in Morris IL, and Silver Cross Renal Center East and Silver Cross Renal Center West, both in Joliet are all covered by the contract.  

This new agreement, effective Dec. 1, expands UnitedHealthcare’s network hospitals in the greater Joliet area, and covers all commercial products.

“Our new network relationship with Silver Cross Hospital gives our customers greater access to high-quality medical facilities and skilled physicians closer to where they live and work,” said Tom Wiffler, president & CEO of UnitedHealthcare of Illinois.  “Silver Cross is an important provider of health care services in the area. We believe this agreement strengthens our shared commitment to deliver broader access to quality, affordable health care for consumers.”

“The UnitedHealthcare agreement is a major addition to our health insurance offerings,” said Paul Pawlak, President and Chief Executive Officer with Silver Cross Hospital. “This strategy is part of our commitment to expand the number of insurers in our network in direct response to the growth in our community and the feedback we have received from residents. We are very pleased to offer this new choice to area employers and patients.”

Childerguild Raises over $125,000 for Silver Cross at Annual Ball

Hospital Honored Dr. Mark Danielson & Bob Rogina at Annual Ball

Joliet, IL (Dec 1, 2010)— Over 465 friends of Silver Cross Hospital attended the 82nd annual Childerguild Ball November 20 at the Odyssey Country Club and enjoyed wonderful food and dancing. The premiere event of the holiday season raised over $125,000, which will be used to support the hospital’s maternal-child services.

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Silver Cross Executive Receives Gold Award Star from the National Hook-Up of Black Women

Joliet, IL (Nov. 29, 2010)—The Joliet Chapter of the National Hook-Up for Black Women, Inc. (NHBW)  recently awarded the Gold Star Award for Health to Ruth Colby, Senior Vice President Business Development for Silver Cross Hospital, at the NHBW’s 19th Annual Founder’s Day and Gold Star Gala on November 27 at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Joliet.

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