Here’s a peek at how our Swedish team members are feeling about …
Swedish Hospital is proud to be part of Endeavor Health, formerly NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health.
Here’s a peek at how our Swedish team members are feeling about …
This month, let's make a positive impact in our community! Join our Warmth Donation Drive and support new migrant families by donating new or gently used winter essentials! ❄️ Your kindness can bring comfort and smiles during the cold season. Together, we can make a difference! 💙
Swedish Hospital, part of NorthShore - Edward-Elmhurst Health, is proud to announce that we are now Endeavor Health!
An endeavor represents a collaborative journey; a worthwhile undertaking. As one system and one team, we are on a journey to set a new standard for healthcare and fulfill our mission and vision to help everyone in our communities be their best through an experience that is safe, seamless and personal for every person, every time.
Learn more: https://www.endeavorhealth.org/about/meet-endeavor-health
Please join us in welcoming Gastroenterologist Andrew Moore, MD! Now seeing patients at Swedish Hospital, his clinical interests include Barrett's esophagus, celiac disease, colonoscopy, colorectal cancer, GERD/acid reflux, inflammatory bowel disease, liver diseases, upper endoscopy/colonoscopy, functional GI disorders, and gastrointestinal bleeding. Discover more about Dr. Moore, and schedule an appointment today! >>> https://bit.ly/4130n0Q
Last week we gathered feeling the holiday spirit with a Thanksgiving feast led by our Community Outreach Registered Dietitian Annie Scott at Swedish Hospital! 🦃🥗 From turkey cobb salad to white bean turkey chili and easy no-bake pumpkin pie, Annie shared genius substitution ideas and quick recipes for a wholesome holiday. If you missed the fun, no worries! Join our next Monthly Cooking Class for meal planning tips, cooking samples, and recipes to try at home! >>> https://bit.ly/47z5I2v
Last week Swedish Hospital recognized Hunger Awareness Week! 🎉 Our community joined hands at the 3rd annual Stock the Cupboard food drive, which collects non-perishable food and personal hygiene donations for the Cupboards. This year’s food drive brought in a record 7,292 donations! Congratulations to Saliba Kokaly’s team who were the winners of this year’s Stock the Cupboard with an impressive 3,514 donations. 🏆
The Cupboards are Swedish Hospital’s no-questions-asked food pantries for patients, community members and employees 💙 To date, over 80,000 pounds of food has been provided to our community through the Cupboards! Interested in joining our mission to help our community and want to learn how to donate? >>> https://bit.ly/3sUFfxe
Please join us in welcoming Pulmonologist Patrick Aguilar, MD! Now seeing patients at Swedish Hospital, his clinical interests include asthma, pulmonary hypertension, COPD, interstitial lung disease, chronic cough, acute respiratory distress syndrome and more. Dr. Aguilar is passionate about understanding patients' goals, creating personalized health plans, and building lasting relationships. Discover more about Dr. Aguilar and schedule an appointment today! >>> https://bit.ly/3SWdRcN
This week, our Emergency Department received a heartwarming donation for our littlest patients from Waters Elementary 3-5th grade chapter of Girls on the Run. 💙
👟 Huge gratitude to these incredible young women. Let's build a brighter, healthier future together! 💪
Celebrating another successful Bystander CPR/AED Training session! A heartfelt thank you to all the fantastic individuals who joined us to master the art of CPR and emergency response. Exciting updates on our upcoming training sessions this month are coming your way! Stay tuned and stay empowered! 💪🚑 >>> https://bit.ly/49O1gys
Please join us in welcoming Colorectal Surgeon K.T. Weber, MD! Now seeing patients at our Lakeview location, her clinical interests include colon cancer, hemorrhoids, minimally invasive surgery, a**l cancer and much more. Discover more about Dr. Weber and schedule an appointment today! >>> https://bit.ly/3sJh44J
Our STAR Employees of the Month is Hannah K. and Charlotte L. - Nursing at Swedish Hospital Emergency Department
Meet our heroes Hannah and Charlotte! 🌟 These nurses saved the day, stepping in during a critical moment for an outpatient. The quick-thinking duo rushed in and identified low blood sugar, provided essential care, and helped prevent a crisis. True healthcare champions! 💙💪
Meet Tafheem A., a dedicated teacher at the McCormick Montessori Child Care Center right here at Swedish Hospital.
Tafheem has been a valued member of our team for many years, and we couldn't be prouder to have her on board. 🌟 This year, Mrs. Tafheem received a well-deserved recognition as our Star Employee of the Year, thanks to her unwavering commitment to educating the next generation with poise and kindness.
As our team continues to grow, so does our McCormick Montessori Child Care Center. We are excited to announce that we have new openings in our Toddler and Pre-K classrooms, welcoming children aged 2-5. 🎉
If you're looking for a nurturing and inspiring environment for your child, don't miss out on this opportunity. Sign up for a visit today and get a chance to meet our amazing team! Together, we're shaping bright futures >>> https://bit.ly/47fIuyh
Exciting news! McCormick Montessori Child Care now has immediate openings in our Toddler and Pre-K classrooms, welcoming children aged 2-5! ✏️📚
We foster inclusive learning environments that nurture every child's growth and love of learning. Through strong family and community partnerships and our dedicated, highly experienced Montessori teachers with over 15 years of expertise, we offer an exceptional program.
Come visit us or schedule a tour today to discover the foundation of skills and knowledge essential for your child's development: https://bit.ly/3QEKVDn
Maria Balata, Director of the Pathways Program, hosted a groundbreaking symposium at Swedish Hospital, bringing together 100+ professionals. As a team, we explored the neglected link between brain injury and intimate partner violence, bringing together victim advocates, forensic nurses, physicians, attorneys, and more. A heartfelt thank you to the Michael Reese Health Trust for making this vital programming possible! 💙
This , talk to your doctor about scheduling a lung screening. Expert cancer screening and diagnosis are the first steps in high quality cancer care. At Swedish Hospital, we offer the latest technology and resources for the earliest possible detection of many cancers. Learn more:
Cancer screening and diagnosis are the first steps to cancer care. We offer the earliest possible detection of many cancers.
We are proud to share this groundbreaking moment in cardiac care! Swedish Hospital, in collaboration with Abbott Laboratories, is pioneering heart treatment in Illinois with a brand new pacemaker system.
Dr. Hany Demo led the charge by performing the inaugural procedure on patient Larry Anderson, who's already feeling the benefits. This dual-chamber, leadless pacemaker represents the future of cardiac care, and we're at the forefront! https://bit.ly/3MD0k5S
Deity Sullivan-Fonts, our incredible Community Outreach Manager at Swedish Hospital, took the lead in organizing the October Community Flavors event at the Community Wellness Center within Galter LifeCenter. Deity shared a piece of her culture with us and proudly celebrated her diversity in our community!
Deity emphasized the rich culinary traditions of the Caribbean, saying, "Many islands across the Caribbean use similar ingredients in their cooking, however each one has its own way of bringing together ingredients to create something extraordinary." As a second-generation Cuban American, it’s been an honor to learn about my own culture’s cuisine on a deeper level and share my journey with others." 🇨🇺
Together, we explored new and exciting flavors, including tostones, rice and beans, Cuban drinks, and guava cheese pastries, also known as pastelitos!
Thanks to everyone who joined us to honor Hispanic heritage this month. We hope to see you next time as we continue to celebrate the diverse backgrounds of our surrounding communities through food: https://bit.ly/3FMpjQi
Yet another successful Bystander CPR/AED Training session completed! A big thank you to all the wonderful individuals who joined us to learn the invaluable skills of CPR and how to respond in critical situations. Stay tuned for updates on our upcoming training sessions this month! https://bit.ly/3tRxM1Z
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Lucy Eager, born at 31 weeks, was small for her gestation, at 2 pounds 3 ounces. She spent 87 days in the Edward Hospital Newborn Intensive Care Unit (NICU), part of NorthShore – Edward-Elmhurst Health.
Last week, our dedicated Community Outreach Registered Dietitian, Annie Scott, treated our community to two delicious Fall dishes! 🍂 We savored the flavors of Pumpkin Hummus with Red Pepper and a nourishing Wild Rice Harvest Bowl, both loaded with fiber. Thank you once again to everyone who joined us, making this class another great success! Join us and don't miss out on our upcoming November "SHOP" Class, where we'll share grocery list tips, samples, and recipes to take home: https://bit.ly/3sgxDon
Congratulations to this year's Holiday Pumpkin Contest winners! 🎃
1st Place: PACU/Recovery - "Snow White Evil Green Witch"
2nd Place: 4 East & 7 East - "Davy Jones"
3rd Place: Family Birthing Center - "Maleficient"
Thank you to all the staff members who contributed their hard work, dedication, and creativity to another successful Halloween Pumpkin Contest!
Please join us in welcoming Rachel Neal, M.D., who is now seeing patients at our Lakeview location! Dr. Rachel Neal is an OB/GYN with focus on family planning. It is her passion to ensure that every patient is the expert in their own body and that they receive quality reproductive healthcare. Discover more about Dr. Rachel Neal and her practice >>> https://bit.ly/47jdmgZ
The CDC estimates about 40% of all women have dense breasts, and the rate is even higher among Black women. Increasing access to dense breast screening would help more women detect cancer that may not have shown up on a standard mammogram. Swedish Hospital's Dr. Jeffrey Cilley spoke to CBS about the importance and value of dense breast screenings: https://cbsn.ws/49iEY7Q
For women with dense breasts, one way to try and catch cancer early isn't covered by Medicare or many insurance plans.
Exciting news! Our brand new Urology Center at Swedish Hospital is officially open and ready to serve you. Meet one of our dedicated team members, Dr. Hayley Silver, who is now ready to provide exceptional care in our new facility located in Foster Medical Pavilion. Stay tuned for more information about our new Urology Center and physicians >>> https://bit.ly/49igviX
Our STAR Employee of the Month is Joce O. - Kellogg Cancer Center at Swedish Hospital Compassionate Caregiver
Joce goes above and beyond for our patients! When a conventional cab or Uber wasn't an option for a patient using a scooter for mobility and facing limited funds, Joce stepped in.
He worked with the patient, exploring insurance options and City of Chicago programs. Joce's determination paid off as she secured a cab voucher through the nursing office, ensuring the patient's safe journey home!
Let's recognize Joce for her unwavering commitment to patient care 💙
Please join us in welcoming Dermatologist Christopher Logas, DO! Now seeing patients at our Lakeview location, his clinical interests include rosacea, skin cancer, rashes, atopic dermatitis, skin surgery, acne, psoriasis, cosmetic dermatology, and complex dermatology. Dr. Logas' passion is not only to provide patients with the best skin care they need, but also to educate and build relationships with them over a long period of time. Discover more: https://bit.ly/46EvAcK
Exciting news! Our brand new Urology Center at Swedish Hospital is officially open and ready to serve you. Meet one of our dedicated team members, Dr. Harold Hamann NorthShore University HealthSystem, who is providing exceptional care in our new facility. Stay tuned for more information about our new Urology Center and physicians >>> https://bit.ly/45MNwR8
Last week, our beloved Maria Balata, Director of the Pathway Program, organized the Annual Ribbon Tying event in the GMP lobby to celebrate Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It was a truly memorable moment as we all came together to decorate our tree with purple ribbons, creating a warm welcome for our patients and community right at our front doors. 💜
We had an amazing time as a community, sharing touching poems, playing fun games, and shining a light on the bravery of survivors. We wrapped up the event with these heartfelt words from Maria: "It is an honor to walk with our patients and staff impacted by domestic violence. We are grateful for all those who walk with us on this journey to promote the health and safety of survivors of domestic violence."
We're honored and thankful for everyone who joined us at this annual event. Looking forward to seeing you at the next one!
Join us in celebrating Healthcare Foodservice Workers! 🎉 This week, we pay tribute to the incredible individuals who nourish and heal with food. Let's express our gratitude to these unsung heroes who play a vital role in healthcare! 💙
Join us to learn about the ABC & D’s of Medicare! You will learn about Medicare Advantage, Medicare Supplements, Part D Plans, and stay informed about the latest Medicare updates for 2024.
Medicare 101 is on Tuesday, October 10 at 6 p.m. at [TAG]Galter LifeCenter. Register for this free event by calling 773-878-9936, ext. 5660.
For more information, please visit >>> https://bit.ly/3rDLZyO
Are you up for your next sprint distance triathlon challenge? 🏊♂️ 🏃♂️Join Leslie and Peter for our Fall Triathlon Conditioning program at Galter LifeCenter, conveniently located near Swedish Hospital.
Discover a wealth of wellness services at Galter LifeCenter, from personalized training to mind/body courses. Whether you're looking to refine your swimming technique with stroke drills and pacing methods or enhance your endurance with hip/core strength, running drills, and flexibility exercises, this class is tailored for you!
Don't let this opportunity pass you by! Triathlon Conditioning kicks off on October 7th at 6 a.m. Secure your spot today and prepare to crush your triathlon goals! 💪 https://bit.ly/3tkUj7d
Our Lakeview location is expanding its services to include general urgent care services in addition to the orthopaedic and specialty services previously offered. Learn more: https://bit.ly/3LJcHgm
Our week was filled with so much joy as we walked our hearts out! ❤️ Cardiovascular diseases are among the leading causes of death, and together with the American Heart Association, we are working towards a healthier future. A heartfelt thank you to all who joined us for the American Heart Association/NS-EEH Heart Walk, making a meaningful impact on countless lives. Let's stay resilient and determined in our pursuit of better health. 💪
Exciting news! 🎉 Galter LifeCenter (on campus at Swedish Hospital) is now offering extending their hours! Starting on Friday, October 6th, we'll be open longer, and we can't wait to welcome you! See you there!
If you have a male family member who is over 45, encourage them to talk to their doctor about getting a prostate exam. Screenings are comprehensive, normal and the best chance for treatment options.
Want to learn more about your options? Check out >>> https://bit.ly/3tapFgP
Our Robot Day Event was a hit! 🤖 A group of high school students witnessed our innovative robotic technology in action in hopes of inspiring the next generation! A big shoutout to Dr. Ben Johnson & Dr. McCormack for sharing the exciting discoveries of how we're shaping the future of patient care! Dive into the details of our Robotic Surgery technology journey at Swedish Hospital >>> https://bit.ly/46jYJcM
Benign prostatic hyperplasia, while not a cancer, is a painful condition in which the prostate gland is enlarged. Treatment options can be overwhelming and usually require compromise in some way. However, Swedish offers unique options, such as Aquablation Therapy, to provide long-lasting relief and minimize compromise. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3PrSe0q
Aquablation therapy is a new type of surgical treatment for enlarged prostate, or benign prostatic hyperplasia (BPH).
Jonathan Lind has been named President of Swedish Hospital! 🎉 With Anthony Guaccio retiring at the end of 2023, we look forward to continuing his legacy of providing the highest quality of care to our community.
Jonathan has more than 25 years of experience in operations, financial management, project management and strategic planning, including most recently as the Chief Operating Officer of Swedish Hospital. In his role as a leader, Jonathan expressed "I am so proud of the Swedish team and excited for the future as we, together, continue to strengthen and expand our connection with our patients, employees, physicians, community, and system".
Come join us as we continue to strengthen our community and provide the best care to our patients! 💙 https://bit.ly/46aZ1Ti
Typically, there are no symptoms associated with early stage prostate cancer. Early detection helps allow for more treatment options for optimal results. If you are over 45, talk to your doctor about whether you should get a prostate screening. Learn more about screenings and your options here: https://bit.ly/45ZYAv2
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