Health system encourages early detection during colorectal cancer awareness month
McHENRY — To recognize Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March, Centegra Health System and the Get Checked! Program offer free fecal occult blood test (FOBT) kits to the community. These kits help clinicians detect small amounts of blood in the stool
Pediatrician brings more than 15 years of experience to team
CRYSTAL LAKE – Centegra Physician Care welcomes Dr. Lisa Messinger to its pediatric practice in Crystal Lake, 360 Station Drive. Messinger is a board-certified pediatrician who will begin seeing patients Feb. 24.
She received her medical degree from University of Texas Medical
This year’s Centegra Health Strong Woman Event will provide education and entertainment to empower women to make their health a priority. The event will be from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 26 at the Holiday Inn in Crystal Lake, 800 South Route 31. The cost is $15. Register
Residents to have access to advanced service when Centegra Hospital-Huntley opens
On Jan. 27 the Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board (IHFSRB) unanimously approved Centegra Health System’s certificate of need application to add cardiac catheterization services at Centegra Hospital-Huntley. This means that the people of northern Kane County and southern
Guests at the upcoming annual Centegra Healthy Living Event will receive information about fitness, nutrition, weight-loss options and healthy lifestyle choices. The event will be from 8:30 a.m. to noon Friday, Jan. 23 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Road.
Doctors, nurses and other clinical team members will offer
Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock have received “A” Hospital Safety Scores from the Leapfrog Group for spring 2014 and fall 2014 scoring cycles. The scores are the gold standard for comparing hospitals’ performance for safety, quality and efficiency. Of the 2,520 hospitals that participated in the survey, 790 hospitals received As. The survey promotes safety, quality,
Chief medical officer cites significant rise in number of patients with flu as reason
Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock will implement their influenza visitor restriction policy Tuesday, Dec. 9 to protect patients and visitors from influenza and flu-related illnesses. Hospital visiting hours will continue to be 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Children who have died from conception to shortly after live birth will be memorialized during Centegra Health System’s annual candlelight service at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 2 at The Pointe Outreach Center, 5650 Northwest Highway in Crystal Lake.
The Perinatal Bereavement and Loss Team at Centegra provides care and support for
Centegra Health System’s nationally recognized breast health program recognizes the importance of early detection and urges women to stay ahead of breast cancer. Centegra continues to sponsor Mammo Monday events throughout McHenry County during December.
Women are encouraged to attend a Mammo Monday event on their own or bring their mothers,
News: Centegra partners with Loyola University Health System to care for people with advanced heart failure
Community members now have easier access to more cardiology experts
Centegra Health System announces a new partnership with Loyola University Health System to provide patients streamlined access to advanced heart failure care. The partnership will bring Loyola cardiologist Dr. Max Liebo, a specialist in the treatment of advanced heart failure, to