Know someone experiencing migraine headaches, shortness of breath, heart palpitations, rapid weight gain, dizziness, fainting or even had a stroke? Those could be signs of structural heart disease and a person might not know he has it. Learn more about the disease at a free Centegra Health System physician lecture,
Nationwide, operating rooms are experiencing shortages of surgical nursing expertise, which is why Centegra has introduced Periop 101, a surgical nursing education program. The program was developed by the Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN), and it provides the experiences and resources needed to be a successful
Centegra Physician Care will welcome McHenry County Orthopaedics, S.C. (MCO) to its employed physician practice effective Oct. 1.
“The physicians of McHenry County Orthopaedics have demonstrated their confidence in Centegra’s forward-thinking approach to health care by choosing to partner with us,” said Jason Sciarro, president and chief operating officer of Centegra
WOODSTOCK – On Friday, Aug. 28 a Centegra Physician Care surgeon became one of the first in North America to place an Orbera weight-loss balloon in the stomach of a patient. Dr. Amir Heydari completed the minimally invasive procedure at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock to help 54-year-old Amy Hermes of Elmhurst, Ill.
New session of Centegra Kids in Motion program to start Sept. 8
HUNTLEY – Centegra Health System will begin another session of the Centegra Kids in Motion program in September. This eight-week class is designed to help children and their families tackle unhealthy lifestyle habits through multiple wellness programs.
“Childhood and teen
McHENRY — Staying active helps individuals maintain their overall health and wellness. Centegra’s health screenings add additional security to help community members stay ahead of illnesses and disease.
From finding high cholesterol and diabetes to detecting risk for stroke, heart disease and other life-threatening diseases, community members can learn about their
Crystal Lake, Ill. – U.S. News & World Report has ranked Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock among the top 20 hospitals in Illinois. The magazine’s “Best Hospitals” report took into account data including patient survival rates, adverse events, patient experience, nurse staffing levels as well as other measures.
Centegra Hospital-McHenry was
Centegra Physician Care welcomes interventional cardiologist Dr. Asim Zaidi to its cardiology practice.Zaidi received his medical degree from St. George’s, University of London and completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn. He completed fellowships in cardiology and interventional cardiology at the University of Illinois at Chicago.Zaidi will
The school year is just around the corner, igniting a countdown to hectic family schedules. Parents want to keep their children healthy, especially during this chaotic time of year. Families can arm themselves with strategies and enjoy a food tasting free, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 11, at
McHenry County’s Cultured Purls Knitting Guild to hold charity knitting event at Centegra Health System
The Cultured Purls Knitting Guild of McHenry County will be holding a charity knitting event Tuesday July 14 from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center and from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Centegra Hospital-Woodstock in conference rooms A and B. Participants can bring a