For the second year in a row, Centegra Hospital-McHenry and Centegra Hospital-Woodstock have received “A” Hospital Safety Scores from the Leapfrog Group. 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, affordability
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,
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
Vascular disease is among the leading causes of death in the United States, yet is generally asymptomatic until a catastrophic event occurs, such as a stroke or aneurysm rupture. Although preventive screening is available, millions of Americans at risk for stroke or death from vascular disorders remain unaware of their
Michael S. Eesley, CEO of Centegra Health System, has been elected to serve as chairman of the Metropolitan Chicago Healthcare Council’s (MCHC) board of directors. MCHC is a membership and service association comprised of more than 170 hospitals and health care organizations that work together to improve the quality of
The Centegra Diabetes Center was once again awarded the American Diabetes Association (ADA) Education Recognition Certificate on Oct. 17. The program was originally recognized in January of 2001. The ADA recognition reflects that Centegra offers high-quality education for people with diabetes.
“The Education Recognition Certificate assures patients that they will receive
Eighth-grade students to participate in interactive learning activities
WOODSTOCK – Woodstock North High School will host the 10th Annual Centegra Health System Health Care Career Fair from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 17. The fair offers eighth-grade students information, interactive booths and activities to highlight the many career options
Vaccination $35 at hospitals, physician offices, immediate care locations
A yearly flu shot is the first and most important step toward preventing the spread of influenza. Centegra Health System now offers $35 walk-in flu shots at Centegra Hospital-McHenry, Centegra Hospital-Woodstock and Centegra Immediate Care Centers in Crystal Lake, Huntley and McHenry.