CRYSTAL LAKE — 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
Society of Thoracic Surgeons honors Centegra with three stars for quality care
Centegra Hospital-McHenry has received the highest three-star rating for cardiac surgery quality from the Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS). Approximately 10 percent of hospitals nation wide receive the three-star rating, which denotes the highest category of quality.
The STS three-star
Program trains volunteers to visit people in hospitals, nursing homes, schools
McHENRY – Centegra Health System encourages community members to consider supporting patients and health care providers through the Pet Partners Therapy Animal Program. The next training session will be from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, June 14 at Centegra
Enjoy summer at the region’s leading fitness centers
CRYSTAL LAKE – This June, Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Centers in Crystal Lake and Huntley are offering membership and spa specials, student memberships, free lectures, summer camps, and more.
Join for $75
For a limited time, single and family memberships begin at $75. Visit healthbridgefitness.com
Mammo Mondays and U+2 continue in June
McHENRY — 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 and its U+2 program throughout McHenry County during June.
Women are encouraged to
Technicians, equipment part of mobile health unit service
CRYSTAL LAKE — 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
Neurologist to teach community members how to decrease stroke risk factors
HUNTLEY – Centegra Physician Care neurologist Dr. Timothy Upchurch will help community members understand their risk for stroke at a free lecture from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, May 21 at Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center-Huntley, 10450 Algonquin Rd. People
Survivors, families and health care providers to enjoy food, fun, fellowship
McHENRY – Centegra Health System invites cancer survivors and their families to celebrate Cancer Survivors Day at the Centegra Sage Cancer Center. The event will be from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 1. Call 877-CENTEGRA (236-8347) by May 28 to
Imperato to evaluate, interpret, report performance data
McHENRY – Dr. Joseph Imperato recently received a three-year appointment as cancer liaison physician for the cancer program at Centegra Health System. Cancer liaison physicians are integral to cancer programs accredited by the American College of Surgeons Commission on Cancer (CoC).
Imperato, an independent fellowship
Free screening includes blood pressure, blood glucose check, body mass index
McHENRY – Centegra will offer a free metabolic syndrome screening for the community from 8 to 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10 at Centegra Rehabilitation and Sports Medicine Clinic, which is located adjacent to Centegra Health Bridge Fitness Center at 200