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South Suburban Hospital gets approval to modernize its surgical suite

November 03, 2018 - 11:27
Advocate’s South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest received approval for a $97,630,432 modernization of its surgical suite. 
The Illinois Health Facilities and Services Review Board gave its approval to the project Oct. 30 after hearing Rashard Johnson, the hospital’s president, and a South Suburban Hospital team describe the need. 

Cancer Support Center's remodeled Homewood space is rededicated on Thursday

October 19, 2018 - 22:42
The Cancer Support Center is inviting participants, volunteers, donors and community members to a rededication on Thursday, Oct. 25, of the newly remodeled Homewood location, 2028 Elm Road.
The 6 to 8 p.m. event also includes an art show of work by Cancer Support Center participants and a newly created video.

Franciscan Health ER consolidation nears completion with added treatment rooms in Olympia Fields

August 20, 2018 - 15:00
Earlier this year the new Franciscan Health Olympia Fields Emergency Department opened with increased space for patients in anticipation of the closure of the emergency room at Franciscan Health Chicago Heights. The new emergency department includes 32 treatment rooms with six being minor care beds for treating those with illness or injury of minor acuity, two trauma rooms, three nurse stations and a modern and spacious waiting room. 


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