Tag: Advocate South Suburban Hospital

hospital robot DaVinci Xi Robot

Hospital sponsors ‘Name the Robot’ contest

Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest is asking students in Homewood and Flossmoor to help name its new robot, the Davinci XI, that will be installed in its new Surgical Procedure Center. Students can submit their suggestions by Thursday, March 19. Students can send the robot name, as well[Read More…]

Breast cancer patients receive gift bags

Breast cancer patients at Advocate South Suburban Hospital were guests at a breakfast and received a bag of special products selected for them by the PinkWellChick Foundation. Dr. Roseann Krinski, cancer survivorship team leader and surgeon at the hospital, was there to encourage the dozen patients at the Feb. 24[Read More…]

New uterine fibroid procedure helping women reduce pain

At Advocate South Suburban Hospital in Hazel Crest, a new minimally invasive procedure is helping women beat the pain from uterine fibroids, which are tumors formed from muscle cells and fibrous tissue. While some women experience no symptoms due to the size and location of their fibroids, others may suffer back[Read More…]

South Suburban Hospital gets approval to modernize its surgical suite

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.  The project will[Read More…]

Summer events

Saturday, July 2

  • Roots + Fire Water grand opening, 11 a.m. at 1941 Ridge Road in Homewood.

Monday, July 4

  • Flossmoor Volunteer Fire Department kids parade, starting at 10 a.m. at Parker Junior High, ending in downtown Flossmoor.
  • Homewood 4th of July parade, staring at 10 a.m. at the St. Joseph Catholic Church parking lot, 17951 Dixie Highway, south to Ridge Road, then east to Izaak Walton Nature Preserve, where there will be a community picnic.

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