Swedish Covenant Health Completes Emergency Department Renovation

Swedish Covenant Health has completed its Yelda Family Emergency Department renovation to further enhance service to the community by improving the operational efficiency, flexibility and capacity of the department. The newly completed patient and staff areas are now open for use following city and stateRead more

 

Swedish Covenant Hospital and Affiliated Entities Rebranding to Swedish Covenant Health

Swedish Covenant Hospital and all of its affiliated entities are now a part of Swedish Covenant Health. This new name encapsulates the many ways the organization has evolved over the past 132 years, growing beyond a leading hospital and into a health care system offeringRead more

 

Seasons Hospice Opens New Inpatient Hospice Center at Swedish Covenant Hospital

New unit will be the only inpatient hospice center on the North Side of Chicago 

 Swedish Covenant Hospital has partnered with Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care to open a new inpatient hospice center at the hospital. This new inpatient care center is designed to be a calmRead more

 

Swedish Covenant Hospital CPR Training Event Trains Hundreds of People in One Day

Swedish Covenant Hospital’s recent Keep the Beat community CPR training and social event promoted heart health by training hundreds of community members in bystander CPR in a single day. 

“Our goal at Swedish is to help make our community safer and healthier,” said Anthony Guaccio,Read more

 

Cancer Survivor Donates Scarves to SCH Breast Cancer Patients

A local breast cancer survivor is sharing a message of hope by donating scarves to support SCH patients as they go through chemo treatments. Chicago teacher Mary Luisa recently visited SCH’s Integrated Cancer Center to deliver the colorful scarves and share her story of encouragementRead more

 

Galter LifeCenter offers simple swim tips for a safe summer

Swimming is one of summer’s most enjoyable activities, but according to Great Lakes Surf Rescue Project, there were 40 Lake Michigan drownings in 2017 alone. To help you and your family achieve a fun-filled summer free from preventable accidents, follow these simple swimming safety tips:Read more

 

Spotlight on Swedish Covenant Hospital: Marie Beats Cancer, Then Helps Promote Life-Saving Screenings

Marie has long worn bright red lipstick and it’s become her business trademark and calling card. Now as a cancer survivor, this practice has evolved from a fashion statement to an important message to her family, friends and followers—she “will still wear red” to helpRead more

 

New Medicare Cards are Coming for Medicare Members

To help prevent identity theft, new Medicare cards will be mailed to beneficiaries across the nation between now and April 2019, with Illinois members expected to begin receiving their cards in June.

The new cards won’t include Social Security numbers, instead each person will getRead more

 

Spotlight on Swedish: Gordon Closes the Book on Severe Back Pain With Life-Changing Treatment

By Bill Ligas

A serious, painful back injury left Gordon, an active 79-year-old sci-fi author, relying on a cane. While initial treatment at the Swedish Covenant Hospital Pain Clinic was helpful, he knew that to fully relieve his pain for the long term, he needed the expert adviceRead more

 

Spotlight on Swedish Covenant Hospital

Dr. Benuck Talks About His Practice, His Patients and His Favorite Classical Composer

We sat down with Dr. Benuck, a board-certified orthopedic surgeon with Swedish Covenant Medical Group, to learn his about his patient philosophy and interests. 

My medical practice

My main interest is hip and knee replacements.Read more