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Heart Health Are You at Risk for Sudden Cardiac Death? with Dr. Nguyen Free - Registration Required Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center - 815.748.8962 Nov. 13, 6:30 - 8 pm   Free Know Your Numbers Screening Appointment Free - Registration Required Kishwaukee Hospital Professional Building - 815.748.8962 Morning appointments, 2nd & 4th Thurs. of each month   HeartWise...
The second annual KishHealth System Physical Therapy Center Hunger 5K Run/Walk was held on Sept. 19 at the Sandwich Fairgrounds. The charity event hosted 103 registered participants and raised $8,084 that will be distributed to the Foods Resource Bank and seven Sandwich-area food pantries: Cornerstone Church Food Pantry, Our...
Join S. Kathleen Bandt, MD, Northwestern Medicine Epilepsy Surgeon, as she presents an overview of current treatment options for medication-resistant epilepsy, discusses the indications for each option, and reviews the quality of life benefits from surgery for epilepsy. The complimentary community wellness program will be held from 5:30 p.m....
Upcoming Community Wellness Programs at Kish Hospital Safe Sitter Basic This internationally recognized babysitting program teaches 11 – 13 year olds the skills to provide children in their care a safe, nurturing environment. Includes Safe Sitter backpack, manual, supplies and light refreshments. Safe Sitter Basic is July 15, from 8:30 am...
Health data security and patient engagement are top priorities for the nation’s hospitals, according to results of the 17th annual HealthCare’s Most Wired™ survey, released today by the American Hospital Association’s Health Forum and the College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME). The 2015 Most Wired™ survey and benchmarking study,...
The Ben Gordon Center is participating in the Make My Non-Profit Run Better contest by RK Dixon and Premier for a chance to receive a $15,000 office technology makeover. If you’re willing to help, all we need you to do is visit www.MMNPRB.com and vote for the Ben Gordon Center...
Kishwaukee is the first hospital in Illinois to receive honor The Northwestern Medicine Kishwaukee Hospital Joint Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Advanced Certification for Total Hip and Total Knee Replacement. The advanced certification is for Joint Commission-accredited hospitals, critical access hospitals and ambulatory surgery...
KishHealth System offers several scholarships each year for students pursuing healthcare studies. Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary, Valley West Hospital Auxiliary, and KishHealth System Foundation are accepting applications for their 2014-2015 scholarship opportunities. Kishwaukee Hospital Auxiliary Scholarships: Each applicant must be a DeKalb County resident, has been accepted into, is currently enrolled, or...
KishHealth System Physician Group, now part of Northwestern Medicine, welcomes Bhavisha Patel, MD, allergist and immunologist. She will begin seeing patients at KishHealth System Physician Group office located at 1850 Gateway Dr., Sycamore, beginning on Aug. 8. Dr. Patel enjoys being able to form relationships with her patients, which is...
7 small changes to guarantee a happier and more fulfilled year ahead! Published on December 31, 2013 by Emma M. Seppälä, Ph.D. in Feeling It    ”The happiest people don’t have the best of everything but they make the best of everything they have.” Did you know that most of us live our lives according to...
Social anxiety disorder also known as social phobia, is the most common anxiety disorder.  It is one of the most common psychiatric disorders, with a lifetime prevalence of 12%.    It is characterized by intense fear in social situations, causing considerable distress and impaired ability to function in at least some parts of daily life....