The International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners® (IBLCE®) and International Lactation Consultant Association® (ILCA®) have recognized Kishwaukee Hospital and the KishHealth System Breastfeeding Center for excellence in lactation care. Kishwaukee Hospital has received the IBCLC Care Award in recognition for staffing professionals who hold the prestigious International Board Certified Lactation...
Individuals with mental illnesses die earlier than the general population, and often experience co-occurring health conditions. How can the integration of primary and behavioral healthcare change this? Learn from SAMHSA – Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Center for Integrated Health Solutions’ new inforgraphic that explores the problem and illustrates...
Wellness Begins Here Blood Pressure Clinic – Kishwaukee Hospital A Kish Hospital community wellness health professional monitors your blood pressure weekly. Each participant receives blood pressure information and a tracking card. Free. No appointment necessary. Every Monday, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center. Call...
Wellness Begins Here  NEW! Blood Pressure Clinic – KPG, Plano A KishHealth System health professional monitors your blood pressure weekly. Each participant receives blood pressure information and a tracking card. Free. No appointment necessary. Every Monday, from 9 – 11 am, at KishHealth System Physician Group, 12700 W. Route 34, Plano. Know...
September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Experts say suicide is the 10th leading cause of death in the United States. About 90% of suicide victims had an underlying mental health issue and many who choose to end their lives spent their final moments suffering in silence. Former Rhode Island...
SPECIAL PROGRAMS REMINDER Tomorrow (Thursday, September 5th, 2013)  ANAD Support Group will meet from 6:30-7:30 pm at the Ben Gordon Center, 12 Health Services Dr., DeKalb. This group is free and open to the public. This once a month group is for anyone who thinks they might have an eating disorder and...
The KishHealth System Medical Staff welcomes OB/GYN Nichole E. Wiepert, MD, to the medical staff of Kishwaukee Community Hospital. Dr. Wiepert enjoys working with women and caring for them at every stage, from annual exams to childbirth to menopause. She can be seen for all OB/GYN needs including laparoscopic...
Wellness Begins Here Tour Valley West Maternity Suites We encourage expectant parents and those considering parenthood to join us for a walking tour of the beautiful and spacious Valley West Maternity Suites. This tour is also given as part of our Prepared Childbirth classes. Tours of Valley West Maternity Suites are...
The KishHealth System Medical Staff welcomes Pediatric Orthopedic Surgeon Laura Lemke, MD, FAAOS, to the Medical Staff of both Kishwaukee Community Hospital and Valley West Community Hospital. Dr. Lemke earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biochemistry with Honors from Brown University and a Doctor of Medicine degree from Southern...
Wellness Begins Here Blood Pressure Clinic – Kishwaukee Community Hospital A Kish Hospital community wellness health professional monitors your blood pressure weekly. Each participant receives blood pressure information and a tracking card. Free. No appointment necessary. Every Monday, from 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., in the Kish Hospital Roberts Conference Center....
Upcoming Community Wellness Programs at Kish Hospital Wellness Begins Here Infant Massage Research shows touch is essential to human development. This one-hour, hands-on class will instruct you in beginner infant massage techniques and the clinical effects of massage on your baby. Limit two adults per infant. Infant Massage appointments are at Unlimited...
KishHealth System is on its way to becoming “Baby-Friendly” with the help of the DeKalb County Health Department. The partnership is helping Kishwaukee Community Hospital, DeKalb, and Valley West Community Hospital, Sandwich, pursue Baby-Friendly Hospital designation through Baby-Friendly Hospital funding for We Choose Health communities. Achieving Baby-Friendly designation is...