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Blood Drive on Wednesday, July 27, 2016!
July 25, 2016
Please support the LifeSource blood drive at West Suburban Medical Center Lower Level Classrooms A through D on Wednesday, July 27 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call or email Sarah Dean at (708) 763-6548 or sdean@WestSubMC.com to schedule a blood donation appointment, and receive a West Suburban Medical Center souvenir!
West Suburban Medical Center Provides More Than 17,000 Servings of Breakfast Foods to Local Families
June 14, 2016
West Suburban Medical Center (West Sub) provided area children struggling with hunger with 17,498 breakfast food servings through its Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive benefitting the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry.
West Suburban Medical Center Earns National Accreditation from the Commission on Cancer of the American College of Surgeons
June 10, 2016
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) of the American College of Surgeons (ACoS) has granted Three-Year Accreditation to the cancer program at West Suburban Medical Center (West Suburban). To earn voluntary CoC accreditation, a cancer program must meet 34 CoC quality care standards, be evaluated every three years through a survey process, and maintain levels of excellence in the delivery of comprehensive patient-centered care.
West Suburban Medical Center Collects Cereal to Benefit Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry
June 02, 2016
West Suburban Medical Center (West Suburban) launched Healthy Over Hungry Cereal Drive to help area families struggling with hunger during the summer. The drive will benefit the Oak Park River Forest Food Pantry.
West Suburban Medical Center Earns Another “A” in Patient Safety from The Leapfrog Group
April 28, 2016
West Suburban Medical Center (West Suburban) received the top grade in The Leapfrog Group’s Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score. West Suburban continues to be a “Straight A’s” hospital as this is the hospital’s 9th consecutive “A” score. Only an elite group of 98 hospitals in the entire nation and 16 in the state of Illinois have achieved straight A’s in the Hospital Safety Score since the initiative was launched in June of 2012.
West Suburban Medical Center One of the First Chicagoland Hospitals to Offer Nitrous Oxide to Women in Labor
January 14, 2016
OAKPARK, III. January 14, 2016 – West Suburban Medical Center (West Suburban) now offers their patients nitrous oxide as an option to manage pain during childbirth. Nitrous oxide (N2O), also known as laughing gas, has been used for pain relief during dental procedures since mid-19th century. In the 20th century, its use also became common in childbirth, but lost popularity in the USA with the development of other pain control options.