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Transforming Healthcare East Tower 5th Floor
January 03, 2018

Riverside Healthcare opened the East Tower in 2011 with the promise of transforming healthcare. The capstone project of the East Tower, all-private room 5th floor, came to realization at the end of 2017. This month on HealthCurrents we look at the new all

2017 Year In Review
December 13, 2017

Riverside is putting Well Within Reach in more ways than ever before for you and your family. With our focus on providing the highest quality care and convenience for your busy lives, Riverside can help you be well and stay healthy all year round. Learn m

Take Action Fight the Flu
November 01, 2017

This month on HealthCurrents we discuss flu symptoms and prevention. As #FluFighters, we truly care about protecting our patients and ourselves from the spread of flu viruses every season. Washing hands often, covering coughs/sneezes and practicing other

Womens Health Knowledge is Power
September 06, 2017

October is National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and to raise awareness about breast cancer in our communities, Riverside Healthcare will celebrate breast health - and women's health - with splashes of pink all month long. Riverside will promote awarenes

Alzheimers Signs and Symptoms
September 06, 2017

Over five million Americans are living with Alzheimer's. This number is expected to triple by 2050. This year alone, the cost for caring with those with Alzheimer’s and other dementias is estimated to exceed $259 billion in 2017, increasing to $1.1 tri

Manage Your Health with Riverside MyChart
August 09, 2017

In a recent survey, more than 92 percent of consumers felt that to receive good medical care, it was important to be able to securely share and receive electronic information about their medical history from their healthcare provider. Riverside MyChart of

Immediate Care or ER
July 05, 2017

Do you know when to visit an immediate care versus the emergency room? Riverside’s Emergency Department and Immediate Care offer quick, convenient and easy access to care. Download the Riverside Immediate Care app for wait times, locations, hours and mo

June 07, 2017

In this special edition of HealthCurrents we celebrate the 40th Annual Riverside Pro-Am Golf Tournament. As one of Illinois’ longest-running PGA-sanctioned events, the Riverside Pro-Am supports healthcare for our region in a variety of ways. We're takin

Stroke Every Second Counts
May 03, 2017

For someone suffering a stroke, time is critical. The sooner you are diagnosed, assessed and receive treatment, the less damage will occur. This month on HealthCurrents we speak with Dr. Bruce Dodt about the symptoms and prevention of stoke.

Riverside Expands Emergency Department
April 05, 2017

Riverside is transforming the way emergency care is delivered. In this edition of HealthCurrents, Dr. Scott Smithgall takes us on a tour of Riverside Medical Center’s newly expanded Emergency Department where you’ll get a first-hand look into the new