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2011-06-28 15:00:00

SEATTLE, June 28, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish announced today that construction of its new 550,000-square-foot medical campus in Issaquah, including a five-story medical office building, cancer center, ambulatory care center, and comprehensive hospital, is ahead of schedule. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110628/DC27082) Phase I - which includes the medical office building housing primary and specialty care clinics, the Swedish Cancer Institute, an emergency...

2011-05-25 17:07:00

Former Harborview CEO David Jaffe appointed as interim chief administrator of Swedish's Edmonds campus SEATTLE, May 25, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish today announced that Mike Carter, the lead administrator of Swedish/Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital in Edmonds), has been appointed to serve as chief administrative officer of Swedish's First Hill campus, which is the largest facility in Swedish's five-hospital network. (Photo:...

2011-05-11 15:39:00

Swedish adds a new virtual reality training simulator to help surgeons practice on the robotic-assisted system Swedish becomes the first medical provider on the West Coast to use a fluorescent imaging device to highlight tissue during a robotic-assisted surgical procedure Swedish will have a robotic-assisted surgical system at its new medical center in Issaquah (opening in November) SEATTLE, May 11, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As one of the first medical centers in the Northwest to...

2011-03-14 23:03:00

SEATTLE, March 15, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Today from 7 a.m. to 12 p.m. (Pacific Time-US), surgeons from the Swedish Orthopedic Institute will offer people the opportunity to see a knee surgery in a way that has rarely been done before by a health-care system. Sean Toomey, M.D., an orthopedic surgeon, will repair the knee of a 70-year-old male patient, while it is streamed live online. The webcast will be moderated by orthopedic surgeon James Crutcher, M.D. The patient, identified by Dr....

2011-03-08 15:00:00

SEATTLE, March 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Two of the most advanced tools for precise, radiotherapy-based treatment are now under one roof in Seattle. Swedish Medical Center this month became the first facility in the Pacific Northwest - and one of only a handful in North America - to open a unit that incorporates both CyberKnife and Gamma Knife technologies. The 3,950-square-foot Swedish Radiosurgery Center, formerly known as the Seattle CyberKnife Center, is located on the "A" Level of the...

2011-02-17 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- U.S. President Barack Obama has selected Dr. Michelle Williams as one of the nation's top science, mathematics, and engineering mentors. Dr. Williams is co-director and principal investigator at the Center for Perinatal Studies at Swedish, the largest, most comprehensive non-profit health provider in the greater Seattle area. Dr. Williams is one of 11 individuals and four organizations chosen to receive the prestigious Presidential Award for...


Word of the Day
monteith
  • A large punch-bowl of the eighteenth century, usually of silver and with a movable rim, and decorated with flutings and a scalloped edge. It was also used for cooling and carrying wine-glasses.
  • A kind of cotton handkerchief having white spots on a colored ground, the spots being produced by a chemical which discharges the color.
This word is possibly named after Monteith (Monteigh), 'an eccentric 17th-century Scotsman who wore a cloak scalloped at the hem.'
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