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Latest Swedish Medical Center Stories

2011-01-18 00:00:39

Secure Medical Network Enables Breast-Screening Program on Wheels, Provides Women Everywhere with State-of-the-Art Breast Cancer Awareness and Prevention Tool Seattle, WA (PRWEB) January 17, 2011 GCI ConnectMD (ConnectMD), the premier provider of telehealth connectivity and services throughout the Pacific Northwest and Alaska, has partnered with Swedish Medical Center (Swedish) on The Swedish Cancer Institute's Mobile Mammography Program. The program was created to deliver potentially...

2010-12-15 13:05:00

REDMOND, Wash., Dec. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Prompt access to medical care in East King County is about to get a lot easier. Swedish this month opens a new freestanding emergency department and ambulatory care center (ACC) at 18100 Union Hill Rd. in Redmond. A community open house is planned on Sat., Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the first patients will be treated on Tuesday, Dec. 21. "We are very pleased that Swedish chose Redmond for its second in a series of advanced ACCs,"...

2010-12-14 15:18:00

SEATTLE and AVENTURA, Fla., Dec. 14, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) has embarked on a bold approach to rapidly restore community-based radiotherapy cancer treatment in the Ballard community utilizing state-of-the-art building technology that is swift and green. The patented factory fabricated radiotherapy treatment vault and clinic by RAD Technology Medical Systems (RAD) will enable SCI to cut traditional building schedules in half while constructing a facility in...

2010-11-19 18:24:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 19, 2010 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center announced today that it has received an unrestricted $100,000 gift from nationally known shareholder advocate Evelyn Y. Davis and the Evelyn Y. Davis Foundation. Since establishing her Foundation in 1989, Davis - who is from Washington, D.C. - has now made significant donations across the country to leading medical centers, nationally prominent universities, and various arts organizations. "An unrestricted gift of...

2010-08-17 20:26:00

SEATTLE, Aug. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) today gave thumbs up to an innovative partnership between Seattle-based Swedish and Stevens Hospital in Edmonds. It will take effect Sept. 1, the same day Stevens is officially renamed Swedish/Edmonds. In the first relationship of its kind in Washington state, DOH granted a certificate of need for nonprofit Swedish to lease and operate Stevens, owned by Public Hospital District #2 of Snohomish...

2010-02-24 16:52:00

Affiliation with Swedish will help Stevens Hospital expand, improve quality of care and offer more services EDMONDS, Wash., Feb. 24 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Commissioners for Public Hospital District #2 of Snohomish County today approved an agreement for Swedish to lease and assume management of Stevens Hospital. The last phase before transition involves regulatory approvals which could be completed by early fall. A hospital affiliation supports the priorities of a...

2009-12-17 14:28:00

- Proposed 30-Year Lease Agreement Will Help Stevens Hospital Expand, Improve Quality of Care and Offer More Services EDMONDS, Wash., Dec. 17 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Board of Commissioners for Public Hospital District #2 of Snohomish County today approved non-binding terms for Swedish to lease and assume management of Stevens Hospital to be effective this summer, pending regulatory approvals and final agreements. The public is invited to a hearing in mid-January to learn more about...

2009-09-03 10:00:00

SEATTLE, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- As one of the first medical centers in the Northwest to perform robot-assisted surgery, Swedish Medical Center is home to the fastest-growing and most experienced robot-assisted surgical program in the region. Swedish established the multidisciplinary robot-assisted surgical program in 2005 and has since performed more than 2,000 robot-assisted surgeries, more than any other program in the region. To view the Multimedia News Release, go to:...

2008-10-16 15:00:27

SEATTLE, Oct. 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) today announced that as part of Swedish Medical Center's newly renovated Cherry Hill Campus, the Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (CABTT) has now officially opened its doors to patients diagnosed with both benign and malignant brain tumors. In a move that further establishes Swedish Medical Center as a leader in the field of neuroscience, CABTT's unique facility is the first community-based center in...

2008-09-29 18:00:41

SEATTLE, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Institute of Child Health and Human Development division of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) has awarded Michelle A. Williams, Sc.D., a $2.9 million grant for a five-year research project to examine possible linkages between the serious pregnancy complication known as preeclampsia and migraine. Dr. Williams is a co-founder and co-director of Swedish's Center for Perinatal Studies and one of the world's leading authorities on...