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2008-09-22 06:00:30

DENVER, Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Medical Center, based in Englewood, CO, has hired 90octane LLC to reinstate its search engine marketing (SEM) program. The Denver-based interactive marketing firm will strategize and implement a program including search engine optimization (SEO) and pay-per-click (PPC) advertising. Each online marketing tactic employed will support the hospital's critical areas of service, including neurotrauma, cancer, cardiology and the treatment of stroke. In...

2008-09-16 09:00:53

Health Care Systems, Inc. (HCS), a leading provider of medication safety solutions and the market leader in medication reconciliation solutions, has entered into an agreement for HCS Medication Reconciliation with Swedish Medical Center, the Northwest's largest and most comprehensive medical center. Swedish has three hospital locations in Seattle, an emergency room and specialty center in Issaquah (East King County), and more: -- Swedish Medical Center/Ballard -- Swedish Medical...

2008-08-22 09:01:11

Delcath Systems has announced that the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, has joined the company's Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of metastatic melanoma in the liver. Swedish Medical Center is the ninth center to join this multi-center trial testing the company's percutaneous hepatic perfusion system for the isolated, high-dose delivery of the anticancer agent melphalan. Delcath and Swedish Medical Center have entered into a clinical research agreement to conduct...

2008-08-21 09:01:14

Delcath Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: DCTH) announced today that the Swedish Medical Center in Englewood, Colorado, has joined Delcath's Phase III clinical trial for the treatment of metastatic melanoma in the liver. Swedish Medical Center is the ninth center to join this multi-center trial testing the Company's Percutaneous Hepatic Perfusion (PHP) System for the isolated, high-dose delivery of the anti-cancer agent melphalan. Delcath and Swedish Medical Center have entered into a clinical...

2008-07-17 12:01:18

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer in their lifetime, according to the National Cancer Institute. When Fred Goldberg, co-founder of Donedei Wines, www.donedei.com, was diagnosed with prostate cancer, he became one of the fortunate Washington state patients to benefit from the da Vinci Surgical System, which -- under the control of an experienced urologic surgeon -- uses finely controlled robotic instruments to remove the cancer more safely, while speeding patient recovery....

2007-03-12 18:00:48

GLEN BURNIE, Md., March 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Baltimore Washington Medical Center was today named one of the nation's 100 Top Hospitals(R) by Solucient(R), part of Thomson Healthcare, a leading provider of information and solutions to improve the cost and quality of healthcare. BWMC was the only hospital in Maryland and the District of Columbia to receive this award. The award recognizes hospitals that have achieved excellence in clinical outcomes, patient safety, financial...

2007-02-12 21:00:35

SEATTLE, Feb. 12 /PRNewswire/ -- The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) today opened a $30 million clinical complex at Swedish Medical Center's Cherry Hill (formerly Providence) Campus. Centerpieces of the new facility are four state-of-the-art operating rooms (ORs) that feature the most advanced minimally invasive, computer-assisted neurosurgical and brain-imaging technologies. (Photo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20070212/SFM171 ) Located on the B Level of the new South...


Word of the Day
siliqua
  • A Roman unit of weight, 1⁄1728 of a pound.
  • A weight of four grains used in weighing gold and precious stones; a carat.
  • In anatomy, a formation suggesting a husk or pod.
  • The lowest unit in the Roman coinage, the twenty-fourth part of a solidus.
  • A coin of base silver of the Gothic and Lombard kings of Italy.
'Siliqua' comes from a Latin word meaning 'a pod.'
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