About the Swedish Blog

Welcome to the Swedish Blog!

Swedish is a non-profit health system serving the greater Seattle area for more than 100 years. We strive to be a resource for the community and provide health information, both online and off.

Why a blog?

We know more than 80% of Americans search for health information online. We also enjoy engaging with patients and the Seattle community online – this provides another forum for you to get to know our physicians and other members of our team at Swedish and their perspectives on health care.

Who's blogging?

Physicians, nurses, senior leaders, dietitians, social workers, educators, and even our executive chef! This blog is open to anyone who has a voice at Swedish - including patients. If you have a story that you would like to share, please email us for consideration at blog@swedish.org.

Every physician has the opportunity to blog at Swedish – look for them in our "Find a Physician" tool and click on their profile to view their blog directly. 

View a list of current bloggers at Swedish ›

We'd Love to Hear from You

We encourage you to interact directly on the blog with our bloggers and the community. However, before you engage with us on the Swedish blog or on Facebook, Twitter, or other social platforms, please read our social media/commenting policy and disclaimer. Quick overview: we ask that you stay on topic when commenting (if you have questions or a request, feel free to email us directly); be respectful of others' opinions; and refrain from crude, rude or otherwise inappropriate language. We urge you to exercise caution and not post your personal health information.

If you have topics or stories you'd like to see on the blog, e-mail us your ideas.

Thank you for visiting the Swedish blog! If you have questions about the blog, please e-mail us at blog@swedish.org and we'll do our best to connect you with the best person to respond to your inquiry.

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