April 2008
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Seattle P-I Publishes Article about Epilepsy-Related Clinical Trial that Swedish is Involved In

SEATTLE, April 21, 2008 -- Epilepsy is a chronic neurological condition affecting more than 2.5 million Americans of all ages. Despite treatment with antiepileptic medications, about 40 percent to 50 percent of people with epilepsy continue to experience seizures or have intolerable medication...

Cancer Patients at Swedish to Benefit from Expansion of ACS Patient Navigator Program

SEATTLE, April 16, 2008 – The American Cancer Society (ACS) today launched its second Patient Navigator Program at the Swedish Cancer Institute in Seattle, thanks to support received from AstraZeneca. This is the third site in Washington state included in a strategic nationwide effort to signi...

Swedish CEO Named Among 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare

SEATTLE, April 14, 2008 -- Modern Physician magazine recently published its annual list of the 50 Most Powerful Physician Executives in Healthcare. Swedish CEO Rod Hochman, M.D., was named No. 46. The list includes some of the most influential names in health care, ranging from the physician...

Beanie Babies Program at Swedish/Issaquah is a Big Hit with Kids

ISSAQUAH, April 4, 2008 -- When kids visit Swedish/Issaquah, the medical care they receive often ends up just being part of what makes them feel better.The reason: Over the last two years all pediatric patients who come to the campus -- along with any brothers and sisters who join them for the...
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