April 2009
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April 2009 posts

Swedish's Annual Auction Raises Record-Setting $6.2 million for New Women's Cancer Center, Charity-Care Program

SEATTLE, April 24, 2009 – Almost 800 people attended Swedish Medical Center's annual gala dinner auction, Celebrate Swedish, the evening of April 18 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel and helped raise a record-setting $6.2 million – $5.4 million of which will be used to help the non-profit health...

Swedish Partners with The Polyclinic to Implement, Support 'One Patient, One Chart' Electronic Health Record

SEATTLE, April 21, 2009 – Last week Swedish Medical Center signed a contract with The Polyclinic to partner with the multi-specialty clinic in their implementation of the same Electronic Health Record (EHR) system – Epic (www.epicsystems.com) – that Swedish uses between its four campuses (Fi...

Swedish's Inpatient Pediatrics Unit Moves to Newer, Larger Space Featuring Many Patient and Family Benefits

SEATTLE, April 10, 2009 – Swedish Medical Center's First Hill Campus now offers a new, state-of-the-art inpatient floor that was designed exclusively for children, as part of the Swedish commitment to provide the family centered care that meets the special needs of pediatric patients.The Pedia...

Swedish's Director of Epidemiology Interviewed about Salmonella in Light of National Recall of Pistachios

SEATTLE, April 7, 2009 -- In lieu of a nation-wide recall of pistachios due to a Salmonella outbreak at a California company, media are using the opportunity to educate consumers about this dangerous bacteria, how people can stop its spread, symptoms and how it's treated.To help provide some h...

Swedish, Stevens Agree to Waive Time Requirement and Expand Collaboration Negotiation Process

EDMONDS, WASH., April 3, 2009 – Following a meeting of the Stevens Hospital Board of Commissioners on Thursday evening, April 2, President Charles Day reported that Swedish Medical Center has decided not to sign a non-binding Letter of Intent (LOI) approved by the Stevens Board in la...
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