April 2010

April 2010 posts

Swedish Moves Forward on Redmond Freestanding Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care Center


Swedish Expands Neonatal Intensive Care Unit; May 8 Celebrate Swedish Gala Dinner Auction to Support Project

SEATTLE, April 20, 2010 – Swedish today announced the start of construction on a major expansion project for a second, Level-II Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU)

Meet Janet Barry

 The former superintendent of the Issaquah School District now turns her attention to educating Swedish about what the community wants in its new hospital.

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Brain Cancer Surgeon Publishes Major Feature Article in Scientific American MIND

SEATTLE – March 10, 2010 – Greg Foltz, M.D., director of the Ben and Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Treatment at Swedish Medical Center, has published a major eight-page feature article in the March/April 2010 issue of the scientific journal Scientific American MIND titled 'New Hope for Battling Brain Cancer.' The article, which can be purchased online here, is a comprehensive overview of the various brain cancer studies and research that suggest stem cells sustain deadly tumors in the brain -- and that aiming at these dangerous culprits could lead to a brain cancer cure.

Swedish-Affiliated Endocrinologist, Registered Dietitian Interviewed for Seattle Woman Magazine Article on Pre-Diabetes

SEATTLE, April 7, 2010 -- Swedish-Affiliated Endocrinologist Matthew Davies, M.D., and Registered Dietitian Ann Fittante -- who specialize in diabetes -- were recently interviewed for an article published in the April issue of Seattle Woman magazine titled, 'Taking Control of Pre-Diabetes.'

Calling All Swedish Hospital Babies, Parents; Swedish Searches for Cutest Baby Photos to Celebrate its 100th Anniversary

SEATTLE, April 6, 2010 – Were you or your baby born at Swedish? If so, dust off your photo albums and scan and send in your best baby shots – whether your photographs are from 1910, 1939, 1999 or 2009, Swedish wants to see them.

Gov. Chris Gregoire Signs Executive Order at Swedish to Create Health-Care Cabinet

SEATTLE, April 2, 2010 -- Gov. Chris Gregoire signed an executive order during an April 1 news conference at Swedish/First Hill to create a health-care cabinet to analyze and implement the new national health-care law signed by President Obama.
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