August 2009
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Excavation for Swedish's New Hospital in Issaquah Begins; Local Media Covers Momentous Step

SEATTLE, Aug. 19, 2009 -- After a multi-year application and planning process, excavation for Swedish's new hospital in the Issaquah Highlands started the morning of Aug. 18. An official groundbreaking ceremony will be held Monday, Oct. 12 that Washington state Governor Christine Gregoire will...

Swedish's Community Health Medical Home Featured on NPR's Nationally Broadcast 'All Things Considered'

SEATTLE, Aug. 14, 2009 -- A story by KPLU Radio health and science reporter Keith Seinfeld about the 'medical home' concept aired Aug. 13 on National Public Radio’s (NPR) nationally broadcast ‘All Things Considered’ program.Titled 'When The Doctor Calls And It's Good News,'...

More than 135 Swedish-Affiliated Physicians Recognized by Peers as 'Top Doctors' in Seattle Metropolitan magazine

SEATTLE, Aug. 7, 2009 -- Dozens of Swedish-affiliated physicians were recognized by their peers as 'Top Doctors' as part of Seattle Metropolitan magazine's annual survey, the results of which were published in the August issue.Nearly 1,200 physicians, nurses and physician assistants in King, K...

Swedish Opens New Primary-Care Clinic in Redmond

SEATTLE, Aug. 5, 2009 – Swedish Physicians, a network of 12 primary-care clinics located throughout the Puget Sound area, just opened a new clinic in Redmond on Aug. 3. Located at 15670 Redmond Way, it provides primary-care services for patients of all ages. Long-time Redmond physician, ...

KOMO TV Airs Story about Friday Harbor's Mayor and How He Benefited from Deep Brain Stimulation for His Parkinson's

SEATTLE, Aug. 3, 2009 -- KOMO Television (channel 4; ABC) recently aired a story by reporter Michelle Esteban about Friday Harbor Mayor David Jones, his journey with Parkinson's disease, and the treatment route he decided to take.The piece, which features interviews with Mr. Jones, his wife, a...
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