According to the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/ASA), stroke is the number five cause of death and a leading cause of adult disability in the United States. Swedish is committed to increasing the quality of care and outcomes for stroke patients. Recently, Swedish Cherry Hill and Swedish Edmonds were recognized by the AHA/ASA’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Quality Achievement Awards.
Swedish Cherry Hill and Swedish Edmonds Recognized with the 2015 Get with the Guidelines-Stroke Quality Achievement Award
Brian Livingston, M.D., Named Chief Executive and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Swedish Ballard
Swedish announced today that Brian Livingston, M.D., MBA, FACEP, current Vice President of Medical Affairs for Swedish First Hill, has been appointed Chief Executive and Vice President of Medical Affairs for Swedish Ballard. He will assume this new role on June 1, 2015.
Major updates to the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project provide researchers with valuable tools to find cures for aggressive brain cancers
SEATTLE, WASH. — May 14, 2015 —Robust new data added to the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project (Ivy GAP) changes the scope and impact of this publicly available resource for researchers and clinicians searching for treatments for this most deadly and aggressive of brain cancers, glioblastoma multiforme.
The Center is one of two accredited healthcare simulation programs in Washington state
Swedish announced today that the Gossman Center for Advanced Healthcare Simulation has been granted accreditation by the Society for Simulation in Healthcare (SSH) in the area of Teaching/Education, making it one of two accredited programs in Washington state. SSH is a leading inter-professional society that seeks to improve performance and reduce errors in patient care through the use of simulation. Since accrediting its first healthcare simulation program in 2010, SSH has recognized more than 50 programs in six countries.
Learn about advancements in breast cancer care at the Many Faces of Breast Cancer event at Swedish Issaquah on May 7 from 5:30-8 p.m.
The Swedish Cancer Institute at Issaquah is hosting a free educational talk about advancements in breast cancer care on Thursday, May 7 from 5:30-8 p.m. Learn about genetic counseling, the latest screening and treatment options, and get details about the comprehensive breast cancer services and survivorship support offered by Swedish.