December 2003

December 2003 posts

Clinical Units at Swedish Land in Top 10 Percent of National "Overall Satisfaction" Scores

Various patient-care units between Swedish's First Hill, Ballard and Providence campuses recently received outstanding scores in the medical center's third quarter 2003 patient satisfaction survey. Compared to about 300 hospitals in a national database, these units scored in the top 10 percent...

NIH Consensus Panel Confirms Effectiveness of Total Knee Replacement

Dec. 10, 2003 -- Despite excruciating pain and decreased mobility, many people with knees damaged by arthritis put off joint-replacement surgery out of fear and uncertainty. But recently, a federal panel found that replacing a diseased joint with artificial parts quickly relieved pain an...
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