December 2006

December 2006 posts

Swedish's Bloodless Medicine Program Featured in National TV News Story

SEATTLE, Dec. 19, 2006 -- During many surgeries, doctors pump several units of donated blood into their patients. But what if the blood isn't available? The American Red Cross reports donations are not keeping up with increased demand. Now there's a push to use fewer transfusions, and technolo...

Seattle Times' Pacific Northwest Sunday Magazine Features Article on Swedish's Nutrition Services Program, New Executive Chef

SEATTLE, Dec. 11, 2006 -- The Sunday, Dec. 10 issue of The Seattle Times' Pacific Northwest Sunday magazine featured an article titled "With Patient Attention" about Swedish's award-winning food-services program and the medical center's first-ever executive chef, Eric Eisenberg.The t...

Swedish Recertified as Primary Stroke Center; Designation Pertains to First Hill, Ballard, Providence and Issaquah Campuses

SEATTLE, Dec. 8, 2006 – Swedish Medical Center was recently recertified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). Swedish first received certification as a Primary Stroke Center in 2004. At that time, Swedish was one of the ...
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