December 2008

December 2008 posts

Swedish's 'Medical Home Model' Plans to Try and Help Find a Fix for Primary Care Highlighted in Recent Seattle P-I, Times Articles

SEATTLE, Dec. 22, 2008 -- More than 178,000 adults between the ages of 18-64 in King County are uninsured. People who are un- or under-insured tend to either delay receiving care until they have serious symptoms or use an emergency room (ER) for primary care. At Swedish/First Hill's ER, 14 per...

Swedish Opens Region's First Pediatric and Perinatal Simulation Center on First Hill Campus; Care Teams Can Train Safely on Life-Like Infant, Child Mannequins

SEATTLE, Dec. 2, 2008 – Today, Swedish opened the Gossman Center for Advanced Pediatric and Perinatal Simulation. The only facility of its kind in the Northwest, the $2 million Center was created to continuously sharpen the skills of health-care teams in critical clinical situations – without ...
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