December 2009
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December 2009 posts

Swedish to Open a Primary-Care Clinic in Snoqualmie on Jan. 4

SNOQUALMIE, WA, Dec. 22, 2009 – Swedish Physicians, a network of 13 primary-care clinics located throughout the Puget Sound area, is opening its 14th clinic in the Snoqualmie Ridge neighborhood on Monday, Jan. 4. The clinic, which provides primary-care services for patients of all ages, is loc...

Seattlepi.com Article on Life Sciences Discovery Fund-Supported Clinical Trial that Evaluated New Approach to Treating Hemorrhagic Stroke

SEATTLE, Dec. 21, 2009 -- The home page of today's Seattlepi.com features an article about the Life Sciences Discovery Fund-supported SLEUTH Trial that Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) co-director and neurosurgeon David Newell, M.D., took part in as the principal investigator.SNI took pa...

Stevens Hospital to Affiliate with Swedish; Proposed 30-Year Lease Agreement Will Help Stevens Hospital Expand, Improve Quality of Care and Offer More Services

EDMONDS, WA – Dec. 17, 2009 – The Board of Commissioners for Public Hospital District #2 of Snohomish County today approved non-binding terms for Swedish to lease and assume management of Stevens Hospital to be effective this summer, pending regulatory approvals and final agreements. The publ...

NPR Airs Story on Stroke, Why Certified Stroke Centers like Swedish - Especially Those with TeleStroke Programs - are Making a Difference

SEATTLE, Dec. 14, 2009 -- Every minute-and-a-half, on average, someone in America suffers a stroke. That's 795,000 strokes a year -- a big toll by any measure. Strokes are the third-ranking cause of death and the leading cause of disability. But most stroke specialists think it doesn't have to...

Good Advice from Washington Patient Safety Coalition: Jot Down, Always Carry List of Medications You Take

SEATTLE, Dec. 14, 2009 -- An article in today's Seattle Times says that when it comes to preventing drug errors, a local nonprofit group -- the Washington Patient Safety Coalition -- is dispensing some good, low-tech advice: Jot down on paper all the medications you take and carry it with yo...

Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute Acquires Seattle Cardiology; Integration Includes 11 Cardiologists, Six Clinics in Seattle, Redmond, Aberdeen, Port Angeles

SEATTLE, Dec. 9, 2009 – Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute (SHVI) recently completed arrangements with Seattle Cardiology to integrate adult cardiac services at the group's six clinics into the Institute's clinical organization. The 11 board-certified cardiologists at Seattle Cardiology – as...

Swedish Opens New OB/GYN Clinic in Ballard

SEATTLE, Dec. 3, 2009 – Swedish, the largest, most comprehensive nonprofit health-care provider in the Greater Seattle area, recently opened a new clinic in Ballard dedicated to obstetrical and gynecological care. Swedish OB/GYN Specialists provides a complete range of obstetrical and gynecologi...
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