June 2006
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June 2006 posts

Richard Peterson to Retire as President and CEO of Swedish Medical Center

SEATTLE, June 9, 2006 – Richard H. Peterson today announced his intention to retire in 2007 as president and CEO of Swedish Medical Center. Peterson, joined by Board of Trustees Chairman Kirby McDonald, made the announcement at a management retreat today, followed by an announcement to...

Quintuplets Recently Born and Cared for at Swedish are at Home, Healthy and a Handful

SEATTLE, June 6, 2006 -- On March 30 of this year, Swedish Medical Center physicians and clinicians helped deliver and care for the first recorded set of quintuplets born in Western Washington. After they were born, each of the five premature infants spent numerous weeks in the NICU (Neonatal ...

Seattle Neuroscience Institute Neurosurgeon Interviewed about Use of Doppler Technology to Predict Stroke

SEATTLE, June 5, 2006 (Ivanhoe Broadcast News) -- Meteorologists use it to track storms. Now doctors are using a similar version of Doppler radar to look at blood flow in the brain and help prevent stroke.Airplanes are his hobby, but Wade Hilmo's been grounded from flying real ones since Janu...

From Iraq to Seattle: A Little Boy's Journey of Hope

SEATTLE, June 4, 2006 -- The front page of today's Seattle Times featured an article by reporter Nancy Bartley about Mohammed Amir Hussein ("Hamoody"), a 3-year-old Iraqi boy who traveled to Seattle and Swedish Medical Center in May for surgery through Healing the Children’s ...

Swedish Offers Advanced CyberKnife Tumor Treatment; Latest in a Series of Radiation-Therapy Advancements

SEATTLE, June 1, 2006 – It sounds and looks like space-age equipment in Dr. McCoy's sick bay aboard the U.S.S. Enterprise. In reality it's called the CyberKnife and it's the latest in a series of technological innovations being used by Swedish Medical Center to provide advanced radiation the...
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