March 2005
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March 2005 posts

Swedish Sleep Expert Interviewed by KOMO TV for Story on Sleep Apnea, Heart Attacks

SEATTLE -- On March 29, KOMO Television (channel 4; ABC) featured Swedish Sleep Medicine Institute Medical Director Ralph Pascualy, M.D., in a story about a new study in the New England Journal of Medicine that says patients with sleep apnea and a heart condition are at a higher risk of havi...

Swedish's Adult Hospitalist Program Medical Director Interviewed for KING 5 TV Story

SEATTLE -- On March 18, KING 5 Television (NBC) aired a Healthlink segment about the growing field of hospitalist medicine, which included an interview with the medical director of Swedish's Adult Hospitalist Program -- Per Danielsson, M.D.As the piece explains, hospitalists are medical doctor...

Puget Sound Business Journal Article Looks at Hospitals' Participation in Clinical Research

SEATTLE -- The March 18 issue of the Puget Sound Business Journal (PSBJ) included an article in its special Biotech and Science Report section titled "Bench to bedside: Hospitals engage in trials to deliver new therapies to patients." This informative piece included a significant amo...

Seattle Times Runs Article about a New Artificial Disc Procedure that Swedish Surgeons are Helping Debut Locally

The Seattle Times published an article on March 9 by medical reporter Warren King about a new device designed to help relieve chronic lower back pain. The Food and Drug Administration approved the artificial disc in October 2004 for patients with degenerative disk disease at one of two vertebrae...

Department of Health Hosts Community Meeting about the Need for a Hospital in Issaquah

On March 7, Washington State Department of Health (DOH) representatives hosted a community meeting at Trinity Lutheran College to hear the public's comments on the need for a hospital in Issaquah and to solicit feedback on two proposals -- to bone of which is from Swedish -- to build a new h...
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