March 2007
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March 2007 posts

Celebrate Swedish Raises a Record $3.4 Million; $2.4 million to go toward Gossman Center for Advanced Pediatric and Perinatal Simulation

SEATTLE, March 26, 2007 – A record $3.4 million was raised at Swedish's annual gala dinner auction, Celebrate Swedish, March 24 at the Sheraton Seattle Hotel. More than 970 guests attended the event, which featured the theme, "Around the World in One Spectacular Night."Now in its 22nd year, th...

Swedish Opens Midwifery & Women's Health Clinic at Ballard Campus

SEATTLE, March 23, 2007 – The Swedish Midwifery & Women's Health Clinic recently opened in the Ballard Medical Plaza at 1801 Market St., Suite 207. At the clinic, three experienced Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) partner with healthy women of all ages to provide individualized woman-centered he...

Region's First Pediatric and Perinatal Simulation Center Coming to Swedish

SEATTLE, March 15, 2007 – Swedish will soon begin installation of the Pacific Northwest's first pediatric and perinatal simulation center specifically designed to advance the skills of already well-trained health-care teams in critical clinical situations. Once construction is completed in 200...

Swedish Opening Bariatric Surgery Program

SEATTLE, March 7, 2007 – Swedish today announced it has recruited, Ross McMahon, M.D., from Duke University to be medical director of the new Swedish Weight Loss Surgery Program, one of the most comprehensive weight loss surgery centers in the country. An experienced bariatric surgeon, Dr. McM...

2007 Sleep in America Poll Results Show Stressed-Out American Women Have No Time for ZZZs

WASHINGTON, DC, March 6, 2007 – More than half of American women (60 percent) say they only get a good night's sleep a few nights per week or less and 67 percent say they frequently experience a sleep problem. Additionally, 43 percent say that daytime sleepiness interferes with their daily act...

Swedish to Officially Change Name of Its Providence Campus to Cherry Hill May 1

SEATTLE, March 5, 2007 – Swedish will officially change the name of its Providence campus (located at 500 17th Ave. in Seattle) to Cherry Hill on Tuesday, May 1, 2007.Changing the name was part of the original agreement made with Providence Health & Services when Swedish acquired the campus in...

Searching for the Founding Swedes

SEATTLE, March 5, 2007 – Bert Lundh and Marianne Forssblad are two Swedes on a mission.Lundh, a Seattle businessman, and Forssblad, executive director of Ballard's Nordic Heritage Museum, are diligently tracking down all known descendants of the 11 original incorporators of Swedish Hospital, t...
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