May 2008

May 2008 posts

Breakthrough hospital-union partnership addresses nursing shortage

SEATTLE, May 15, 2008 -- In a major effort to address growing shortages of health-care nurses and staff, five major Seattle-area hospitals and the state’s largest health-care union have negotiated a joint training fund that will help address the staffing shortage in hospitals and benefit...

Swedish Cancer Institute Taking Part in Clinical Trial of Sputum Test for Early Detection of Lung Cancer

SEATTLE, May, 2, 2008 – Swedish Cancer Institute announced today it is collaborating with VisionGate, Inc. – a privately held biomed/biotech company based in Seattle – to provide samples from lung-cancer patients for further development of VisionGate’s Cell-CT™ pl...

Swedish's Chief Nursing Officer Interviewed for Article about the Profession

SEATTLE, May 2, 2008 -- In celebration of National Nurses Week (May 6-12), wrote and posted an article on their Web site titled 'Celebrating the Profession: The Accomplishments of Nursing,' which features quotes from a couple of leaders in the nursing community talking about ac...
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