November 2004

November 2004 posts

Swedish Announces Formation of Advisory Committee for its Issaquah Campus

ISSAQUAH, Nov. 29, 2004 - Swedish Medical Center today announced the formation of an Advisory Committee for its Issaquah campus. The Advisory Committee - which consists of local community leaders, physicians and nurses - will provide community input as Swedish proceeds with its plan to bring n...

Young Nepalese Burn Victim Received Third of Four Plastic Surgeries at Swedish on Nov. 29

Protecting the Nation from a Deadly Epidemic

SEATTLE, Nov. 18, 2004 -- Today's issue of The Seattle Times ran a opinion-editorial article titled "Protecting the nation from a deadly epidemic" about the nation's need for improved preparation for a quick, effective response to influenza and the potential for bird flu.The guest columnists w...

Washington Women Have Highest Risk of Breast Cancer

SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2004 -- KOMO Television (channel 4;ABC) aired a story Nov.11 titled "Washington Women Have Highest Risk of Breast Cancer" that Swedish Cancer Institute Breast-Care Program Director David Beatty, M.D., and one of his breast-cancer patients were interviewed for.The st...

Swedish is First Hospital in Western Washington to be Certified as Primary Stroke Center

SEATTLE, Nov. 4, 2004 - The Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) has notified Swedish Medical Center that its First Hill and Providence campuses have been certified as Primary Stroke Centers. To date, only 39 of the 5,764 hospitals in the United States have e...
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