November 2005
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November 2005 posts

Department of Health Grants Swedish Final Approval to Establish a Liver-Transplant Program

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2005 – The Washington State Department of Health (DOH) recently authorized Swedish Health Services to establish a new liver-transplant program. In order to open its program, Swedish was required to obtain a certificate of need (CON) from the DOH. In 2003, Swedish submitted a C...

A Look Forward: KCPQ Television Looks at Medicine in Seattle in 2013; Three Swedish Physicians Help Provide Glimpse at What Neuroscience, Cardiovascular Care and Oncology May Entail

SEATTLE, Nov. 9, 2005 -- As part of a week-long special series looking at what various elements of everyday life may look like in Seattle in the year 2013, KCPQ Television (channel 13; FOX) aired a lengthy story during their 10 p.m. newscast on Nov. 9 about what various aspects of medicine may...

Stroke Program at Swedish Medical Center Receives Prestigious National Quality Award - Only Six Hospitals Out of More Than 5,700 Nationwide Chosen for 2005 Ernest Amory Codman Award; Swedish Selected for Exemplary Stroke Care

SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2005 - Swedish Medical Center today announced it has been awarded the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organization's (JCAHO) 2005 Ernest Amory Codman Award in the disease-specific category for stroke care. The award is one of health care's most prestigious ho...
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