November 2007
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November 2007 posts

Swedish to Build New Outpatient Center, Medical Office Building on Ballard Campus

SEATTLE, Nov. 28, 2007 – The Swedish Board of Trustees yesterday approved a $31.5 million expenditure to fund development of a new outpatient center and medical office building on the Ballard Campus in northwest Seattle. Construction is expected to begin in 2008 and be completed in late ...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute Featured in Nationally Broadcast TV News Story Titled "Brain Surgery Without a Knife"

SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2007 -- Swedish Neuroscience Institute executive director and neurosurgeon Marc Mayberg, M.D. -- along with one of his patents -- were recently interviewed for a television news story about a relatively new surgical procedure that allows for certain brain tumors to be remov...

Seattle Magazine's Annual Readers' Poll Recognizes Swedish in ER, Hospital Categories

SEATTLE, Nov. 20, 2007) -- Each year, the monthly publication Seattle magazine conducts a reader's poll about various things and services available to consumers in and around the Puget Sound area. This year's poll results are published in the December issue.Among the various categories were em...

Lifesaving TeleStroke Technology Linked to Swedish; Experts Stress that "Time is Brain"

SEATTLE, Nov. 14, 2007 – On October 22 Swedish became the first hospital in western Washington to activate an advanced telemedicine system in the emergency rooms (ER) of its Issaquah and Ballard campuses to provide a real-time, 24/7 link between ER physicians and stroke specialists b...

Seattle P-I Column Highlights Needed Role of the NICU Family Support Program at Swedish

SEATTLE, Nov. 12, 2007 -- In April 2005 Swedish was selected by the March of Dimes (MOD) as the first site in Washington state to implement an innovative program providing enhanced information and comfort to families of premature and other critically ill newborns. The three-year Neonatal Inten...

Seasoned Surgeon to Lead Swedish Cardiac Surgery Program

SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2007 – The Swedish Heart & Vascular Institute (SHVI) today welcomed Glenn Barnhart, M.D., as medical director of its cardiac surgery program. In this newly formed position, Dr. Barnhart will be responsible for all program elements.Dr. Barnhart comes to Seattle after serving a...
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