November 2008
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November 2008 posts

Seattle Times Runs Front-Page Article on Swedish Neuroscience Institute's New Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment and Its Director Dr. Greg Foltz

SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2008 -- Brain cancer remains one of the deadliest diseases, but Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) neurosurgeon and researcher Greg Foltz, M.D., who is based at Swedish/Cherry Hill, is tapping into the science and biotech that Seattle is famed for in his quest for bet...

Swedish Neuroscience Institute TeleStroke Program Signs Contract with Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon

MOUNT VERNON, WA, Nov. 21, 2008 – On Monday, Dec. 1 Skagit County area residents facing a potential or actual acute stroke will benefit from a recently formed partnership between the Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) TeleStroke Program and Skagit Valley Hospital that will bolster th...

Recent News Coverage about MRSA; What Swedish is Doing to Help Prevent its Spread

SEATTLE, Nov. 17, 2008 -- Protecting our patients and staff is Swedish's No. 1 priority. That is why we take precautions to prevent the spread of MRSA, including screening people at risk for the illness and isolating them if they test positive or are known carriers of MRSA. These are precautio...

Second Swedish Mobile Mammography Coach Hits the Road

SEATTLE, Nov. 13, 2008 – Swedish today added a second mobile mammography center to its fleet. The new Breast Care Express, a self-contained trailer, features the latest in full-field digital mammography equipment. And it is the first unit to incorporate a wireless broadband communications syst...

Swedish Mourns Death of its Former President and CEO, Richard Peterson

SEATTLE, Nov. 10, 2008 -- The entire Swedish family was deeply saddened to learn that the medical center's former president and CEO, Richard Peterson, died unexpectantly in his sleep early Friday (Nov. 7) at age 66.Our heartfelt condolences go out to Richard's wife, Rosemary, their three childre...
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