October 2004
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October 2004 posts

Swedish Files State Application for Issaquah Hospital

SEATTLE, June 21, 2004 - Swedish Medical Center this morning submitted a formal Certificate of Need (CON) application to the Washington State Department of Health for a new $197 million hospital in Issaquah. The 340-page document details all elements of the planned Swedish/Issaquah Campus, des...

Swedish is First in Northwest to Bring Remote Monitoring System to ICUs: New eICU® Technology Provides Added Patient Safety

SEATTLE, Oct. 19, 2004 - Swedish Medical Center announced today that on Sept. 8 it became the first health-care provider in the Northwest to begin using new technology that allows intensive-care physicians, called intensivists, to remotely monitor patients in multiple intensive care units (ICU...

Former Cleveland Clinic and U.W. Neurosurgeons to Co-Lead the Seattle Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center: Vision is to Build International Center of Excellence

SEATTLE, Oct. 14, 2004 - Two of America's top neurosurgeons have been appointed to leadership positions within the Seattle Neuroscience Institute at Swedish Medical Center. Marc R. Mayberg, M.D., formerly of the Cleveland Clinic in Ohio, will serve as executive director of the program, and D...

Surgery on Clogged Leg Arteries Can Relieve Pain Associated with Aging

SEATTLE -- More than 10 million Americans suffer from peripheral vascular disease (PVD), a treatable condition that involves clogging of the main leg arteries with fatty plaque. About 5 percent of people over age 50 have the disease, a type of atherosclerosis of the legs.Experts estimate only ...
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