October 2007
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Director of Swedish Weight-Loss Surgery Program, Patient Interviewed for Educational Radio Program

SEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2007 -- It is estimated that about 112,000 people will die of morbid obesity this year in the United States. With the condition now reaching epidemic proportions, it's more important than ever to educate people about the array of available treatment options, which includes ba...

Sports Performance Program at Swedish's Center for CardioVascular Wellness Featured in Seattle Times Article

SEATTLE, Oct. 25, 2007 -- Today's issue of The Seattle Times featured an article -- with photos -- about a relatively new and unique program called Sports Performance Services offered by staff at Swedish's Center for CardioVascular Wellness on the Cherry Hill Campus.To read this article on T...

P-I Features Article about Clinical Trials Swedish is Involved in Looking at Whether a Causal Relationship Exists Between Migraines, Repairing a Hole in the Heart

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2007 -- The front page of today's Seattle Post-Intelligencer (P-I) features an article about three different clinical trials going on in Seattle that are looking at whether a causal relationship might exist between aura migraine relief and the repair of a common heart defect ...

Swedish Cancer Institute's Director of PsychoOncology Interviewed for MSNBC.com Article about What to Say, Not to Say to Breast-Cancer Patients

SEATTLE, Oct. 18, 2007 -- When we're about to ask the boss for a raise, or our kids to clean up their rooms, most of us tend to go out of our way to get the wording just right to ensure a positive outcome. Unfortunately, not everyone is so thoughtful when speaking to people in the midst of a l...

Swedish's eICU Program Featured in Nationally Broadcast National Public Radio Story

SEATTLE, Oct. 17, 2007 -- National Public Radio's "The Story" program hosted by Dick Gordon aired a piece yesterday about eICU technology that featured interviews with Swedish's eICU director Curtis Veal, M.D., and eICU nurse Jane Woodson.For more information about this story titled "Robotic D...

Swedish and UnitedHealthcare Reach Long-Term Agreement

SEATTLE, Oct. 9, 2007 –Swedish and UnitedHealthcare have reached agreement on new contracts that will allow members of UnitedHealthcare and its affiliate plans continued in-network coverage for Swedish services. The three-year agreement allows members to continue seeing Swedish-employed ...

Seattle Post-Intelligencer Publishes Article about Cancer Survivorship Programs

SEATTLE, Oct. 8, 2007 -- Today's issue of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer featured a front-page article about the relatively new concept of hospitals and other cancer-care providers beginning to offer former oncology patients access to cancer survivorship programs.Linda Hohengarten, director of...
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