October 2009

October 2009 posts

Clinical Trial Swedish Took Part in Using Heat to Treat Severe Asthma Sufferers Expected to Receive FDA Approval this Fall

SEATTLE, Oct. 15, 2009 -- Fifteen million Americans have asthma. For some of them, medication isn't enough. The FDA is now looking at a new drug-free treatment that uses heat to open up patients' airways.It is called bronchial thermoplasty and uses heat to alleviate asthma. Doctors send a cath...

Governor Chris Gregoire Speaks at Swedish Issaquah Groundbreaking

Swedish/Issaquah Campus Takes Shape; Governor Gregoire, Issaquah Mayor Spoke at Oct. 12 Groundbreaking Event to Celebrate Construction of First New Hospital Built in King County in 25 years

ISSAQUAH, WASH., Oct. 13, 2009 – Swedish Medical Center recently unveiled the final draft site plan and schematic design for its long-planned Issaquah Campus. The documents have been submitted to the City of Issaquah for review, exterior renderings of the buildings are now available, and a cer...

KING TV Airs Story on Surgical Procedure Swedish Offers to Stop Excessive Sweating

SEATTLE, Oct. 10, 2009 -- Nearly eight million Americans have a problem that makes them sweat so much it's embarrassing. No amount of antiperspirant or powder is strong enough to stop it, but there's a surgical procedure that can help.Essential hyperhidrosis is a condition marked by abnormal, ...

Sammamish Information Night

 Join us for an upcoming information session about the new Swedish Medical Center being built in the Issaquah Highlands. The meeting will be on Monday, Oct. 19 from 5:30-7 p.m. at Sammamish City Hall. Swedish representatives will be available to talk about the new facility and answer your questions. See you there!

A Glimpse of the Future at Swedish Issaquah

 Check out this animation featuring the new Swedish Medical Center being built in the Issaquah Highlands. You’ll experience the future campus from the air and ground. The animation was provided by Studio 216 for CollinsWoerman, the architect on the Swedish project.

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