October 2010

October 2010 posts

Swedish Cle Elum Clinic Set to Open Nov. 9 in Kittitas County


What's Happening in November at Swedish Issaquah?

As the holiday months approach, Swedish continues to work at an aggressive pace at the Issaquah Highlands construction site. The new medical center is definitely taking shape since starting major work in January 2010. The project peeks through the hilltop’s trees, and can be seen from miles away traveling from Bellevue to Issaquah along 1-90.

In November work continues on the exterior skin at the hospital wings: masonry and precast will be finishing up, while glass and glazing will begin mid-month. Work also continues on installing the roof and screening elements.

Hospital Wings

For the interior of the hospital wings, build-out work moves forward that includes wall, ceiling and elevator installation. Painting will start in the center wing on Level G at the end of November.

Medical Office Building

Charging ahead in November, the Medical Office Building’s exterior glass framing will be installed through Level 5, and glazed-in up to Level 4. In addition, installation of the roof membrane continues.

Interior work includes the start of painting and placing ceramic tile, along with the ceiling grid beginning at the end of November, starting on Level 1. Like the hospital wings, progress continues on elevator work as well.

For the campus as a whole, efforts “tying-in” site utilities to the City’s infrastructure continues, including power, natural gas, storm and sewer lines.

Swedish Ballard Hosting Public Open House Nov. 6 to Celebrate Opening of New Emergency Department and Medical Office Building

SEATTLE, Oct. 22, 2010 – Swedish Ballard’s new Emergency Department and medical office building (located at 5350 Tallman Ave. N.W.) will be open for public tours and a slew of other fun and beneficial community health activities on Saturday, Nov. 6 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Northwest African American Museum, in Partnership with Swedish, to Open Exhibit Featuring More Than 100 Local African American Health-Care Professionals


The Doctor is In

 I realized that I have not really been eating as frequently throughout the day as was prescribed for me to do. Instead of 6 -7 mini meals a day, I've been eating more like 4-5 medium / mini meals. 

Swedish, Project Access Northwest Open Free Specialty Clinic for Low-Income Uninsured and Underinsured Patients

SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2010 – To meet a pressing community need, Swedish recently opened the Swedish Community Specialty Clinic, which is a new facility designed exclusively to treat low-income uninsured and underinsured patients. Glaser Surgical Clinic on Swedish's First Hill campus and the Mother Joseph Clinic on the medical center’s Cherry Hill campus consolidated and are now operating as one integrated, expanded service.

Good News! I'm Obese

 Well I saw Dr. Lindquist today...it was a relief. I shot the video before I actually saw him so let me make a few clarifications in advance.

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