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Swedish Celebrates Nurses' Week (May 6-12)

In Recognition of Nurses' Week, Margo Bykonen, RN, Chief Nursing Officer, Shares a Special Message to Nurses

Swedish and Nativis Partner in First Human Clinical Trial to Disrupt Cancer Cell Division

Swedish’s Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment launches new clinical trial to treat brain cancer with the Nativis Voyager Radio Frequency Energy (RFE) Medical Device


The Swedish Neuroscience Institute’s Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment today announced a new clinical trial for treating brain cancer. The trial (ID no. NCT02296580 – “A Feasibility Study of the Nativis Voyager System in Patients with Recurrent Glioblastoma Multiforme”), sponsored by Nativis, Inc. in Seattle – will investigate the safety and efficacy of the Nativis Voyager RFE medical device in humans. The device has shown promise in preclinical studies.

Swedish Ballard Opens Level II Nursery

Opening April 27, the nursery extends specialized care to infants and their families
SEATTLE, April 24, 2015 — Swedish Ballard will open a new Level II Nursery on Monday, April 27. The Level II Nursery allows for premature babies— born as early as 34 weeks gestational age — to receive specialized, around-the-clock care from a trained team of experts. 


Swedish Issaquah Announces High-Level Containment Assessment Unit

As efforts continue in West Africa to control the current Ebola outbreak, the CDC has prompted US healthcare facilities to implement systems necessary to raise preparedness levels at home. The lessons learned from the few cases of US infection have been well utilized in planning and preparing for such events, and Swedish Issaquah is pleased to announce the arrival of its own modular high-level assessment and isolation unit.

Swedish Named Official Medical Sponsor of the Seattle Reign FC

SEATTLE – April 1, 2015 — Swedish has been designated by the Seattle Reign Football Club (FC) as the official medical services sponsor of the professional women’s soccer team.

Becker’s Hospital Review Names Swedish Medical Group a 2015 Great Place to Work in Healthcare

Swedish Medical Group (SMG) has been named among the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” on Becker’s Hospital Review’s 2015 list. SMG was the only medical group located in Washington to be included on the list.


Swedish Cancer Institute Recognized by the Commission on Cancer for Outstanding Achievement in 2014

The Commission on Cancer (CoC) recognized Swedish Cancer Institute with the 2014 Outstanding Achievement Award. Swedish is among the top 15 percent of the cancer programs surveyed by the CoC. Swedish is also the only Seattle-area health system to receive this recognition during 2014.
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