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Swedish to Help Yesler Terrace Head Start Building Receive Dramatic ‘Makeover’ this Saturday, July 16

Phase I of Swedish/Issaquah to Open July 14 After Community Open House on July 9

Swedish Participates in CorPath PRECISE Clinical Trial and Becomes First on the West Coast to Perform a Robotic-Assisted Coronary Angioplasty

Swedish Releases Groundbreaking Stroke Study in Journal of Neurosurgery

Mike Carter of Swedish Edmonds Named Chief Administrator of Swedish First Hill and Former Harborview CEO David Jaffe Appointed as Interim Chief Administrator of Swedish’s Edmonds Campus

SEATTLE, May 25, 2011 – Swedish today announced that Mike Carter, the lead administrator of Swedish Edmonds (formerly Stevens Hospital in Edmonds), has been appointed to serve as chief administrative officer of Swedish’s First Hill campus, which is the largest facility in Swedish’s five-hospital network.

Carter is filling a role vacated by Swedish’s former chief operating officer (COO) Cal Knight, who left in April to lead a health-care system in California. Carter became CEO of Stevens Hospital in 2006 and was responsible for a dramatic turnaround that resulted in significant improvements in clinical quality, financial performance, and patient, physician and employee satisfaction.

Swedish to Host Annual Lights of Remembrance Event May 21 to Honor People Who Have Died

SEATTLE, May 19, 2011 -- Swedish's Spritual Care department is hosting its annual Lights of Remembrance event on Saturday, May 21 from 10-11 a.m. in Glaser Auditorium on the First Hill campus (747 Broadway, first floor).

It is an opportunity for family, loved ones and caregivers from the community to take time to come together for a morning of reflection. The service is secular and includes readings, reflections, music and the lighting of candles in memory of those who have died.

Attendees are encouraged to bring a momento of their loved one(s) for display during the service.

For more information, call 206-386-2082.

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Swedish Robotic-Assisted Surgical Program Grows, Continues to Gain Momentum

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