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Potential Affiliation with Olympic Medical Center, Jefferson Healthcare and Forks Hospital

U.S. President Obama Honors Dr. Michelle Williams

Dr. Williams receives the Presidential Award for Excellence in Science, Mathematics and Engineering Mentoring

TomoTherapy Added at Swedish Ballard; Advanced Radiation Treatment System is Unique in the Seattle Area

SEATTLE – Dec. 23, 20101 – The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) will soon open a new community-based radiation treatment center on the Swedish Ballard campus. The centerpiece is the first TomoTherapy® Hi-Art® system in the Seattle metropolitan area. It is a unique, unified medical device that combines CT imaging with full helical delivery of highly targeted, intensity-modulated radiation therapy designed to treat particularly difficult tumor targets as well as common types of cancers.

Swedish Establishes Integrated Radiosurgery Center; Gamma Knife Paired with CyberKnife® in First Facility of its Kind in the Region

Swedish Redmond Emergency Department, Ambulatory Care Center Set to Open

REDMOND, WASH., Dec. 10, 2010 – Prompt access to medical care in East King County is about to get a lot easier. Swedish this month opens a new freestanding emergency department and ambulatory care center (ACC) at 18100 Union Hill Rd. in Redmond. A community open house is planned on Sat., Dec. 18, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., and the first patients will be treated on Tuesday, Dec. 21.

“We are very pleased that Swedish chose Redmond for its second in a series of advanced ACCs,” said Redmond Mayor John Marchione. “It will be a strong complement to the health-care infrastructure already in place here.”

The Leapfrog Group's Annual Top Hospitals List; Swedish One of Only Two Hospitals in Pacific Northwest to Achieve Prestigious National Designation Considered Gold Standard in Hospital Performance

SEATTLE, Dec. 1, 2010, 9 a.m. Pacific Time – The Leapfrog Group’s annual class of top hospitals – 65 from a field of nearly 1,200 – was announced today in Washington, D.C. and, for the first time, included Swedish Medical Center’s First Hill and Cherry Hill campuses. The announcement came at Leapfrog’s 10th anniversary meeting. A complete list of 2010 Leapfrog Top Hospitals can be viewed at www.leapfroggroup.org.

Human Glioblastoma, Brain Development Atlases Join the Allen Human Brain Atlas to Provide Researchers with a Trio of Public Online Resources for Exploring Genes at Work in the Human Brain

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