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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.
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.