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Free Class on Nutrition for Young Athletes to be Held at Swedish/Issaquah Feb. 20

ISSAQUAH, WA, Jan. 23, 2013 - With spring sports starting, don't drop the ball on nutrition. Nutrition is just as important as physical conditioning for athletes. So, as spring sports begin, let Swedish help you and your children prepare to hit it out of the park. Join Registered Dietitian Ally Colson for an interactive training on game-winning meals and snacks and help your young athlete become a nutrition champion.

Swedish's Innovative Community Health Medical Home Clinic Featured on KCTS 'Connects'

SEATTLE, Jan. 11, 2010 -- In March 2009 Swedish opened an innovative new clinic at Swedish/Ballard called Community Health Medical Home where patients pay a flat fee of $45 per month and receive all the primary care they need, including check-ups, immunizations, lab tests, and minor surgeri...

Swedish's Community Health Medical Home Featured on NPR's Nationally Broadcast 'All Things Considered'

SEATTLE, Aug. 14, 2009 -- A story by KPLU Radio health and science reporter Keith Seinfeld about the 'medical home' concept aired Aug. 13 on National Public Radio’s (NPR) nationally broadcast ‘All Things Considered’ program.Titled 'When The Doctor Calls And It's Good News,'...

Swedish Hosts Ribbon Cutting to Celebrate Opening of Innovative Community Health Medical Home Clinic in Ballard

SEATTLE, March 27, 2009 -- Today Swedish hosted a ribbon cutting and openhouse to celebrate the upcoming opening of its newest primary-care clinic, which will be the first at Swedish – and the first in the country – to open utilizing the 'medical home' model exclusively from day one. This inno...

Swedish's 'Medical Home Model' Plans to Try and Help Find a Fix for Primary Care Highlighted in Recent Seattle P-I, Times Articles

SEATTLE, Dec. 22, 2008 -- More than 178,000 adults between the ages of 18-64 in King County are uninsured. People who are un- or under-insured tend to either delay receiving care until they have serious symptoms or use an emergency room (ER) for primary care. At Swedish/First Hill's ER, 14 per...
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