Swedish Administrator Interviewed by Media on Growing Problem of Mental Health 'Boarding' and Coalition Proposal Among Area Hospitals to Add Additional Designated Beds

February 06, 2013

SEATTLE, Feb. 6, 2013 - in light of the critical nature of the topic, Swedish Vice President of External Affairs Dan Dixon was interviewed by two media outlets this week - The Seattle Times and KOMO TV (Channel 4; ABC) - about local hospitals having to 'board' mental-health patients because of the lack of appropriate beds.

In the KOMO TV story, Dixon talks about Swedish's leadership in developing support for a proposal to form a coalition of local hospitals working together to add additional designated mental health beds to positively address this growing problem.

To read The Seattle Times' editorial colu...