News in 2016

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Vice President Biden recognizes Providence, Swedish

July 08, 2016

The energy was palpable at Vice President Biden’s National Cancer Moonshot Summit on June 29. Two of our senior leaders joined the vice president and other participants in Washington, D.C. to work on ways to double the rate of progress toward ending cancer as we know it.

Swedish Cancer Institute first in U.S. to offer Breast Microseed Treatment™

June 13, 2016
One-time, one-hour procedure now an option for women with early-stage breast cancer

Swedish Updates Charity Care Program to Ensure More Families Qualify for Free or Discounted Care

May 31, 2016
As part of its mission to improve the health and well-being of each person it serves, each year Swedish Health Services, a nonprofit, provides millions of dollars in free or discounted medical services for those who cannot afford care, are underinsured or have no insurance at all. Swedish provides this free or discounted care in cases where annual family income is between zero and 400 percent of the federal poverty level, ensuring that financial constraints are not a barrier to receiving medically necessary care.

Swedish Ballard opens new behavioral health unit

May 24, 2016
New unit to treat both medical and mental health needs

Join us for the First Hill Streetcar Celebration on May 26

May 24, 2016

On Thursday, May 26, from 11:30am – 1pm, you are invited to join Swedish Medical Center and Seattle University to celebrate the First Hill streetcar station. Come enjoy a hot dog, popsicles, live performances and more at the Broadway & Marion streetcar stop.


Seattle City Council Approves Swedish Cherry Hill Master Plan

May 17, 2016
From June Altaras, Swedish Seattle Chief Executive and System Chief Executive for Acute Care:

On behalf of Swedish, I’d like to express our gratitude to the City Council for their thoughtful review and approval of the new master plan for the Swedish Cherry Hill campus. I’d also like to express our appreciation to our neighbors, patients, caregivers and the Citizens Advisory Committee and City departments who have worked closely with us for the past four years. Together, I believe we created a plan that, through shared compromise, seeks to balance the needs of the hospital with the livability of the neighborhood.

Swedish Medical Group has been named one of the 150 Greatest Places to Work in Healthcare for 2016

April 28, 2016
With approximately 2,400 caregivers across primary, specialty and pediatric ambulatory clinics, Swedish Express Care at Walgreens, two ambulatory care centers and five Swedish campuses, Swedish Medical Group has been recognized for workplace excellence. This recognition by Becker’s Healthcare includes benefits offered, wellness initiatives and efforts to improve professional development, diversity and inclusion, work-life balance and a sense of community among employees.

Swedish launches birth doula services

April 22, 2016
Swedish is proud to announce we now offer doula services at all four Swedish birth centers, becoming the first in the state to have this type of hospital based doula program.

Seattle Storm Announces Marquee Medical Partnership With Swedish

April 14, 2016
Swedish to Become the’ Official Medical Provider of the Seattle Storm’

Minor and James Medical physicians transitioning to Swedish Medical Group or Proliance Surgeons

April 04, 2016

As of April 4, 2016, the primary care and non-surgical specialty physicians and caregivers of Minor & James Medical will transition to and become employees of Swedish Medical Group. The surgical specialty providers will join Proliance Surgeons.

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