Swedish Completes Extensive Ballard Redevelopment – Larger Emergency Department and Outpatient Center Highlight Expansion
SEATTLE, Nov. 1, 2010 – Since the former Ballard Community Hospital’s merger with Swedish Medical Center in 1992, local residents knew they could count on the hospital for quality care close to home. Now they can expect even more.
On Tuesday, Nov. 9, Swedish Ballard opens a new 90,000 square-foot medical office building (MOB), located at 5350 Tallman Ave. N.W. near Market Street. It houses a greatly expanded emergency department, a larger medical imaging center, new outpatient services, a primary-care clinic and office space for a wide range of specialty physicians. It is connected to the hospital via a new sky bridge.
Swedish, Project Access Northwest Open Free Specialty Clinic for Low-Income Uninsured and Underinsured Patients
SEATTLE, Oct. 21, 2010 – To meet a pressing community need, Swedish recently opened the Swedish Community Specialty Clinic, which is a new facility designed exclusively to treat low-income uninsured and underinsured patients. Glaser Surgical Clinic on Swedish's First Hill campus and the Mother Joseph Clinic on the medical center’s Cherry Hill campus consolidated and are now operating as one integrated, expanded service.
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