Awards and Recognition
Swedish Honored for Achieving Quality Measures for Stroke Care
The American Heart/Stroke Associations recognize Swedish Cherry Hill with Stroke Gold-Plus Quality Achievement Award. Learn More
Stroke Care at Four Swedish Campuses Designated by Washington State Department of Health
Swedish is proud to announce that the Washington State Department of Health (DOH) designated four of its campuses – Cherry Hill, First Hill, Ballard and Edmonds – to provide stroke care. The Washington State DOH Emergency Cardiac and Stroke system was created to provide a statewide designation program that recognizes the level of stroke care capabilities available to stroke patients in medical facilities across the state. Learn More
American Heart Association Recognizes Swedish's Stroke Program for Fifth Straight Year
Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) Stroke Program was recognized by the American Stroke Association’s Get with The Guidelines™–Stroke (GWTG–Stroke) Gold Performance Achievement Award. Learn More
Swedish Recertified as Primary Stroke Center
Swedish Medical Center was recertified as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO). Learn More
Our stroke team
For stroke survivors
Signs of a stroke
F – Face:
Ask the patient to smile. Does one side droop?
A – Arms:
Does one arm fall down when the patient holds both arms up?
S – Speech:
Is the patient’s speech slurred or garbled?
T – Time:
If you suspect stroke, time is critical. Call 911 immediately.
Classes and Events
One Patient's Story
How you can help
Swedish is constantly working to ensure patients with debilitating neurological disorders have access to the best treatment options, the latest technology, and state-of-the-art facilities.