Our Patients' Stories

Our Patients' Stories

In the fall of 2010, Buck Garton's life nearly came to an end. Luckily he was taken to Lake Chelan Community Hospital, which was part of the Swedish Acute TeleStroke Network. Read Buck's story.

Holley Carlson was lucky. Jefferson Healthcare and the Swedish Stroke Center had just launched a program to better manage stroke patients. Read Holley’s story.

Judith Betten needs her hands to help cancer patients who have lost their hair. Thanks to TeleStroke technology, Judith is back at work. Read Judith’s story.

Hospital commissioner Chip Bogosian was familiar with the TeleStroke program, and was very supportive of making it available to his community. He never guessed that he would be a beneficiary of having this program available at his hospital. Watch Chip’s story.

Brianne Cassidy never expected a fun day of tubing on the lake to result in trips to the Swedish Issaquah emergency department and the Swedish Neuroscience Institute. Listen to her story, and how the Swedish TeleStroke program, including a team of specialists, quickly and successfully averted what could’ve been a very bad outcome.  Watch Brianne's story.

Contact Us

Swedish TeleStroke Program

Learn more about becoming a partner hospital.

For more information contact us at TeleHealth@swedish.org or call 206-320-3112

Watch a video about TeleStroke

TeleStroke links experts at the Swedish Neuroscience Institute with emergency department physicians throughout the state to evaluate stroke patients.


One Patient's Story

TeleStroke technology made the difference for Buck Garton.

Read Buck'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.

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