Swedish Stroke News & Events

Swedish Stroke News & Events

(11/29/11) Stroke Care at Three Swedish Campuses Designated by Washington State Department of Health
SEATTLE, Nov. 29, 2011 - Washington State Department of Health (DOH) designates three Swedish campuses (Cherry Hill, First Hill and Ballard) to provide stroke care.

(Nov. 2011) Rural Stroke Victim Saved with TeleStroke Technology
CHELAN, WA, November 2011 - Washington Rural Health Association’s newsletter spotlights the Swedish Acute TeleStroke Network support for a patient at Lake Chelan Community Hospital

(12/14/09) NPR Airs Story on Stroke, Why Certified Stroke Centers like Swedish - Especially Those with TeleStroke Programs - are Making a Difference
SEATTLE , Dec. 14, 2009 -- Every minute-and-a-half, on average, someone in America suffers a stroke. That's 795,000 strokes a year -- a big toll by any measure. Strokes are the...

(7/15/09) Swedish Neuroscience Institute TeleStroke Program Signs Contract with Lake Chelan Community Hospital
CHELAN, WA , July 17, 2009 – Lake Chelan area residents or visitors facing a potential or actual acute stroke will now benefit from a recently formed partnership between the Swedish...

(5/28/09) Swedish's TeleStroke Program Featured in TV News Story on Effectiveness of Videoconferencing-Based Stroke Care
SEATTLE , May 28, 2009 -- The Swedish Neuroscience Institute's TeleStroke Program was featured in a story that KCPQ Television (Channel 13; FOX) aired today about how high-quality ...

(3/24/09) American Heart Association Recognizes Swedish's Stroke Program for Fifth Straight Year
SEATTLE , March 24, 2009 – The Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI) Stroke Program recently received the American Stroke Association’s Get with The...

(1/15/09) Swedish Neuroscience Institute TeleStroke Program Signs Contract with Jefferson Healthcare in Port Townsend, Wash.
PORT TOWNSEND, WA , Jan. 15, 2009 – Jefferson County area residents facing a potential or actual acute stroke will now benefit from a recently formed partnership between the...

(11/21/08) Swedish Neuroscience Institute TeleStroke Program Signs Contract with Skagit Valley Hospital in Mount Vernon
MOUNT VERNON, WA , Nov. 21, 2008 – On Monday, Dec. 1 Skagit County area residents facing a potential or actual acute stroke will benefit from a recently formed partnership between...

(8/7/08) More than 100 Swedish-Affiliated Physicians Recognized by Peers as 'Top Doctors' in Seattle Metropolitan magazine
SEATTLE , Aug. 7, 2008 -- Dozens of Swedish-affiliated physicians were recognized by their peers as 'Top Doctors' as part of Seattle Metropolitan magazine's annual survey, the results of which...

(11/14/07) Lifesaving TeleStroke Technology Linked to Swedish; Experts Stress that "Time is Brain"
SEATTLE , Nov. 14, 2007 – On October 22 Swedish became the first hospital in western Washington to activate an advanced telemedicine system in the emergency rooms (ER) of its Issaquah ...

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