Swedish Public Relations Contacts
Patient Condition Information
For patient condition information, call Swedish Corporate Communications at 206-386-2748 (Monday through Friday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m) or via pager 206-998-5028 (24/7).
After business hours, on weekends and holidays, call Swedish's on-call media pager at 206-998-5028 (alpha-numeric).
Because of federal privacy regulations (HIPAA), it is essential that members of the news media provide a patient's first and last name when calling.
For an explanation of the terms used to describe patient conditions and injuries and for information about the federal laws that govern hospitals' release of patient information to media, please refer to the Washington State Hospital Association Guide for Cooperation.