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Empowering our patients via Apple’s new health records feature

May 15, 2018

If you’re an iPhone user, you may be familiar with Apple’s Health app. It helps you keep track of how many steps you take, how much sleep you’re getting, what you’re eating and how often you stop to quiet your mind and relax.

Brain Tumor Atlas Published in the Journal of Science

May 11, 2018
This year alone, an estimated 13,000 Americans will be diagnosed with glioblastoma, which is the most deadly and aggressive form of brain cancer. In the ongoing pursuit of new therapies, a growing number of researchers studying the disease are using the Ivy Glioblastoma Atlas Project (Ivy GAP): a publicly available anatomic transcriptional atlas of human glioblastoma. A report on the Ivy GAP and the associated Ivy GAP Clinical and Genomic Database published this week in the journal Science.

Swedish Hospitals Receive High Marks for Patient Safety in Spring 2018 Leapfrog Safety Grade

April 24, 2018
Swedish First Hill, Swedish Ballard and Swedish Issaquah Receive ‘A’ Grades
Swedish Cherry Hill and Swedish Edmonds Follow Closely with ‘B’ Grades

Stop The Bleed

March 27, 2018
Those nearest to someone with life-threatening injuries are best positioned to provide first care. At the completion of the course, participants will be able to; identify life threatening bleeding, demonstrate gauze and wound packing, we will also apply a tourniquet to the arm and leg. Class not recommended for children under the age of 12. Parental approval required for those age 12-16. Some images or videos may be disturbing to participants such as pictures with bleeding and an active shooter video.

A basic B-Con (Bleeding Control) course certificate will be awarded to those who successfully complete this course

Swedish recognized for best outcomes and value for hip and knee surgery

February 22, 2018

Swedish Medical Center is among 17 hospitals nationwide to be recognized for having the best value for hip and knee replacement surgery for...

Statement from Swedish Regarding Recent Media Coverage on Swedish Cherry Hill

December 14, 2017
As a nonprofit healthcare provider that has served this community for more than a century, Swedish is committed to doing what is right for our patients, our community and our caregivers. We place great importance on our legacy of integrity and honesty, and we expect every person at Swedish to honor those values in all activities. In cases where there are perceived or real conflicts of interest, we thoroughly examine them and manage them as appropriate.

Statement from CEO Dr Guy Hudson Regarding SEIU Vote of No Confidence

December 12, 2017
At Swedish, we value all our caregivers, including the represented caregivers, and are committed to engage and partner directly with them as they provide our patients extraordinary care every day. I am disappointed by this union negotiating tactic.

Three Swedish Edmonds nurses awarded March of Dimes Nurse of the Year

November 27, 2017

Swedish Edmonds is proud to share that out of hundreds of nominations, they had seven nominees and three winners awarded the annual March of Dimes Nurse of the Year award for 2017. Each year, the March of Dimes pays tribute to the nursing profession by recognizing nurses throughout the community whose contributions and accomplishments have had a significant influence within the nursing profession in Washington.

Swedish CEO Adds to Senior Leadership Team

November 22, 2017
As first reported in the Puget Sound Business Journal, Swedish CEO Dr. Guy Hudson has added four members to his senior leadership team, focusing on key areas including operations, quality, compliance and real estate.

Swedish Edmonds nominated for the Governor's Employer Award for the 2017 Youth Employer of the Year

October 26, 2017
We are pleased to announce that Swedish Edmonds has been nominated for the Governor's Employer Award for the 2017 Youth Employer of the Year for working with Project Search, an innovative program run through the Edmonds School District that connects developmentally disabled students with employers in the health care industry.

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