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Apr 28, 2014, 17:40 ET

The Swedish Cancer Institute Launches Personalized Medicine Program

 The Swedish Cancer Institute (SCI) today announced its new Personalized Medicine Program that combines advanced medical treatments based on...

Apr 02, 2014, 08:30 ET
Swedish Medical Center Logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Swedish Medical Center to Spend $50 Million on Neuroscience Hospital Expansion

 Swedish Medical Center, the region's leading stroke and neuroscience center, is pleased to announce it is moving forward on a $50 million...

Feb 21, 2014, 08:30 ET

Swedish Medical Center Announces Partnership with Loveland Ski Club: Love What Moves You!

Swedish Medical Center is proud to announce a three year, exclusive partnership with the Loveland Ski Club: Love What Moves You. The partnership is...

Jun 07, 2013, 08:45 ET
Mission: Lifeline Gold Level status recognition by the American Heart Association for Swedish Medical Center.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Swedish Medical Center First in State to Be Accredited by the Joint Commission for Cardiovascular Services

 Swedish Medical Center has been reaccredited by The Joint Commission for Cardiovascular Services and continues to be the only hospital in the...

Jun 06, 2013, 08:45 ET
The Joint Commission Seal of Approval.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Swedish Medical Center Awarded Oncology Certification by The Joint Commission

Swedish Medical Center is the first Colorado hospital to earn The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval for certification in Pancreatic and...

May 30, 2013, 11:17 ET
Kathie J.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Swedish Medical Center Prepares for 'Royal' Birth

Move over, Kate Middleton. While the world awaits your big day, Denver radio listeners have their ears clearly tuned in to an upcoming arrival...

Feb 21, 2013, 08:35 ET

Swedish Medical Center Named Comprehensive Stroke Center by Joint Commission

 Swedish Medical Center has been named the first and only Comprehensive Stroke Center in Colorado and the Rocky Mountain Region by the Joint...

Dec 12, 2012, 14:46 ET
LINX treatment.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Swedish Medical Center Leads the Way for Patients Suffering from Acid Reflux/GERD

Rocky Mountain-region patients living with Acid Reflux disease, also known as GERD, have welcome relief – literally and figuratively...

Dec 04, 2012, 03:01 ET

The Leapfrog Group Names Swedish/First Hill Among Nation's Top Urban Hospitals for Third Straight Year

– Swedish/First Hill one of only 89 hospitals in the country recognized for achievement in providing the highest quality care in America...

Dec 03, 2012, 17:35 ET
Swedish Medical Center logo.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Denver Physician Breaks New Ground in Cochlear Implants

A Swedish Medical Center (www.SwedishHospital.com) physician is breaking new ground in the area of cochlear implants with his recent surgery on a...

Nov 30, 2012, 10:42 ET
Image of surgery.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Denver Physician Breaks New Ground in Cochlear Implants

A Swedish Medical Center (www.SwedishHospital.com) physician is breaking new ground in the area of cochlear implants with his recent surgery on a...

Nov 29, 2012, 09:00 ET

Swedish Receives $2.5 Million Grant from the Ivy Foundation to Advance Brain Cancer Research

The Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment at Swedish discovers that an FDA-approved treatment for alcoholism may also work for brain cancer...

Oct 26, 2012, 10:00 ET

Swedish Medical Center Foundation Raises $100 Million to Help Meet Increasing Demand for Regional Health-Care Services

 Swedish Medical Center's seven-year fund-raising initiative, called The Campaign for Swedish, has raised $103 million, exceeding its initial...

Sep 18, 2012, 13:05 ET

Swedish Medical Center First To Introduce Simple, Fast Technology For Stroke Patients

Denver and Surrounding Region to Benefit from New Ischemic Stroke Treatment  Swedish Medical Center has become the first advanced care...

Apr 06, 2012, 19:20 ET
Swedish Medical Center in Seattle Set to Open State-of-the-Art Multiple Sclerosis Center.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center in Seattle, Callison/Chris Eden 2012)

Swedish Set to Open State-of-the-Art Multiple Sclerosis Center

New Facility has been under development for several years and is largely funded through philanthropy Swedish Neuroscience Institute (SNI)...

Feb 01, 2012, 13:15 ET

Providence and Swedish Finalize Affiliation Agreement, Join Forces to Improve Health Care For Western Washington

Officials from locally based Providence Health & Services and Swedish Health Services announced today that the affiliation between both...

Dec 06, 2011, 09:00 ET

The Leapfrog Group Names Swedish/First Hill Among Nation's Top Hospitals for Second Straight Year

Swedish/First Hill one of only 65 hospitals in the country recognized for achievement in providing the highest quality care in America The...

Oct 31, 2011, 19:50 ET

Swedish Set to Fully Open New Hospital in Issaquah Tomorrow Morning

– Health-care campus is King County's first new hospital construction in more than 25 years – Patient opening set for Tuesday, Nov. 1...

Jun 28, 2011, 16:00 ET
Seattle-based Swedish Health Services opens its new medical center, Swedish/Issaquah, July 14. It is King County's first new hospital in 25 years.  (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Phase I of the Swedish/Issaquah Medical Center Campus to Open in July

Swedish announced today that construction of its new 550,000-square-foot medical campus in Issaquah, including a five-story medical office...

May 25, 2011, 18:07 ET
Mike Carter (left) of Swedish/Edmonds Named Chief Administrator of Swedish/First Hill. Former Harborview CEO David Jaffe (right) appointed as interim chief administrator of Swedish's Edmonds campus.    (PRNewsFoto/Swedish Medical Center)

Mike Carter of Swedish/Edmonds Named Chief Administrator of Swedish/First Hill

Former Harborview CEO David Jaffe appointed as interim chief administrator of Swedish's Edmonds campus Swedish today announced that Mike Carter,...