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Feb 12, 2015, 12:39 ET Medical Report Confirms "Inside the Artery" Therapy Vastly Improves Stroke Patient Outcomes

"This clinical trial proves beyond any doubt that inside the artery therapy is the best possible treatment for patients suffering an acute...


Feb 05, 2015, 08:40 ET Swedish Medical Center Becomes First in the Rocky Mountain Region to Offer Patients a New Heart Failure Monitoring Solution

 Swedish Medical Center is the first facility in the Rocky Mountain Region to implant a new miniaturized, wireless monitoring sensor to manage...


Dec 17, 2014, 10:00 ET New Medical Report Signals Cutting-Edge Stroke Treatment, Improved Patient Outcomes

 There is new hope for the 695,000 Americans who suffer an acute ischemic stroke each year: A report published today in the New England Journal...


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...


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 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 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 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 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 03, 2012, 17:35 ET 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 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...


Aug 27, 2012, 08:00 ET Brain Cancer Research in Seattle Leads to New Treatment Options for Patients

 Since its opening in 2008, the Ben & Catherine Ivy Center for Advanced Brain Tumor Treatment (the Ivy Center) at Swedish Medical Center's...


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...


Nov 10, 2011, 21:35 ET Swedish Awarded Major NIH Grant for Brain Disorders Research

– Only Pacific Northwest member of a national consortium of 25 neuroscience centers chosen to participate Swedish Neuroscience Institute...


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...


Sep 21, 2011, 06:00 ET Swedish's Ivy Brain Tumor Center Launches Two New Clinical Trials to Treat Brain Cancer

New treatment approaches use the DCVax tumor vaccine and C-14 labeled Temozolomide to improve outcomes in brain cancer The Swedish Neuroscience...


Jun 28, 2011, 16:00 ET 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 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,...


May 11, 2011, 16:39 ET Swedish Robotic-Assisted Surgical Program Grows, Continues to Gain Momentum

Swedish adds a new virtual reality training simulator to help surgeons practice on the robotic-assisted system Swedish becomes the first medical...


Feb 17, 2011, 08:00 ET U.S. President Obama Honors Dr. Michelle Williams

U.S. President Barack Obama has selected Dr. Michelle Williams as one of the nation's top science, mathematics, and engineering mentors. Dr....