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SWEDISHAMERICAN’S JESSICA SENG ATTAINS CPHQ CREDENTIAL

SwedishAmerican congratulates quality coordinator Jessica Seng for attaining the distinguished credential, Certified Professional in Healthcare Quality (CPHQ), the industry standard for certification in healthcare quality.

SwedishAmerican Awards $58,000 to Local Not-For-Profits

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, is excited to announce it has awarded $58,000 in four grants to local not-for-profits through the SwedishAmerican Foundation. SwedishAmerican hosted a news conference today to announce the winners of its 3rd annual Caring for Our Community Grant.

SWEDISHAMERICAN ACHIEVES LEVEL III PERINATAL STATUS, WILL OPEN NICU FOR THE FIRST TIME

ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce it has received Level III Perinatal Status from the Illinois Department of Public Health, allowing the hospital to operate a Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for the first time. Level III neonatal designation is the highest level of neonatal care currently recognized by the state.

SWEDISHAMERICAN’S SCHOOL OF RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM EARNS JRCERT ACCREDITATION

ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce that its School of Radiography has received maximum eight-year accreditation status after a thorough review by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

“As a program, we are very proud to receive this award,” said program director at the School of Radiography, Connie Salsbury. “JRCERT accreditation ensures that programs provide a high level of education and promote the development of high quality radiographers.”

HEALTHCARE FACILITIES REMOVE VISITOR AGE RESTRICTIONS

With decreasing influenza activity in the Rock River Region, OSF HealthCare Saint Anthony Medical Center, Mercyhealth, SwedishAmerican, the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford, and Crusader Community Health in cooperation with the Winnebago County Health Department, have removed visitor restrictions and the masking requirements of unvaccinated healthcare staff.


The Winnebago County Health Department and the healthcare community continues to remind everyone: