SWEDISHAMERICAN TO CELEBRATE OPENING OF NEW EDGEWATER MEDICAL CENTER WITH COMMUNITY OPEN HOUSE

ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican will celebrate the opening of its new Edgewater Medical Center with a free community open house on Saturday, January 11 from 10 a.m. – noon at 2909 N. Main Street.

The new 18,000 square-foot Edgewater Medical Center is a 2-story clinic providing primary care services including family medicine, obstetrics, laboratory services, X-ray services and an easy kiosk check-in to expedite service.
 
Saturday’s open house will include refreshments, giveaways, SwedishAmerican’s Caring Canines, the Rockford Fire Department, SwedishAmerican’s “SAM” the mascot, Bee Giggles Balloon Animals and live remotes from radio stations B103 and 95.3 The Bull.  Attendees can also meet the clinic’s healthcare providers including:
•    Mohammed Khan, MD
•    Rose M. Stocker, DO
•    Beth A. Christiansen, APRN
•    Sarah M. Gurney, APRN

“Edgewater Medical Center is a state-of-the-art facility designed to provide improved experiences for both our patients and our providers,” said SwedishAmerican President and CEO Jennifer Maher. “The opening of Edgewater is also consistent with our long-standing mission of caring for all our community, as we are proud to offer expanded services to our patients on the west side of Rockford.”

Edgewater Medical Center is one of three new clinics SwedishAmerican has opened in the last 12 months. Riverwest Clinic at 815 Marchesano Drive opened last January and Creekside Medical Center at 3505 N. Bell School Road opened in August.

More information:
Edgewater will welcome its first patients on Monday, January 13. The facility will then be open Monday through Friday from 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. For more information or to schedule an appointment, please call 779-696-5000.

Contacts:
Maegan Ratts 779-221-3765
maegan@kmkmedia.com
Pam Maher 779-221-3760
pam@kmkmedia.com

About SwedishAmerican:
A division of UW Health, SwedishAmerican is dedicated to providing excellence in healthcare and compassionate care to the community. The organization serves residents of 12 counties in northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin through a dedicated and caring staff, a major acute care hospital and a free-standing outpatient cancer center in Rockford, a medical center in Belvidere, a network of more than 30 primary care and multi-specialty clinics, and the region’s largest home healthcare agency. Additionally, SwedishAmerican has achieved Magnet® recognition as a reflection of its nursing professionalism, teamwork and superiority in patient care. Please visit swedishamerican.org for more information.