ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome new nurse practitioner Katherine Coulter, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC. She joins the medical team at the SwedishAmerican Rochelle Clinic (380 IL Rte. 38 East, Rochelle).
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce it has recently been awarded a contract with Winnebago County to operate its on-site health and wellness center.
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.
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce this year’s Daisy Foundation Nurse of the Year Award winner is Liz EauClaire.
SWEDISHAMERICAN PRESIDENT AND CEO DR. MICHAEL BORN RECEIVES FELLOW OF THE AMERICAN COLLEGE OF HEALTHCARE EXECUTIVES CREDENTIAL
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce that President and CEO Dr. Michael Born has earned the distinction of board certification in healthcare management with the Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives (FACHE) Credential.
SwedishAmerican was one of 17 hospitals recently recognized by the University of Wisconsin Organ and Tissue Donation (UW OTD) for its ongoing commitment to saving and improving lives through organ and tissue donation.
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce it will hold a “Staying Fit During Your Pregnancy” presentation on Thursday, May 30 at the SwedishAmerican Riverwest Clinic (815 Marchesano Drive, Rockford).
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican and Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois are pleased to announce that 4,136 pounds of items were donated by SwedishAmerican employees in this year’s Goodwill Donation Drive.
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Medical Center in Belvidere this week.
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.”
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:
SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it received a $10,000 corporate donation from the Rockford IceHogs, through the IceHogs Charitable Foundation.
SWEDISHAMERICAN BLOOD BANK SUPERVISOR RECIEVES PATRIOT AWARD FROM THE EMPLOYER SUPPORT OF THE GUARD AND RESERVE
SwedishAmerican Blood Bank Supervisor Judy Coe was presented last week with the Patriot Award from the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
SWEDISHAMERICAN PRESENTS AT ANNUAL ILLINOIS HEALTH AND HOSPITAL ASSOCIATION’S QUALITY ADVOCACY SHOWCASE
SwedishAmerican was proud to be represented at the Illinois Health and Hospital Association’s Fourth Annual Quality Advocacy Showcase in Springfield on April 3.
SWEDISHAMERICAN PAUSES TO GIVE LIFE DURING OBSERVANCE HONORING ORGAN, TISSUE AND EYE DONORS AND THEIR FAMILIES
SwedishAmerican kicked off National Donate Life Month Monday by holding a moment of silence and flag-raising ceremony outside the Heart Hospital to recognize organ donation and honor families of donors.
SwedishAmerican was pleased to hold a toy drive in March to benefit Rock House Kids, a local not-for-profit organization that helps children in need by offering them a safe, warm and nurturing environment.
SwedishAmerican is proud to announce its annual Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois Donation Drive will run March 25 through April 8. SwedishAmerican employees are encouraged to bring gently-used items to work and donate them in bin collection areas located at 18 locations throughout the system.
(Rockford, IL) – SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it raised nearly $145,000 at Swedes’ Night, its annual gala on March 2 at Giovanni’s.
SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce a new partnership project with the Rock River Valley Blood Center (RRVBC) entitled “Thank the Donor.” “Thank the Donor” allows recipients of blood transfusions the opportunity to send anonymous messages to the person who donated the blood they received.
Due to the high number of influenza (flu) cases 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, are restricting visitors to their facilities and are requiring healthcare staff wear masks if they have not been vaccinated for influenza this season.
The SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it will award grants through its third annual Caring For Our Community grant program.
SWEDISHAMERICAN FOUNDATION READY TO CELEBRATE "100 MORE YEARS OF PHILANTHROPY" AT ANNUAL FUNDRAISING GALA
The SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce its annual gala on Saturday, March 2 at Giovanni’s, 610 North Bell School Road, Rockford.
SwedishAmerican Neurosurgeon Gayatri Sonti, DO, PhD has been named a 2018 Top Doctor in Rockford.
SWEDISHAMERICAN PARTNERS WITH ILLINOIS DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES IN FIGHT AGAINST OPIOID ADDICTION
SwedishAmerican has been recognized by the Illinois Department of Human Services (IDHS) as one of only 14 Illinois hospitals that will participate in its Warm Hand-off Program to combat opioid addiction.
The IDHS Hospital Warm Hand-off Program connects recovery support specialists directly to patients with opioid use disorder while they are in the hospital recovering from an overdose or receiving other hospital treatment.
SWEDISHAMERICAN REGIONAL CANCER CENTER EARNS RE-CERTIFICATION OF THE JOINT COMMISSION'S GOLD SEAL OF APPROVAL
SwedishAmerican’s Regional Cancer Center is pleased to announce it has successfully earned re-certification of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Lung Cancer Disease Specific Care. The Regional Cancer Center is one of only five programs in the country to achieve the certification in the past five years.