ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome new advanced practice registered nurse Tracy Palmer to the Belvidere Clinic (1700 Henry Luckow Lane, Belvidere).
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome new advanced practice registered nurse Kimberly Harris to the Heart Institute (1340 Charles Street, Rockford).
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce that former long-time public relations specialist Jan Hagenlocher is the recipient of this year’s Dr. Bill Gorski Mission Award.
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.
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce that it had two registered nurses named to this year’s Illinois Nurses Foundation 40 Under 40 Emerging Nurse Leaders in Illinois list.
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce that Dr. John Underwood is the recipient of this year’s Illinois Emergency Medical Services for Children (EMSC) Ron W. Lee, MD, Excellence in Pediatric Care Lifetime Achievement Award.
ROCKFORD, Illinois – SwedishAmerican has been named to the “150 Top Places to Work in Healthcare” list from the national industry magazine, Becker's Healthcare. This is the fifth consecutive year SwedishAmerican has been recognized.
One of SwedishAmerican's new television commercials recently earned accolades at The American Advertising Federation District 6 Addy Awards Midwest Competition in South Bend, Ind.
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 celebrated the 10th anniversary of its Medical Center in Belvidere this week.
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 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.