New Release Archives

SwedishAmerican to Host the 2015 Annual “Light the Lights” Celebration

The dogs, who have completed training and visit patients dressed in holiday attire. The SwedishAmerican mascot, SAM the dog, also will be in attendance.

SwedishAmerican Hospital EMS System Announces Community Paramedic Program to Begin in Three Regional Locations

“Our goal is to improve the health of people who live in these communities by connecting them to the services,” says EMS Medical Director Dr. John Underwood

SwedishAmerican’s Puttin’ on the Glitz Fashion Show Raises More Than $50,000 for Oncology Patients and Familie

We are very thankful for the support of our community and are pleased to be raising funds for our oncology patients and their families

SwedishAmerican Medical Group Provides $12,000 Grant to Harlem School District to Support Life-Saving CPR/AED Training

The annual training will reinforce the steps of CPR and the use of the AED through the American Heart Family & Friends CPR program.

Introducing UW Health Sports Factory: Where Athletes Are Built

Sportscore Downtown, Rockford has been renamed.The facility will now be called UW Health Sports Factory

SwedishAmerican, UW Hospitals Get “A” Grade in Patient Safety

SwedishAmerican is honored to be recognized for patient safety and quality initiatives delivered by our physicians and staff across the entire organization

SwedishAmerican Named Lung Cancer Screening Center of Excellence, Earns Second Major Recognition This Year

Their commitment to practice responsible lung cancer screening will lead to advancements in research and many lives saved. They are an example to follow

SwedishAmerican Welcomes Obstetrician & Gynecologist, K. Fatima Ali, MD

Dr. Ali is a member of the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology and is board eligible in obstetrics and gynecology