New Release Archives

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center to Host Rockford Area Arts Council Fall ArtScene, October 7

The juried show will feature art created by more than 50 artists who are SwedishAmerican patients, associates, volunteers and/or their family members.

SwedishAmerican Foundation to Co-Sponsor A Walk to Remember, October 2

A Walk to Remember is for all families who have lost a child, and caregivers who are involved in the lives and support of these families.

SwedishAmerican Introduces New Radiation Oncologist Ben Durkee, MD, PhD

Dr. Durkee, member American Society for Radiation Oncology, with interest in stereotactic radiotherapy/radiosurgery and in women’s health and oncology.

SwedishAmerican Welcomes New Advanced Practice Nurses Nicole Milani and Elissa Russell

SwedishAmerican is pleased to introduce its new Advanced Practice Nurses Nicole Milani and Elissa Russell.

SwedishAmerican to Co-Host 5th Annual Extrication Competition

teams will participate in scenario based educational sessions at Erickson Auto Parts and Sales, Roscoe. Training will be held from 10 AM to 3 PM

SwedishAmerican Foundation Hosts Swedish Nursing Students for Fourth Year in a Row

nursing students and instructors from the De la Gardiegymnasiet upper secondary school in Lidköping, Sweden, arrive in Rockford for a fifteen-day visit.

SwedishAmerican Uses Life-Sized Patient Simulator to Train Nursing Staff

This simulator will allow us to train our staff on some of the most complicated emergency scenarios which help us minimize the possibility of errors.

SwedishAmerican Announces $70,000 Donation to Rosecrance

Providing behavioral health services, SwedishAmerican is the largest in-patient mental health service in the region investing approx $5 million annually

SwedishAmerican Delivers New Birthing Options for Women in Labor

Typically hooked up to monitors and IV’s that don’t allow them to move about the room. The wireless baby monitors allow women to move around more freely

SwedishAmerican to Hold Hospital Evacuation Exercise in Partnership with Local Agencies

the exercise is to test the SwedishAmerican Response Plan and assess the hospital's response to a potential catastrophic power and generator failure.

SwedishAmerican Staff Dance to Raise Funds and Awareness for Breast Cancer

SwedishAmerican’s dance video showcases each department that impacts cancer patients, from Breast Health Center to SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center.

SwedishAmerican Welcomes New Advanced Practice Nurses

SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome our new advanced practice nurses, Cindy Kelling and Laura Padron.

SwedishAmerican CEO Dr. Bill Gorski Named Top 110 Physician Leader by National Industry Magazine; Only Hospital CEO in Rockford to be Included on List

Dr. Gorski is included on this prestigious list as he has demonstrated outstanding leadership and clinical expertise throughout his career