New Release Archives

SwedishAmerican Rock Valley Clinic Closed Today Due to Power Outage

SwedishAmerican Rock Valley OB/GYN and Pediatrics clinic at 6861 Villagreen View, Rockford, is closed today, Friday, June 30, due to a power outage.

SwedishAmerican EMS Program to Host Paramedic and EMT Classes

Those interested in serving as an EMT or Paramedic, SwedishAmerican’s EMS Program announces it is hosting and EMT and Paramedic class starting in August.

SwedishAmerican Experiencing Phone Issues

SwedishAmerican is experiencing sporadic external phone issues. Incoming calls are experiencing multiple issues.

SwedishAmerican Donates More Than 700 Pounds of Peanut Butter & Jelly to Local Food Pantries

During Founder’s Week, June 5 – 16, SwedishAmerican held an employee peanut butter and jelly drive to provide meals to children in need during the summer.

SwedishAmerican Vice President of Marketing and Strategic Planning Tom Myers to Retire July 1

After 31 years of service, Tom Myers, vice president of marketing and strategic planning, is retiring from SwedishAmerican on July 1.

SwedishAmerican Approved to Add Child Psychiatric Beds to ease Shortage of Care for Children

SwedishAmerican’s Board of Directors approved expansion of child/adolescent behavioral health program within the Center for Mental Health (CFMH) unit.

32nd Annual Ryan Jury Memorial Golf Outing Raises $70,000

The 32nd annual Ryan Jury Memorial Golf Outing, held June 21 at Aldeen Golf Club, raised more than $70,000, pushing total donations over $1.2 million.

SwedishAmerican President & CEO Dr. Bill Gorski to Retire on July 1

Dr. Bill Gorski who for the past 16 years has been president and CEO of SwedishAmerican, will retire from his position effective July 1, 2017.

SwedishAmerican Mended Hearts of Rock River Valley to Offer Free Support Group for Heart Patients

SwedishAmerican Mended Hearts of Rock River Valley will continue to offer a FREE support group every 3rd Monday of the month from 6:30 – 8:00 PM.

SwedishAmerican Announces 2017 Dr. Henry C. Anderson Quality Award Winners & Dr. Bill Gorski Mission Award Winner

SwedishAmerican presented the Dr. Henry C. Anderson Quality Award to two recipients and the inaugural Dr. Bill Gorski Mission Award to one recipient.

SwedishAmerican Proposed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit Approved by State Board

SwedishAmerican received approval for its Certificate of Exemption (COE) to establish a ten bed Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU).

SwedishAmerican Introduces New Pulmonary Specialist Tabassum Nafsi, MD

SwedishAmerican welcomes our new Pulmonary Specialist Tabassum Nafsi, MD. Dr. Nafsi has been practicing for nine years and is board certified.

SwedishAmerican Foundation Awards Nearly $150,000 to Local Not-For-Profit Organizations

The SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it has awarded nearly $150,000 in 12 grants to local not-for-profit organizations.

SwedishAmerican State Street Mile Scheduled for August 5

The 33rd annual State Street Mile, presented by SwedishAmerican will be held Saturday, August 5 in downtown Rockford and registration is now available.

SwedishAmerican BetterLife Wellness & Rockford Chamber of Commerce to Host FREE Health Presentation, June 13

If interested in learning more about the health risks of our community, Dr. Thomas Schiller will discuss health risks affecting the Stateline area.

SwedishAmerican Heart Institute to Open on June 1

The SwedishAmerican Heart Institute will open and feature an expanded team of highly-skilled cardiologists, as well as nurse practitioners