New Release Archives

SwedishAmerican Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week

SwedishAmerican recently earned the prestigious Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative (BFHI) designation, which encourages and recognizes hospitals that provide an optimal level of care

SwedishAmerican to Host Back-to-School Supply Drive to Support Less Fortunate Families and Children

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is teaming up with Rockford Public School District 205 and hosting a Back-to-School Supply Drive.

SwedishAmerican Special Care Nursery Family Reunion Scheduled for August 19

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is celebrating its youngest graduates and hosting its Special Care Nursery (SCN) family reunion on Saturday, August 19 from 1 – 3 PM.

SwedishAmerican Enhances Patient and Family Care Experience with Secure Live Streaming Webcams in Special Care Nursery

SwedishAmerican announced today that its Special Care Nursery has installed webcam technology designed for families to see their hospitalized infant.

Ian Goldberg, DO and Rehmat Sheikh, MD Join SwedishAmerican Heart Institute

Dr. Goldberg comes to SwedishAmerican with over 27 years of cardiology experience and is board certified in internal medicine and cardiovascular disease.

SwedishAmerican Awards 15 Scholarships to Associates’ Children

SwedishAmerican is here to ease some of the burden through our Associates’ Children Scholarship Program, which provided 15 one-year $1,000 scholarships.

SwedishAmerican Welcomes New Physiatrist, Daniel Painter, MD

Dr. Daniel Painter has a special interest in sports and musculoskeletal medicine, fitness, exercise, wellness, and electrodiagnostic testing.

SwedishAmerican Welcomes New Family Physician, Christopher Rhyne, MD

Dr. Rhyne has a special interest in ultrasound guided injections, preventive medicine, bedside ultrasounds, and Botox treatments for headache and dystonia.

SM&SF Club Events to Raise Money for SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center

This weekend, the SM&SF Club Park is hosting a Steak Fry and Kick-In for Cancer event to raise money for local area hospitals and hospice centers.

SwedishAmerican Installs Pharmaceutical Waste Management System to Reduce Groundwater Contamination & Drug Diversion

SwedishAmerican is one of the first hospitals in Illinois to install the CsRx Full Service by Stericycle, a waste stream management system.

SwedishAmerican to Host FREE Event for Individuals Who Have Lost a Loved One

Our Regional Cancer Center team is pleased to present Tear Soup, an event to help individuals cope after losing a loved one.

Local Organizations Team-Up to Host 2nd Annual Midtown Community Work Day

SwedishAmerican Foundation, Midtown District, Rockford Habitat for Humanity and Thrivent Financial is hosting its 2nd annual Midtown Community Work Day.

SwedishAmerican Holds Trauma Disaster Drill to Train Employees

SwedishAmerican Hospital conducted a construction site collapse trauma disaster drill exercise in the Emergency Department on Friday, July 7.

SwedishAmerican Employees Attend Homeland Security Training

SwedishAmerican employees completed training offered by the Center for Domestic Preparedness (CDP), in Anniston, Alabama, June 19 – 24.

SwedishAmerican Retired CEO Receives Key to the City and Proclamation

SwedishAmerican retired President & CEO Dr. Bill Gorski received a key to the city of Rockford and a proclamation from Mayor Tom McNamara.