New Release Archives

SwedishAmerican Welcomes Two New Advanced Practice Nurses

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is pleased to welcome two new advanced practice nurses (APNs) to its team, Anne Cunningham and Lorri Mostad.

Anne Cunningham is an APN who will partner with Dr. Andrea Giamalva and Dr. Stephanie Gorham at SwedishAmerican Belvidere Clinic.  Together, they will expand their practice and provide extended patient care and enhanced chronic disease management to their patients.

SwedishAmerican Welcomes Three New Physicians

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is pleased to welcome three new physicians to its team, Dr. John H. Braxton, Dr. John Kaminski and Dr. Murtaza Rizvi.

Dr. John H. Braxton is SwedishAmerican’s new cardiothoracic surgeon. He is board certified in thoracic surgery and has over 20 years of experience. He joins Dr. Srinivas Kolla in the SwedishAmerican Cardiothoracic Surgery Clinic, located within the SwedishAmerican Heart Institute, and will practice exclusively at SwedishAmerican.

SwedishAmerican Continues Long-Term Relationship with Blue Cross Blue Shield

For years, SwedishAmerican Hospital; SwedishAmerican Home Health Care; and SwedishAmerican Medical Group clinics have participated with Blue Cross Blue Shield (BCBS) of Illinois. BCBS insurance holders not only have access to SwedishAmerican Hospital, providers and clinics throughout Winnebago, Boone and Ogle counties, but also have access to SwedishAmerican’s outpatient pharmacy.

SwedishAmerican to Host Puttin’ On the Glitz on November 10

SwedishAmerican is hosting its annual Puttin’ On the Glitz fashion show/luncheon on Friday, November 10, at 11:00 AM at Giovanni’s. The event is a fundraiser for SwedishAmerican’s oncology patients and will go towards patient and family support services and resources.