New Release Archives

SwedishAmerican OB/GYN Dr. William Cunningham Receives Award from UIC Rockford Medical Student Council

SwedishAmerican OB/GYN Dr. William Cunningham has been awarded the Faculty and Staff Aureus Award for the month of September from the University of Illinois College of Medicine at Rockford Medical Student Council.

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 Donates More Than 4,000 Diapers to The Pregnancy Care Center

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health donated more than 4,000 diapers to The Pregnancy Care Center of Rockford.

City-Wide Trunk-Or-Treat Scheduled for October 30

SwedishAmerican Foundation, Rockford Police Department and Rockford Fire Department are teaming up to host a free Trunk-or-Treat event on Monday, October 30 from 6 – 8 PM.

SwedishAmerican Pharmacy Hires One-of-a-Kind Inpatient Medication Access Specialist

The Pharmacy Department at SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is excited to announce it has added a new, one-of-a-kind, pharmacy technician position to its growing team. Paige Roop is the new Inpatient Medication Access Specialist (iMAS) at SwedishAmerican.

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center Celebrates Fourth Anniversary

The SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center, developed in collaboration with UW Health and its nationally recognized University of Wisconsin Carbone Cancer Center, is pleased to announce the celebration of its fourth anniversary.

SwedishAmerican Goodwill Drive Collects More Than 2,200 Pounds Worth of Donations

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health is pleased to announce it has donated more than 2,200 pounds of donated clothing and household items to Goodwill Industries of Northern Illinois

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.

SwedishAmerican Foundation to Co-Host Fall Neighborhood Association Group Summit, October 19

The SwedishAmerican Foundation, Rockford Police Department and Neighborhood Association’s from Jackson Oaks, Keith Creek, North Highland, Rockview and South Highland are hosting a Fall Neighborhood Association Group Summit on Thursday, October 19 from 6 – 7:30 PM at Redeemer Church, 827 16th Street, Rockford.

Mobile Stroke Unit to Visit SwedishAmerican Hospital, October 13

SwedishAmerican, through its connection with Superior Ambulance, will host the Rush University Medical Center Mobile Stroke Unit on Friday, October 13 from 9 AM to 2 PM in the SwedishAmerican Emergency Department parking lot.

Rockford Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (RAASE) to Host Human Trafficking Conference

The Rockford Alliance Against Sexual Exploitation (RAASE), with support from the SwedishAmerican Foundation, will host a Human Trafficking Conference on Friday, November 3 at Heartland Community Church

SwedishAmerican Welcomes New Obstetrician & Gynecologist, Meredith Brawley, MD

SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome our new obstetrician & gynecologist, Meredith Brawley, MD. For more information, or to schedule an appointment, please call SwedishAmerican Rock Valley Clinic at (779) 696-1815.

SwedishAmerican Neurosurgeon Dr. Gayatri Sonti Earns Top Doctor Award

Gayatri Sonti, DO, PhD, Neurosurgeon at SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health has been named a 2017 Top Doctor in Rockford.