New Release Archives

SwedishAmerican Welcomes New Regional Cancer Center Director

SwedishAmerican is pleased to announce Natalie Wilson, MBA, BSN, RN has been named director of the Regional Cancer Center. Effective February 12, Natalie previously served as an operations manager at SwedishAmerican Stateline Clinic in Roscoe.

Natalie brings 15 years of nursing experience, ten of which was in pediatric oncology at UW Health, and six years working in management. A Rockford native, Natalie received her Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Master of Business Administration (MBA) degrees from Rockford University.

SwedishAmerican Foundation to Celebrate 100 Years of Philanthropy with Annual Fundraising Gala on March 3

The SwedishAmerican Foundation is excited to announce it is hosting its annual fundraising gala on Saturday, March 3 at Giovanni’s, 610 N. Bell School Road, Rockford. Swedes’ Night (formerly known as Cruise) is now the party to attend with several exciting changes – a new look, a new feel and lots of fun.

Newly Renovated SwedishAmerican Heart Institute to Host FREE Open House, February 15

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health invites you to attend a FREE open house at its newly renovated Heart Institute on February 15 from 11 AM – 1 PM, located at 1340 Charles Street, Suite 300, Rockford.

SwedishAmerican to Host Interactive Trauma Simulation Conference, March 1

SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health will host an Interactive Trauma Simulation Conference on Thursday, March 1 at SwedishAmerican Hospital, 1401 E. State Street, 1st floor conference rooms. A light breakfast will be served at 7:30 AM and the conference will take place from 8:00 AM – 5:00 PM.

Speakers and topics include:

• Welcome by SwedishAmerican Trauma Medical Director Dr. James Cole, JR., DO, FACS.

• Bill Light, MNSN, RN, CEN, TCRN, CPEN of Solheim Enterprizes will lead the seminar. Topics include: