Why is it called Swedish Medical Center?

Why is it called Swedish Medical Center?

Dr. Nils August Johanson founded Swedish Hospital in 1910 as Seattle’s first modern nonprofit medical facility. Dr. Johanson was an immigrant from Sweden and was the father-in-law of Seattle businessman Elmer Nordstrom; the medical center’s name pays tribute to Johanson’s heritage.

How many employees does Swedish Edmonds have?

1,400+ staff including clinical and non-clinical personnel.

How many beds does Swedish Edmonds hospital have?

668Swedish Medical Center / Number of beds

Who owns Swedish Medical Center Seattle?

Providence Health & ServicesSwedish Medical Center / Parent organizationProvidence Health & Services is a non-profit, Catholic health care system operating multiple hospitals across seven states, with headquarters in Renton, Washington. Wikipedia

Is Swedish a Level 1 trauma center?

We provide a Level I Trauma Center at Swedish Medical Center. It is capable of providing total care for every aspect of injury—from prevention through rehabilitation.

Who started Swedish hospital?

In 1908, Dr. Nils Johanson, a surgeon and Swedish immigrant, convinced 10 of his fellow Swedish-Americans to buy $1,000 bonds in order to open Swedish Hospital. Dr. Johanson’s dream was to provide Seattle with a first-class nonprofit hospital.

What is the biggest hospital in Washington State?

Swedish Medical Center First Hill
Ranked by Admissions 2016

Rank Hospital name Admissions 2015
1 Swedish Medical Center First Hill 747 Broadway Seattle, WA 98122 206-386-6000 swedish.org 43,786
2 Providence Regional Medical Center Everett 1321 Colby Ave. Everett, WA 98201 425-261-2000 providence.org 32,701

Is Swedish a private hospital?

Swedish is the largest nonprofit health care provider in the greater Seattle area with five hospital campuses: First Hill, Cherry Hill, Ballard, Edmonds and Issaquah.

Is Swedish a magnet hospital?

Swedish Covenant Hospital is one of only 38 Magnet-recognized hospitals in Illinois and one of only six hospitals in Chicago to receive the distinction. Magnet recognition has become the gold standard for outstanding nursing care and a primary national ranking criterion for inpatient care quality.

What’s the highest trauma level?

Level 1
The different levels (i.e. Level I, II, III, IV or V) refer to the kinds of resources available within a trauma center and the number of patients admitted yearly. Being at a Level 1 trauma center provides the highest level of surgical care for trauma patients.

What level trauma center is Swedish Edmonds?

Level I Trauma Center
Level I Trauma Center in Denver At our Level I Trauma Center, our highly trained physicians are standing by with emergency care resources and leading-edge technology to provide patients with advanced care after sustaining a traumatic injury.

Does Providence own Swedish?

Swedish is affiliated with Providence Health & Services, a Catholic, not-for-profit organization founded by the Sisters of Providence in 1856. With more than 76,000 employees, Providence operates 34 hospitals and 475 physician clinics across five states.