Program areas at Swedish Medical Center
See schedule o.providenceon july 1, 2016, providence Health & Services (phs) and st. joseph Health system (sjhs) entered into a business combination agreement to form providence st. joseph Health (providence). By coming together, providence seeks to better serve its communities through greater patient affordability, outstanding clinical care, improvements to the patient experience and introduction of new Services where they are needed most. Together, our caregivers serve in 51 hospitals, 1,085 clinics across Alaska, California, Montana, new mexico, Oregon, Texas and washington.the founders of both organizations were courageous women ahead of their time. The sisters of providence and the sisters of st. joseph of orange brought Health care and other social Services to the american west when it was still a rugged, untamed frontier. Now, as we face a different landscape a changing Health care environment we draw upon their pioneering and compassionate spirit to plan for the next century of Health care.providence Health & servicesin 1856, mother joseph and four sisters of providence established hospitals, schools and orphanages across the northwest. Over the years, other catholic sisters transferred sponsorship of their ministries to providence, including the little company of mary, dominicans and charity of leavenworth. Recently, Swedish Health Services, kadlec regional medical center and pacific medical centers have joined providence as secular partners with a common commitment to serving all members of the community. St. joseph Health systemin 1912, a small group of sisters of st. joseph landed on the rugged shores of eureka, California to provide education and Health care. They later established roots in orange, California, and expanded to serve southern California, northern California and Texas. The Health system established many key partnerships, including a merger between lubbock methodist hospital system and st. mary hospital to form covenant Health in lubbock, Texas. Recently, an affiliation was established with hoag Health to increase access to Services in orange county, California. Program service accomplishments:since 1910, Swedish has been the region's hallmark for excellence in healthcare. In fact, in an independent research study conducted by the national research corp., Swedish is consistently named the area's best hospital. Swedish has grown to become the largest nonprofit healthcare provider in the greater seattle area with more than 13,000 employees, more than 4,300 physicians and 900 active volunteers. *five hospital campuses (ballard, cherry hill, edmonds, first hill and issaquah). Swedish edmonds is a separate corporation under the Swedish Health Services "umbrella and files a separate form 990. *an ambulatory care center featuring an emergency department, and urgent and primary care clinics in redmond and mill creek. *Swedish medical group, a network of more than 180 primary-care and specialty clinics located throughout the puget sound. *affiliations with community hospitals and physician groups.in addition to general medical and surgical care, Swedish is known as a regional referral center, providing specialized treatment in areas such as cardiovascular care, cancer care, neuroscience, orthopedics, high-risk obstetrics, pediatric specialties, organ transplantation and clinical research.but Swedish is not just facilities, research and new techniques. It's about people coming together to provide the most compassionate care possible. From nurses and physicians to social workers and dieticians, the dedicated teams at Swedish are defining on a personal level what excellence really means.improving the Health and well-being of the community is central to theswedish mission.swedish is known as a regional referral center, providing an extensive range of specialized treatment:*oncology - Swedish cancer institute*cardiovascular care - Swedish heart & vascular institute*neurological care - Swedish neuroscience institute*orthopedic care - Swedish orthopedic institute*obstetrics (ob) and high-risk ob - women and children's services*clinical research*pediatrics - Swedish pediatric specialty care*primary care - Swedish physicians*surgery*digestive healthpharmacy and lab Services are also provided to Swedish Health Services patients.