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Swedish Orthopedic Institute Opens in Seattle
Date:6/3/2008

Specialized orthopedic facility, first in the Northwest, is 'unlike a traditional hospital setting'

SEATTLE, June 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Swedish will admit its first patients on Monday, June 23 in the new, $140 million Orthopedic Institute at 601 Broadway on Seattle's First Hill. Five years in planning including three years in design and construction, the innovative facility is the first of its kind in the Pacific Northwest and one of the largest in the United States.

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The 372,000-square-foot Swedish Orthopedic Institute (SOI) has 11 stories -- with five floors devoted to patient care, two for medical offices, and four of underground parking. Key elements include:

-- 84 new inpatient beds (28 on each of three floors)

-- 10 dedicated orthopedic operating rooms

-- 15 pre-operating/stage-2 recovery beds

-- 13 post-anesthesia care unit (PACU) beds

-- Outpatient pharmacy

-- Pre-admission areas, conference rooms and a cafe

"We've combined all orthopedic services and many spine services together under one new roof, vastly streamlining care," said Cal Knight, Swedish president and chief operating officer. "Patient spaces have been completely re-thought to produce far better flow from pre-surgical testing and education all the way to discharge."

While demand for orthopedic and spine services at Swedish has exploded in recent years, the medical center has not had dedicated orthopedic diagnostic and treatment space since its inception in 1910. Swedish has 54 active orthopedic surgeons on staff, many of which were heavily involved in the vision for and design of the new facility. Surgeons who practice in the new facility will provide the full spectrum of orthopedic care from joint and spine surgery to surgeries on hands, feet, shoulders, elbow
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