Beloit Health System Volunteers Announce Scholarship Winners

Beloit Health System’s Volunteers in Partnership (VIP) recently announced the winners of eight $1,500 scholarships awarded to high school graduates who are entering the field of medicine.   The following are the scholarship winners, their high school, intended college or university, and career goal:   Nicole Lisek, from Boylan High School, is planning to attend […]

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Beloit Health System Welcomes Board Certified Gastroenterologist

Beloit Health System Welcomes Board Certified Gastroenterologist   BELOIT – Beloit Health System recently welcomed Board Certified Gastoenterologist Dr. David Yoon.   Dr. Yoon will see patients at NorthPointe Health and Wellness Campus in Roscoe, IL and the Beloit Clinic in Beloit, WI.   Dr. Yoon joins Beloit Health System from Park Ridge, Illinois. He […]

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SwedishAmerican Introduces New Pulmonary Specialist Tabassum Nafsi, MD

SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome our new Pulmonary Specialist Tabassum Nafsi, MD. Dr. Nafsi received her medical degree from Baqai Medical and Dental College in Pakistan and completed internal medicine residency at University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. She continued training with a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at John H. Stroger Hospital in […]

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SwedishAmerican BetterLife Wellness & Rockford Chamber of Commerce to Host FREE Health Presentation, June 13

If you’re interested in learning more about the health risks of our community, you won’t want to miss this free presentation. Dr. Thomas Schiller, chief integration officer and long-time SwedishAmerican family medicine physician and hospital administrator, will walk you through the major population health risks affecting the Stateline area. Dr. Schiller will discuss: Why the […]

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SwedishAmerican Heart Institute to Open on June 1

After a 15-year relationship with Midwest Heart Specialists, SwedishAmerican is charting a new course that will provide improved service and enhanced treatments in cardiac care. Today, June 1, The SwedishAmerican Heart Institute will open and feature an expanded team of highly-skilled cardiologists including familiar faces, Dr. Andrew Kotis and Dr. Mukesh Singh, as well as […]

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SwedishAmerican Welcomes New General Surgeons

SwedishAmerican Welcomes New General Surgeons, Jason Klovning, MD and Paul, Batty, MD, FACS   UW Health Surgery at SwedishAmerican is pleased to welcome its newest General Surgeons, Jason Klovning, MD and Paul Batty, MD, FACS. Dr. Klovning comes to SwedishAmerican with more than nine years of surgical experience and is board certified by the American […]

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SwedishAmerican & UW Health Telestroke Network Pass Milestone

SwedishAmerican & UW Health Telestroke Network Pass Milestone of Treating 1,000th Patient               SwedishAmerican and UW Health are marking Stroke Awareness Month by passing the milestone of treating its 1,000th patient through the Wisconsin Telestroke Network. About 700,000 people have ischemic strokes in the United States, those who aren’t treated quickly can die or […]

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13 News Today Meteorologist Morgan Kolkmeyer to join WGN in Chicago

13 News Today Meteorologist Morgan Kolkmeyer to join WGN in Chicago   ROCKFORD, Ill. (WREX) – 13 News Today meteorologist Morgan Kolkmeyer will be joining “WGN Morning News” in Chicago at the end of May.   Kolkmeyer, a Rockford-native, has served as the morning show meteorologist at 13 WREX since August 2014. She was a […]

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SwedishAmerican to Hold Caring Canines Therapy Dog Summer Auditions

Are you certified as a therapy dog team? If not, are you willing to pursue it? Would you enjoy visiting patients and staff at SwedishAmerican facilities? If you responded “yes” to these questions, you should consider having your dog become a SwedishAmerican Caring Canine. SwedishAmerican will be holding auditions for membership on the Caring Canines […]

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