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 Board of Surgery. He has … Read More

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 have permanent brain damage. Patients … Read More

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 part of two Emmy Award-winning … Read More

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 therapy dog team on Thursday, … Read More

Cornerstone Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Local Students

Cornerstone Credit Union Awards Scholarships to Local Students   FREEPORT, IL – Cornerstone Credit Union proudly announces the recipients of their 2017 Founders’ Scholarships: Emily Diffenderfer, Orangeville High School; Heather Musser, Stockton High School; and Priscila Castillo, Sterling High School. Each will receive a $5,000 scholarship in graduated payments over four years to encourage degree completion. “A solid education enables … Read More

SwedishAmerican to Celebrate its 106th Anniversary

SwedishAmerican to Celebrate its 106th Anniversary & Host Founder’s Week Activities, June 4 – 9   SwedishAmerican Hospital was founded on June 6, 1911. To celebrate and honor its 106th anniversary, SwedishAmerican, a division of UW Health, is hosting a week-long celebration, June 4 – 9. On Sunday, June 4 from 1 – 4 PM, the SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center … Read More

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center to Host National Cancer Survivor Day Event

SwedishAmerican Regional Cancer Center to Host National Cancer Survivor Day Event, June 4               SwedishAmerican’s Regional Cancer Center’s mission is to provide compassionate, supportive, comprehensive cancer care for our community. The Center does just that and is honored to host National Cancer Survivor Day, an event that is held globally on the first Sunday in June. All cancer survivors … Read More

Savant Capital Management CEO is a Sought-After Speaker

Savant Capital Management CEO is Sought-After Speaker on Business Succession Planning and M&A for Financial Advisory Firms Brodeski Speaks at Barron’s and Forbes Events   ROCKFORD, IL (May 4, 2017) – Following the successful acquisition and integration of five financial advisory firms during the past five years,Savant Capital Management CEO Brent Brodeski has become a recognized thought leader and sought-after … Read More