UW Today

November 6, 2003

Project uses Internet as tool for diabetes management

Seeking to realize the full potential of the emerging field of e-health – the use of interactive technologies to improve health behavior and disease management –the UW School of Medicine is one of 18 sites to have been awarded a grant by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation through its Health e-Technologies Initiative national program.

September 2, 2003

Harborview to offer Legs For Life(TM) screening event Sept. 13

Harborview Medical Center physicians and staff will do their part to improve the cardiovascular health of the community by offering free Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD) screenings 9 a.

July 25, 2003

U.S. News & World Report Magazine Names Harborview’s Orthopaedics Department as 9th in the Country

U.S. News & World Report Magazine rated Harborview Medical Center’s Orthopaedics Department as one of the top 10 centers for orthopaedic care in the country.

April 14, 2003

Harborview selected as one of only three hospitals in the country for an International Medical Surgical Response Team

Harborview Medical Center was recently selected under the auspices of Homeland Security as one of only three hospitals in the country to participate as a lead institution for an International Medical Surgical Response Team or (IMSURT).

April 11, 2003

King County Council Unanimously Approves Funding to Move Forward on the Design Phase of Harborview’s Bond Project

The King County Council this week unanimously approved Harborview’s Bond Project Ordinance to move forward on the schematic design of the project. This marks a significant milestone and lays the foundation for the project to proceed through design and construction.

February 20, 2003

Ultrasound Provides a New Way to Look at Heart Health

Seattle — Every 53 seconds, someone in America has a stroke.

February 4, 2003

Turner Construction named general contractor construction manager of Harborview’s bond project

Turner Construction has been named the General Contractor Construction Manager (GCCM) of the King County/Harborview Medical Center bond project.

September 6, 2002

Things Families Can Do to Cope with Post-September 11 Reactions

After exposure to traumatic events, such as last year’s Sept. 11 tragedy, it is common and normal to have unsettling feelings, thoughts and behaviors. As media feature post-Sept. 11 articles and programs, your sense of safety and security may leave you feeling vulnerable and insecure in your environment

June 27, 2002

Fluid forces within the body help invasive bacteria

Researchers at the University of Washington have learned that something most people take for granted is not true: that the force of fluids within the human body helps to break the adhesive bonds of invasive bacteria and counterbalance infection.

June 10, 2002

Summer teen volunteer opportunities available at Harborview Medical Center

Harborview Medical Center is looking for motivated and responsible teen volunteers, ages 14-18 years for its Summer Teen Volunteer Program.

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