Englewood, CO, July 31, 2018 --(PR.com
)-- Swedish Medical Center announced the promotion of Denise Mathias to Administrative Director of Cardiovascular services. In this newly created position, Denise will help advance Swedish as a regional cardiac referral center beginning with the introduction of Denver Heart, one of HealthONE’s employed cardiology practices, to the Swedish campus later this year. Denise will also assist in overseeing the construction of an additional Catheterization Laboratory and Hybrid OR.
Denise brings a wealth of knowledge and experience that will be instrumental in expanding cardiovascular services at Swedish. Prior to joining Swedish Medical Center in 2017 as Director of Volunteer Services, Denise led the Cardiac and Vascular Center at UC Health from 2013 to 2017, and the Eye Center from 2008 to 2013. Since January of 2018, Denise has worked closely with the Cardiovascular Service Line for HealthONE.
The Heart Center at Swedish Medical Center offers award winning comprehensive cardiac care including TAVR and Mitraclip procedures, PCI referral center, electrophysiology services, open heart surgery and ECMO service.
About Swedish Medical Center
Swedish Medical Center, part of HCA’s HealthONE, is located in the south metro Denver area where it has been a proud member of the community for more than 110 years. An acute care hospital with 408 licensed beds, annually Swedish cares for more than 200,000 patients with a team of approximately 2,000 dedicated employees, 300 volunteers and 1,400 physicians.
With stroke door to treatment times averaging just 20 minutes, Swedish serves as the Rocky Mountain Region’s referral center for the most advanced stroke treatment, and was the state’s first Joint Commission certified Comprehensive Stroke Center. Swedish also serves as the region’s neurotrauma and orthopedic trauma provider and is the area’s only level I trauma facility with a dedicated burn and reconstructive center. Over 150 facilities regularly transfer highly complex cases to Swedish.
Swedish Medical Center offers patients the highest quality care and the most advanced technologies and treatments in nearly every medical specialty including adult and pediatric emergency, heart care, neurology/neurosurgery, pregnancy and childbirth, orthopedics and joint replacement, cancer care, gastroenterology and liver care, gynecology and urology. Additional information about the hospital is available at www.SwedishHospital.com.