KEDA News & Events for November 10

Check out KEDA’s News & Events for exciting events including edg3 FUND LIVE!, Global Entrepreneurship Week, and December’s Kitsap Business Forum. Also featured: Biz Opps, Contracting Coffee Hour, Timely Management Tips and a run down of great Kitsap companies in the news! Read more »

Harrison Medical Center Earns State Award for Outstanding Care

  Bremerton – Patient safety is one of the top priorities for the providers, nurses and staff at Harrison Medical Center and now Harrison is recognized as one of the top hospitals in the state for excellence in patient care. The Washington State Hospital Association recognized Harrison, a part of CHI Franciscan Health, with a 2016 Achieving Best Care Award for achieving the highest scores […] Read more »

Port Gamble S’Klallam receives $99,979 grant for health services management

Kingston Community News, Sound Publishing LITTLE BOSTON – The Port Gamble S’Klallam Tribe received a grant of $99,979 in August from the U.S. Indian Health Service, to aid the Tribe in assuming all or part of IHS services and improving its health management capability. Port Gamble S’Klallam was one of 16 Native American governments or Native health organizations to receive a grant. Others in Washington: […] Read more »

CHI Franciscan to invest $530M in Harrison Medical Center, partner with The Doctors Clinic

Coral Garnick Staff Writer Puget Sound Business Journal Tacoma-based CHI Franciscan Health is investing big in Kitsap County. The health system is expanding Harrison Medical Center campus in Silverdale, but shutting down the Bremerton campus, and is partnering with the one of the peninsula’s largest medical groups. CHI Franciscan plans to invest more than $530 million to expand and enhance the Harrison Medical Center in Silverdale, […] Read more »

Harrison expansion in Silverdale to cost half-billion dollars

By Tad Sooter of the Kitsap Sun SILVERDALE — The parent company of Harrison Medical Center expects to spend more than a half-billion dollars expanding the hospital’s Silverdale campus. New details about the cost and phasing of the ongoing project were released this week as CHI Franciscan Health submitted a letter of intent to state regulators notifying them of plans to transfer beds from Harrison’s […] Read more »

Doctors Clinic to merge with CHI Franciscan Health

By Tad Sooter of the Kitsap Sun SILVERDALE — The Doctors Clinic will merge with CHI Franciscan Health this week, marking a seismic shift in Kitsap County’s health care landscape. CHI Franciscan, parent company of Harrison Medical Center, announced the merger in a Wednesday morning news release, but provided few specifics on the agreement. The Doctors Clinic, which includes about 80 primary care providers and […] Read more »

Work begins on parking garage at Harrison in Silverdale

By Tad Sooter of the Kitsap Sun April 22, 2016 SILVERDALE — Work is underway on one of the largest commercial construction projects in Kitsap County history. Contractors began site prep this week for a five-story parking garage at Harrison Medical Center in Silverdale. The garage will be the first structure completed in a massive, four-year expansion of the hospital campus, overseen by parent company […] Read more »

Silverdale Harrison project aiming for 2019 opening

CHRIS TUCKER,  Central Kitsap Reporter Editor  KITSAP – Harrison Medical Center provided a preview of what its expanded Silverdale campus might look like, and also indicated its plans for a downtown Bremerton campus, during a presentation to the Central Kitsap Community Council Nov. 19. Jim Alvarez, executive director, support services for Harrison Medical Center, said Harrison was finished with the “concept” design, which called for […] Read more »

Nonprofit adds medical care for employees

Tad Sooter, Kitsap Sun BREMERTON — For employees of Skookum Contract Services, a trip to the doctor could soon mean a walk down the hall. Skookum, a nonprofit that employs people with disabilities to provide contract services to businesses and government agencies, just finished work on a small clinic built into one side of its Auto Center Way headquarters. Skookum will contract with Paladina Health […] Read more »