Inside Harrison Hospital’s Silverdale construction project

Rooms with a view: Future Harrison hospital embraces surroundings Tad Sooter, tad.sooter@kitsapsun.com The appeal of Harrison Medical Center’s Silverdale campus was obvious from the top of a construction crane looming 250 feet above the project site. Scanning the horizon from the gently-swaying apparatus Thursday, the Seattle skyline could be seen far to the east. A break in the clouds allowed a glimpse of Olympic peaks to the […] Read more »

Washington approves CHI Franciscan Health’s $500M replacement hospital

Written by Alia Paavola | November 15, 2017 | Becker’s Hospital Review  Print | Email The Washington Department of Health approved Tacoma, Wash.-based CHI Franciscan Health’s proposal for a $500 million replacement hospital Tuesday, according to the Kitsap Sun. The approval grants CHI Franciscan Health permission to construct a replacement facility for Harrison Medical Center, which is currently in Bremerton, Wash. Harrison Medical Center’s new $500 million home […] 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 »

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 »

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 »

Hints about a new Harrison Bremerton

Tad Sooter  |  Minding Your Business Blog  |  The KPBJ/Kitsap Sun Tuesday’s Kitsap Business Forum focused on changes in health care. One of the biggest changes locally is of course the impending consolidation of Harrison Medical Center’s acute care services in Silverdale. And one of the questions arising from that move is how large a presence Harrison will maintain in Bremerton. Harrison (and St. Anthony) President David Schultz joined […] Read more »

August Kitsap Business Forum: The Changing Landscape of Healthcare in Kitsap

   The Kitsap Business Forum will present “What’s Happening in Kitsap with Healthcare?” on August 11. Shannon Bruce, Excell Puget Sound and Mary Berglind, Martha & Mary will co-lead a panel discussion of local executives from the Kitsap County Healthcare Community who will share their perspectives on two key areas: Triple Aim and Collaboration. Triple aim, one aspect of the Affordable Care Act, is about […] Read more »