Franciscan in the News

Recent media coverage

Harrison’s move expected to bring opportunities (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, July 2 by Rodika Tollefson)

A Free Family Event for All Ages (Downtown: On the Go! July 7)

Lakewood SummerFEST 2014 is Saturday (The Suburban Times, July 8 by Brent Champaco)

Top Docs ’14: The Doctor is In, Sort Of (Seattle Magazine, July 2014 by Linda Morgan)

Kitsap Wine Festival returns in August to Bremerton Waterfront (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal)

Walk Tacoma Family Walk July 16 (The Suburban Times, July 14 by Meagan Kula)

CHI seeks integration in all directions, including insurance (Modern Healthcare, July 12)

54 “Most Wired” Hospitals with 25 beds or Fewer (Becker’s Hospital CIO, July 11 by Helen Gregg)

4 of the Most Powerful National Healthcare Unions (Becker’s Hospital Review, July 11 by Dani Gordon)

Purdy students scrub up feel pulse of heart surgery (Peninsula Gateway, July 16 by Hugh McMillan)

Casey Kasem Still Not Buried 1 Month After Death (The Wrap, July 15 by Tony Magilo)

IT for future, care for today: 40 Under Forty (Pierce County Business Examiner, July 25)

Blood Center hosting drive Monday at St. Elizabeth in Enumclaw (Enumclaw Courier-Herald, July 22)

Franciscan Health System to increase investment in Highline Medical Center (B-Town Blog, July 28 by Scott Schaefer)

Catholic health system ups its game (Healthcare Finance News, July 21 by Anthony Brino)

Enumclaw’s St. Elizabeth Hospital scholarships awarded (Enumclaw Courier-Herald, July 20)

‘House call’ returns in form of virtual care (Omaha World-Herald, July 20 by Rick Ruggles)

Franciscan’s St. Joseph earns cardiac distinction (Pierce County Business Examiner, July 18 )

Reform Update: CHI moves full-bore into insurance market (Modern Healthcare, July 16 by Melanie Evans)

Clinical study offers hope to emphysema patients (Enumclaw Courier-Herald, August 7)

Franciscan hosting new lung study (Pierce County Business Examiner, August 7)

Sponsors help Federal Way’s FUSION for today’s fundraiser (Federal Way Mirror, August 6)

Bremerton Chamber announces Thunderbird Award honorees (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, August 12)

PeaceHealth and Catholic Health Initiatives: The CHI Takeover is Back on the Table (, August 19 by Monica Harrington)

Hospitals in Washington State can’t board psych patients in EDs, but where will they go? (Modern Healthcare, August 18 by Beth Kutscher)

Bremerton doctor being investigated (Central Kitsap Reporter, August 16 by Kipp Robertson)

Harrison, Regence fail to reach agreement on expired contract (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, August 22 by Tad Sooter)

Our Favorite Patient Perks at Local Hospitals (Seattle Magazine, Summer 2012, by Karen West)

Franciscan announces NCORP grant (Pierce County Business Examiner, August 20)

Franciscan Health System receives funding for cancer (Port Orchard Independent, August 27)

Franciscan Health System receives funding from National Cancer Institute (Enumclaw Courier-Herald, August 23)

Eliminating sepsis, a deadly disease (Enumclaw Courier-Herald, August 22 by Edward C. Lopez)

Hospital honors doctor who perished in Fox Island fire (Peninsula Gateway, August 26 by Karen Miller)

Franciscan Health System land mental health grant (Health Care Inc. Northwest, September 2 by Greg Lamm)

March of Dimes Washington Chapter seeks nominations for Nurse of the Year awards (Enumclaw Courier-Herald, September 1)

CSI Healthcare IT, Catholic Health Initiatives Complete OneCare Go-Live (PRWeb, August 28)

Harrison official to discuss healthcare changes with business leaders (Port Orchard Independent, September 3)

Baby comes shortly after mom was sent home from Harrison (Central Kitsap Reporter, September 2 by Kevan Moore)

Kitsap Wine Festival raises record $60,000 (Bainbridge Island Review, August 31)

Franciscan Health System to be renamed CHI Franciscan Health (Auburn Reporter, September 10)

Monigle Associates Launches New Brand for CHI Franciscan Health (Bloomberg Businessweek, September 9)

Franciscan Health System to be renamed CHI Franciscan Health (Central Kitsap Reporter, September 9)

Coalition of Health Care Providers Debuts High-Value Network (Puget Sound Business Journal, September 12)

Franciscan Health System renamed CHI Franciscan Health (Port Orchard Independent, September 12)

Franciscan, Virginia Mason among new care network (Pierce County Business Examiner, September 15)

Leading health care providers join forces to create Puget Sound High-Value Network (Health Care Inc. Northwest, September 19 by Annie Zak)