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January 16, 2020
CHI Franciscan to Open New Bainbridge Primary and Specialty Care Clinic
New clinic will maintain CHI Franciscan’s full spectrum of convenient, high-quality primary care services on Bainbridge Island
CHI Franciscan announced that it will open its new clinic, Franciscan Medical Clinic – Bainbridge Island, on January 27, 2020. The clinic, which is housed in the Virginia Mason medical building on Wintergreen Lane, will provide a continuum of high-quality primary care services to Bainbridge residents. The clinic will offer family medicine, internal medicine, adolescent health, and same day walk-in services.
Between CHI Franciscan’s two clinics, Franciscan Medical Clinic – Bainbridge Island and Franciscan Urgent Care Bainbridge, the health system will offer urgent care, primary care, and specialty care services to the Bainbridge community.
Prior to its new location, the Franciscan Medical Clinic – Bainbridge Island was located at 8804 Madison Avenue North. In early 2019, the Bainbridge Island City Council voted to buy CHI Franciscan’s medical clinic building on Madison Avenue to meet their needs for a new police station and municipal court. The property will be converted to meet the city’s needs starting in early 2020.
“As a member of this community, we recognized the city’s need for a public safety building and determined that we had a site that may be appropriate to fill that need,” said Bob Cross, divisional vice president of strategic growth and development, CHI Franciscan. “Any patients currently seeing physicians at the Madison Avenue medical building will be able to seamlessly continue receiving care at Franciscan Medical Clinic – Bainbridge Island.”
Patient care will not be impacted by the move. The physicians currently serving patients at CHI Franciscan’s clinic on Madison Avenue will continue seeing patients through Friday, January 24, 2020. Starting on Monday, January 27, 2020, those physicians will begin seeing their patients at the new Franciscan Medical Clinic location.
About CHI Franciscan
CHI Franciscan is a Catholic nonprofit health system based in Tacoma, Washington, with $2.45 billion in total revenue and a team of more than 12,000 physicians, providers, nurses, and staff that provide expert, compassionate medical care at nine acute care hospitals and over 200 primary and specialty care clinics throughout the greater Puget Sound. This includes St. Anthony Hospital, Gig Harbor; St. Clare Hospital, Lakewood; St. Elizabeth Hospital, Enumclaw; St. Francis Hospital, Federal Way; St. Joseph Medical Center, Tacoma; Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton and Silverdale; Highline Medical Center, Burien; CHI Franciscan Rehabilitation Hospital, Tacoma, and Wellfound Behavioral Health Hospital, Tacoma. Started in 1891 by the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, today CHI Franciscan is one of the largest health systems in Washington state. The system is comprised of more than 1,200 hospital beds and over 4,000 credentialed providers offering cardiovascular care, cancer care, orthopedics and sports medicine, neurosciences, women’s care and other health care services. CHI Franciscan’s mission is to create healthier communities, including caring for the poor and underserved. In fiscal year 2018, the organization provided $190 million in community benefit — free, subsidized, and reduced cost health care and programs. Follow CHI Franciscan on Facebook facebook.com/chifranciscan, Twitter @CHIFranciscan and Instagram @chi.franciscan.