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August 30, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health to Invest Over Half a Billion Dollars Into Health Care Infrastructure in Kitsap County

CHI Franciscan Health, the parent company of Harrison Medical Center since their affiliation in 2014, formally submitted a Letter of Intent (LOI) to the Washington State Department of Health requesting regulatory approval to make a significant investment in a new, state-of-the-art hospital at Harrison Medical Center-Silverdale.

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August 15, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health and CityMD Open First Urgent Care Center in Seattle

New center to meet region’s growing need for on-demand, convenient and quality service

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August 9, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Opens the Only Outpatient Midwifery Birth Center on a Hospital Campus in Washington State

CHI Franciscan Health, a leading health care system in the Pacific Northwest opens the only outpatient midwifery birth center located on a hospital campus in Washington state on Monday, Aug. 15.

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August 9, 2016

Highline Medical Center Foundation To Your Health! 20th Annual Gala & Auction

The Highline Medical Center Foundation’s 20th Annual Gala & Auction will take place on Saturday, Sept. 10 at the Seattle Airport Hilton.

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July 29, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health and Kindred Healthcare Announce Plans for Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital

Kindred Healthcare, Inc. (“Kindred”) (NYSE:KND), a national health care leader, and CHI Franciscan Health, a top regional health care system, (“CHI Franciscan”) announced today that the Washington State Department of Health issued approval to construct and operate a 60-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Tacoma.

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July 19, 2016

St. Elizabeth Hospital Recognizes as ‘Most Wired’

St. Elizabeth Hospital, part of CHI Franciscan Health, has been recognized in the 18th Annual Health Care’s Most Wired® survey released by the American Hospital Association’s (AHA) Health Care Forum as one of the country’s ‘Most Wired’ hospitals for 2016.

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July 19, 2016

Harrison Medical Center Foundation Names Executive Director

The Harrison Medical Center Foundation, a part of CHI Franciscan Health, has selected Barbara M. James to be the new Executive Director.

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July 15, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health and WestSound Orthopaedics Announce New Affiliation

CHI Franciscan Health, a leading health care provider in the Pacific Northwest, and WestSound Orthopaedics, a foremost full-service orthopedic group in Kitsap County, today announced an agreement to establish a formal affiliation.

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July 12, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health and Urgent Care Provider CityMD Announce First Locations in Seattle and Kent

CHI Franciscan Health, a prominent health care provider in the Pacific Northwest, and CityMD, the largest urgent care provider in the New York metro area are joining forces to open the first urgent care of its kind in Seattle and Kent.

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July 7, 2016

Pierce County Cancer Survivorship Conference Coming in August

The annual Pierce County Cancer Survivorship Conference will be held at the University of Puget Sound in Tacoma on Wednesday, Aug. 10.

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June 24, 2016

Weight Loss Seminars at Franciscan Medical Pavilion - Highline

CHI Franciscan Health is expanding its highly successful surgical weight loss program to residents in Burien, West Seattle and surrounding communities.

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June 17, 2016

Gig Harbor Peninsula Residents to Get Larger Hospital

St. Anthony Hospital plans to grow by 32 beds by early 2018

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June 17, 2016

Patients Seek Care at Nationally Accredited Breast Cancer Programs

Programs provide women with local expertise in screening, diagnostics and treatment

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June 7, 2016

New Women’s Imaging Services Now at Franciscan Medical Pavilion - Auburn

Women in Auburn and the surrounding communities who need a mammogram will now be able to experience the latest in state-of-the-art 3D technology at the Franciscan Medical Pavilion – Auburn.

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May 23, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Opens Significant Patient Center in Burien

Residents of Burien and southeastern King County have a new destination for health care at CHI Franciscan Health’s new Franciscan Medical Pavilion – Highline.

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May 4, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Earns Blue Distinction® Center Designation for Quality in Spine Surgery and Knee and Hip Replacement Surgeries

Six CHI Franciscan Health hospitals have been named Blue Distinction® Centers for Spine Surgery and/or Knee and Hip Replacement, as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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April 27, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Expands Services in Kitsap County

CHI Franciscan Health’s commitment to bring more and improved health care services to Harrison Medical Center is taking a significant step forward this week. Crews are beginning to build the parking garage at Harrison Medical Center-Silverdale as part of expanding the acute care hospital.

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April 20, 2016

Harrison Medical Center Earns Silver Beacon Award

Harrison Medical Center’s Intensive Care Unit has earned a silver level Beacon Award for Excellence from the American Association of Critical Care Nurses (AACN).

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April 20, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Designated Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care

In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality maternity care, Premera Blue Cross announced that five hospitals within CHI Franciscan Health are among the first hospitals in the nation to receive the Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.

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April 4, 2016

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses Recognizes the Intensive Care Unit at CHI Franciscan Harrison Medical Center with Silver Beacon Award for Excellence

The American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN), Aliso Viejo, Calif., recently conferred a silver-level Beacon Award for Excellence on the Intensive Care Unit at CHI Franciscan Harrison Medical Center, Bremerton, WA.

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March 23, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Deploys Cutting-Edge Disinfection Technology

St. Joseph Medical Center, a part of CHI Franciscan Health, is the first hospital in the Pacific Northwest to use a new ultraviolet disinfection system, called Total Room Ultraviolet Disinfection or Tru-D SmartUVC.

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March 11, 2016

St. Joseph Medical Center Joins Northwest Mothers Milk Bank

St. Joseph Medical Center, a part of CHI Franciscan Health has joined Northwest Mothers Milk Bank (NWMMB) to become a drop off site for donated breast milk.

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March 8, 2016

Seattle Children’s Hospital to Provide Neonatal Care at CHI Franciscan Health Harrison Medical Center

CHI Franciscan Health and Seattle Children’s Hospital announced today that they are expanding their existing neonatology collaboration to include neonatal services at Harrison Medical Center-Silverdale.

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March 8, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health is Seattle Mariners Official Partner in Health

CHI Franciscan Health has entered into a multi-year agreement as the Seattle Mariners official “Partner in Health.”

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March 4, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health is Your Partner in Health and Wellness

CHI Franciscan Health is launching a bold, new effort to partner with people of all ages and health care needs to get and keep people healthy and well.

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March 4, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Is Seattle Sounders FC Official Partner In Health

Today, CHI Franciscan Health has entered into a multi-year marketing partnership with Major League Soccer’s Seattle Sounders FC.

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March 3, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Named 2016 Leader in Health Care

March 1, 2016 – CHI Franciscan Health was honored with a 2016 Leaders in Health Care Award from Seattle Business Magazine at a dinner held on Feb. 25, 2016 at the Seattle Marriot Waterfront.

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February 23, 2016

Kitsap County First in Western Washington to Implement PulsePoint

A new smart phone app is now available to give Kitsap County residents the ability to save a life.

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February 19, 2016

Michael H. Anderson, MD, Named Interim Chief Medical Officer

CHI Franciscan Health has named Michael H. Anderson, MD, interim chief medical officer.

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February 3, 2016

Highline Foundation Receives $100,000 Gift

The Highline Medical Center Foundation received a $100,000 gift from the estate of Bertha Schumacher, who passed away at Highline in 2013.

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February 2, 2016

Franciscan Center for Weight Management Receives Accreditation

The Franciscan Center for Weight Management at St. Francis Hospital in Federal Way has been reaccredited by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).

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January 27, 2016

St. Elizabeth Hospital Marks Five Years of Serving the Plateau

Nearly 1,500 babies have been born and 69,000 emergencies treated at St. Elizabeth Hospital since its opening five years ago.

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January 22, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health Pitches What It Needs to Digital Startup Firms

Today, CHI Franciscan Health is hosting a Reverse Pitch Day event, in conjunction with Cambia Grove and Elevar Labs.

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January 21, 2016

Gig Harbor Peninsula Residents to Get Larger Hospital

Gig Harbor and Olympic Peninsula residents are getting a larger hospital and more health care service.

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January 15, 2016

CHI Franciscan Health and MultiCare Health System Approved to Build Psychiatric Hospital in Tacoma

Residents of Pierce County and the surrounding areas will have better access to desperately needed mental health services with approval of a new psychiatric hospital today.

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January 6, 2016

Harrison Medical Center Recognized by Healthgrades for Superior Clinical Outcomes

Harrison Medical Center, part of CHI Franciscan Health, has been recognized by Healthgrades for clinical excellence in Pulmonary, Stoke, Gastrointestinal and Critical Care as well as Gynecologic and General Surgery.

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