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Recent media coverage

Cliff Robertson Named CEO of Nebraska Network (NTV, December 17 by Jon Jankowski)

St. Clare Hospital Seeks Nominees for Patient Family Advisory Council (The Suburban Times, December 17)

Alegent Creighton Health, Catholic Health Initiatives of Nebraska forming regional network (KIOS-FM, December 17 by Katie Schubert)

Franciscan COO appointed to lead Nebraska system (Pierce County Business Examiner, December 17)

Spread cheer, not the flu (Bonney Lake Courier-Herald, December 13)

St. Joseph Medical Center Provided Free Knee Replacement as part of Operation Walk USA (The Suburban Times, December 11)

Health care hiring isn’t slowing in South Sound (Pierce County Business Examiner, December 2013 by Katie Scaff)

Spectrum antes up in cancer fight (Pierce County Business Examiner, December 2013 by Holly Smith Peterson)

St. Anthony Hospital receives award (Port Orchard Independent, December 5)

Crews recover body of father killed in Fox Island fire (KING5-TV, December 6)

Father, daughter killed in Fox Island house fire (KIRO-TV, December 5 by Richard Thompson)

Doctor and daughter die in fire at Fox Island home (KOMO-TV, December 5 by Keith Eldridge)

Father died trying to save daughter in Fox Island house fire (KING5-TV, December 5 by Drew Mikkelsen)

Many health-exchange plans exclude top hospitals from coverage (Seattle Times, November 30 by Carol Ostrom and Amy Snow Landa)

St. Joseph’s Bersante a ‘health system leader to know’ (Pierce County Business Examiner, November 27)

72 percent of Washington hospitals face Medicare penalties (Health Care Inc. Northwest, November 19 by Valerie Bauman)

Renton woman among Western Washington Nurse of the Year winners (Renton Reporter, November 21)

Some local hospitals not quickly screening all newborns (Seattle Times, November 19 by Gene Balk)

Holy Rosary gets Franciscan grant for student winning billboard (West Seattle Blog, November 9)

After two years, sexual misconduct charges dropped for Burien man (Highline Times, November 11 by Lee Ryan)

Bob Charlo photo at Enumclaw Hospital honors the late Sharon Calvert (Muckleshoot Monthly, October 25)

Red Barn Youth Center set to open early next year (Key Peninsula News, October 31 by Scott Turner)

Harrison Medical Center garners recognition for improving patient care (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, November 1)

Franciscan adds women’s, maternal care to Gig Harbor location (Pierce County Business Examiner, November 7)

Franciscan Opens Dialysis Center in South Tacoma (The Suburban Times, October 29)

Franciscan opens south Tacoma dialysis center (Pierce County Business Examiner, October 30)

Area executives featured at Kitsap Business Forum (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, October 30)

New members appointed to Harrison’s board (Port Orchard Independent, October 24)

Franciscan Opens Dialysis Center in South Tacoma (Gig Harbor Patch, October 28 by Mirna Alfonso)

Highline Medical Center Recognized for Improving Patient Safety (Highline Times, October 23)

Franciscan Medical Clinic Westwood set for early December opening (West Seattle Herald, October 23 by Ty Swensen)

Need a doctor? Turn on your electronic device (Voice of American, October 21 by Tom Banse)

Catholic Hospitals Continue to Grow and with them, Questions of Care (Boise Weekly, October 17 by Nina Martin, ProPublica)

Need a doctor? Turn on your electronic device (The Cutting Edge News, October 22 by Tom Banse)

Three South Sound hospitals earn Consumer Choice (Pierce County Business Examiner, October 22)

Catholic Health Deals $1.2B after downgrades (The Bond Buyer, October 21 by Richard Williamson)

Highline Medical Center seeking Volunteers (B-Town Blog, October 17 by Scott Schaefer)

Franciscan leads center to treat Washington’s injured workers (Catholic Health World by Betsy Taylor)

Harrison names new director of clinical practice and nursing (Central Kitsap Reporter, October 10)

Franciscan Celebrates 33 years of Midwifery (The Suburban Times, October 8)

West region hospitals receive Most Wired recognition (, October 10)

Put cancer prevention on your plate with fruits and veggies (Federal Way Mirror, October 4)

Tacoma exec named one of 130 women to watch in healthcare (Health Care Inc. Northwest, October 4 by Valerie Bauman)

Holiday ice skating rink will return to downtown Tacoma (Tacoma Daily Index, October 3)

3D mammography technology available at St. Francis Hospital (Federal Way Mirror, October 4)

Get screened for breast cancer – and it could save your life (Federal Way Mirror, October 4)

St. Clare opens Garden Café, healing garden (Pierce County Business Examiner, October 2)

Retiring military medical officer brings high-level expertise to Harrison (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, October 2 by Rodika Tollefson)

St. Luke’s president takes research institute job (Houston Chronicle, October 1 by Mark Gladstone)

Franciscan Health System launches virtual urgent care (Kitsap Peninsula Business Journal, October 1)