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May 24, 2014 at 11:28 AM

Harrison may close Bremerton hospital, move to Silverdale

Harrison Medical Center is considering closing its inpatient hospital services in Bremerton and moving them to nearby Silverdale, officials from Harrison and Franciscan Health System announced Friday. In announcing the potential move, hospital leaders pointed to the need to cut costs, and singled out changes in Medicare and Medicaid reimbursement, an aging population and requirements of…


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