Healthcare

<em>Seattle Cancer Care Alliance Peninsula is at 19917 Seventh Ave. in Poulsbo.</em>
                                Photo courtesy of SCCA

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance expanding services in Poulsbo

Seattle Cancer Care Alliance is expanding its services and care options at its Poulsbo location. SCCA Peninsula began as a state of the art radiation… Continue reading

 

ShaCorrie Tunkara stands outside of the detention center where her husband has been detained since January. Photo by Melissa Hellmann

Incarcerated and Infirmed: How Northwest Detention Center is failing sick inmates

Immigrants say inadequate medical care plagues the facility, but ICE claims otherwise.

 

The color guard from the Intermediate Maintenance Facility in Bangor displays the colors while Niki Saulsberry sings the national anthem at the groundbreaking ceremony April 2.
                                Michelle Beahm / Kitsap News Group

Construction underway for a new VA clinic in Silverdale

It’s been a long time coming, but the ceremonial groundbreaking has finally took place April 2.

 

Kitsap Shriners pay for medical care for qualifying children

Learn more about the types of care they offer and about eligibility at a free workshop Oct. 9.

State panel will determine whether Duggal gets medical license back

The commission presented its case July 17-19, Duggal’s attorney presents July 20-21

Peninsula Community Health Services’s goal with Kingston clinic: 850 patients

KINGSTON — Peninsula Community Health Services acquired the former Swedish Medical Clinic satellite office in Kingston in March and opened to the public on May… Continue reading

Ask questions about CHI Franciscan’s facility fee

Regarding the future of the Harrison Medical Center site in Bremerton: With CHI Franciscan having taken over and swallowed up almost all health-care alternatives in… Continue reading

New law requires insurance to provide 12-month supply of birth control

BREMERTON — Gov. Jay Inslee signed into law May 16 a bill requiring insurance companies that provide birth control coverage to dispense 12 months’ worth… Continue reading

Donating blood is ‘an easy way to make an impact’

Throughout the country, someone is needing a blood transfusion every two seconds, said Red Cross spokesperson Natividad Lewis. That means Red Cross must collect about… Continue reading

Malpractice verdict in favor of doctor being appealed by former patient

Editor’s note: This version corrects the spelling of Liberty in the fifth paragraph, and corrects the dosage amount (100 mg) in the ninth paragraph. —… Continue reading

Health care providers, elected officials: Investment in innovation pays off

By TERRYL ASLA Kitsap News Group BREMERTON – More than 600,000 Washingtonians have gained access to health care through the expansion of Medicaid, including about… Continue reading

Health care providers, elected officials: Investment in innovation pays off

BREMERTON – More than 600,000 Washingtonians have gained access to health care through the expansion of Medicaid, including about 20,000 people in Kitsap County. Overall,… Continue reading

Conversations with a doula: Learn more about doula services at free weekly chats

BREMERTON — Ellen Yates Barnard is reaching out to the community. She wants to start a conversation. Barnard is a doula, both for before and… Continue reading

State Health Department takes action against health care workers in Kitsap County

OLYMPIA — The state Department of Health has revoked or suspended the licenses, certifications, or registrations of health care providers in Kitsap County. The Massage… Continue reading

Planned Parenthood vows to fight to keep clinics open

BREMERTON — The threatened repeal of the Affordable Care Act would mean repeal of all federal funding to Planned Parenthood health care clinics, including the… Continue reading