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The Changing Landscape of Healthcare in Kitsap

September 9, 2014

Adar Palis, COO Harrison Medical Center

Adar Palis, COO Harrison Medical Center

Healthcare in Kitsap will be changing at an accelerated pace over the next few years. From Harrison Medical Center’s move to Silverdale to the constantly changing political healthcare debate, the changes in healthcare present specific opportunities and challenges to your business.

Adar Palis, COO for Harrison Medical Center will present how healthcare in Kitsap is changing and how it effects your business. Mr. Palis will answer your questions immediately following as well.


What you will learn:


  • How Harrison’s major strategic changes will influence your business
  • Opportunities and challenges for local businesses
  • How other local medical providers may respond
  • Local impacts of National and State law and regulation

Who Should Attend?

  • Healthcare leadership
  • Business owners who currently serve and wish to serve the healthcare industry
  • Individuals concerned about healthcare access in Kitsap


Three Spheres of Sustainability: People, Profit & Planet

October 14, 2014

Panel of Local Experts to Include Steve Rice, Principal of Rice Fergus Miller, Tony George, President & COO of Kitsap Bank and Melissa Reeves, Fresh Start Manager of Harrison Medical Center


The Art of Being a Psychologically Healthy Leader

Developing Employees, Engaging Collaborative Partners, and Delighting Customers

November 11, 2014

Workshop Presentation by Dora Summers Ewing of Exideo Consulting


“Collaborative Leadership in Kitsap—Where are we now?”

December 9, 2014

World Café with participants of the Kitsap Business Forum