OMC approves provider agreement for new doctor

Psychiatrist Dr. James Halgrimson hopes to start June 1

PORT ANGELES — Olympic Medical Commissioners have approved a $125,000 half-time provider agreement with psychiatrist Dr. James Halgrimson.

Halgrimson will convert to full time within six to 12 months of joining Olympic Medical Physicians in early June, said Dr. Josh Jones, OMC chief physician officer, on April 1.

“He has been in private practice in Austin, Texas, for the last couple years and has a current telemedicine practice that he will be wrapping up at the same time that he joins us,” Jones said of Halgrimson.

“We’re hoping to have him start part-time by June 1.”

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