To help raise awareness around end-of-life care issues, Care New England has developed a wealth of information regarding palliative and hospice care, including videos Q&As with “conversation ready” clinicians and with Kim Hogg, who discussed the proactive approach that helped her family cope prior to her mother passing away earlier this year. We've also created a “Conversation” info graphic focused on how to start these difficult discussions. Read more
Care New England Announces Expansion of Cardiovascular Services
Care New England announced an expansion of its cardiovascular services made possible through a strong clinical affiliation with Brigham and Women's Hospital (BWH) in Boston.
Care New England to Support Prescription Drug Take-Back Program, April 26
Care New England is proud to support this year's Prescription Drug Take-Back Program, on Saturday, April 26, 2014, from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. The Prescription Drug Take-back Program was established to help remove unwanted prescription drugs from the homes of Rhode Islanders. The event is free and anonymous.
Gallbladder Removal Program Utilizes Surgical Robotics
Kent Hospital has announced its new Robotic Cholecystectomy Program. Specifically, this program uses the da Vinci Si system, a robotic, minimally invasive platform for gallbladder removal. Kent is the only hospital in the state to currently offer patients this surgical option.
Wound Care Kent's Wound Recovery and Hyperbaric Medicine Center located in Warwick, Rhode Island has eased the struggle for many individuals seeking chronic wound care. Using the latest techniques, including the area’s largest hyperbaric oxygen chambers (HBO), a team of medical, surgical and nursing professionals assesses and treats wound conditions including peripheral vascular disease, diabetes, trauma, cancer, ostomy, burns and other concerns.
Kids Choose to be Healthy is an 8-week program focusing on nutrition and fitness education. The program promotes healthier lifestyle choices for overweight children and children who are at risk for becoming overweight. For more information, call Pamela Hill at 401-737-7010, ext. 1237.