Care New England Offers Comprehensive Surgical Weight Loss Program
Care New England Health System (CNE) has introduced a comprehensive surgical weight loss program offering procedures including the lap band, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass. The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England is aimed at helping patients who suffer from obesity and other weight-related diseases obtain optimal weight and a healthier lifestyle.
Care New England Cardiovascular Care Welcomes New Cardiologist
Care New England Cardiovascular Care announced today the addition of a new cardiologist to its medical staff.Ashish Shah, MD, FACC will join the Brigham and Women's Cardiovascular Associates at Care New England, further enhancing its growing cardiovascular service line. Dr. Shah will provide services at both Kent and Memorial hospitals.
CNE Hospitals, Butler and Kent, Providing Narcan to Overdose Patients
Care New England Health System announced today that two of its hospitals, Butler Hospital, located in Providence and Kent Hospital, located in Warwick, are distributing naloxone, more commonly referred to as Narcan, to patients who have been treated for a drug overdose or who are at risk for an overdose.
CNE Pilots Initiative For Recovery Coaches in Emergency Departments
In an ongoing effort to prevent drug overdose and substance abuse in Rhode Island and the region, The Providence Center, in collaboration with the Rhode Island Department of Behavioral Healthcare, Developmental Disabilities and Hospitals (BHDDH), will provide on-call recovery coaches for patients in hospital emergency departments across Rhode Island with high rates of accidental opioid overdose.
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.