Southcoast Health, Care New England Move to Next Step in Affiliation Process
In separate actions undertaken by their respective governance Boards, Southcoast Health and Care New England have voted to move forward with the proposed affiliation of the two not-for-profit hospital and healthcare systems. The announcement was made today by Charles R. Reppucci, Board Chair for Care New England, and Jean F. MacCormack, Board Chair for Southcoast Health.
Kent Hospital to Host Annual Skin Screening
Skin cancer is the most common of all cancers; more than 3.5 million skin cancers are diagnosed each year in the U.S. It is also the easiest to cure if diagnosed and treated early.To assist the public in spotting potential skin cancers, Kent Hospital is offering a free skin screening on Wednesday, May 25, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m. in the hospital's Ambulatory Surgery Center.
Warwick Nurse Recognized with Kent Hospital DAISY Award
Kent Hospital recently presented Jane LaManna RN, BSN, OCN, Kent Infusion Center, as the winter 2016, DAISY Award recipient. Details
Kent Hospital Women's Care Center Nurse Leaders Present at Annual Conference
Kent Hospital nurse leaders recently took part in a national perinatal leadership forum in Dallas, Texas. Jean Salera-Vieira, advanced nurse clinician/perinatal CNS, Kent Hospital, presented the topic, Improving Safety Through Collaboration: The Interdisciplinary Perinatal Practice Committee.
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.