Kent Hospital to Celebrate Milestone Birthday for Employee, Mary Poncin, Greeter, Turns 100
KentHospital will celebrate the birthday of its oldest employee on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. Mary Poncin, of Warwick, a greeter at the hospital's main entrance, will turn 100 on the same day. Poncin was hired by KentHospital in June of 2011.
Kent Hospital Wound Recovery and Hyperbaric Medicine Center Achieves Accreditation With Distinction For Second Time
Kent Hospital is pleased to announce the Wound Recovery and Hyperbaric Medicine Center at Kent has achieved accreditation with distinction from The Undersea and Hyperbaric Medicine Society (UHMS), for the second time since 2009 and is the only accredited center in the state of Rhode Island.
Kent to Offer RAID Clinical Trial to Heart Disease Patients
The Kent Hospital Division of Cardiology is offering a new clinical trial, RAID (Ranolazine in High Risk ICD Patients), to patients with heart disease who currently have a cardiac defibrillator or are in need of an implantation. The study will determine how effective the drug, ranolazine, is in reducing the risk of fast and life-threatening cardiac arrhythmias in patients with an implantable cardioverter defibrillator (ICD).
CNE Talks (Your) Health - Embrace Your Inner Scrooge
Bah-humbug you say? Don't feel shamed into acting festive when you're just not feeling it. Instead of masking your distaste or disinterest with tinsel and ropes of shiny artificial greenery, embrace your Inner Scrooge this year. Experts say you'll feel better for it. Read more
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.