Kent Hospital Welcomes New Colorectal Surgeon, Melissa Murphy, MD, MPH
Kent Hospital is pleased to welcome colorectal surgeon, Melissa M. Murphy, MD, MPH, to the Kent Hospital medical staff and Affinity Physicians, an affiliate of Care New England Health System. Dr. Murphy comes to Kent from Brigham and Women's Hospital of Boston, MA, where she completed a colorectal fellowship.
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.
CNE Kicks Off New Multimedia Surgery Campaign
Care New England has kicked off a new multimedia advertising campaign touting the excellence of our surgical services at Kent, Memorial and Women & Infants hospitals. The campaign includes television, radio, print, digital and billboards, all talking about how the depth, breadth and excellence of our surgical services are just one way that Care New England is transforming the future of health care. The first run features Women & Infants Hospital. Read more
CNE Talks (Your) Health - What is Autism?
It seems that cases of autism are on the rise. This leaves many parents wondering, “What is autism, and are there any signs or symptoms that I should be watching for?” According to Todd Levine, MD, with Women & Infants’ Center for Children and Families, “The diagnosis of an ASD is made after a thorough review of each child’s medical and developmental history along with observations of behavior and function.” 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.