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kent-saved-kKent Hospital provides high quality, compassionate and personalized health care delivered in an interdisciplinary model that involves all members of the health care team.  Kent Hospital received the 2012 HealthGrades Patient Safety Excellence Award™, indicating that its patient safety ratings are in the top 5% of U.S. hospitals.

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In Recent News

Kent Hospital and United Nurses and Allied Professionals Reach Three-Year Agreement
Kent Hospital and the United Nurses and Allied Professionals Local 5008 have reached agreement on a new three-year contract. The Union negotiating team recommended the agreement to the full membership and it was approved by a membership vote the first week of July. Details
Kent and Memorial Recognized for Quality Stroke Care by National Organization
Kent and Memorial hospitals have been recognized by the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association for their commitment to quality stroke care. These awards recognize the hospitals’ commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on the latest scientific evidence. These quality measures are designed to help hospital teams provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based guidelines with the goal of speeding recovery and reducing death and disability for stroke patients. Details
Center for Surgical Weight Loss Now Hosting Info. Sessions at Memorial
The Center for Surgical Weight Loss at Care New England is pleased to announce that it will now offer free public information sessions at Memorial Hospital in Pawtucket. 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. Surgical weight loss procedures include the lap band, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass. Details
Kent Hospital Psychiatric Care Unit Recognized with DAISY Team Award
Kent Hospital's Psychiatric Care Unit (PCU) is the first recipient of the hospital's DAISY Team Award. The DAISY Team Award is designed to honor collaboration by two or more people, led by a nurse, who identify and meet patient and/or patient family needs by going above and beyond the traditional role of nursing. Details
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Media Inquiries

During weekday business hours, contact the Marketing & Public Relations Department at 401-737-7010, ext. 31395.

After hours, weekends or nights, a Kent PR representative is always available to respond to media working on time-sensitive stories. Dial 401-737-7000 and ask the operator to page the public relations representative on call:

» Jim Beardsworth, Director of Marketing & Public Relations
e-mail Jim Beardsworth

» Rebecca M. Lukowicz, Public Relations Specialist
e-mail Rebecca M. Lukowicz

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