Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital’s Women-In-Need Program Receives $10k Donation From Local Family
Inspired by her mother's recent battle with breast cancer, a Cranston resident has raised $10,400 to support the financial needs of other local women in treatment.
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.
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.
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.
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.