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Jeannine Giovanni, MD

Jeannine Giovanni, MD

Jeannine Giovanni, MD

Jeannine Giovanni, MD, is director of bariatric surgery at Care New England. She has performed more than 2,000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures and hosts surgical weight loss information sessions monthly at Kent and Memorial hospitals.

Phone: 401-736-3731

Announcements

CNE President and CEO Dennis Keefe Announces Retirement

Dennis D. Keefe, president and CEO, Care New England Health System (CNE), will be retiring effective December 31, 2017 after serving in the leadership role since August 2011. Effective January 1, 2018, James E. Fanale, MD, who currently serves as executive vice president, chief clinical officer, and chief operating officer of CNE, will become the interim president and CEO of CNE. Following his retirement, Mr. Keefe will serve as a consultant to CNE for up to one year to assist in a smooth transition of leadership and to provide continued assistance on major pending transactions including partnership opportunities with Partners HealthCare and the acquisition of Memorial Hospital by Prime Healthcare Foundation. Details

RI Becomes First State to Explicitly Require Coverage of Fertility Preservation for At-Risk Patients

Rhode Island has become the first state to pass a law explicitly requiring coverage for fertility preservation prior to gonadotoxic medical therapy, treatment that could directly or indirectly cause infertility. Details

RI Quality Institute and Integra Community Care Network Launch Care Management Alerts and Dashboards

The Rhode Island Quality Institute (RIQI) and Integra Community Care Network announced the launch of Care Management Alerts and Dashboards, an innovative new service enabling healthcare providers to proactively coordinate care and support for 140,000 individuals throughout Rhode Island. RIQI’s Care Management Alerts and Dashboards provide near real-time data about patients admitted to and/or discharged from acute care hospitals and their emergency departments across the state. Details