Care New England Newsroom Care New England Health System (CNE) was formed in February 1996 by founding members Butler Hospital, Kent Hospital, Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island and Women & Infants Hospital. In February 1999, the Care New England Wellness Center opened in Warwick, RI. In June 1999, Kent County Visiting Nurse Association became a member of CNE, changing it's name to VNA of Care New England. In 2000, HealthTouch, Inc., a private duty nursing service, joined the division. Recent press releases
Women & Infants Hospital has received the 2015 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Obstetrics. Details
Care New England and The Providence Center Approve Formal Affiliation
Care New England announced it has finalized its affiliation with The Providence Center, the latest in a series of steps taken by CNE to create partnerships focused on a shared mission to provide integrated health care for the whole person – mind and body, in sickness and in health, in the most supportive setting - home, community, or hospital.
The Stroke Center at Memorial Receives Award
The Stroke Center at Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island has received the Get With The Guidelines®–Stroke Gold Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association. This is the fifth consecutive year Memorial Hospital has been recognized by the American Heart Association for its ongoing commitment to and success in implementing a higher standard of care by ensuring that stroke patients receive treatment according to nationally-recognized guidelines.
Patients Benefit from Caregiver Involvement in Discharge
New Butler Hospital research study results show family caregivers involvement in hospitalization and discharge greatly
influences patient experience and health outcomes.