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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.
 
WIH Awarded Coveted 2014 Leapfrog Top Hospital Distinction
For the first time, The Leapfrog Group has named Women & Infants Hospital to its annual list of Top Hospitals. An elite distinction awarded to hospitals nationwide for demonstrating excellence in hospital safety and quality through the Leapfrog Hospital Survey, the Leapfrog Hospital award is given to less than seven percent of all eligible hospitals. Details
 
Memorial Hospital Offers Balloon Sinuplasty Surgical Procedure
More Americans suffer from sinusitis than diabetes, asthma or coronary heart disease. Sinusitis affects 37 million Americans each year, making it one of the most common health problems. Details
 
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. Details
 
Helping Families to be "Conversation Ready"
To help raise awareness around end-of-life care issues, Care New England has developed a wealth of information regarding palliative and hospice care, including videos Q&As with “conversation ready” clinicians and with Kim Hogg, who discussed the proactive approach that helped her family cope prior to her mother passing away earlier this year. We've also created a “Conversation” info graphic focused on how to start these difficult discussions. Read more
 
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