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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.
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Recent News Releases

 
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
 
Should Pregnant Women Eat Fish?
To eat fish or not to eat fish? That is the question for pregnant and breastfeeding women. Dr. Katharine Wenstrom clarifies this complicated issue in a Viewpoint in the American Journal of Obstetrics & Gynecology.
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
 
Care New England Offers Comprehensive Surgical Weight Loss Program
Care New England Health System (CNE) has introduced a comprehensive surgical weight loss program offering procedures including the lap band, sleeve gastrectomy and gastric bypass. 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. Details
 
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Marketing Communications staff are available weekdays from 8:30 am to 5 pm at 401-681-2815. For inquiries after hours, please page May Kernan, Senior Vice President, at 401-452-4313

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