The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital Celebrates 10 Years
WARWICK, R.I. - The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital is celebrating 10 years as a leader in breast health. To mark the anniversary, the Center is selling t-shirts, hoodies and shopping bags, online, for the entire month of August. All proceeds will benefit The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital.
The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital draws on the expertise of specialty-trained physicians who are national leaders in breast health. The quality and level of care brought to this collaboration by Women & Infants enhances and broadens Kent Hospital’s commitment to providing its patients with access to the best possible care in this region.
“I am proud to celebrate this milestone anniversary, along with the dedicated staff at the Breast Health Center, who make this all possible. Patients should be reminded that instead of traveling to Boston, or even Providence, those seeking expert medical advice and cutting-edge treatment can find it right here in their own backyard, here at the Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital,” said Robert J. Haffey, President and COO, Kent Hospital.
“The amazing work we do here at The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital, is helping women stay healthy by having their annual mammograms, catching breast cancer early, and offering life-saving treatment, which brings a tremendous amount of meaning to me personally, as well as professionally. I could not be more proud to lead our team of breast surgeons, medical oncologists, plastic surgeons, genetic counselors, nurse navigators and social workers, who all work together to make sure the patient is our first priority,” said Jamie B. Patterson, MD, Medical Director, The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital.
The Breast Health Center at Kent Hospital is partnering with Coast to Coast Promotional Products to celebrate its anniversary. Anyone interested in purchasing merchandise may visit tenyearsstrong.orderpromos.com. Orders will be available at The Breast Health Center for pick-up on Thursday, September 24, 2020, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Kent Hospital, a Care New England hospital, is a 359-bed, acute care hospital. It is Rhode Island’s second largest hospital, serving approximately 300,000 residents of central Rhode Island. A teaching affiliate of The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine and The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, Kent offers programs in emergency medicine, family medicine, internal medicine, and in hyperbaric medicine and gastroenterology. Kent’s Emergency Department (ED) sees approximately 70,000 patients a year and ranks Kent’s ED volume among the top 10-percent nationally. Kent Hospital is one of four hospitals in Rhode Island to perform emergency angioplasty and the only one south of Providence to do so. Kent’s cardiology program and some surgical services are provided locally through a long-standing clinical affiliation with Boston’s Brigham and Women’s Hospital. Same-day surgery is performed in the state-of-the-art Ambulatory Surgery Center located on the second floor of the Ambulatory Services Pavilion, while patients can access an array of medical professionals on the first floor, medical office building.