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UNEXPECTED SIDE EFFECT: Dr. Laura Forman, chief of emergency medicine at Kent County Memorial Hospital, says visits to the hospital’s emergency room have dropped by nearly half since the first cases of COVID-19 appeared in Rhode Island. / PBN PHOTO/ELIZABETH GRAHAM

A side effect of the pandemic: Emptier emergency rooms

Dr. Laura Forman, chief of emergency medicine at Kent County Memorial Hospital, is used to seeing about 200 patients a day come through the...
CARE NEW ENGLAND has enacted visitor limitations at its hospitals in response to the coronavirus. / COURTESY CARE NEW ENGLAND

Coronavirus concerns prompt no-visitor policy at Care New England hospitals

PROVIDENCE – Amid growing concern over the spread of coronavirus, Care New England Health System announced today that visitors are banned from all of...

Updated beds to arrive at Kent, Women & Infants hospitals

PROVIDENCE – Care New England Health System announced plans to replace 421 patient beds at Kent County Memorial Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital. The...

Cancer program at Kent Hospital earns Commission on Cancer accreditation

WARWICK – The cancer program at Kent County Memorial Hospital has earned three-year national accreditation from the Commission on Cancer, a program run by...

Kent Hospital to host open house for nursing applicants

WARWICK – Kent County Memorial Hospital plans to hold a nursing recruitment event this week in an effort to increase its qualified nursing and...

Spaulding to open third outpatient center in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The Spaulding Outpatient Center at Kent County Memorial Hospital will open its third location this week. The center will offer treatment for people...
DEDICATED STAFF: Dr. Ana Tuya Fulton, back left, head of a special unit dedicated to seniors at Kent Hospital, speaks with, from left foreground, Dr. Julio Defillo Draibe; Leyda Urugutja-Cante, medical social worker; and Kim Jones, occupational therapist. Fulton said Rhode Island is among the top 10 states for its older adult population.

Hospitals, health systems prepare to accommodate influx of older patients

Since February, when Kent County Memorial Hospital’s Acute Care for Elders unit opened, the 10-bed section has been full of patients age 75 and...

Kent Hospital nurse recognized for patient care

WARWICK – A Kent County Memorial Hospital nurse has been presented with a DAISY Award, a recognition awarded by the DAISY Foundation, a California-based...
THE MIRIAM HOSPITAL was named the No. 1 hospital in Rhode Island and in the Providence metro area for 2019-2020. / COURTESY LIFESPAN CORP.

U.S. News: The Miriam best in R.I.

PROVIDENCE – The Miriam Hospital was ranked the No. 1 hospital in Rhode Island and the Providence metropolitan area, according to U.S. News &...

Kent Hospital switches to Boston-based Spaulding for rehab services

WARWICK – Kent Hospital has announced a new partnership for its inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation services. Effective on Oct. 1, the hospital will contract with...

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