At Care New England, we understand that having supportive family or friends present benefits the health and well-being of our patients. Our care teams must balance that benefit with the science of preventing the spread of coronavirus. For the safety of our patients, families, staff, and the greater community, Care New England has adopted the guidance below for safe visitation. Visitation looks different at each of our unique hospitals, due to the difference in patient populations served and the physical spaces to provide social distancing.
The Commission on Cancer (CoC) and the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC) has recently granted reaccreditation to the Program in Women’s Oncology at Women & Infants Hospital with three nominations for national best practice. The CoC and NAPBC are organizations for the American College of Surgeons which establish standards to ensure quality, multidisciplinary, and comprehensive cancer care delivery.
Care New England, a non-profit health system comprising several Rhode Island hospitals, today announced it is replacing 421 patient beds with state-of-the-art Hillrom™ beds and surfaces at Kent Hospital and Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island. The new bed systems are connected medical devices designed to help deliver therapy and enhance patient safety, supporting Care New England’s commitment to transforming the future of healthcare and ensuring the health of the people and communities it serves. Details