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Arthritis Exercise Program and Free Discussion on Osteoarthritis Pain

Posted on October 20th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Westerly Hospital, in conjunction with the New England Region Arthritis Foundation, will be sponsoring an Arthritis Exercise Program and a free discussion on Osteoarthritis Pain. Both programs will be held at the Westerly Senior Center located at 39 State Street in Westerly. The arthritis exercise program is a twelve-week program..
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Ebola – Learn more from the CDC

Posted on October 16th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

The Center for Disease Control offers comprehensive information on this deadly disease. Click here.  

Become a Hospital Volunteer!

Posted on September 2nd, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Westerly Hospital is looking for adult volunteers to assist in many areas of the hospital.   Volunteer positions are currently vailable in our Gift Shop, Information Desk, Courier Service, Chaplaincy department and other areas.  Applications are available at the main information desk in the hospital lobby or by clicking here.

Westerly Hospital Physicians Named 2014 “Top Docs”

Posted on May 19th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Congratulations to the following Westerly Hospital physicians who have been named to Rhode Island Monthly’s 2014 Top Doctors list. Voted by their peers as doctors to whom they would send a loved one for expert medical care, our Top Docs represent the best of Westerly Hospital’s efforts to care for our..
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New Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Westerly Hospital Medical Staff

Posted on March 25th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

L+M Medical Group welcomes Dr. Vincent MacAndrew, Jr. to the Westerly Hospital Department of Orthopaedic Surgery. Dr. MacAndrew will provide patient care alongside Westerly Hospital’s board certified orthopaedic surgeon Dr. Paul Benoit. Dr. MacAndrew earned his medical degree from Jefferson Medical College in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and completed his residency at..
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Patients Rate Westerly Hospital Among Top Ten in Rhode Island

Posted on March 11th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Westerly Hospital was recently featured in an article by  GoLocalProv on the “Top 10 Hospitals in Rhode Island Rated by Patients”  according to patient satisfaction surveys for the most recent Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems reporting period.   Click here for the full article and for Westerly Hospital’s ranking.

New Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program

Posted on January 21st, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Westerly Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation Department is offering a new 12-session Cardiac Risk Factor Reduction Program open to adults of all ages and fitness levels.  The program includes risk factor identification as well as individualized exercise sessions created by exercise physiologists with blood pressure monitoring, and education on cardiac risk factors..
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Five-Week Diabetes Education Program and Support Group

Posted on January 13th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Westerly Hospital will be offering a comprehensive, five-week course beginning in February to help patients gain practical knowledge and skills needed to manage diabetes successfully. The course will be conducted by a multidisciplinary team of dieticians, nurses, and pharmacists of Westerly Hospital who are all Certified Diabetes Outpatient Educators (CDOE)...
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2013 Annual Report

Posted on January 13th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Click here for the 2013 L+M Healthcare Annual Report which includes the Annual Report for Westerly Hospital as well as all the individual entities under L+M Healthcare, the parent organization for Westerly Hospital.

Widespread Flu Outbreak Declared in Rhode Island

Posted on January 9th, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

On January 8, 2014, the Rhode Island Department of Health (HEALTH) declared a  widespread flu outbreak in Rhode Island. This declaration triggers Rhode Island’s regulation requiring all healthcare workers who have not been immunized against the flu to wear surgical masks during direct patient contact. The dominant strain of flu circulating..
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