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Westerly Hospital Foundation Hosts 26th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament

Posted on July 23rd, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

The Westerly Hospital Foundation will be hosting its 26th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament on Monday, September 22, 2014 at Stonington Country Club. This year’s event will feature a new price structure which includes a level for every budget.  The cost will be $150 for individual players and $600 for a foursome.   Click here for player..
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Virginia Bass, MD, OB/GYN, Joins Westerly Hospital Medical Staff

Posted on July 22nd, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News, Uncategorized

  Virginia Bass, MD, has joined the L+M Medical Group’s Obstetrics and Gynecology practices located in Westerly and New London.  A member of both the Westerly Hospital and Lawrence + Memorial Hospital medical staff, Dr. Bass provides women in the greater Westerly/Stonington area with patient-focused obstetric and gynecological care, including..
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Westerly Hospital Auxiliary and Mary C. Pucci Foundation Award Scholarships

Posted on June 23rd, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary awarded college scholarships to six local students who plan to pursue or advance their career in healthcare at a breakfast reception held in the Henry J. Nardone Conference Center on June 23. Two-thousand fourteen marked the 41st year of the scholarship program. Recipients were selected from..
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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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