Seven-Week Freedom from Smoking Program

Posted on April 3rd, 2014 · Posted in Front Page News, News

Westerly Hospital is offering a seven-week smoking cessation program called “Freedom from Smoking” beginning on Tuesday, May 6 from 5:30 p.m.- 7:00 pm. in the Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center at 25 Wells Street in Westerly.  Sessions will be held for seven consecutive Tuesdays.  An additional session will be held..
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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 surgeons Dr. Paul Benoit and Dr. Stephen Gross at the L+M Medical Group office located in the Morgan Building, Suite 204, 45..
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Dr. Michael Betler, Presents “The Facts About Inguinal Hernias”

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

Hernias don’t go away on their own; they can be painful when you cough, bend over, or lift a heavy object, and can lead to life-threatening complications. Join Dr. Michael Betler, a General Surgeon with L+M Medical Group, for a free presentation on inguinal hernias on April 29,from 6:30-7:30 in..
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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.

Free Program on Colon Cancer Prevention

Posted on February 26th, 2014 · Posted in News

Colorectal cancer is the second leading cancer killer in the United States, and more than half of these deaths are preventable. In honor of national colorectal cancer awareness month, Westerly Hospital is offering a free program on “Colorectal Cancer Prevention, Screening and Early Detection” presented by Brad Lavigne, MD, Gastroenterologist..
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Taking Your Heart to Heart

Posted on February 20th, 2014 · Posted in News

In honor of National Heart Month, Westerly Hospital is offering a free community education program on Heart Health titled “Taking Your Heart to Heart.”  Participants will be encouraged to understand their own risk factors and the many lifestyle changes that can lower risk for heart disease.  Westerly Hospital’s Cardiac Rehabilitation staff..
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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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