Ebola – Learn more from the CDC

The Center for Disease Control offers comprehensive information on this deadly disease.
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Howard Haronian, MD to Discuss Risk Factors at Ladies Heart Health Night

Westerly Hospital cardiologist Howard L. Haronian, MD, FACC, will be the guest speaker at a Ladies Heart Health Night on September 17 from 5:00 – 6:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.  Join Dr. Haronian for a free discussion on risk factors for women and heart disease followed by a question and …

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Become a Hospital Volunteer!

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.

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Arthritis Exercise Program and Free Presentation on Anti-Inflammatory Foods for Arthritis

Beginning in September, Westerly Hospital, in conjunction with the
New England Region Arthritis Foundation, will sponsor a twelve-session Arthritis Exercise Program as well as a free presentation on Anti-Inflammatory Foods to Alleviate Arthritis. Both programs are open to anyone with any type of arthritis.
The arthritis exercise program is led by trained instructors and is designed to …

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Five-Week Diabetes Education Program Begins in September

Westerly Hospital is offering a comprehensive, five-week course beginning in September 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).   The Hospital’s diabetes program recently became …

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Summer Blood Drive on August 21

Westerly Hospital will host a summer blood drive on August 21 from 2:30 until 5:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center.   The drive is sponsored by the Rhode Island Blood Center which distributes blood products to hospitals in Rhode Island and southern New England. 
All presenting donors must show a driver’s license or other form …

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Westerly Hospital Foundation Hosts 26th Annual Benefit Golf Tournament

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 and sponsorship information, or contact Nick Stahl, …

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Westerly Hospital Auxiliary and Mary C. Pucci Foundation Award Scholarships

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 a large field of applicants. In …

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Twelve-Week Arthritis Exercise Program Begins June 30

Westerly Hospital, in conjunction with the Arthritis Foundation, is sponsoring a twelve-session Arthritis Exercise Program specifically designed for people with any type of arthritis.  This gentle exercise program led by trained instructors is designed to help maintain joint range of motion, balance and coordination, muscle strength, and good posture. 
Classes will be held twice weekly on …

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Westerly Hospital Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Westerly Hospital will be hosting a Community Celebration to commemorate the one-year anniversary of the successful partnership of L+M and Westerly Hospital that began last June when L+M acquired Westerly Hospital.
The event will be held on Monday, June 16 at 3:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center and will feature refreshments and …

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Plastic Surgeon to Discuss the Latest Techniques in Breast Surgery and Body Contouring

Leon Goldstein, MD, a board certified plastic surgeon, will discuss the latest techniques for breast surgery and body contouring during a free lecture to be held at Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center on June 19 from 6:30-7:30 pm.
Dr. Goldstein recently joined Westerly Hospital’s medical staff and performs a wide variety of affordable procedures …

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Charity Classic at Shelter Harbor Golf Club

On Monday, June 2, 2014, a full field of players will enjoy a special day of golf, in support of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Westerly Hospital Foundation.  Cocktails, dinner, and a spectacular auction to follow.
For more information on sponsorships, live and silent auction items, or to purchase dinner tickets or one of a limited number of opportunities …

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Westerly Hospital Physicians Named 2014 “Top Docs”

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 friends, family, and neighbors. We …

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Drs. Cameron and Feldman Present Free Talk on Hearing Loss

In recognition of Better Hearing Month, Westerly Hospital will be offering a free community education program on hearing loss on May 27 in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center from 6:30 – 7:30 p.m.  The program will be presented by Ear, Nose, and Throat specialists Dr. David Cameron and Dr. Jeffrey Feldman who will …

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Seven-Week Freedom from Smoking Program

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 on Thursday, May 29.
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New Orthopaedic Surgeon Joins Westerly Hospital Medical Staff

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 Thomas Jefferson University Hospital in Philadelphia. …

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Dr. Michael Betler, Presents “The Facts About Inguinal Hernias”

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 Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone …

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Patients Rate Westerly Hospital Among Top Ten in Rhode Island

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.

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Free Program on Colon Cancer Prevention

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 and Laryl Riley,  Nurse Practitioner, …

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Taking Your Heart to Heart

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 will share information about a …

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