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Westerly Hospital Now Offers Patients 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography

Westerly Hospital’s Diagnostic Imaging department recently added yet another breast cancer screening tool to its arsenal. In addition to offering Breast MRI, Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound, and Stereotactic Breast Biopsy, Westerly Hospital now offers its patients 3-D Tomosynthesis Mammography, an advanced type of mammogram that provides a more precise image than traditional 2-D mammography. Women… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Hosts Community Forum on Addiction

Westerly Hospital, in partnership with Westerly Public Schools and The Journey to Hope, Health and Healing, will be co-sponsoring a community forum on addiction on Thursday, September 8 from 5:30 – 8:00 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center. The event will cover what every parent, first responder, and the community must know… Read more »

Cardiologists Present Discussion on Heart Health as Part of Wednesday Wellness Series

As part of Westerly Hospital’s Wednesday Wellness health education series, cardiologists Howard Haronian, MD, FACC and Carlos Mena, MD will present a free discussion on heart health called “Keep the Beat – Taking Control of Your Cardiovascular Health” on Wednesday, August 24 from 12:30 – 2:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center…. Read more »

Westerly Hospital Recognizes First Winner of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses

Westerly Hospital recently presented the first-ever winner of the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses to Karyn Bessette, RN, Medical/Surgical Care Unit. The DAISY Award is a national nurse recognition program sponsored by an international foundation that encourages patients and families to share their stories of nurses who made a difference.  DAISY awards will be given… Read more »

Visitor Restrictions Lifted at Westerly, L+M

As of Thursday, March 12, visitor restrictions put in place at Westerly and L+M Hospitals have been lifted. The restrictions were first put into place January 30 due to an increase in flu cases in both hospitals. Anyone showing any signs or symptoms of flu are asked to refrain from visiting patients at either hospital… Read more »

Join Us for a Community Celebration on July 10!

Join us for a free Community Celebration on July 10 from 4-7 p.m. at the Westerly Hospital!   Important Parking Information: Parking on the hospital grounds is limited; however, off site parking  will be available at the State Street School parking lot located on State Street in Westerly and a free round trip shuttle service will be provided from… Read more »

Blood Drive in Honor of Dr. David Cameron

A blood drive in honor of Dr. David Cameron, Ear Nose and Throat Specialist and member of the Westerly Hospital medical staff, will be held at the Westerly Hospital’s Henry J. Nardone Conference Center on Tuesday, June 25 from 2 – 6 p.m. Dr. Cameron often uses blood for his patients, and remains eternally grateful to… Read more »

Westerly Hospital Physicians Voted “Top Docs” in Rhode Island

Two Westerly Hospital physicians have been voted on by their peers as “Top Docs” in their specialty areas in Rhode Island, according to results of a recent survey done by Rhode Island Monthly magazine.  These physicians are Adrian Hamburger, MD, Pain Management, and Thomas V. Lanna, MD, FACC, Cardiology.  Each year Rhode Island Monthly sends… Read more »

Community Celebration Planned for Quality Achievement

The Westerly Hospital cordially invites the community to participate in a community-wide celebration on April 4, 3013, at 8:00 a.m. to celebrate the Hospital’s ISO 9001:2008 certification.