Smilow Shares Breast Cancer Survivorship: Navigating Sexuality, Intimacy, Menopause, and Emotional Health
Providers from the Smilow Cancer Hospital Care Centers in Waterford and Westerly presented on Breast Cancer Survivorship: Navigating Sexuality, Intimacy, Menopause, and Emotional Health on March 8, 2022.
Westerly Hospital Making Strides under Yale New Haven Ownership
The numbers tell the story of Westerly Hospital's turnaround and resurgence during the five years it has been part of the Yale New Haven Health system. Patrick Green, the hospital's president and CEO, discussed strides the facility has made during a recent interview. At the start of Yale's ownership in September 2016, Westerly Hospital posted 2,500 patient contacts per year. The number has grown to 4,580 this year. Outpatient patient contacts have grown from 102,000 in 2016 to 128,000 year. Surgeries performed at the hospital on Wells Street have increased from 280 to 700 per year, and the average daily patient census has grown from 29 to 62.Source: The Westerly Sun
Adding a Soothing Splash of Art to Murals at Westerly Hospital
The confirmation class at Christ Church, Westerly, painted and donated these beautiful murals to the Westerly Hospital for patients, visitors and staff to enjoy. The effort was made possible by the Foundation for Hospital Art, an organization dedicated to creating colorful, soothing artwork donated to more than 7,500 hospitals in 195 countries.Source: The Westerly Sun
Leal Family Helping to Spread Awareness about Blood, Bone-marrow Shortages in R.I.
Jennifer Leal of Westerly, who realized the extraordinary need for both blood — and bone marrow donors — after being diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia in 2018, said helping save lives by donating blood is something almost anyone can do.Source: The Westerly Sun
New Westerly Hospital Robot, The da Vinci Xi Surgical System, Brings High-Level Care To The Community
A newly acquired robotic machine will expand surgical capabilities at Westerly Hospital, provide a new option for a minimally invasive alternative to traditional open surgery, and serve as another avenue for patients to receive high-level care in their community, doctors say.Source: The Westerly Sun