Dr. Glenn Palomaki Contributes to Debate on Breast Cancer Screening
What are the risks and benefits of screening for BRCA1 and BRCA2 mutations in the general adult population? Dr. Glenn Palomaki has published an invited commentary in Genetics in Medicine on this issue.
Women & Infants Employee Recognized at Hospital Association of Rhode Island Celebration
Iris Sian, a care assistant in the NICU, recently accepted the Award for Excellence in Hospital Care. A bilingual care associate since 2009, Iris is well known by her patients and peers as a professional, pleasant and courteous provider with a position attitude.
The Center for Women's Gastrointestinal Health
Irritable Bowel Syndrome? Constipation? Chronic pelvic pain? No one wants to talk about it, but 5.5 million Americans - most of them women - are affected by it. Treatment options are available to women suffering. Call the Division of Urogynecology and Reconstructive Pelvic Surgery at (401) 453-7953, or the Center for Women's Gastrointestinal Health at (401) 453-7953. Details
Director of Inpatient Obstetrics Receives Edward J. Quinlan Award for Patient Safety Excellence
The inaugural Hospital Association of Rhode Island award recognizes James O'Brien, MD, and his team for their implemented quality and patient safety initiative. Dr. O'Brien accepted the award on behalf of his team at the 25th Annual Celebration of Excellence in Hospital Care on November 6th.
Raymond O. Powrie, MD, FRCP(C), FACP, underscored his belief in the “team approach” by drawing together a multidisciplinary group to edit an international textbook on medical disorders in obstetric patients.
Meet five patients who are being cared for at Women & Infants Hospital, women and newborns whose treatment has been enhanced by the incredible research, compassion, and commitment to excellence that is Women & Infants. » Patient Stories