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Ana C. Tuya Fulton, MD, FACP, AGSF Executive Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Care New England

Ana C. Tuya Fulton, MD, FACP, AGSF

Executive Chief of Geriatrics and Palliative Care, Care New England

Ana C. Tuya Fulton, MD, FACP, AGSF

Ana Tuya Fulton, MD, FACP, is chief of Geriatrics for Care New England. A major focus of her clinical and academic work is on improving end of life and transitional care for persons with cognitive impairment.

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Important Message to Care New England from Charles R. Reppucci, chair, CNE Board of Directors & James E. Fanale, MD, president and CEO, Care New England

Yesterday, after careful deliberation, the CNE Board voted to formally withdraw from tri-party discussions with Lifespan and Brown University. CNE was an active and willing participant, meeting in good faith, as requested by Governor Raimondo. The discussions have been collaborative, mutually respectful, and held honestly and transparently. We would like to thank the Governor’s Office, The Rhode Island Foundation, and The Partnership for Rhode Island for their leadership throughout this important process. Details

Pasteurized Donor Human Milk Program Now Offered at Kent Hospital

This May, Kent Hospital’s Women’s Care Center launched the first pasteurized donor human milk program in the state. This program supports breastfeeding families by allowing them the option of providing their infant with pasteurized donor human milk, if supplementation is needed, as a bridge until a mother’s own milk is available. Details

Care New England Physicians Named to Rhode Island Monthly's Top Docs

Fifty physicians with privileges at Care New England hospitals have been named to Rhode Island Monthly’s 2019 list of Top Docs in Rhode Island. The list appears in the May issue, now on newsstands, and features Dr. Katherine McCleary, from Care New England Medical Group Family Medicine – Lincoln, on the cover. The physicians awarded this distinction represent a range of providers who are employed as part of the Care New England Medical Group or have privileges at a Care New England facility. Details

Communication and Swallowing Disorders Found Common in Adults Following Stroke and Other Illness

With speech, language, and swallowing disorders common following stroke, head and neck cancer, and a variety of other illnesses and injuries in adults, speech-language pathologists at Kent Hospital encourage residents to learn the signs and seek an evaluation if they have concerns about themselves or a loved one. Details

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Unfortunately, public support for vaccination has lessened over the years because we have forgotten what it is like to be in the midst of an epidemic.