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Jeannine Giovanni, MD

Jeannine Giovanni, MD

Jeannine Giovanni, MD

Jeannine Giovanni, MD, is director of bariatric surgery at Care New England. She has performed more than 2,000 laparoscopic bariatric procedures and hosts surgical weight loss information sessions monthly at Kent and Memorial hospitals.

Phone: 401-736-3731

Announcements

Care New England Board Takes Action on the Future of Memorial Hospital

In action taken at a special meeting last night, the Care New England (CNE) Board of Directors authorized the termination of negotiations with Prime Healthcare Foundation regarding their planned acquisition of Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island as a result of both sides being unable to reach mutually acceptable terms. The Board also authorized Care New England management to prepare necessary plans and filings with the Rhode Island Department of Health to maintain vital access to primary care and outpatient services in the community, while closing Memorial’s inpatient units and Emergency Department. Details

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month

At the Care New England Breast Health Centers at Kent and Women & Infants hospitals, we dedicate ourselves to expanding research, improving care and understanding, and supporting awareness efforts. We support the strength and courage of the many women who face breast cancer, their family and friends. Details

CNE President and CEO Dennis Keefe Announces Retirement

Dennis D. Keefe, president and CEO, Care New England Health System (CNE), will be retiring effective December 31, 2017 after serving in the leadership role since August 2011. Effective January 1, 2018, James E. Fanale, MD, who currently serves as executive vice president, chief clinical officer, and chief operating officer of CNE, will become the interim president and CEO of CNE. Following his retirement, Mr. Keefe will serve as a consultant to CNE for up to one year to assist in a smooth transition of leadership and to provide continued assistance on major pending transactions including partnership opportunities with Partners HealthCare and the acquisition of Memorial Hospital by Prime Healthcare Foundation. Details