Kim Hogg's mom Margaret "Peggy" Branch passed away in January of 2014. In this interview with Michelle Pattie, RN, a "conversation ready" nurse at the VNA of Care New England, Kim talks about how a proactive approach to end-of-life care has helped her and family cope during these extremely difficult times.
Focused on system-wide expertise.
Care New England offers a full continuum of expertise for people in the community with cancer - from cutting-edge treatments and nationally-renowned physicians to home care and staff to help monitor the individual patient's nutritional intake and mental health. We are sharing that expertise through CNE Talks Health.
Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island, a Care New England hospital, is one of the nation's leading specialty hospitals for women and newborns. The primary teaching affiliate of the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University for obstetrics, gynecology and newborn pediatrics, Women & Infants is the tenth largest obstetrical service in the country with more than 9,700 deliveries per year. In 2003, Brown University and Women & Infants were named a National Center of Excellence in Women's Health by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.