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Roger Williams Med Center Names New Director of Infection Control

Thursday, December 12, 2013

 

The Roger Williams Medical Center has named Dr. Richa Tandon the facility’s new Director of Infection Control. Prior to joining Roger Williams, Dr. Tandon trained in Infectious Diseases at Boston University Medical Center, where she was a faculty member for six years.

She has extensive clinical experience in general Infectious Diseases and managing complicated immunosuppressed patients. She cared for a large panel of HIV/AIDS patients at BUMC and specialized in managing HIV infected women to prevent perinatal transmission.

Dr. Tandon plans on pursuing her interest of working with immunosuppressed patients by collaborating with the transplant team at Roger Williams. She has extensive clinical research experience and will work with residents and fellows on various projects.

Roger Williams Medical Center

Located in the Smith Hill neighborhood of Providence, Roger Williams Medical Center is a community-owned and governed health care organization that provides services in emergency medicine, cancer care, diagnostic imaging, home care, and extended long-term care. It operates a total of 579 licensed hospital beds, employs approximately 3,200 employees and has annual operating revenues of approximately $330 million.


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Check Out The Grades: Rhode Island Hospitals Report Card

A recent survey released by The Leapfrog Group assigns a Hospital Safety Score, using the report card system of A to F to each of the hospitals in Rhode Island. These grades are based on expert analysis of injuries, infections and errors that cause harm or death during a hospital stay.

Let's see how each of Rhode Island's hospitals were graded from highest to lowest:

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South County Hospital

Wakefield, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: A

Spring 2013 Grade: A

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Kent County Memorial Hospital

Warwick, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: B

Spring 2013 Grade: C

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Memorial Hospital of RI

Pawtucket, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: B

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

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Miriam Hospital

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: B

Spring 2013 Grade: B

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Newport Hospital

Newport, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: B

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Rhode Island Hospital

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: C

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Roger Williams Medical Center

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: C

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St. Joseph Health Services of Rhode Island

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: C

Spring 2013 Grade: B

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Landmark Medical Center

Woonsocket, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

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Women & Infants Hospital of RI

Providence, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

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Westerly Hospital

Westerly, RI

 

Fall 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

Spring 2013 Grade: Not Graded*

 

*Not graded due to lack of publicly available data

 
 

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