RI Department of Health Approves Application to Close Memorial Hospital Emergency Department

On December 28, 2017, the Rhode Island Department of Health announced the approval of Care New England’s reverse certificate of need application to move forward with the functional closure of Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department.

As of January 1, 2018, Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department will be closed.

Care New England remains committed to ensuring access to community-based, outpatient care that meets the future health care needs in the Blackstone Valley. Below is a list of services that remain available on the Memorial campus.

Care New England Medical Group Primary Care and Specialty Services– 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket

Care New England Express Health Care
Location: 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-2206
Hours: Monday - Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday's 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Services: We offer walk-in services for members of the community who need ready access to health care but do not require hospital-level care. We treat injuries and ailments such as cuts, sprains and strains, minor traumas, cold, flu, and headache. All patients are served, regardless of insurance or ability to pay.

Family Care Center
Location: 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-2304 – Team A; (401) 729-2206 – Team B; (401) 729-2769 – Team C
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. and Wednesday's 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.
Services: At the Family Care Center, primary care providers are committed to providing the best health care possible for infants, children, adolescents, pregnant women, and adults of all ages. As a “patient-centered medical home,” we offer preventive care and will coordinate specialty care. We also reserve space each day for sick visits. If you are sick, please call your team for the next available appointment.

Internal Medicine Center
Location: 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-2258
Hours: Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services: Internal medicine doctors (internists) at the Internal Medicine Center are trained to diagnose and treat the general medical needs as well as acute and chronic medical needs of adults. Our primary care team is committed to providing high quality, compassionate care. We offer a team-based, “patient-centered medical home” model of medicine, which means we work closely with patients and other health care professionals to ensure the best possible care.

Center for Rehabilitation
Location: 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-2316
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Services: We offer a complete range of outpatient rehabilitative services in physical, occupational, and speech therapy for patients of all ages.

Physician Specialties
Physician specialists from across Care New England will be available for consultation at the Family Care Center and Internal Medicine Center, as appropriate. Planned specialties include:

  • Cardiology
  • Dermatology
  • General surgery
  • Oncology
  • Orthopedic surgery
  • Pulmonary and sleep medicine

Diagnostic Imaging
Location: 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-2334
Hours: Monday through Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. for mammography, x-ray and bone density. Saturday's 8 a.m. to noon for mammography and x-ray. Ultrasound currently available only Wednesday's 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Services: Diagnostic Imaging services commonly associated with primary care practices are offered, including plain-film x-rays for chest films and bone x-rays, as well as mammograms.

Laboratory
Location: 111 Brewster Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-3389
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Ambulatory Services Lab, Monday through Friday 7 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday's 8 a.m. to noon.
Services: We offer phlebotomy (blood draw) services for standard lab work.

555 Prospect Street, Pawtucket

Pediatric Primary Care Center
Location: 555 Prospect Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-2582
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Services: We offer pediatric primary care for children from birth through adolescence, including routine infant, child, and adolescent care; management of chronic health problems; immunizations; school, sports, and camp physicals; and nutrition consultations. We also reserve space each day for sick visits.

New England Pediatric Institute of Neurodevelopment (NEPIN)
Location: 555 Prospect Street, Pawtucket
Contact: (401) 729-6200
Hours: Monday through Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Services: Our staff of developmental/behavioral pediatricians, clinical psychologists, and pediatric neuropsychologists assess and treat children and adolescents with disorders and disabilities that could impact their ability to learn and develop. We work with children from birth to age 21, offering a broad spectrum of mental and neurodevelopmental health services in one convenient location.