Lifespan

Lifespan, Rhode Island's first health system, was founded in 1994 by Rhode Island Hospital and The Miriam Hospital. A comprehensive, integrated, academic health system, Lifespan’s present partners also include RI Hospital’s Hasbro Children's Hospital , Bradley Hospital, and Newport Hospital. A not-for-profit organization, Lifespan is overseen by a board of volunteer community leaders who are guided by its mission to improve the health status of the people it serves in Rhode Island and New England through the provision of customer friendly, geographically accessible and high value services.

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DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE, LIFESPAN PARTNERSHIP MOVES FORWARD WITH AGREEMENT SIGNING

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | September 22, 2016

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Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan leadership have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership that will advance cancer treatment and expand research. The details will be finalized early next year....

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X-RAY DAY AND THE EVOLUTION OF DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Lifespan | November 08, 2016

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Most people know today is Election Day. Few know that it is also X-ray Day. On November 8, 1895, a man named Wilhelm Roentgen discovered what became known as X-rays.Fast forward to today, and X-rays, as well as all forms of diagnostic imaging, are at the core of medicine. The specialty has changed dramatically in the past 25 years. It has clearly revolutionized patient care to the extent that many refer to the CT scanner as “truth.” CT, or computerized tomography, was invented ...

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GRANT TO STUDY EFFECTS OF TRAUMA, VALUE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN RECOVERY

Lifespan | November 15, 2016

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Nicole Nugent, Ph.D., a pediatric psychologist from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center, is leading a new study to better understand the social and biological factors that may promote resilience in teens after a traumatic event. The $3.3-million, 5-year National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) study will be used to develop interventions to help adolescents better recover from trauma....

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THREE NEW PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS JOIN NEWPORT HOSPITAL

Lifespan | November 10, 2016

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Newport Hospital announced that internal medicine physicians Ralph Earp, MD, and David Gorelick, MD, and family medicine physician Kristin Fielding, MD, have joined the Newport Hospital medical staff as primary care providers with Lifespan Physician Group, Primary Care. All three have practiced most recently with Aquidneck Medical Group and began seeing patients in September....

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DANA-FARBER CANCER INSTITUTE, LIFESPAN PARTNERSHIP MOVES FORWARD WITH AGREEMENT SIGNING

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute | September 22, 2016

Dana-Farber Cancer Institute and Lifespan leadership have signed a memorandum of understanding to form a partnership that will advance cancer treatment and expand research. The details will be finalized early next year....

Read More
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X-RAY DAY AND THE EVOLUTION OF DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING

Lifespan | November 08, 2016

Most people know today is Election Day. Few know that it is also X-ray Day. On November 8, 1895, a man named Wilhelm Roentgen discovered what became known as X-rays.Fast forward to today, and X-rays, as well as all forms of diagnostic imaging, are at the core of medicine. The specialty has changed dramatically in the past 25 years. It has clearly revolutionized patient care to the extent that many refer to the CT scanner as “truth.” CT, or computerized tomography, was invented ...

Read More
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GRANT TO STUDY EFFECTS OF TRAUMA, VALUE OF SOCIAL MEDIA IN RECOVERY

Lifespan | November 15, 2016

Nicole Nugent, Ph.D., a pediatric psychologist from the Bradley Hasbro Children’s Research Center, is leading a new study to better understand the social and biological factors that may promote resilience in teens after a traumatic event. The $3.3-million, 5-year National Institutes of Mental Health (NIMH) study will be used to develop interventions to help adolescents better recover from trauma....

Read More
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THREE NEW PRIMARY CARE PHYSICIANS JOIN NEWPORT HOSPITAL

Lifespan | November 10, 2016

Newport Hospital announced that internal medicine physicians Ralph Earp, MD, and David Gorelick, MD, and family medicine physician Kristin Fielding, MD, have joined the Newport Hospital medical staff as primary care providers with Lifespan Physician Group, Primary Care. All three have practiced most recently with Aquidneck Medical Group and began seeing patients in September....

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