Shining a Light on Parkinson's

Learn more about causes, symptoms, treatments and more.

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Lifespan Living

Ready to start your journey to health? We can help.

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Challenging Cases

A Case Like No Other: An Audio Series from Lifespan Experts

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Rhode Island Hospital Named Among World’s Best Hospitals

Rhode Island Hospital has been recognized as one of the world's best hospitals in Newsweek's prestigious World’s Best Hospitals 2024 ranking.

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Embracing Neurodiversity: Honoring Autism Awareness Month

Children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities face various challenges. One such challenge involves transition, which is the act of moving or changing from one activity, routine, or setting to another.

Information for Patients and Visitors

Current Guidelines for Hospital Visitors

In response to the number of COVID cases throughout the state, and in accordance with Rhode Island Department of Health guidance, Lifespan has implemented the following visitation policy at our acute care hospitals.

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Lifespan Urgent Care

When a common medical condition arises, you can turn to Lifespan Urgent Care to get treatment with the expertise and compassion you expect from Rhode Island’s leading health care provider.

Lifespan in the Media

Lifespan in the Media

Here are some of the stories making headlines.

Lifespan makes daily headlines for the amazing work that happens here. Visit our newsroom to view the many local and national stories about our hospitals, programs, and patients. 

Lifespan Locations

Over 1,620 hospitals and clinics throughout Rhode Island, here are some featured locations:

Workforce and Youth Development

Free Education Opportunities

Lifespan’s Workforce Solutions, Training and Teamwork (STAT) program offers free education to become certified for entry-level healthcare positions.  Start today!

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Research and Clinical Trials

Our research strives to improve patient care in our community, in our region, and throughout the world. Learn more about our programs and current clinical trials.

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Lifespan Community Health Institute

Lifespan Community Health Institute (LCHI) is your source for better health in Rhode Island and its surrounding communities. Programs are often offered free or at a reduced cost to the community.

Upcoming Events


Newport Hospital Hiring Event

Allied Health and Support Services Employment Opportunities Newport Hospital will be holding an employee recruitment event for positions throughout the hospital. Full- and part-time positions are...


Hands-Only CPR for Adults, Children, and Infants

Join the Lifespan Community Health Institute for a free, non-certified CPR training from 1 to 2:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 18. Learn the following skills that could help you save a life: Perform hands...


Free Breast Cancer Screenings at Newport Hospital

This free breast cancer screening program is for individuals who live in Rhode Island, are 40 years old or older, and do not have health insurance that covers annual breast cancer screenings or have a...


Diabetes Prevention Program - Spanish

This free, in-person Diabetes Prevention Program will be offered in Spanish by Lifespan Community Health Institute and Providence Community Health Centers every Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. from April...


Breeze Against Wheeze

Join the students at Brown University's Warren Alpert Medical School for their annual 5K run/3K walk to help raise money for the Hasbro Children’s Hospital Asthma Camp, an annual summer camp organized...