Lifespan

Lifespan is Rhode Island's first health center formed in 1964. Lifespan includes five hospitals in Rhode Island and the mission is to provide better health care delivery to the citizens of Rhode Island and New England. Lifespan is ranked high with comparable integrated health care delivery systems nationally. News releases, education and patient care information is published on-line.

Address
167 Point Street, Suite 2C
Providence, RI, 02903
E-mail
lshelton@lifespan.org
Fax
401-444-7807
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MRSA infection shown to be seasonal

A new study from Rhode Island Hospital has found a significant increase in the occurrence of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) infections in the summer and autumn months. The increase was more pronounced in the ...

Mar 24, 2011
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Can you teach an old doctor new tricks?

When it comes to changing the way physicians practice, guidelines and educational initiatives alone are not effective. An editorial by James A. Arrighi, M.D., a cardiologist with Rhode Island Hospital, explains the effective ...

Feb 01, 2011
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Where MRSA colonizes on the human body

When methicillin-resistant S. aureus (MRSA) is carried in the nose (nares), it is a risk factor for an invasive infection, including a surgical site infection. Some studies have found that the heavier the carriage of MRS ...

Jan 05, 2011
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Watch out for that boom

Just as the site for the 2013 America's Cup has been announced, a study from Rhode Island Hospital highlights that the sport isn't always smooth sailing. The study was published recently in the journal Wilderness and Environmental Me ...

Jan 04, 2011
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