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


Suicide: Prevention, Screening, and Response

The first step in effective suicide prevention is to identify someone in need of help. Asking three to six simple questions can help determine whether someone needs help and if immediate action is...


Breakfast at Plant City

Join The Miriam Hospital Women's Association for their Community Speaker Series Spring 2024 event. Speakers Kim Anderson, creator and cofounder of Plant City, will lead the presentation. Anderson will...


Youth Mental Health First Aid

Join us for this in-person, eight-hour course on providing mental health first aid for youth. Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour training course designed to give members of the public key...