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Winter 2021    

Dear friends,

We send you our caring thoughts and best wishes for health and happiness in 2021. The COVID-19 pandemic continues to impact our daily lives, and we hope that the information in this e-newsletter is both inspiring and helpful to you.

Newport Hospital Receives Two Leapfrog Honors

Newport Hospital Receives Two Leapfrog Honors
Amid Pandemic

Newport Hospital has earned its seventh consecutive “A” grade for safety — the longest streak in the state — from Leapfrog, while also being named one of the organization's 2020 Top Hospitals in the country, the only hospital in the state to make the list. Please join us in congratulating our clinical teams and all those on the frontlines, who take care of our patients with the outstanding quality and safety that we are known for at Newport Hospital, and which our community expects and deserves.

Leapfrog is the nation’s premier advocate of transparency in health care and a national watchdog organization.

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Newport Hospital COVID Heroes

What Will We Achieve Together in the Coming Year?

Every gift in support of your award-winning hospital ensures we are Delivering health with care and providing the clinical excellence you have come to rely on. Your gift of support will help realize these key advancements: the expansion of the award-winning Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center; a new patient-centric and modern women’s health center and expanded services; an on-site retail pharmacy; and a new visitor management system to further enhance safety and security for our patients and employees. For those interested in naming opportunities, please call the Foundation offices at 401-845-1617. It’s easy to make your gift online.

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Newport Hospital Women's Health

New Women’s Health Center Opens to Patients

Welcome to Newport Women’s Health, a Lifespan Physician Group Practice serving Newport County and beyond. Our newly renovated office is conveniently located at Newport Hospital, offering ample free parking and easy access on the first floor.

This new patient-centered space features 10 large exam rooms, an ultrasound room, and a consult room – all in a relaxing, modern, and welcoming environment. The Newport Women’s Health team includes board-certified physicians, nurse midwives, nurses, medical assistants, and a patient services representative. They provide individualized care through every stage of a woman’s life – from adolescence through menopause. By taking a holistic approach to women’s health, we can focus on the medical, emotional, psychological, and social components of wellness. Our specialists work collaboratively with their patients and colleagues throughout Newport Hospital, with a commitment to building lasting relationships and caring for a diverse population. And by partnering exclusively with Newport Hospital’s esteemed Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center, patients can enjoy a seamless integration between prenatal care and delivery.

We look forward to welcoming you to our new space – and delivering health with care.

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Your heart in winter

Newport Hospital Virtual Community Lecture Series

Newport Hospital is pleased to host a community lecture series, which features expert speakers on a variety of topics to support your health and wellness including surgery, preventive medicine, and the latest medical advancements.

The next lecture is Thursday, February 11, 2021 – Your Heart in Winter, Joseph B. Weiss, MD, PhD, cardiologist, Lifespan Cardiovascular Institute – Expert tips on heart health and an overview of the cardiovascular services available at Newport Hospital.

Please join us

Planned Giving

Your Legacy in Support of Newport Hospital

There are many ways to lend a helping hand in support of Newport Hospital. The Living Heritage Society honors our generous donors who have made a planned gift or included the hospital as a beneficiary of their estate plan, retirement account, investment account, or life insurance policy.

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Primary Care

LPG Primary Care in Newport County is Here to
Make the Most of Your Health and Wellness!

With three new providers at our Newport and Jamestown locations, Newport Hospital-affiliated primary care practices are welcoming new patients to these convenient locations.

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Lifespan Living

Lifespan Living —
Your Source for Health and Wellness Information

Looking for guidance on coping with the coronavirus, or the benefits of virtual exercise? Lifespan Living is your resource for health and wellness information that can be used all year long. From learning about yoga and its many benefits to suggestions for managing arthritis, we've got you covered. Get the latest tips and health news from Lifespan's experts straight to your inbox.

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Covid 19 Updates

Coronavirus Information for Lifespan Patients

Have an upcoming appointment, scheduled test, or surgery at Newport Hospital? Learn what you need to know prior to your visit.

For information and updates on the COVID-19 vaccine and its distribution in Rhode Island, please visit

Lifespan COVID-19 updates

Healthy recipe zucchini and corn pancakes

Heart Healthy Recipe: Zucchini and Corn Pancakes

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Newport Hospital Exterior

Yes! I want to help Newport Hospital to be there for all our neighbors in Newport County. Thanks for caring and giving!

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