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Spring 2024
Honor roll of donors - Thank you

Thank You to Our Generous Donors

Newport Hospital Foundation is proud to recognize its generous supporters whose philanthropy enables Newport Hospital to provide exceptional, compassionate, patient-centered care to the people of Aquidneck Island and beyond. Many thanks for your generosity!

Our 2023 honor roll


Newport Saint Patrick’s Day Parade 2024

Newport Hospital employees and their families once again participated in the Newport Saint Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 16, 2024. Decked out in their green Lifespan t-shirts, they showed their support of the hospital and had a great time celebrating this annual event.


The "Newport Hospital Hour of Health" Podcast

The March 7 episode of “Newport Hospital Hour of Health” features Missy Fournier, PT, MS, Director, Adult Inpatient Rehabilitation for Newport Hospital, Rhode Island Hospital, and The Miriam Hospital, as she discusses physical therapy, occupational therapy, and speech pathology at The Vanderbilt Rehabilitation Center at Newport Hospital.

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Upcoming Community Events at Newport Hospital

Newport Hospital Hiring Event
Tuesday, April 16, 2024, 11:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.

Newport Hospital will be holding an employee recruitment event for positions throughout the hospital. Learn more

Free Breast Cancer Screenings at Newport Hospital
Saturday, April 20, 2024, 9:00a.m. - 12:00p.m.

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 high deductible plan. Learn more


A Bequest that Takes Just a Few Minutes to Set Up

If you are looking for a simple way to include Newport Hospital as part of your estate plans then please consider naming us a beneficiary of your retirement account, donor advised fund, or life insurance policy. Doing so can often be easier and faster than changing your will or trust.

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hernias and women

Hernias in Women: Risk Factors, Symptoms, and Prevention

A Lifespan blog by Newport Hospital surgeon James D. Valente, MD

Anyone can develop a hernia—they're a common medical condition that happens in both men and women. A hernia is a hole in the abdominal wall. Sometimes underlying tissue or part of an organ or the intestines gets caught in that hole. Think of a sweater caught in a zipper—a small amount of fabric gets caught between the zipper teeth and can be at least annoying and at most damage your sweater. The basics of a hernia are the same for everyone, but there are some differences between hernias in women and men.

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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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