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Summer 2023
A Salute to Health

Newport Hospital’s ‘A Salute to Health’ Raises $1.2 Million
to Support Adolescent Behavioral Health

Newport Hospital’s donor community came together on July 12 at Belle Mer for the hospital’s annual A Salute to Health Summer Celebration. Co-chairs Dory Hamilton Benson, Maura Cullen, Sheika Egan, Victoria Johnson, Isabella Dana Ridall, and Mary Van Pelt designed a beautiful evening that raised $1.2 million, which the hospital will use to address its most-crucial funding need: adolescent behavioral health.

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Becker's Recognizes Newport Hospital’s Crista Durand as a ‘Women Hospital President to Know’

Crista Durand

Newport Hospital President Crista Durand is among the individuals named to Becker's Hospital Review 2023 list of “Women hospital presidents and CEOs to know”. The 177 presidents and CEOs featured on this list are responsible for growing their hospitals, fostering positive workforce cultures, expanding services and facilities, increasing provider and patient satisfaction levels, and more.

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Newport Hospital Receives High Grade for Patient Safety
from The Leapfrog Group

Newport Hospital received an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit upholding the standard of patient safety in hospitals and ambulatory surgery centers. This national distinction celebrates achievement in prioritizing patient safety by protecting patients from preventable harm and errors.

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Pet Therapy

The Power of a Wet Nose

There may be times when the last thing anyone wants is dog hair on their clothes, but one of them isn’t when Jane Regan and her Labradoodle, Willoughby, come around. “It doesn’t matter where in the hospital he goes, Willoughby is instantly surrounded,” says Pamela McLaughlin, MS, LDN, Newport Hospital’s Director of Patient Experience.

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Spinal stenosis

Spinal Stenosis: Symptoms and Treatment

A Lifespan Blog by Maria A. Guglielmo, MD

Most adult spines have 24 individual bones that work together with connective tissue to protect the spinal cord and nerves. As we age, the normal wear and tear can create bone spurs that lead to a narrowing of the spinal column, leading to a painful condition known as spinal stenosis.

What is spinal stenosis?

fruit parfait

Healthy Recipe: Honey Oat Parfait

It’s summertime and there’s so much fresh fruit to choose from! Try this easy, healthy breakfast recipe courtesy of Jeanette Nessett, a registered dietitian nutritionist and a community outreach specialist with the Lifespan Community Health Institute. The recipe calls for berries and a banana but try swapping out the fruit for whatever is fresh, such as peaches, plums, or nectarines.

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Read the Latest Issue of Newport Hospital Magazine

Included in this issue is a Q&A with Lifespan’s new President and CEO, John Fernandez; a feature on our planned adolescent behavioral health unit; reflections on the hospital’s 150th anniversary; and so much more.

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