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Summer 2022

RI Hospital Day of Giving

Day of Giving – A Celebration of Our Health Care Heroes

Thursday, April 7, was a celebration of Rhode Island Hospital’s health care heroes and excellence in care during the second annual Day of Giving. Thank you to all for making the 2022 Day of Giving a success, raising more than $318,000 to enable program improvements that directly benefit our patients and their families.

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Lifespan Annual Report 2021

Lifespan Annual Report 2021

The fiscal year 2021 Lifespan annual report showcases the advances and milestones of the past year, describes many awards and distinctions received across the system including our philanthropic successes, as well as our most recent efforts to enhance health care in our state and our neighborhoods.

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Ryan's story

The Power of Gratitude

Two years ago, Ryan Durgin was diagnosed with a rare, fast-growing form of cancer. But today, his cancer is in remission thanks to the innovative, lifesaving care he received at Rhode Island Hospital. “I have been thrilled with my outcome,” he says. “Everything about Rhode Island Hospital and the care I received there has been amazing!”

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Read the latest issue of Breakthroughs

Included in this issue is a fascinating article about how a ground-breaking procedure is leading to life-changing results for patients suffering from tremors because of neurological disease or movement disorders. You’ll also meet our new director of breast oncology, read how donor-sponsored resources are bringing relief to weary health care workers, and learn how an annual golf tournament is raising funds to support important research.

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Lifespan’s Norman Prince Spine Institute
Opens New Providence Location

The Norman Prince Spine Institute (NPSI) at Lifespan, an arm of the Norman Prince Neurosciences Institute (NPNI), announces the opening of its new Providence location at 690 Eddy Street, adjacent to the Rhode Island Hospital campus. The newly renovated building, with three stories and nearly 17,000 square feet of space, replaces the Spine Institute’s existing smaller evaluation and treatment space within Rhode Island Hospital.

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Myocarditis: Causes, Symptoms and
Treatment of Inflammation in the Heart

A Lifespan blog by Brett W. Goudie, MD

The heart is, to this biased writer, the most important organ in the body. It is carefully constructed with valves, vessels, electrical circuits, and powerful muscle tissue. The muscle of the heart is called the myocardium. The outer lining of the heart is called the pericardium.

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Planned Giving


Frittata with Tomatoes and Potatoes

Summer is here and garden tomatoes will be in abundance. Try this healthy recipe with your fresh, garden tomatoes.

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