Rhode Island Hospital Will Join National Research Study on Promising Treatment for Traumatic Brain Injury
Study requires Exception from Informed Consent due to eligible participants’ level of injury
Rhode Island Hospital Emergency Medicine Physician Calls for Public Health Approach to Gun Violence
Physicians currently limited in ability to implement evidence-based solutions
Rhode Island Burn Center at Rhode Island Hospital Receives Reverification for Adult and Pediatric Treatment
One of only 60 verified burn centers in the United States
Rhode Island Hospital Opens New Outpatient Dialysis Center in East Providence
New center offers extended hours; wireless Internet access and TV at each station
Rhode Island Hospital First in New England to Use Novel Single-lead Implantable Cardiac Defibrillator
Can detect atrial fibrillation that often leads to stroke, heart failure;
single lead has benefits of two leads, but with less risk
Rhode Island Hospital Introduces Self-pay Parking in All Public Lots
New system will improve traffic flow and increase payment options
Rhode Island Hospital’s Martin Weinstock, MD, Receives Prestigious Award from American Academy of Dermatology
Lila and Murray Gruber Cancer Research Award recognizes excellence in cancer research
Rhode Island Hospital Study: Nearly Half Of Older Women Diagnosed With Urinary Tract Infections In An Emergency Department Did Not Have Findings Confirmed In Urine Culture
Unnecessary use of antibiotics in elderly women seen in emergency departments increases risk of unintended consequences, may promote antibiotic resistance
Ride at Night? Ride Bright! Bike Safety Event Urges Night-Riding Guidelines for Kids.
Rhode Island Hospital Study: Co-infections in Patients with H1N1 During 2009-2010 Pandemic Not Associated with Worse Outcomes, ICU Admissions
More research needed to measure impact of co-infections on hospital admission
Rhode Island Hospital, Radiosurgery Center Receive Three-Year Accreditation from American College of Radiology
Rhode Island Hospital’s radiation oncology department and the Radiosurgery Center of Rhode Island have earned a three-year accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Rhode Island Hospital’s W. Curt LaFrance Jr., MD, MPH, Honored with American Academy of Neurology’s Epilepsy Research Award
W. Curt LaFrance Jr., MD, MPH, director of neuropsychiatry and behavioral neurology at Rhode Island Hospital, has received the American Academy of Neurology’s (AAN) Dreifuss-Penry Epilepsy Award.
Rhode Island Hospital Study: Traumatic Brain Injury Significantly Worsens Outcomes for Patients with Nonepileptic Seizures
TBI increases odds for depression, behavior impulsivity, PTSD in this patient population
Rhode Island Hospital One of the First in the US to Offer MRI Scans in the Emergency Department
Location of new machine will improve efficiency, quality of care for emergency room patients
Rhode Island Hospital Unveils New COBRE Center for Stem Cell Biology to Better Support Stem Cell and Other Clinical Research
Current stem cell studies include research into new treatments for leukemia, lymphoma
and liver, kidney and bone marrow damage
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