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SOLE FACILITY: Above, from right, parents Garcel Felisor, father, and Yanida Awlvarado, mother, are pictured with their son, Giovanni E. Felisor, and a nurse at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence. Hasbro is the only hospital in New England to perform in-utero surgery and other complex fetal procedures.
 / COURTESY HASBRO CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL/RICHARD SCHULTZ PHOTOGRAPHY

Hospital affiliations boost business and care

Last spring, a team of doctors at Hasbro Children’s Hospital in Providence performed surgery on a fetus diagnosed with spina bifida.Surgeons covered the unborn...

Organ donor advocacy group honors nine local hospitals for donation support

PROVIDENCE – The Workplace Partnership for Life has recognized nine local hospitals for their efforts supporting enrollment in organ and tissue donation registries.The organization,...
COLORFUL CLOTHING: Women’s attire is displayed showing the styles of the 1960s. The Newport Restoration Foundation will host a talk titled “Camelot vs. the Counterculture” on the fashion, culture and society of the day at 5:30 p.m. on Aug. 23 at Rough Point in Newport.
 / COURTESY NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION.

Editor’s Choice: Newport Restoration Foundation to host discussion on fashion trends

EDITOR’S CHOICE Newport Restoration Foundation to host talk on fashion trends NEWPORT RESTORATION FOUNDATION will hold a talk on the tug of war between fashion’s...

Westerly Hospital Auxiliary awards 6 scholarships to aspiring health workers

WESTERLY – The Westerly Hospital Auxiliary has awarded college scholarships to six students planning to pursue a career in health care, including the Mary...
BUMPER BOATS: People enjoy a ride on bumper boats on Block Island during a previous Chamber Block Party event. Nine local chambers of commerce will be part of this year’s Chamber Block Party on the island Aug. 10.
 / COURTESY CENTRAL RHODE ISLAND CHAMBER OF COMMERCE/JOHN LOVEGREN PHOTOGRAPHY

Editor’s Choice: Chambers of commerce

EDITOR’S CHOICE Chambers of commerce gather for annual networking party NINE LOCAL CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE will be part of the annual Chamber Block Party...

CMS sepsis care scores rank R.I. fourth lowest in U.S.

PROVIDENCE – The rate at which Rhode Island hospitals properly treat sepsis, a life-threatening reaction to infection that kills more than 200,000 people yearly...

Five Questions With: William Filippone

Westerly Hospital recently named registered nurse William Filippone as its chief nursing officer. Filippone has more than 20 years of experience in numerous health...

Westerly Hospital welcomes new associate chief nursing officer

WESTERLY – Westerly Hospital has named registered nurse William Filippone as its chief nursing officer.Filippone will be responsible for the oversight of patient care...

R.I. ranks third in Leapfrog hospital safety guide with 5 A-rated...

PROVIDENCE – Five of eight Rhode Island hospitals rated by The Leapfrog Group won A ratings from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, earning the...
RHODE ISLAND RANKED NO. 3 in the nation in the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade national rankings for having 5 of 7 reviewed hospitals earn an A safety grade. / COURTESY LEAPFROG

R.I. ranks third in Leapfrog hospital safety guide with 5 A-rated...

PROVIDENCE — Five of seven qualifying Rhode Island hospitals won A ratings from the Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade, earning the state third place in the...
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