This Notice describes the privacy practices of Lifespan and the Lifespan affiliates, primarily hospitals that make up the Lifespan health care system. We believe it is in the best interest of patient care to standardize privacy practices at all Lifespan entities. The entities that make up Lifespan are as follows:
The Miriam Hospital
Emma Pendleton Bradley Hospital
Lifespan MSO, Inc.
The Miriam Hospital Foundation
Bradley Hospital Foundation
Lifespan Diversified Services, Inc.
Rhode Island Hospital
Hasbro Children's Hospital, A Division of RIH
Health Ventures, Inc.
NHCC Medical Associates, Inc.
Imaging Ventures, Inc.
Lifespan Risk Services, Inc.
Newport Hospital Foundation
VNA Technicare, Inc.
R.I. Sound Enterprises Insurance Company, Ltd.
The Rhode Island Hospital Foundation
Newport Health Care Corporation
This Notice also describes the privacy that apply to health care professionals and other persons, such as doctors and nurses and their support personnel, when they are providing services together with the Lifespan entities.