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  • Specialized Neurosurgical Services

    Garth Rees Cosgrove, MD, chief of neurosurgery at Rhode Island Hospital and chair of the department of neurosurgery at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University, discusses how Rhode Island Hospital's department of neurosurgery provides expert, specialized care for patients.

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    "We have made aggressive efforts to put the strongest, most effective policies in place to eliminate surgical errors. But if we are not just as aggressive about enforcing every single point of those policies-demanding 100 percent compliance every time, from every single staff member-we are falling short. And that's unacceptable."

    - John Murphy, MD, Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Rhode Island Hospital

    Video Feature: First Person

    Rhode Island Hospital staff members describe initiatives and perspectives that advance the safety and quality of care for our patients.


    Lori Daiello, PharmD, BCP
    Research associate

    Groundbreaking research is positioning our hospital at the forefront of patient care.

    Christopher Muratore, MD
    Pediatric surgeon

    Hasbro Children's Hospital has the first and only Extracorporeal Membrane Oxygenation machine in Rhode Island.

    Sajeev Handa, MD, SFHM
    Director of hospitalist medicine

    Our hospitalists play an important role in communicating with patients' caregivers and their primary care providers.