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  • Recent Awards

  • 2011

    • Bradley Hospital, the nation’s first psychiatric hospital focusing exclusively on children and adolescents, has earned the distinction of ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures for 2011’ by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health organizations in the U.S. Bradley Hospital is the only hospital in Rhode Island and the only psychiatric hospital in New England to receive this designation. 


    • Bradley Hospital's new, state-of-the-art inpatient building, the centerpiece of a campus-wide modernization project, was selected for a Building of America award as one of New England's most innovative design projects of the year.
      More about the award.
    • Rhode Island Hospital is designated the principal teaching hospital of The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and Bradley Hospital and The Miriam Hospital are designated major teaching affiliates.
    • Bradley Hospital is one of three hospitals nationwide selected as a case study award winner by the Quality Indicator Project, an international organization that seeks to improve patient care.


    • Lifespan Quality Award
      Bradley Hospital's department of behavioral education received the 2009 Lifespan Barnet Fain Quality Award. Established in 2002, this award recognizes outstanding efforts by teams or individuals to improve the quality of care provided by Lifespan's partner hospitals.
      Henry T. Sachs III, MD, medical director, Bradley Hospital; Jeffrey G. Brier, chair, Lifespan Quality Oversight Committee; Margaret Paccione-Dyszlewski, PhD, director, department of behavioral education, Bradley Hospital; Jodie Bey Vilardi, RN, M.Ed, employee health coordinator, Bradley Hospital; Patricia Perry, behavioral education data specialist, Bradley Hospital; and Walter Heisler, BS, behavioral education development specialist, Bradley Hospital.
      The team was selected for developing and implementing a hospital-wide initiative to address the most challenging undertaking for clinical staff at all psychiatric hospitals, including Bradley Hospital: responding to patients who are exhibiting disturbing and dangerous behaviors and may require physical intervention.
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    • Blair L. Sadler International Arts and Healing Competition, First Place Professional Award
      "Art as a Source of Healing," a Rhode Island School of Design fine arts course that pairs students with patients at Bradley Hospital, received a top honor in the 2008 Blair L. Sadler International Arts and Healing Competition. The members of the review panel say the program “represents one of the most innovative arts projects, demonstrating a unique partnership between a hospital, a medical school and an art school.” More about this award


    • Breastfeeding-Friendly Workplace Award - Silver
      The Physicians' Committee for Breastfeeding in Rhode Island and the Rhode Island Department of Health honored the hospital for effectively accommodating employees who continue to breastfeed their infants when they return to work.


    • American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
      This award was given in recognition of 75 years of leadership and service, treating children and adolescents with mental disorders, training future generations of outstanding mental health practioners, furthering the science of normal and psychopathological development, partnering with the community and advocating on behalf of all children.