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  • Technology that Supports Patient Safety

  • Rhode Island Hospital's investment in cutting-edge technology has earned a national reputation for being at the forefront of technology in health care. See our our awards.

    High Tech Patient Care Initiatives

    The following technology is currently in place at Rhode Island Hospital and its Hasbro Children's Hospital, as well as all Lifespan hospitals:

    • LifeLinks
      The foundation of Lifespan's information and communication system.
    • Physician Order Management
      Allows physicians to enter patient orders directly to departments throughout the hospital.
    • PACS
      Radiology goes digital.
    • Automated Lab
      Designed to increase safety for lab technicians and deliver rapid, accurate lab test results.
    • Wireless technology
      Allows patient care to be delivered anytime, anywhere.
    • MedHost
      Allows staff to track patients through the emergency department.
    • e-Prescribing
      Electronically transmit prescription orders to local pharmacies.