The Miriam Hospital
Welcome to The Miriam Hospital
The Miriam Hospital is ranked first among Rhode Island Hospitals by U.S. News & World Report's 2022-2023 rankings.
The Miriam Hospital has earned the Magnet Nursing Designation since 1998, and it remains one of only a handful nationwide to maintain this elite designation for 6 consecutive cycles.
Information for patients and caregivers:
Vanzetta James, DNP, MBA
Vanzetta James, DNP, MBA, is the Senior Vice President of Patient Care Services and Chief Nursing Officer at The Miriam Hospital.
Dr. James says that one of the things that drew her to The Miriam is its consistent ranking as one of the highest-performing hospitals in the U.S.
Dr. James is a member of the American Association of Critical Care Nurses, Sigma Theta Tau, and the American Organization for Nursing Leadership.
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Featured Centers & Services
Offering hundreds of specialized care for our patients
Total Joint Center
The Total Joint Center at the Miriam Hospital is the region’s highest volume joint replacement program with clinical and quality outcomes that rank among the best in the nation. Total hip, knee, or shoulder replacement is far from just an operation at our center: All of our services focus on the patient experience from initial consultation through recovery.
Center for Bariatric Surgery
Offering a safe, comprehensive approach to treating adult and teen obesity, the award-winning Center for Bariatric Surgery provides personalized, quality care and multidisciplinary services ranging from long-term nutritional and behavior modification and patient support groups to a full complement of bariatric surgeries and state-of-the-art laparoscopic and minimally invasive technologies.
Minimally Invasive Urology Institute
The Minimally Invasive Urology Institute (MIUI) is committed to delivering excellence in urologic care, research, and education. The MIUI offers cutting-edge treatments and specialized urologic care to patients through a variety of minimally invasive surgical options, such as laparoscopic and robot-assisted procedures. Our goal is to preserve function and restore patients to health.
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Every day we treat hundreds of patients who rely on The Miriam Hospital for the very best care available. And every day, we rely on support from caring people like you to help ensure our vital work continues. Philanthropy is the cornerstone of everything we do. Each gift, no matter the size, makes an enormous difference and is an investment in the future of compassionate care, research, and medical education for our community. Please join us!