July 12, 2014 3:58 AM ET

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Company Overview of Lifespan Corporation

Company Overview

Lifespan Corporation, a not-for-profit health system, provides health care services through its partner hospitals located in Rhode Island and New England. It offers cancer care, cardiac, children, surgical, diagnostic, rehabilitation, orthopedics, behavioral medicine, and mental health care services. The company was formerly known as The Miriam Corporation and changed its name to Lifespan Corporation in August 1994. Lifespan Corporation was founded in 1994 and is based in Providence, Rhode Island.

167 Point Street

Providence, RI 02903

United States

Founded in 1994





Key Executives for Lifespan Corporation

Chief Executive Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Bradley Hospital and President of Bradley Hospital
President of The Miriam Hospital and Interim President of Newport Hospital
President of Gateway Healthcare
Vice President and Chief Technology Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Lifespan Corporation Key Developments

Lifespan and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island Collaborate on State’s Accountable Care Model to Improve Patient Care and Reduce Costs

Lifespan and Blue Cross & Blue Shield of Rhode Island (BCBSRI) have announced an innovative collaboration that will transform the way health care is delivered to over 35,000 patients and includes more than 110 primary care providers. The three-year program is the large risk-sharing agreement in Rhode Island, and includes Medicare Advantage and commercially insured patients. This initiative is the first step in moving away from the traditional fee-for-service model and demonstrates how health systems, insurers and providers are finding new ways to work together to better coordinate care, improve quality and contain health care costs. Throughout the partnership, BCBSRI and Lifespan will jointly invest in programs that support care transformation by coordinating all aspects of a patient’s care – from office visits to hospitalizations. In addition, the new payment model will reward physicians for meeting quality performance and outcome goals. The three-year agreement will affect 35,000 commercially insured and Medicare patients. It will involve more than 110 physicians; 40% of the physicians are affiliated with patient-centered medical homes and 35% are Lifespan physicians.

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