Hospital Association


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The Hospital Association of Rhode Island is a statewide trade organization that assists member hospitals in effectively meeting the health care needs of Rhode Island through advocacy, representation, education and services.

Regulatory Burden

Welcome to the HARI Member Portal. You will be required to log in with your username and password to access data, reports and resources only available to members and affiliate members.

Improving the provider credentialing

process is one of HARI’s advocacy

priorities in 2017. Legislation has been introduced, at the request of HARI and the Rhode Island Medical Society, to limit the credentialing process to 45 days (seven days for an updated application). This legislation is an important step in addressing the growing regulatory burdens facing hospitals.


High Reliability TRAINING

     Meet Our leaders



Christopher Lehrach, MD, MBA
Chief Transformation Officer, L+M Healthcare & President, L+M Medical Group

Michael Dacey, Jr., MD
President, Kent Hospital & Memorial Hospital of Rhode Island

Michael Souza
President, Hospital Association of Rhode Island


​2016 General Assembly Session


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Donald Trump has been elected the forty-fifth president of the United States and the 115th Congress has taken shape and been named by The New York Times as “the most powerful and ambitious Republican-led Congress in 20 years.” Come January 20, the Republican Party will have full control of the government and the fight to repeal, and possibly replace, the Affordable Care Act will be a top priority for the party this session. The 2016 Election will have a tremendous impact on many aspects of health care. From insurance coverage to prescription drug prices, many changes are anticipated.. Read More

The insightful analyses provided by the HARI Data Center help Rhode Island’s health care leaders chart a course for the future.  The services offered help hospitals interpret and assess the impact of national, regional and local policy changes.

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