OB-GYN practice partners with Lifespan

The largest women's health practice in Rhode Island is going in a new direction.

OB-GYN Associates is partnering with the Lifespan's Women's Medicine Collaborative. The agreement was announced Thursday.

Lifespan executives said it's a good fit that will allow for top health care services in a cost-effective set-up.

OB-GYN Associates has offices in Providence, East Providence, Wakefield, East Greenwich, Swansea and North Attleborough.