Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) has appointed Ben Adams, DO, cardiothoracic anesthesiologist, as Chief of Medical Staff for 2017- 2018.
It takes approximately nine minutes for an ambulance to reach the scene of a medical emergency. But Tulane University alumnus Benjamin Swig has an idea that will cut that time to just five minutes. For that idea, Swig took home the grand prize March 24 during The Big Idea competition at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week.
On March 25, the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Ochsner Baptist observed its 36th Annual NICU Alumni Reunion Party, as Ochsner NICU “graduates” and their families celebrated life. Many of these children were born either extremely premature and/or were very ill at birth and required special care.
Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) honors Melissa Rice, RN, as the March Employee of the Month. Rice is a Supportive Care Coordinator in the Care Management Department at TGMC.
On the fourth Tuesday of every March, the American Diabetes Association (ADA) encourages people to join the Stop Diabetes movement to learn if they are at risk for developing type 2 diabetes.
On Tuesday, March 28 West Jefferson health educators joined thousands around the country in observing this special day, providing literature on diabetes and risk factors, offering free glucose screenings and answering questions. The event was held at Laborie's Budget Saver in Marrero.
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