September 19, 2017

For seven decades, internal medicine physician Dr. John Winton Deming (M ’44) and his family have been making a profound impact on Tulane University and Tulane University School of Medicine. Now, his family’s tremendous generosity is reaching new heights with a $25 million gift that will transform and strengthen the Department of Medicine’s research enterprise.

The gift is the largest in the School of Medicine’s history.

September 19, 2017

St. Tammany Parish Hospital announced plans to open an offsite emergency department this fall.

The facility, to be located at 2929 Hwy. 190 in Mandeville, will provide residents with closer access to emergency care, and quicker integration into St. Tammany Parish Hospital systems.

September 19, 2017

Becker's Hospital Review announced that Tulane Health System CEO, William Lunn, MD, is featured in the 2017 edition of its list of "Physician Leaders of Hospitals and Health Systems to Know," highlighting hospital and health system presidents and CEOs who hold medical degrees.

September 19, 2017

AmeriHealth Caritas Louisiana, a Healthy Louisiana Medicaid managed care health plan, and part of the AmeriHealth Caritas Family of Companies, has earned a Commendable Health Plan Accreditation status from the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA).

September 19, 2017

In collaboration with Novo Biosciences, Inc., LSU Health New Orleans Cardiovascular Center of Excellence will receive more than $500,000 over two years to study the effectiveness of a novel drug designed to stimulate the regeneration of heart muscle, and prevent the formation of scar tissue following a heart attack. The funding is part of a $1.5 million Small Business Innovation Research Program (SBIR) award from the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute to Novo Biosciences, Inc.