March 28, 2017

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) is pleased to announce the addition of OB/GYN services to its Lakeview clinic with the practice of Dr. Traci Iwamoto.

Iwamoto’s OB/GYN practice joins the growing list of services provided at the Lakeview location, which already includes primary care with convenient extended hours, imaging such as x-ray, ultrasound and mammography, and spine care with cutting-edge non-invasive procedures.

March 28, 2017

Tiger Athletic Foundation (TAF) is now awarding priority points for gifts made to LSU Health Foundation New Orleans and LSU Health New Orleans Medical Alumni Association. Each $1,000 donation made since January 1, 2017, is eligible for 1 priority point.

The Priority Point System is used to allocate opportunities for LSU fans to purchase certain tickets and parking passes to LSU athletic events based on giving to TAF and other LSU-affiliated organizations, including LSU Health Foundation New Orleans and the Alumni Association of LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine.

March 28, 2017

Lakeview Regional Medical Center has added nearly 20 former Louisiana Heart Hospital physicians and providers to its Lakeview Regional Physician Group, helping provide continuity of care to patients affected by the heart hospital’s recent closure.

March 28, 2017

ChenMed, a privately owned medical, management and technology company transforming healthcare for seniors, announced rapid completion of the strategic executive team expansion needed to further optimize growth and performance.

March 29, 2017

For the first time, data published by LSU Health New Orleans School of Public Health’s Louisiana Tumor Registry includes cancer prevalence. Cancer prevalence is defined as the number of living people who have ever been diagnosed with cancer in a given population at a given point in time.  It includes new (incidence) and pre-existing cases and is a function of both past incidence and survival.