The Betty and Hank Lauricella Pavilion at Children’s Hospital was recently dedicated with the completion marking the first major construction milestone of Children’s Hospital’s $300 million campus transformation effort.
The Louisiana Business Group on Health (LBGH) awarded Louisiana Healthcare Connections with the Working Well in Louisiana Worksite Wellness Recognition of Excellence at its recently held annual luncheon in Baton Rouge. The award is presented to Louisiana employers that demonstrate a commitment to programs that support health and wellness in the workplace.
Stephen Baldwin has accepted the position of chief operating officer for Touro Infirmary. Stephen has been a member of the Touro family since 2014, serving as vice president of operations, where he has been responsible for directing, planning, and organizing the clinical support and service departments for the hospital.
LSU Health New Orleans will partner with 24 academic institutions in the southeastern United States and business in a tech transfer accelerator hub that will improve the translation of basic science discoveries from academic research labs to products that advance patient care and improve health.
Ready Responders and UnitedHealthcare are partnering with New Orleans East Hospital to identify patients who can receive services through in-home settings instead of the emergency room.
This new relationship with New Orleans East Hospital is part of a pilot Ready Responders and UnitedHealthcare announced in April that provides at-home triage care for patients experiencing non-emergent or non-life-threatening medical issues. Louisianans enrolled in UnitedHealthcare employer-sponsored, individual, or Medicaid health plans can now benefit from this new collaboration.