Children’s Hospital New Orleans, New Orleans Mayor LaToya Cantrell, Clinton Foundation Vice Chair Chelsea Clinton, Too Small to Fail, and Kohl’s Cares announced the launch of a new, local campaign to boost the early brain development and language skills of children from birth through age five.
East Jefferson General Hospital, (EJGH) earned four stars when the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its much-anticipated Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.
Their four stars places the institution among the top 20 percent of 4,599 rated hospitals in the country, according to data released by CMS. This rating comes on the heels of both Leapfrog and CareChex, two independent hospital rating services, which awarded EJGH their highest rankings with CareChex naming EJGH Louisiana’s Number One Hospital in Overall Hospital and Medical Care.
Along with students from Harvard, MIT, and Stanford, Khanh Do, a doctoral student at LSU Health New Orleans School of Graduate Studies, was invited to present her research at the Schlumberger Foundation’s Faculty for the Future Fellows and Alumnae Forum during the Session with Outstanding Fellows.
St. Tammany Hospital Foundation is seeking sponsorships for THE Gala presented by HUB International, a new signature event benefiting patients and families of St. Tammany Cancer Center. The event will be held on Oct. 4 at the Southern Hotel.
The American Heart Association will hold the annual New Orleans Heart Walk on Nov. 17 at LaSalle Park in Metairie. The event will feature a King and Queen of Hearts; the titles will be awarded to local survivors who will serve as honorary chairpersons. This campaign is sponsored by The King Law Firm and is intended to celebrate the heart disease and stroke survivors in our community.