May 16, 2017

The Board of Directors of East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) have voted to recommend Gerald Parton as the healthcare institution’s President and Chief Executive Officer. This endorsement will go to the Jefferson Parish Council for approval later this month.

May 16, 2017

During Stroke Awareness Month, West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) has been named one of America’s Best Stroke Centers by the Women’s Choice Award®, America’s trusted referral source for the best in healthcare. The award signifies that West Jefferson is in the top seven percent of 4,789 U.S. hospitals offering stroke care services.

May 16, 2017

Jim Mitchell was honored as Terrebonne General Medical Center’s (TGMC) 2016-17 Volunteer of the Year at a luncheon, held during National Healthcare Volunteer Week, honoring the men and women who do volunteer work at TGMC.

May 16, 2017

Students from LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans’ six professional health schools will graduate during its 143rd Commencement on May 18 at 10 a.m. at the University of New Orleans Lakefront Arena. 

May 16, 2017

Archbishop Hannan High School student Isabella Summersgill presented a check to the Children’s Hospital Cleft/Craniofacial Team during a special presentation on May 15 at Children’s Hospital. Cleft for a Cause, a charitable endeavor started by Summersgill, was chosen by the Louisiana Association of Student Councils (LASC) as the 2016-2017 state charity.