LCMC Health is pleased to announce that Hidden Scar™ Breast Cancer Surgery, an advanced treatment expanding options for women undergoing breast surgery, is now available at two of its hospitals, Touro Infirmary and University Medical Center (UMC) New Orleans. John Colfry, MD, a breast surgical oncologist with Touro’s Crescent City Physicians, and Adam I. Riker, MD, FACS, LSU Health New Orleans, breast surgical oncologist at UMC New Orleans, have been recognized as Hidden Scar trained surgeons.
Orleans Parish Medical Society (OPMS) has selected Jim Pittman to serve as its new executive director. Pittman comes to OPMS with over 30 years of strategic health care, managed care and pharmaceutical marketing, public affairs and business development experience.
“I’m excited to be working with Jim Pittman to help implement our strategic plan,” said Royce Dean Yount, MD, OPMS President. “He’s well suited to help Orleans Parish Medical Society meet the challenges of delivering health care in the New Orleans area.”
Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) announces Salvador “Sal” Scanio as the Director of Materials Management.
Two members of the faculty of LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing earned top honors at the Louisiana Nurses Foundation’s 2017 Nightingale Gala & Awards Ceremony. LSU Health New Orleans congratulates Todd Tartavoulle, DNS, APRN, CNS-BC, Program Director for the Traditional BSN Program and Gerontology CNS Program, Nurse Administrator of the Year; and Ellen Beyer, DNP, MBA, MN, RN, PHCNS-BC, APRN, Instructor of Clinical Nursing, Nurse Educator of the Year. Dr. Myrtis J.
Lakeview Regional Medical Center has announced “The Magic of Memories” Street Rod, Classic Car & Motorcycle Rally is returning to the hospital campus at 95 Judge Tanner Blvd. in Covington on April 29 from 8:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m. All proceeds from the third annual car show, which is hosted by the Lakeview Regional Medical Center Volunteer Auxiliary, will benefit the Louisiana Alzheimer’s Association and NAMI (National Alliance on Mental Illness).