Ochsner Health recently broke ground on The Debra H. and Robert J. Patrick Neuroscience Center. Announced in September 2022, the Patrick family generously donated a transformational gift to establish the center, which will be located on Jefferson Highway near Ochsner Medical Center- New Orleans.
For the 16th consecutive grading period, St. Tammany Health System has received an “A” grade for patient safety for fall 2023 from the Leapfrog Group, an independent healthcare watchdog organization.
“Earning an ‘A’ Grade means St. Tammany Health System has made a true commitment to put patients first,” said Leah Binder, president and CEO of The Leapfrog Group. “We congratulate the leadership, Board, clinicians, staff and volunteers that all had a role to play in this achievement.”
Terrebonne General Health System earned an “A” Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit watchdog that sets standards for excellence in patient care. Leapfrog assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 national performance measures reflecting errors, accidents, injuries and infections, as well as the systems hospitals have in place to prevent harm.
Cardiovascular Logistics (CVL) has named new executives to its growing team.
Nick Zaunbrecher, CPA, MHA, joins CVL as the chief financial officer. He brings 30 years of healthcare financial experience to this role, having previously served as CFO at Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) for 17 years. Zaunbrecher is also a licensed certified public accountant.
Terrebonne General Health System had three nurses named to the 2023 “Great 100 Nurses.” Vanessa Davidson, RN, Madeline Denning, RN, and Cindy Hebert, RN, were honored at the Annual Great 100 Nurses Celebration of Louisiana held at The Pontchartrain Center.