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Oceans Behavioral Hospital Launches Adolescent Intensive Outpatient Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Oceans Behavioral Hospital Greater New Orleans, a behavioral health provider focused on healing and long-term recovery, has announced the...

CrescentCare Hires New Director of Development

NEW ORLEANS – Jay Huffstatler has joined CrescentCare as director of development. Huffstatler has 24 years of development and community leadership experience in New Orleans...

Sugarplum Ball Raises $2.35M for Children’s Hospital New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — On March 23, friends and supporters of Children’s Hospital New Orleans celebrated the 42nd annual Sugarplum Ball at Mardi Gras World....

La. Cancer Centers Join Network to Increase Access to Clinical Trials

NEW ORLEANS — The Gulf South Clinical Trials Network — an alliance of Louisiana cancer centers — has joined a larger nationwide health innovation...

80 LSU Health New Orleans Medical Grads Staying in Louisiana

NEW ORLEANS – On March 15, 172 LSU Health New Orleans graduating medical students gathered at the Audubon Team Room to discover the results...

LCMC Health Unveils Keeping You Well Program

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – LCMC Health, the Louisiana-based, not-for-profit hospital system serving the Gulf Coast region, has launched its Keeping You Well program...

Neilsen Named CEO of East Jefferson General Hospital

NEW ORLEANS – LCMC Health has named Gregory A. Nielsen CEO of East Jefferson General Hospital. He assumed responsibility as interim CEO of EJGH...

University of Queensland, Ochsner Celebrate High Residency Match

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – On March 15, the University of Queensland Medical School – Ochsner Health and Ochsner Graduate Medical Education celebrated Match...

Medical Marijuana Pharmacy Now Open on Airline Highway

KENNER — Crescent City Therapeutics, a new medical marijuana pharmacy, is now open at 100 West Airline Highway in Kenner, La. Lovie Rodgers is...

Interventional Bronchoscopy Suite Now Available at East Jeff

METAIRIE, La. (press release) – East Jefferson General Hospital has announced the opening of an interventional bronchoscopy suite to enhance minimally invasive detection and...

Children’s Hospital New Orleans Designated for New Sickle Cell Gene Therapy

NEW ORLEANS – From Children’s Hospital New Orleans: CHNO announced that is the only hospital in Louisiana to serve as a designated treatment center for...

Award Winners: Lyons, Pineda, Qamruddin and More

NEW ORLEANS — A roundup of recent award winners: Accent New Orleans President Diane Lyons has received the 2024 Smart Women in Meetings Award. “This recognition...

Dr. Steve Nelson to Lead LSU Health New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS — Dr. Steve Nelson will serve as chancellor of LSU Health New Orleans, pending a vote by the LSU Board of Supervisors....

2 Biotech Industry Vets to Lead AxoSim Board

NEW ORLEANS ─ Dale Pfost and David Weiner have been appointed co-chairs of AxoSim’s board of directors. Pfost and Weiner have decades of experience...

Ochsner ’65 Plus’ Clinic Opens on Veterans

METAIRIE, La. – Ochsner Health has opened a new clinic at 7060 Veterans Memorial Boulevard to provide specialized health and wellness services for patients...

Eyewear Retailer to Celebrate Grand Opening in Covington

COVINGTON, La. — Eye Wares will host a grand-opening celebration on Friday, April 12 in the Copperstill Marketplace at the corner of Highway 1077...

Odyssey House Louisiana Caring for the Community

New Orleans is a collection of communities, and it’s at the community level where health disparities, access and outcomes are most apparent — and...

Ochsner Digital Medicine Partners with Humana Healthy Horizons

NEW ORLEANS – From Ochsner Health: Ochsner Digital Medicine has partnered with Humana Healthy Horizons to provide digital medicine services to its members. This agreement...

Children’s Hospital New Orleans to Host 42nd Sugarplum Ball

NEW ORLEANS – From Children’s Hospital New Orleans:  On March 23, friends and supporters of Children’s Hospital New Orleans will celebrate the 42nd annual Sugarplum...

Dr. Joe Kanter, Louisiana’s Chief Medical Officer, Steps Down

BATON ROUGE (Louisiana Illuminator) — Dr. Joe Kanter, the physician who led Louisiana’s battle against COVID-19 and other public health threats, is stepping down...

Lakeview Hospital Announces New Hospitalist Program

COVINGTON, La. — Lakeview Hospital has implemented a new hospitalist program in partnership with Apogee Physicians, a national hospitalist group. Lakeview welcomes 14 new...

Ochsner Joins Academic Consortium’s Global Integrative Health Network

NEW ORLEANS (press release) — Ochsner Health is joining nearly 80 of the world’s most recognized academic medical centers and health systems as a...

Plans to Sell Blue Cross Canceled Again

NEW ORLEANS — For a second time, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has called off plans for a $2.5 billion sale to...

University Medical Center Announces Senior Leadership Additions

NEW ORLEANS — University Medical Center New Orleans has announced additions to its leadership team. John R. Nickens IV has been officially appointed CEO of...

Louisiana Treasurer Opposes Blue Cross Sale to Elevance

NEW ORLEANS — On Jan. 8, Louisiana State Treasurer John Fleming announced his opposition to the proposed sale of nonprofit Blue Cross Blue Shield of...

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