Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center welcomes two new vice presidents to its team - Lesley Tilley, MSN, RN, NE-BC as vice president of operations and Diane Poirot, MBA, SPHR, SHRM-SCP as vice president of human resources.
W. Dore Binder, MD, has been named chief medical officer of Woman’s Hospital. In his role, Binder will serve as a liaison between administration, medical staff, and nursing leadership and will be responsible for employed physician practices, the LSU OB-GYN Clinic, graduate medical education, and medical staff services.
On Nov. 26, The Birth Center of Baton Rouge relocated from Picardy Avenue to the Woman’s Hospital campus. Just two days after the move, Lydia Pullman and her husband Andrew welcomed Otto Rolland Pullman, born on Nov. 28 at 2:48 p.m. weighing 6 lbs. 7oz.
According to recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) data, Louisiana had already experienced a “high” outbreak of influenza (flu) prior to December. Ochsner Primary Care physician Michelle Becnel, MD, said that the number of flu cases is only expected to rise. “With so many people getting together for family gatherings, holiday parties, and shopping, the flu tends to spread much easier. Because of this, flu activity usually peaks between December and February.”
Ashley Marks, a gynecologic oncology nurse navigator at Woman’s Hospital, was honored with the 2018 Oncology Navigation Excellence Award from The Academy of Oncology Nurse & Patient Navigators (AONN+). The national award recognizes an oncology navigator for his or her outstanding contributions to oncology navigation, patient care, and education.
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