December 14, 2017

Becker’s Healthcare has named Teri Fontenot, Woman’s President and CEO, to the 2017 “183 nonprofit hospital and health system CEOs to know” list.

The CEOs featured on the list lead some of the largest and most successful nonprofit healthcare organizations in the country. Over the past several years, Fontenot has led Woman’s through strategic growth, including a move to a new $340 million campus in 2012.

December 14, 2017

Dr. Robert Drennan, electrophysiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South, is the first in south Louisiana to implant the Confirm Rx™ Insertable Cardiac Monitor, the world’s first implantable cardiac monitor with Bluetooth wireless technology.  Dr. Drennan first implanted the device on Dec. 12 during a minimally-invasive procedure in the electrophysiology lab at Baton Rouge General Medical Center. 

December 14, 2017

Sexual Trauma Awareness & Response® (STAR) has honored Woman’s Hospital as the Outstanding Sexual Assault Response Team (SART) Partner of the Year award for the hospital’s outstanding commitment and dedication to survivors of sexual assault in the Baton Rouge community.

December 14, 2017

Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge was named a Top General Hospital by The Leapfrog Group for the first time. Ochsner Baton Rouge was among only three Louisiana hospitals named to the list, all affiliated with Ochsner Health System. The Top Hospital designation is awarded by The Leapfrog Group, an independent hospital watchdog organization.  

December 14, 2017

Baton Rouge General’s School of Radiologic Technology (SORT) recently graduated its largest class in five years. Fourteen new radiologic technologists in the Class of 2017 join a group of nearly 300 talented “rad techs” who have completed BRG’s program.