May 16, 2019

Premier Health announced that Steve Sellars, CEO of Premier Health, has been selected by his peers to serve as the president of the Urgent Care Foundation Board of Trustees.

May 16, 2019

Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced top honors in patient safety and patient experience from two different ratings organizations. 

For the eighth year in a row – and more than any other local hospital -- BRG received an ‘A’ for patient safety from the Leapfrog Group. Only 22 hospitals in Louisiana received an ‘A’ rating in the spring report. 

May 16, 2019

Beginning this month, many new mothers in North Louisiana will begin receiving Safe Sleep Survival Kits as part of an innovative pilot program designed to target the high rate of infant mortality in that region.

May 16, 2019

Local doctors are putting down their stethoscopes to pick up guitars, drums, and microphones for a benefit concert that will raise funds to advance cancer care.  Surgical oncologist John Lyons, MD, with Mary Bird Perkins-Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center is once again teaming up with regional nonprofit organization FestiGals to produce the second annual Baton Rouge Rock for Spots.

May 16, 2019

The Louisiana Primary Care Association (LPCA) has been selected to receive $200,000 in grant funding to support Community Health Centers in the treatment and prevention of opioid abuse in rural communities. LPCA has been selected as one of 120 grant recipients to receive funding as part of HRSA’s Rural Communities Opioid Response (RCORP) planning grant process.