October 12, 2018

Ochsner Health System was recently awarded a $1.6 million grant by the National Institutes of Health (NIH) for its Opioid Treatment and Recovery through Safe Pain Management Program. The grant, which will be used over a four-year period, will help healthcare providers safely manage non-cancer related chronic pain in primary care settings across South Louisiana.

October 12, 2018

Radiology Associates CEO, Tim Barrett, CPA, joined other Radiology Business Management Association colleagues participating in the RBMA 2018 Hill Day by visiting with senators and congressman to advocate for better access to care for radiology patients.

October 12, 2018

During a lunch event to be held on Oct. 18, Baton Rouge General physicians will help local women pinpoint the risk factors they should consider—who is at an increased risk for breast cancer, what screenings are recommended—and when, and the benefits and risks of newer breast cancer therapies.

The noon Lunch and Learn event on BRG’s Bluebonnet campus will be led by Dr. Jo Anne Barrios, an OB/GYN, and Dr. Lauren Juneja, a hematologist/oncologist.

October 12, 2018

Regional fertility clinic Fertility Answers plans to welcome back parents and their children they helped bring into this world at their annual Celebration Day event. This year’s celebration will be held Oct. 14 at 2 p.m. at Zoosiana, the Zoo of Acadiana in Broussard, La. 

October 12, 2018

Next week, the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Journey, a traveling, hands-on exhibit that raises awareness about the All of Us Research Program, will visit Baton Rouge. All of Us aims to speed up health research and medical breakthroughs.