March 21, 2019

For the third consecutive year, the Louisiana Nurses Foundation presented its 2019 Nightingale Award for Outstanding Employer of the Year to Louisiana Healthcare Connections. The annual award recognizes a Louisiana company that supports nurses and fosters professional growth, achievement, and innovation in the nursing profession.

March 21, 2019

On Match Day, Baton Rouge General (BRG) welcomed 20 new doctors who will join its family medicine and internal medicine residency programs. The physicians will complete their residency training at the Bluebonnet and Mid City campuses, which provide a clinical setting for internal medicine, family medicine, emergency medicine, critical care medicine, anesthesia, psychiatry, and general surgery residency programs.

Match Day is the day when medical students find out which residency or fellowship program they are accepted or “matched” into.

March 21, 2019

Woman’s Hospital celebrated Certified Nurses Day by honoring its 260 certified nurses. These nurses are being recognized for their professionalism, leadership, and commitment to excellence in patient care.

March 21, 2019

Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital kicks off its participation in the third annual Children’s Hospitals Week sponsored by Children’s Miracle Network (CMN) Hospitals by announcing that 11-year old Madisyn Duet of Vacherie, La., will serve as the 2019 Champion representing the hospital.

March 21, 2019

Physicians in Louisiana have the opportunity to become buprenorphine-waivered to treat Opioid-Use Disorder (OUD) through an online educational course offered by Louisiana Healthcare Connections. The course will be conducted by the American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM).