September 12, 2019

The Louisiana Nursing Home Association (LNHA) honored individuals who excel in providing person-centered care to the residents they serve. Each year at the LNHA Convention and Trade Show in New Orleans, the LNHA Awards Luncheon recognizes and honors these individuals who set the standard for quality long-term care in our state. 

September 12, 2019

Along with LSU Health New Orleans and other partners, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center has been awarded a $13.6 million multi-year grant by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) to expand its statewide clinical trials network with a special emphasis on underserved cancer patients. In the Baton Rouge area, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center, Woman’s Hospital, and LSU Health Baton Rouge North Clinic will be working together to enroll as many patients in clinical trials as possible.

September 12, 2019

The Louisiana Department of Health held a three-day Opioid Action Summit that brought together hundreds of healthcare providers, subject matter experts, and addiction treatment providers who are dedicated to addressing the opioid epidemic.

The summit included more than two dozen panels, breakout sessions, and discussions surrounding addiction and recovery, all focused on responding to the opioid crisis that is costing the state hundreds of lives and millions of dollars each year.

September 12, 2019

The 2019 National Dialogues on Behavioral Health (NDBH) conference titled "Creating Value, Measuring Value: Connecting Care, Collaboration, and Outcomes” will be held at the Renaissance Arts Hotel in New Orleans from Nov. 3 – 6. Information regarding conference and hotel registration is posted on the www.NationalDialoguesBH.org website.

September 12, 2019

As part of National Rehabilitation Awareness week, Baton Rouge Rehab Hospital (BRRH) will host a Sept. 17 Lunch and Learn event featuring Paul Erway, spinal cord injury survivor and motivational speaker.

Erway had his first life-changing accident in 1980, with a second major accident in 2006. His story is unique, but his insights are relevant to anyone, regardless of abilities or disabilities.