April 19, 2018

Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) is hosting a free "Wine and Wellness" event featuring vascular ultrasounds and electrocardiogram (EKG) screenings on April 24 from 5:30-7:30 p.m. at the CIS Baton Rouge clinic at 8401 Picardy Avenue.

A vascular ultrasound is a painless exam to test for venous disease, a condition which develops when vein valves become damaged or diseased.  This test is ideal for those who experience leg pain, swelling, or varicose veins.

April 19, 2018

Due to severe weather last week, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center’s Fest for Life has been rescheduled for May 5 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m. at Bon Carrè Business Center, 7359 Florida Blvd.

April 11, 2018

John and Marty Engquist have a passion for helping pediatric cancer patients, and this passion will now be highlighted with their gift to the new freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital. The Engquist family has donated $1.5 million to the hematology and oncology floor of the new hospital to help continue care for children across Louisiana with cancer and blood disorders.

April 12, 2018

Officials of Shell’s Louisiana-based operations presented a check for $350,000 to support Baton Rouge General’s Critical Care and Regional Burn Center expansion. The check presentation took place at a ceremony at Shell’s Geismar chemical manufacturing facility.

April 12, 2018

Tim Barrett, CPA, and CEO of Radiology Associates, L.L.C., was presented with a Special Recognition Award during Radiology Business Management Association’s annual PaRADigm conference in San Diego.

Each year at its annual conference, RBMA’s president is afforded the opportunity to bestow an award on a deserving RBMA member for his or her service to the organization, colleagues, and profession.