July 21, 2017

Sage Outpatient Services will host a Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting ceremony on July 27 to celebrate moving into their new location at 8313 Picardy Avenue.

The Grand Opening celebration will begin at 4 p.m., followed by the Ribbon Cutting and blessing of the new space at 4:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served, and tours of the facility will be given. 

July 21, 2017

For eight years, Dr. Craig Walker has visited China, annually, to offer physician training on interventional treatments for peripheral vascular disease (PVD) and limb salvage.  Plans are now underway for a specialized limb salvage program at The 16th People's Hospital of Zhengzhou in China, that Dr. Walker will establish from the ground up.

July 21, 2017

With hurricane season upon us, pregnant women and their families need to take extra precautions to ensure that things go smoothly, whether evacuating or staying. Making preparations now can spare a new mother from unnecessary worry during power outages, and storm recovery later.

Bethanie Genre, CNM, Midwife with Ochsner Health Center – O’Neal, offers the following tips to expecting mothers:

-Plan an alternate birth location in the event of road problems or evacuation.

July 21, 2017

American Heart Association has elected Dr. Steven Kelley of the Baton Rouge community to serve on its 2017-2018 regional Greater Southeast Affiliate Board of Directors. Dr. Kelley is a cardiologist at Baton Rouge Cardiology Center.

July 21, 2017

Pointe Coupee Hospice has been named a 2017 Hospice Honors Elite recipient by Deyta Analytics, a division of HealthCAREfirst, the leading provider of Web-based home health and hospice software, outsourced billing and coding services, and advanced analytics. Hospice Honors is a prestigious program that recognizes hospices providing the highest level of quality as measured from the caregiver’s point of view.