Gina Dugas, CPA, CGMA, has joined Woman’s Hospital as senior vice president/chief financial officer. Her responsibilities include leading the treasury function and financial reporting as well as serving as a resource to the senior leadership team relative to corporate decision making and strategy.
The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady announced the System has entered a non-binding letter of intent (LOI) with the Dominican Sisters and St. Dominic Health Services related to a potential transition of sponsorship. The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady are the sponsors of the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System. The LOI signals the beginning of exclusive discussions that will take place over the next several months and could result in the sponsorship transfer of St. Dominic Health Services from the Dominican Sisters to the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady.
Open Health Care Clinic will host their annual health education conference, Open Talks, on Oct. 26 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge. This one-day conference will feature speakers from across the United States presenting on the topics of stigma and substance use disorder.
The public is invited to attend the first annual Willie F. Hawkins Community Health Fair on Oct. 6 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. at the LSU Health Baton Rouge North Clinic, 5439 Airline Hwy in Baton Rouge.
The Louisiana Department of Health announced that State Medicaid Director Jen Steele is one of six Medicaid directors from around the country to participate in the Medicaid Leadership Institute.