Five Louisiana hospitals, including Woman’s Hospital and Baton Rouge General, as well as Ochsner Health System, have been named “Most Wired” hospitals by Hospitals & Health Networks magazine.
Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center hosted its annual THRIVE survivorship celebration June 23 in recognition and honor of cancer survivors during National Cancer Survivor Month.
Baton Rouge General Physicians announced the addition of Dr. Candace Moore to its Obstetrics and Gynecology - Bluebonnet practice.
If you’re like a lot of shoppers, you comb through circulars to compare grocery store prices. You check prices online to make sure you buy your product at the right price. You know many stores offer the exact same products at varying prices, so smart shopping can add up to big savings.
Now, patients can compare prices online to shop for their healthcare services: Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana have launched SmartShopperTM, which lets the insurer’s customers see and compare cost ranges for procedures in more than 300 categories.
A new survey by Home Instead, Inc., franchisor of the Home Instead Senior Care® network, found that half of working female caregivers feel they have to choose between being a good employee and being a good daughter. In addition, a quarter (25%) of working daughters report they find a workplace stigma in being a caregiver, and 23 percent have found that their supervisor is unsympathetic.