May 19, 2017

Baton Rouge General Home Health was recently recognized as the only agency in the capital area to earn a five-star rating from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) in both Quality of Patient Care and Patient Satisfaction. The ranking puts the agency among the top five percent of home health centers nationwide.

May 19, 2017

Our Lady of the Lake and LSU Baseball teamed up May 16 to promote Stroke Awareness Month when the Tigers took on Northwestern State at 6:30 p.m. at Alex Box Stadium. The “Strike Out Stroke” game aimed to share important education to help stroke victims get to the hospital in time to receive life-saving treatment.

May 19, 2017

Melisa Poole, LPN has been named Clinical Liaison at Lane Rehabilitation Center.  An affiliate of Lane Regional Medical Center, Lane Rehabilitation Center is a 30-bed in-patient acute rehabilitation center specializing in physical, occupational, and speech therapy.

May 19, 2017

On Mother's Day morning, Jewel Kougl and Matt Poss welcomed baby boy William Alexander Poss into the world at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center.

Born 19 inches long on May 14, 2017 at 6:28 a.m., and weighing 7 lbs. and 8 oz., William Alexander was the first Mother's Day baby of the year born at the hospital. Mother and baby are both doing great.

May 19, 2017

 A new study published in the Journal of the American Medical Association Pediatrics shows that tri-ponderal mass index (TMI) estimates body fat more accurately than the traditional body mass index (BMI) in adolescents. In essence, the BMI calculations that have been relied on for decades may not be an accurate scale for assessing body fat in adolescents between the ages of eight and 17.