Baton Rouge General (BRG) received the Healthgrades 2018 Patient Safety Excellence Award, placing BRG in the top 10 percent of hospitals across the country for patient safety. BRG was the only hospital in Baton Rouge, and just one of nine in Louisiana, to receive the designation.
Signs of flood recovery continue in Denham Springs with the return of Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group Family Health Watson to the Live Oak neighborhood.
“With more than 90 percent of the clinic patient population affected by the flood, we are thrilled to be able to provide families with the quality care they deserve in their own neighborhood,” said Dr. Durwin Walker, MD. “The Denham Springs community has been resilient through the rebuilding process, and we are ready to provide them with normalcy in a newly renovated space.”
Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has recognized St. Elizabeth Hospital with a Blue Distinction® Center+ for Bariatric Surgery designation as part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated hospitals that show expertise in delivering improved patient safety and better health outcomes, based on objective measures that were developed with input from the medical community.
Baton Rouge General’s Foundation celebrated patients and their families at the annual Experience the Difference luncheon. The event, sponsored by Hancock Whitney and held at the Renaissance Hotel, raised money to support patients at Baton Rouge General.
Looking for a great Mother’s Day gift? Give her an evening that will create memories for a lifetime while also helping to build the new freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital.
On Sept.16, Our Lady of the Lake Foundation is hosting the Mother-Son Dance at the Crowne Plaza from 4-6 p.m. with proceeds from the event going toward the new freestanding hospital set to open in fall of 2019.