Elevance Health, Inc. (NYSE: ELV) and Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana announced that the companies have entered into a definitive agreement through which Elevance Health agrees to acquire Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA). BCBSLA will join Elevance Health’s affiliated Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield family of brands.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is hosting a free event to raise awareness of triple negative breast cancer (TNBC) – a cancer that typically spreads faster than other breast cancers. Untie the Ribbons will be held Feb. 4 from 7:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. at the Southern University School of Nursing – J.K. Haynes Hall, 101 Swan Avenue. This community health event will educate, enlighten, and empower women on the impact of TNBC in an effort to reduce mortality, especially in African American women.
Two Woman’s Hospital administrators were selected for highly sought-after leadership programs in 2023 for their dedication to improving Baton Rouge and the state of Louisiana through growth, collaboration and positive change.
Cancer Services will hold a cancer patient-friendly cooking demonstration with acclaimed Chef Celeste on Feb. 9 from 11 a.m. – 12 p.m. at Cancer Services, located at 550 Lobdell Avenue in Baton Rouge. The purpose of this no-cost event is to provide healthy, simple, and delicious cooking inspiration to those impacted by cancer.
Our Lady of the Lake’s Geaux Get Healthy clinical program opened its second location on Jan. 19. The new clinic is at 2041 Silverside Drive in Baton Rouge. Geaux Get Healthy’s first location is at Our Lady of the Lake North at 5439 Airline Highway in Baton Rouge.
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