February 25, 2021

A new way to rapidly develop, validate, and strategically integrate deep-learning technology into every aspect of radiation therapy for patients is now in the beginning stages at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center.

Vysioneer, a precision radiation oncology software company in Boston, Mass., and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center, a regional cancer care organization headquartered in Baton Rouge, La., have launched a multi-year collaboration that will transform the practice of this highly-utilized form of cancer treatment.

February 25, 2021

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center announced the election of Craig Greene, MD, MBA, as its 2021 chief of staff. Greene joins Catherine O’Neal, MD, Our Lady of the Lake chief medical officer, and Philip Allen, MD, associate chief medical officer as a physician leader for the organization.

February 25, 2021

Ochsner Baton Rouge has begun construction of Ochsner Health Center – Gonzales, a new clinic at the intersection of La. 30 and South Burnside Avenue (La. 44). Scheduled to open in the summer of 2022, the clinic will offer both primary and specialty care. The total project cost is $24.2 million.

February 25, 2021

Babies are priceless, but at one week old, baby Lexa Dennis already had an amazing $2 million story to tell. It isn’t about investing or winning the lottery, but about a life-saving drug that she received at Woman’s Hospital in Baton Rouge, La., at just four days old -- the youngest known to receive the Zolgensma cutting-edge gene therapy for babies born with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA).

February 25, 2021

As Ochsner Medical Complex - The Grove readies for its new pediatric super-clinic, more medical specialists continue to join the Ochsner Baton Rouge team. Pediatric neurologist Lalania Schexnayder, MD, PhD, and pediatric nurse practitioner Emily Jewell have started seeing pediatric neurology patients at The Grove.