November 24, 2021

Woman’s has been recognized by Press Ganey as one of the nation’s leaders in providing exceptional patient experience for both inpatient care and outpatient surgery. This is the seventh straight year that Woman’s has earned the Guardian of Excellence Award for being in the top five percent in the country in outstanding inpatient experience and the first time for ambulatory (outpatient) surgery.

November 24, 2021

Baton Rouge General announced the opening of Baton Rouge Recovery Health, a residential center which provides inpatient treatment for the adult male population struggling with substance use disorder. Located at 933 North Foster Dr., the 16-bed residential treatment center is newly renovated and located on beautiful, serene grounds lined with oak trees. It provides comprehensive 28-day treatment in a safe, comfortable, home-like environment.

November 24, 2021

The LSU School of Veterinary Medicine’s Wildlife Hospital recently released a bald eagle on the levee near the veterinary school.

The adult, male bald eagle was found in Livingston Parish and presented to Leslie Lattimore with Wings of Hope Wildlife Sanctuary. Lattimore brought the eagle to LSU Vet Med on Nov. 3. He had been hit by a car and had a significant concussion. The eagle received anti-inflammatories, fluids, and supportive care and is doing well.

November 18, 2021

Three Woman’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) nurses were recognized by the March of Dimes at its recent Signature Chefs Gala with the Excellence in NICU Nursing Award. Christina Bell, BSN, RN, Darla Mathews, MSN, RNC-NIC, and Stephanie Powers, BSN, RNC-NIC, were selected among the top five honorees for the state, with Bell winning the top honor for Louisiana.

November 18, 2021

Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) is awarding free educational scholarships to those interested in continuing their education online to become medical assistants.