February 20, 2020

Basket of Hope Louisiana brought Kelly Orgeron, LSU head football coach Ed Orgeron, Mike the Tiger, LSU football student-athletes, and LSU Spirit Squad members to visit patients at Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital and deliver special LSU National Championship themed baskets.

 

 

February 20, 2020

Baton Rouge General’s School of Nursing (BRGSON) is accepting applications for the 2020 academic year.  Graduates of the program will join the more than 1,000 nursing students who have earned their nursing diploma from BRGSON since 1984.

“We’re excited to welcome the next generation of nurses to our program,” said Monica Nijoka, MHA, BSN, RN, chief nursing officer at BRG. “More than a million RNs are expected to retire in the next decade, and it’s critical that we have an educated workforce to fill their shoes.”

February 20, 2020

A survey commissioned by the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System (FMOLHS) paints a complicated picture of how Louisiana residents view their health and happiness in the context of the state’s unique culture.

February 20, 2020

Due to an increase in acts of violence in healthcare settings locally and across the U.S., Woman’s Hospital is taking a proactive stance to protect its staff, patients, and visitors. The hospital has hired 13 security response officers (SROs) that will provide 24/7 coverage beginning in March, in addition to the contract security staff which will remain at entrances, visitor check-in, and on mobile patrol.

February 20, 2020

A national expert on physician burnout -- an important issue impacting patient care at every level -- is coming to Baton Rouge on March 5 to present “Taking a Stand Against Burnout in Health Care.”

Dr. Lotte Dyrbye, co-director of Mayo Clinic’s Program on Physician Well-Being, recently presented Congress with findings from a National Academy of Medicine report on this issue. Dyrbye is an internal medicine physician and professor of medical education and medicine at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine and Science in Rochester, Minn.