February 22, 2018

Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center announced Louis Barfield, MD, has been elected chief of staff for 2018.

February 22, 2018

Ochsner and The Lemoine Company have reached a major milestone in the $100+ million construction of Ochsner Medical Complex – High Grove. Crews laid the final steel support beam, signed by Ochsner employees and medical providers, to celebrate a significant landmark in the construction phase.

February 22, 2018

The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation is seeking nominations for the 2018 Angel Award® through April 13, 2018. Now in its 24th year, The Angel Award® program recognizes Louisiana volunteers who perform extraordinary work for children in need. The Foundation will make a $20,000 grant to the Louisiana-based charity represented by each honoree.

February 22, 2018

Advanced imaging at Woman’s Hospital has been designated a Breast Imaging Center of Excellence by the American College of Radiology’s (ACR) Commission on Quality and Safety and Commission on Breast Imaging.

February 22, 2018

Acadian Air Med, a division of Acadian Ambulance, is now offering blood treatment inflight as part of its Louisiana and Texas service. The new service is a result of a year of planning and is due to a new partnership with United Blood Services. Acadian Air Med anticipates more lives saved from performing blood transfusions in the air rather than having to wait until arriving at a hospital.