November 15, 2018

Dr. John Storment and Dr. Neil Chappell of Fertility Answers announcedtheir research collaboration with Woman’s Hospital Research Department and Woman’s Hospital Weight Loss and Metabolic Clinic to test the benefits of Saxenda® in obese women with polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS).

PCOS affects up to 10% of women worldwide with the underlying cause being insulin resistance. Among other symptoms and long-term health risks, high insulin levels with PCOS can set into play a vicious cycle that makes weight loss extremely difficult.

November 15, 2018

Pennington Biomedical Research Foundation hosted a celebration of 30 years of scientific discovery with a special Scientific Dinner on Nov. 8. The event featured a distinguished panel of former executive directors of Pennington Biomedical Research Center, including Drs. George Bray, Claude Bouchard, Steven Heymsfield, William Cefalu and Donna Ryan.

November 15, 2018

Baton Rouge General (BRG) was honored in 13 categories for marketing and public relations at the recently held Louisiana Hospital Association Pelican Awards for Excellence in Hospital Public Relations and Marketing. The number of awards represented the most received by any hospital in the state.

The winning categories were:

Best in Show: Strategy – BRG and BRG physicians website launch

Creative Director of the Year -- Barbara Ruiz, BRG creative services manager

Website Initiative, Multi-Hospital System – BRG and BRGP website launch

November 15, 2018

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health has been named a 2018 HHCAHPS Honors Elite recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst. This annual review recognizes agencies that continuously provide a positive patient experience and high-quality care as measured from the patient’s point of view. It acknowledges the highest performing agencies by analyzing the performance of the Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) survey satisfaction measures.

November 8, 2018

With less than one year until opening, the new freestanding Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital has an additional pop of color, viewable from the interstate in Baton Rouge, as the Children’s Hospital Tau was added toward the end of October.