November 16, 2017

Runners and walkers of all ages participated in Baton Rouge General’s “Race to the End Zone” 5K and one-mile Fun Run on Nov. 4.

November 16, 2017

Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University honored several members of the medical field during at its Fête des Fidèles annual fundraiser held on Oct. 21 at L’Auberge Hotel and Casino. Those persons included Sandra Launey, RN, as the Distinguished Alumna (pictured here); John Vincent, CRNA, as the Shining Star Alum; and Lisa McDivitt, MD, as the Rising Star Alumna. 

November 16, 2017

Brad and Katie Cascio of Hammond and their daughter Olivia, 3, were among 600 community members who took advantage of North Oaks Medical Center’s Third Annual Play It Safe event held Sept. 30 in Cate Square.

November 16, 2017

Pointe Coupee Homebound Health has been named a 2017 HHCAHPS Honors recipient by HEALTHCAREfirst, a leading provider of web-based home health and hospice software, billing and coding services, CAHPS surveys, and advanced analytics.

HHCAHPS Honors is an award recognizing home health agencies that continuously provide the highest quality care as measured from the patient’s point of view. It acknowledges the highest performing agencies by analyzing the performance of Home Health Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HHCAHPS) satisfaction measures.

November 16, 2017

The Louisiana Department of Health has received a $550,000 grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to strengthen its congenital syphilis activities and initiatives.