NEW ORLEANS – Tulane University has been awarded $150,000 from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to use equity-focused design to improve community participation in public health research against COVID-19. The Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award will fund an “equity focused, human centered design process to understand the needs and values...
COVINGTON, La. – Credit ratings provider Fitch Ratings has affirmed the “A+” Issuer Default Rating for St. Tammany Parish Hospital Service District No. 1 (St. Tammany Health System) with “positive outlook.” According to Fitch, “the affirmation of the ‘A+’ rating reflects strong operating performance that has helped support solid liquidity...
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Metropolitan Association of Realtors announced that its commercial investment division has received the 5-Star Accredited Commercial Excellence Award from the National Association of Realtors. The 5-star accreditation is the highest given.  With the award, NOMAR’s CID becomes one of only 12 commercial investment divisions...
NEW ORLEANS – The New Orleans Redevelopment Authority, a community improvement agency, has received two awards during the 2020 EPA Region 6 Outstanding Green Infrastructure and Low Impact Development Project Competition. NORA placed first in the professional category and people’s choice category for its Community Adaptation Program launched in...
NEW ORLEANS – NursingProcess.org, an online one-stop shop for information about state nursing education for those considering nursing careers, has ranked LSU Health New Orleans School of Nursing the No. 1 accredited nursing school in Louisiana. The school said the ranking took into account its core values, the chief of...
COVINGTON – From St. Tammany Health System: Two St. Tammany Health System Pediatric Departments are now a Certified Autism Center, a designation granted by the International Board of Credentialing and Continuing Education Standards. The designation means that physicians and staff in the inpatient pediatric unit and pediatric emergency department completed...
COVINGTON –U.S. News & World Report named St. Tammany Health System high performing for 2020-21 in care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. The annual ratings, now in their sixth year, assist patients and physicians to make informed decisions about best places for care of conditions and...
RALEIGH, N.C. – Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Wendy Coulter, Jennie McNeill Campbell and Jill Vitiello to the Enterprising Women Advisory Board.   “Wendy Coulter, Jennie McNeill Campbell and Jill Vitiello are each amazing leaders and role models in their communities,” said Smiley. “Enterprising...
NEW ORLEANS (press release) – Business Facilities, a top site selection publication, has awarded Greater New Orleans and Louisiana multiple top rankings in its “2020 Metro and State Ranking Report.” Awards for the New Orleans Metro include: #1 Logistics Leader #1 for FTZ Imports #6 GDP Leader #9 Tech Hub Growth “Whether it’s by land,...
NEW ORLEANS – The Bureau of Governmental Research announced the recipients of the BGR Excellence in Government Awards 2020 honoring extraordinary local and state government employees and private citizens in the New Orleans area. The seven individual or team honorees will be recognized in a one-hour program on WYES-TV that...