NEW ORLEANS – ​On Friday, Oct. 23, Thrive New Orleans, along with Hancock Whitney and several neighborhood leaders, will celebrate a ribbon-cutting ceremony marking the grand opening of the new, state-of-the-art Hancock Whitney Computer Lab at Thrive 9th Ward, located at 3600 Desire Pkwy. “As work, education, and communication have...
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Loyola University New Orleans and Ochsner Health have created a new nursing program that will guarantee experience working with Ochsner’s patients for all students. “This year has proven without doubt that nurses are heroes,” and the country has a critical need for more nurses, Loyola University...
NEW ORLEANS – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana has selected Tulane Health System as a Blue Distinction Center+ for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of its Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient...
NEW ORLEANS – Six entrepreneurs and medical startups will pitch their innovative medical solutions before a panel of judges for a chance to win a $20,000 cash prize as part of the first all-virtual Cox Business Get Started Medical event. Presented in partnership with Ochsner Lafayette General and Opportunity Machine,...
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm consumers, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press. The lawsuit marks the government’s most significant act to...
NEW ORLEANS – The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases awarded a $2.5 million grant to Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine to work with community partners to determine if a value-based benefit approach using...
CHALMETTE , La. – Nunez Community College proudly presented St. Bernard Parish Hospital CEO Kim Keene with the college’s Chancellor’s Vision Award during Convocation 2020.   Nunez Chancellor Dr. Tina Tinney cited Keene’s savvy guidance of SBPH, the hospital’s educational relationship with Nunez’s nursing program and Keene’s invaluable membership on Nunez’s...
AVONDALE, La. – The U.S. Chamber of Commerce has named healthcare provider InclusivCare the winner of its 2020 Dream Big Community Support and Leadership Award. “We are honored by our selection as the 2020 Dream Big Community Support and Leadership award winner and dedicate the award to our employees who...
COVINGTON – Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana named St. Tammany Health System a Blue Distinction Center for Knee and Hip Replacement, part of the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program. Blue Distinction Centers are nationally designated healthcare facilities that show a commitment to delivering high-quality patient safety and better...
GRETNA, La. (AP) — Jefferson Parish President Cynthia Lee Sheng is under quarantine after she possibly came in contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, she said in a statement Wednesday. Sheng’s chief operating officer, Steve Lachute, read the statement at Wednesday’s Jefferson Parish Council’s meeting, news outlets...