BATON ROUGE – Unpaid caregivers in Louisiana have much higher rates of several stress-related chronic illnesses than people in the benchmark population. Those are just some of the findings of a new study on the health of caregivers from the Blue Cross Blue Shield Association. The study also found...
COVINGTON, La. – Press Ganey named St. Tammany Health System among recipients of its annual performance achievement awards, honoring top-performing healthcare organizations whose commitment to delivering reliably safe, compassionate, high-quality care and creating a culture of excellence to engage and support caregivers has measurably advanced healthcare, even as the...
NEW ORLEANS –  Tulane University School of Professional Advancement has added five professional staff members to the team.   Stoney Gaddy has been named Senior Instructional Designer. He earned his bachelor’s degree from East Central University and holds a master’s degree in educational technology from Pittsburg State University.  Dr. Tamar Gregorian has...
NEW ORLEANS – Tulane Health System is now offering a free service to help individuals who may have lost their health insurance coverage as a result of the economic impact caused by COVID-19. “Taking care of the community’s health needs extends beyond just treating physical illness. It also involves caring...
NEW ORLEANS – United Way of Southeast Louisiana, the Louisiana Hospitality Foundation and Entergy Corporation announced the completion of $2.4 million in Hospitality Cares Pandemic Response Fund crisis grants distributed to more than 4,800 recipients. The fund now begins phase two of assistance with the rollout of legal support and...
METAIRIE, La. – The Jefferson Chamber’s virtual LiveWell Jefferson Worksite Wellness Summit, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, will celebrate a culture of health and wellness among the business community and residents of Jefferson Parish. Participants will increase their knowledge and awareness of worksite wellness program concepts,...
NEW ORLEANS -The Art of Birthing will host its fourth annual event beginning Monday, Sept. 21 through Sunday, Sept. 27. Dubbed “A Virtually Vibin’ Event to celebrate Black Mothers and Birth Professionals,” the annual forum will cover a myriad of topics surrounding childbirth and stigmas associated with expectant Black...
NEW ORLEANS ― Ochsner Health is pleased to announce four of its hospitals have been named a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above for performance in Patient Experience. The...
NEW ORLEANS – The Ochsner Accountable Care Network has reported its 2019 performance results, which include a reduction in the expected cost of care by more than $23M for 31,000 Medicare beneficiaries. The 2019 savings represented a 53% increase in savings per beneficiary (nearly $800 per patient) and an...
ATLANTA – Cox Communications and Lafayette General Health System have announced a partnership to “innovate new technology to meet the demands of a rapidly changing healthcare landscape.” The companies said the initial collaboration is a first step in a multi-year effort to develop new solutions that help improve hospital operations,...