September 17, 2019

Dawn Pennebaker, MD, OB/GYN, with The Woman’s Clinic of Monroe, La., has been awarded the OB/GYN Physician Summit Award from Louisiana Healthcare Connections for demonstrating a commitment to “high quality, accessible care.”

The award is given annually to the OB/GYN provider that achieves the highest scores in key quality measures related to women’s health across the health plan’s provider network.

September 17, 2019

Patrick Barousse, MD, MPH, and Vince Lands, MD, and Certified Family Nurse Practitioner Rae Pitcher, have joined North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center.

Barousse is an orthopaedic surgeon who specializes in foot and ankle issues. He comes to North Oaks after recently completing a foot and ankle fellowship through the University of California at Davis.

September 17, 2019

Becoming a parent can be exciting but overwhelming, and new programs through Tulane University aim to give new moms and dads the tools they need to bond with their babies.

The programs, Tulane Building Early Relationships (TBEARS) and NOLA STRONG (Strengthening Resources for Nurturing and Growth) for Moms, are a collaboration between Tulane University School of Medicine and Tulane University School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine. The programs are funded through a new grant from Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana Foundation.

September 17, 2019

Northshore Medical Complex opened in the former Louisiana Heart Hospital building, providing post-acute care services for the Northshore region. Working together as partners, Ochsner Health System (OHS), St. Tammany Parish Hospital (STPH), and Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) are offering long-term acute care and rehabilitation services in one location at 64026 Highway 434 in Lacombe.

September 17, 2019

LCMC Health employees joined relief efforts to aid the residents of the hurricane-ravaged islands in the Bahamas in the aftermath of Dorian.