The June opening of St. Tammany Parish Hospital’s level two pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) caps a focused, years’ long effort to complete world class pediatric services for west St. Tammany families.
Children’s Hospital New Orleans hosted its inaugural Physician Business Planning Session. Earlier in the year, providers at Children’s were invited to submit proposals for new programs, services, or processes that support the hospital’s vision to provide the best healthcare for kids in the state of Louisiana and Gulf South region.
In the first study of its kind, LSU Health New Orleans researchers report that women’s pre-pregnancy overweight or obesity produces changes in breast milk, which can affect infant growth. The research findings are published in PLOS ONE.
New leaders for Northlake Behavioral Health System in Mandeville include CEO Billie Whittington, COO Diana Polyakof, Director of Nursing JoNell King, and Director of Social Services Anna Mercante.
The change in the leadership team has been initiated by NESS Healthcare’s President Tony Shir. NESS Healthcare owns Northlake Behavioral Health System.
Is joint pain a normal aspect of aging? Does chronic shoulder pain require surgery? Is shoulder replacement the best option for arthritis?
Questions such as these – and many more – will be asked and answered during an upcoming Facebook Live event featuring Tulane Institute of Sports Medicine shoulder expert Dr. Michael O’Brien. The interactive event is scheduled for 7 p.m. on June 13, and will be accessible on the Tulane Health System Facebook page at Facebook.com/TulaneMedical.