November 11, 2019

A diagnostic study of 136 premature infants found that a protein involved in managing harmful bacteria in the human intestine is a reliable biomarker for the noninvasive detection of necrotizing enterocolitis (NEC). Led by researchers and clinicians at LSU Health New Orleans School of Medicine, this is one of the largest prospective clinical studies in premature infants yet.

November 11, 2019

Cardiologists at Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) in Lafayette are first in the state to perform advanced peripheral interventional procedures with a robotic-assisted peripheral vascular system at Lafayette General Medical Center.

November 11, 2019

St. Tammany Parish Hospital was once again awarded an A from The Leapfrog Group during its fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade review period. This marks the eighth consecutive grading period in which STPH has earned the highest safety rating. Rating periods occur every six months, in spring and fall.

November 11, 2019

Tulane Lakeside Hospital was awarded an A in the The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2019 Hospital Safety Grade. The designation recognizes Tulane Lakeside’s continued efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

November 11, 2019

Thibodaux Regional Health System announced that Sports and Fitness Dietitian Lilli Rozanski, MS, RDN, CSSD, LDN, has achieved board certification as a specialist in sports dietetics (CSSD). CSSD is the premier professional sports nutrition credential in the United States. Rozanski is one of only a few in Louisiana to achieve this designation.