November 29, 2022

Touro is celebrating 100 years of delivering babies during its centennial celebration on Dec. 3 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

The event will be held on the Touro Campus located at 1401 Foucher St. in New Orleans, at the corner of Louisiana Ave. and Prytania St.

The free community celebration will feature live music, food, and family-friendly fun. Live performances include Jenn Howard Band and Irma Thomas. Family-friendly activities include a special kids’ zone. A diaper donation drive will be held to support New Orleans moms and babies

November 25, 2022

Slidell Memorial Hospital broke ground on its surgical services and patient care tower, a three-story building addition. The tower is scheduled to be complete in 2024.

The groundbreaking ceremony was held on Nov. 14 in the gravel lot on Florida Avenue and 11th Street behind the main hospital campus. Speakers included SMH senior leaders, Board of Commissioners Chairman Joseph DiGiovanni Jr. and Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser.

November 25, 2022

The New Orleans area Heart Walk participants and teams came together on Nov. 19 at The Shrine on Airline to celebrate heart and stroke survivors, raise funds, and encourage physical activity. Thanks to local sponsors, community teams and more, approximately $235,000 was raised to support research and community programs to build a healthier community. The 2022 New Orleans Heart walk was led by Kyle Sharbonno, vice president of Gootee Construction, Inc.

November 25, 2022

To build on its commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI), LCMC Health announced community partnerships with three local LGBTQ+ organizations – House of Tulip, LGBT Community Center of New Orleans, and the New Orleans Advocates for LGBTQ+ Elders (NOAGE) – to offer its hospitals a series of cultural competency programs to better serve the LGBTQ+ community.

November 25, 2022

Ochsner Health was named among the “Best Hospitals According to Patients & Health Care Providers” by WebMD, an online publication for health news and information. The 2022 WebMD Choice Awards recognized a group of hospitals with Elite Choice Awards, WebMD Patient Choice Awards, and Medscape Physician Choice Awards. Results were gathered via live polling of a random, national audience based on preference and perception across five specialties: oncology, cardiology, orthopedics, neurology, and gastroenterology.