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General Surgery Charge Nurse Alison, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

01/27/2015

General Surgery Charge Nurse Alison, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.

[AUDIO] Certified Programs Director Katie Sheets Discusses Distracted Driving and the Sudden Impact Program

01/23/2015

Listen to Certified Programs Director Katie Sheets discuss Sudden Impact, a program geared toward teen drivers to help prevent fatalities and injuries from impaired, distracted and/or unrestrained driving.

[AUDIO] Dietitians Brittany O'Bryan and Rebecca Porche Discuss Weight Loss

01/14/2015

If your New Year resolution involves weight loss, listen to Registered Dietitians Rebecca Porche and Brittany O'Bryan talk with Tangi 96.5 FM's Johnny Chauvin about our medically supervised weight loss program.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes December Student-Athletes

01/07/2015

North Oaks Sports Medicine athletic trainers teamed up with North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons to select Brooklyn Giovingo, Richard Henry, Donovan Thibodeaux and Emily Waddell as Student-Athletes of the Month for December.

North Oaks Medical Center Physicians Appoint 2015 Medical Executive Committee

01/05/2015

Nine area physicians have been selected by their peers to serve on the North Oaks Medical Center Medical Executive Committee for 2015. These officers will serve as liaisons between the North Oaks Medical Staff and North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners.

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Physicians Appoint Medical Executive Committee

01/05/2015

Three area physicians have been selected by their peers to serve on the North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Medical Executive Committee for 2015. These officers will serve as liaisons between North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital and the North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners.

Free Talk on Peripheral Artery Disease Offered during American Heart Month

01/02/2015

f you smoke or have diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and/or leg pain or discomfort when you walk, you could be at risk for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). If left untreated, PAD can lead to gangrene, heart attack and stroke.

From right, Women & Children's Services Charge Nurse Megan McClendon delivers a "Baby New Year 2015" welcome basket to Brook Williams and daughter Brae'lynn. Labor & Delivery Staff Nurse Shannon Davis and OB/GYN Unit Staff Nurse Lacie Caves share in the presentation.

North Oaks Welcomes Baby New Year 2015

01/02/2015

Brae’lynn Williams was the first baby born at North Oaks Medical Center in 2015. The baby girl was born to Brook Williams of Hammond on Jan. 1 at 7:13 a.m.

Environmental Services Supervisor Hazel Named Employee of the Month

12/22/2014

Environmental Services Supervisor Hazel has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for November 2014.

Annual Reunion Celebrates NICU “Graduates”

12/22/2014

More than 230 guests visited with Santa Claus, Neonatologist Ivan Villalta, MD, and North Oaks Women & Children’s staff members at the annual Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Reunion held Saturday, Dec. 6.

ACHE Elects Michele Kidd Sutton to Council of Regents

12/11/2014

North Oaks Health System Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Michele Kidd Sutton, FACHE, of Hammond, La. has been elected to serve on the Council of Regents for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) effective March 15, 2015. As a Regent, Sutton will represent ACHE’s membership in the Southeast Region of the U.S.

[AUDIO] Cardiologist Jorge Castellanos, MD, Discusses Heart Healthy Holidays

12/09/2014

Did you know that the holiday season is a peak time for heart attacks? Cardiologist Jorge Castellanos, MD discusses ways to lessen your risk on Tangi 96.5 FM’s “Health Notes” with Host Johnny Chauvin.

Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse Holly, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

12/08/2014

Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse Holly, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for September.

Dr. Jay Smith Honored as North Oaks Physician of the Year for 2014

12/07/2014

Jay Smith, MD, has received the 2014 North Oaks Health System Physician of the Year Award for exceptional service to others, leadership, performance excellence and his dedication to the community.

Nancy: I Am A Success Story. [NorthOaks.tv Video]

12/02/2014

Nancy lead an active lifestyle until kidney problems brought her busy life to a halt. With the help of Dr. Lake, Nancy was pain free and back at the gym within weeks of her procedure.

Study Led by North Oaks Trauma Program Medical Director First of its Kind Published in National Journal

12/02/2014

A study led by North Oaks Medical Center’s Trauma Medical Director Juan C. Duchesne, MD, FACS, FCCP, FCCM, was recently published in the Journal of American College of Surgeons (JACS).

North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes November Student-Athletes

11/26/2014

North Oaks Sports Medicine athletic trainers have joined with North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons to select Steve Allen, Amy Arceneaux, Jordan Lemon and Baylie Stears as Student-Athletes of the Month for November.

Displaying AACVPR certification certificates for Pulmonary Rehabilitation and Cardiac Rehabilitation at North Oaks Medical Center are (from left) Staff Nurse Robin Hyde Brady; Manager Terri Waits; Staff Nurse Diana Ellzey; Respiratory Therapists Rowena Effler and Tracy Leblanc; and Staff Nurse Darlene Blades.

AACVPR Certifies North Oaks Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program

11/24/2014

The American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation (AACVPR) has renewed certification of the North Oaks Medical Center Pulmonary Rehabilitation program. The North Oaks Pulmonary Rehabilitation program has been certified by AACVPR since 2000.

From left are President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr. with MRI Technologist Sarah Gagliano; Patient Assistant Barbara Soape, Monitor Tech Ashley Rogers, Patient Access Associate Shanice Mitchell, Medical Assistant Shanise Primus, Nuclear Medicine Technologist Glenn Allen, Imaging Records Analyst Aimee Reed, Patient Transport Assistant Kimberly Cannott and Sonographer Lapreshia Clark. Not pictured are Radiology Nurse Tiffany Owens, Radiology Receptionist Mary Crockett and Intermediate Care Unit Nursing Assistant Keyonntae Gibson.

Diagnostic, Patient Access and Nursing Staff Receive "Extraordinary Story" Honors

11/24/2014

When word spread that a North Oaks employee had been robbed and was forced to cancel plans to celebrate the holidays with family, a group of coworkers pulled together to help in her time of need.

Dr. Theepha Thaya Joins North Oaks Pulmonology Clinic

11/19/2014

Pulmonologist Theepha Thaya, MD, has joined North Oaks Pulmonology Clinic. New patient appointments are now being scheduled. To schedule an appointment, call (985) 230-1580.

NICU Reunion Scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 6

11/12/2014

Former patients of North Oaks Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and their families are invited to catch up with their caregivers at the NICU Reunion on Saturday, Dec. 6.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes October Student-Athletes

11/10/2014

North Oaks Sports Medicine athletic trainers have joined with North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons to select Morrison “Airi” Hamilton, Carly Johnson, Travis Shaw and Milan Love as Student-Athletes of the Month for October.

North Oaks Shock Trauma Program Adds Dr. Marquinn Duke and 24/7 In-house Trauma Surgeon Coverage

11/07/2014

North Oaks Shock Trauma Program welcomes Surgeon Marquinn D. Duke, MD, to the practice and to North Oaks Medical Center. The hospital has recently expanded its services to include around-the-clock coverage for trauma surgery.

Kimberly N. Guillory joins Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology

11/05/2014

Kimberly N. Guillory, MD, has joined the North Oaks Physician Group practice of Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology. New patient appointments are now being scheduled for adolescent and adult women at the practice’s locations in Hammond and Walker. To schedule an appointment, call (985) 230-7650 in Hammond or (225) 664-3948 in Walker.

Senior Inventory Control Clerk Sean Named Employee of the Month

10/29/2014

Senior Inventory Control Clerk Sean of the Material Services Department has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for September 2014.