It’s driven us from the beginning...a commitment to serve our community. It’s what we were born to do. A shared passion guides us to improve lives...every time...with every touch. And what started in a strawberry field is now nearly 200 acres of exceptional care in Hammond. Close to home. And ready when you need us. North Oaks Medical Center. Improving lives. Every time. Every touch.
At North Oaks Health System our mission is to improve lives, every time with every touch … whether it is patient, their family or a North Oaks team member.
Telemetry Unit Staff LPN Mendy has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.
North Oaks Shock Trauma Center has earned official verification from the American College of Surgeons (ACS) and designation from the Louisiana Department of Health as a Level II Trauma Center.
Strategically located at the intersection of Interstates 12 and 55, known as the “Crossroads of the South,” North Oaks is the only Level II center serving Region 9, which is comprised of Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany and Washington parishes, and one of five designated trauma centers in Louisiana.
Senior Financial Accountant Amy has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2016.
During a June 30 ceremony, graduates of the forty-seventh class of the North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology were urged to be committed to their patients and give each one equal amounts of attention, education, patience and time.
Achieving better patient outcomes than 90 percent of 830 similar facilities nationwide has earned North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital recognition as a 2016 Top Performer from the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR) for the fifth time and third consecutive year. The hospital also earned the Top Performer Award in 2015, 2014, 2011 and 2009.
Today, James E. Cathey, Jr. announced that he would be transitioning to a new role with North Oaks effective December 31, 2016, and the North Oaks Board of Commissioners named Michele Kidd Sutton, FACHE, as the successor.
Telemetry Unit Staff RN Meagan has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.
Dietitians should “never lose sight” of their patients and remember that they have a rare opportunity to change lives, according to the keynote speaker for the 23rd Annual
North Oaks Dietetic Internship Commencement Ceremony that was held June 9 at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond.
In this special National Men’s Health Month edition of “North Oaks Health Notes” on Tangi 96.5 FM, host Johnny Chauvin and Urologist Brad Lake, MD, with North Oaks Physician Group’s Northshore Urological Associates, talk about the causes, symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of an enlarged prostate.
If bladder leakage or Erectile Dysfunction (ED) is disrupting your life, join North Oaks Physician Group Urologist Brad Lake, MD, from 6-7 p.m. on Thursday, June 23 to talk about treatment options.
Medicine Unit Staff LPN Rustin has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.
Histotechnology Supervisor Susie has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for April 2016.
The North Oaks Sports Medicine team and North Oaks Physician Group orthopaedic surgeons are pleased to announce 2015-16 Student-Athletes of the Year.
In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality maternity care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana announced that North Oaks Medical Center has been designated as one of the first hospitals to receive the national Blue Distinction® Center+ for Maternity Care designation, a new designation under the Blue Distinction Specialty Care program.
Nearly 1,300 area student-athletes from 35 Tangipahoa and Livingston Parish Schools scored free physical examinations in April and May during North Oaks Sports Medicine’s Annual Physical Days. This represents a combined savings total of nearly $100,000 for local families.
According to the American Trauma Society, 2.5 million older patients visit hospital emergency rooms annually due to falls. In Louisiana alone, an average of 9,600 people are hospitalized, and 150 die each year as a result of a fall-related injury.
North Oaks Sports Medicine and North Oaks Physician Group’s orthopaedic surgeons have selected Mallory Vining of Ponchatoula High School, Hayden Dupuy of Oak Forest Academy in Amite, Callie Roddy of French Settlement High School and Tyler Dawsey of Doyle High School in Livingston as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for April 2016.
Seasonal allergies are a way of life for many in South Louisiana causing symptoms of sneezing, congestion, a runny or itchy nose, and coughing.
North Oaks Surgery Center Staff RN Jessica has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.
Social Worker Linda has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for March 2016.
North Oaks Sports Medicine and North Oaks Physician Group’s orthopaedic surgeons have selected LiNeshon “Lala” Legard and Reed Roberts of Hammond High Magnet School, Jessica Nesom of Doyle High School in Livingston and Britt Harris of Springfield High School as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for March 2016.
In this KSLU 90.9 FM “Point of View” show, host Rosa Dunn and Optometrist Addie Smith of North Oaks Eye Care Clinic in Hammond, La. talk about what causes dry eyes and ways to prevent and treat the condition.