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North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes Student-Athletes of the Month

04/03/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team has recognized Bailey Lee, Steven Liuzza, Tyler Pigott and Lauren Thompson as “Student-Athletes of the Month.”

Carruth and Lee Appointed to North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners

04/02/2014

The Tangipahoa Parish Council has voted to appoint Ann Carruth, DNS, RN, and Joycelyn M. Lee, R.Ph., a retired licensed pharmacist, to each serve a 6-year term on the North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners. Ms. Lee will replace Guy Recotta Jr., whose term expires at the end of May 2014. Both appointments were voted upon at the Parish Council’s March 24 meeting and will become effective June 1, 2014.

Telemetry Unit West Staff Nurse Jason, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

04/01/2014

Telemetry Unit West Staff Nurse Jason, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for January 2014.

[AUDIO] Dr. Daniel Dodson Discusses Springtime Eye Concerns

03/31/2014

Spring is here! While you are out enjoying beautiful weather and outdoor activities, remember to take care of your eyes and keep them healthy.

A.J. Bodker and Ann Carruth to Lead North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners

03/21/2014

The North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners has named A.J. Bodker and Ann Carruth, DNS, RN as officers for 2014. Bodker leads the Board as Chairman with Carruth as Vice Chairman.

Information Technology Revenue Cycle Applications Manager Amanda Named Employee of the Month

03/21/2014

Information Technology Revenue Cycle Applications Manager Amanda has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for February 2014.

Dr. Nancy Mellin Earns Certification in Sleep Medicine

03/19/2014

Ear, Nose and Throat Physician Nancy Mellin, MD, has earned certification in Sleep Medicine through the American Board of Otolaryngology (ABOto).

North Oaks Health System Supports Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month in March

03/17/2014

Colorectal cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed cancers in the U.S. The good news is that when caught early, colorectal cancer can be cured.

North Oaks Support Group Offers Tips on Obstructive Sleep Apnea

03/12/2014

If you are having trouble sleeping, learn about the latest news in sleep apnea treatment at a free meeting on Wednesday, April 9.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes Student-Athletes

03/11/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team is cheering for D’Antonio Daigre, Thomas Shepard, Cameron Tate and Taylin Underwood as “Student-Athletes of the Month.”

North Oaks Mammography Services in Hammond and Livingston Earn American College of Radiology Gold Seal of Accreditation

03/05/2014

The Digital Mammography Departments at North Oaks Diagnostic Center in Hammond and North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex in Satsuma have earned a 3-year Gold Seal of Accreditation from the American College of Radiology (ACR).

[AUDIO] Rehabilitation Hospital Administrator Sybil Paulson Talks About Choosing a Rehabilitation Facility

02/27/2014

Sybil Paulson, Senior Vice President/Rehabilitation Hospital Administrator was a guest on KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" and talked with host Rosa Dunn about how to choose a rehabilitation facility for your loved one.

North Oaks Cardiology Clinic Practice Administrator Becki Named Employee of the Month for January

02/25/2014

North Oaks Cardiology Clinic Practice Administrator Becki has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for January 2014. Becki joined North Oaks in November 2008 in her current position.

North Oaks Medicine Unit 2 Charge Nurse Scott, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

02/25/2014

North Oaks Medicine Unit 2 Charge Nurse Scott, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for November 2013.

From left, Caroline Isemann, March of Dimes Community Director, and Dr. Marya Porter, Livingston Parish March for Babies Chairperson, get ready to lead a team captain meeting held Feb. 11 for the April 12 walk. As an OB/GYN with Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology in Walker, Dr. Porter shares that she sees the benefits and the importance of the March of Dimes daily in her practice.

North Oaks Health System and March of Dimes Partnering to Present March for Babies in Walker on April 12

02/19/2014

North Oaks Health System and the March of Dimes are partnering together to help improve the health of babies by supporting efforts to prevent premature birth, birth defects and infant mortality. North Oaks is serving as the Presenting Sponsor for this year’s March for Babies campaign.

Dr. Katherine St. Amant Joins North Oaks Physician Group

02/17/2014

Hammond Pulmonologist Katherine St. Amant, MD, has joined North Oaks Physician Group effective Feb. 17, 2014. She will practice with Dr. Arvind Yertha at North Oaks Pulmonology Clinic.

Livingston Parish Physician to Give Free Talk on Joint Pain March 13

02/17/2014

Joint pain does not have to control your life. Learn about common causes and the latest joint paint treatment options from Orthopaedic Surgeon Robert T. McAfee, MD, on Thursday, March 13 from 6-7 p.m. The free evening seminar will take place in the Conference Center at North Oaks-Livingston Parish Medical Complex, 17199 Spring Ranch Road at I-12 Exit 19 Colyell/Satsuma.

Diabetes Support Group to Talk about the Importance of Whole Grains

02/13/2014

Learn how whole grain foods can help manage diabetes at the next North Oaks Diabetes Support Group meeting on Wednesday, March 5, 2014. North Oaks Dietetic Intern Bryan Delchamps will lead the meeting from 3-4 p.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Announces Student-Athletes of the Month for December

02/12/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team has chosen Bobbi Amar, Keenan Austin, Marshall Graves and Samara Scott as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for December 2013.

From left, North Oaks Outpatient Rehabilitation Physical Therapist Mandy tests the balance of Toni Dorsa at the Hammond Recreation Center. Mandy completed a Vestibular Rehabilitation Competency-Based Course at Emory University in Atlanta, GA.

Do you have problems with your Balance?

02/11/2014

Treating your balance or dizziness is often difficult. We can help you find the source of the problem and understand what is causing your symptoms. Our therapists can help you through exercises to improve balance, posture control, coordination and fitness level.

From left, are: Post-Operative Director and nominator Jackie Carr, and Extraordinary Story honorees with Endoscopy Staff RN Alissa, Surgery Unit Staff RN Tara and Orthopaedics/Neuro Unit Staff RN Nicole with President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr .

Surgical Services Nurses Alicia, Nicole and Tara Receive Extraordinary Story Award

02/10/2014

No matter where North Oaks Nurses find themselves, their calling to help others is strong.

Using the Ideal Protein weight loss method and products, North Oaks Registered Dietitian Rebecca Porche coaches clinic clients through all phases of the program to document weekly progress and offer motivation.

North Oaks Weight Loss Program Showcased at Free Seminars Feb. 13

02/06/2014

Ideal Protein, a medically-developed weight loss program that can help you make smarter eating choices and keep the pounds off, will be introduced at community seminars on Thursday, Feb. 13 at registered participants’ choice of 12 p.m. or 6 p.m.

[AUDIO] Get Heart Smart with Dr. Nik Abraham on Tangi 96.5

02/04/2014

Dr. Nik Abraham talks about the risk factors, symptoms and treatment options for heart and vascular diseases on "Health Notes" with Johnny Chauvin on Tangi 96.5.

Plant Operations HVAC Engineer Specialist Earl Named Employee of the Month for December

02/04/2014

Plant Operations HVAC Engineer Specialist Earl has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for December 2013.