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High School Athletics Safety Targeted at Sports Medicine Seminar for Coaches

09/02/2014

Seventy-six area coaches and athletic directors went “back to school” on Aug. 9 to tackle prevention and treatment of sports-related injuries at the 4th annual North Oaks Sports Medicine Coaches’ Seminar. Those who attended the ½ day session, held in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, earned four Certified Education Units (CEUs).

Ambulatory Applications Manager Jessie

Ambulatory Applications Manager Jessie of Information Technology Named Employee of the Month

08/26/2014

Ambulatory Applications Manager Jessie of the Information Technology Department has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for July 2014.

Dr. JP Miller, right, talks with "Point of View" host Rosa Dunn.

[AUDIO] Dr. J.P. Miller Discusses New Screening For Lung Cancer

08/25/2014

Radiologist JP Miller, MD, talks about new screening for lung cancer.

From left are honoree and IT Analyst Colby; nominator and Patient Safety Director Sherry; honoree and IT Analyst Matt and President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr.

Information Technology Analysts Colby and Matt Receive Extraordinary Story Honor

08/22/2014

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

Jorge A. Castellanos, MD, Joins North Oaks Cardiology

08/21/2014

Interventional Cardiologist Jorge A. Castellanos, MD, has joined North Oaks Cardiology in Hammond. New patient appointments are now being scheduled for adults. To make an appointment, please call (985) 230-7350 in Hammond.

North Oaks Health System Offers Patients Online Access To Medical Records

08/18/2014

North Oaks Health System’s patients can now access their health records on any computer or smart phone by using myCHART—a secure, online medical record patient portal.

Diagnostic Radiologist Brett Travis, MD

Brett R. Travis, MD, Joins North Oaks Imaging Associates

08/18/2014

Diagnostic Radiologist Brett R. Travis, MD, has joined North Oaks Imaging Associates in Hammond effective Aug. 1.

North Oaks Offers New CT Lung Cancer Screenings

08/05/2014

The odds of beating lung cancer - the No. 1 cause of cancer deaths in Louisiana and nationwide - are better if the cancer is caught early. A new type of screening is helping physicians do just that, and may save lives.

Jumpstart Your Exercise Routine: Choose From A Variety of Options

08/04/2014

Ads for trendy workout equipment or pricey personal trainers may tempt you with promises of a trim and shapely physique, but you can be fit without investing considerable time and money, according to Jeff Schmitt, North Oaks Sports Medicine supervisor and head athletic trainer.

Executive Assistant Pamela

Executive Assistant Pamela of Administration Named Employee of the Month

07/25/2014

Executive Assistant Pamela of Administration has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for June 2014.

3 Steps To Slim Down This Summer

07/23/2014

We all know the story. We want to lose weight, start a diet, lose a few pounds and then eventually gain the weight back again. Magazines, newspapers, radio, television and websites bombard us with weight-loss program options, but how can you tell what plans are safe and right for you?

The Eye-Opening Truth

07/22/2014

As outdoor activity soars during sunny summer weather, so do your chances of sun damage.

[AUDIO] Nurse Practitioner Rebecca Haase Shares Tips On Preparing Your Children For A Healthy School Year

07/17/2014

Rebecca Haase, Nurse Practitioner at North Oaks Primary Care-Independence, shared tips on how to plan for a healthy school year with KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" host Rosa Dunn.

Graduates of the forty-fourth class of the North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology are: (front row, from left) Tiffany Hebert, Jamie Canal, Britney Rogers, Megan May, Hilarie Smith, (second row, from left) Kimberly Taylor, Nicole Coslan, Clint Cambre, Rashima Jenkins, Tim Hollywood, Sam Crenshaw, Jacy Clemons and Natalie Forst.

North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology Honors 44th Graduating Class

07/10/2014

Graduates of the forty-fourth class of the North Oaks School of Radiologic Technology were reminded to “always remember your roots” during a ceremony July 7 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located on the North Oaks Medical Center campus.

North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Independence Expands Staff and Services to Care for Patients from Birth to Senior Adulthood

07/09/2014

North Oaks Primary Care Clinic of Independence has expanded staff and services to offer health care for patients of all ages, from birth to senior adulthood. New patients are welcome. To schedule an appointment, please call (985) 878-4174 between the hours of 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. on weekdays. The clinic is located at 230 Masonic Drive in the heart of the Town of Independence.

[AUDIO] NorthOaks.tv Spotlighted on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes"

07/09/2014

North Oaks Communications Director Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto talks with Tangi 96.5 FM's Johnny Chauvin about North Oaks Physician Group's new website, NorthOaks.tv.

[AUDIO] Dr. Stacy Newman Offers Tips for Healthy Travels

06/25/2014

Before you set out on your next vacation, make sure you are properly prepared. Infectious Disease specialist Dr. Stacy Newman offers travel tips on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes" to help make your trip a safe and healthy one.

North Oaks Physician Group Administrative Assistant Beth

North Oaks Physician Group Administrative Assistant Beth Named Employee of the Month

06/20/2014

North Oaks Physician Group Administrative Assistant Beth has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2014.

Medicine Unit Staff Nurse Claire, RN

Medicine Unit Staff Nurse Claire, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

06/20/2014

Staff Nurse Claire, RN, of Medicine Unit 2 has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for April 2014.

[AUDIO] NorthOaks.tv Featured on KSLU “Point of View”

06/19/2014

KSLU 90.9 FM “Point of View” Host Rosa Dunn and North Oaks Communications Director Melanie Lanaux Zaffuto talk about: www.NorthOaks.tv, How to Medically Prepare for Hurricane Season, Super Sitter Babysitting Classes, Car Seat Fitting Station Appointments, Prenatal Class Series.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Announces Student-Athletes of the Year

06/11/2014

The North Oaks Sports Medicine team proudly recognizes Elijah Callahan of Albany High School, Marshall Graves of Hammond High Magnet School, Jenna Reno of Ponchatoula High School and Taylin Underwood of Doyle High School as 2013-14 Student-Athletes of the Year.

Congratulations to our Dietetic Internship graduates! Seated are: Sara Perrilloux, Kelly Beard, Emily Nickens and Ashley Braud. Standing are: Program Director Virginia Pelegrin; graduates Bryan Delchamps and Amanda Hotchkiss; Education Director Nicole Barnum; and Nutritional Services Director Ann McDaniel-Hall.

North Oaks Graduates 21st Class of Dietetic Interns

06/08/2014

A world of new challenges and opportunities awaits was the message delivered by commencement speaker and Louisiana Office of Public Health Nutritionist Melissa M. Guillory to the 21st graduating class of the North Oaks Dietetic Internship during a ceremony on June 5 at the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center in Hammond.

North Oaks Junior Volunteer Program Accepts 48 Teens

06/03/2014

On June 2, North Oaks officials oriented 48 teens selected to participate in the health system's Junior Volunteer summer program.

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital’s Patient Outcomes Rank in Nation’s Top 10%

05/30/2014

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital has been nationally recognized as a 2014 Top Performer by the Uniform Data System for Medical Rehabilitation (UDSMR), performing better than 90% of the hospitals in the U.S.

Are you at risk for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD)?

05/27/2014

Take this quiz to find out if you may be at risk for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).