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EMR Analyst & Licensed Respiratory Therapist Tammy Named Employee of the Month

01/29/2016

Electronic Medical Records (EMR) Analyst and Licensed Respiratory Therapist Tammy has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for December 2015.

[AUDIO] Getting the Right Treatment for Back Pain (KSLU Radio 90.9 FM "Point of View")

01/28/2016

If back pain is slowing you down, listen to KSLU Radio 90.9 FM "Point of View" Host Rosa Dunn and Pain Management Specialist Jared Rochelle, MD, talk about how finding the source of your pain and getting the right treatment can help you get back to living your life.

[AUDIO] Getting the Right Treatment for Back Pain

01/14/2016

If you’re experiencing back pain, you’re not alone. About 70-80 percent of us will experience back pain at some point in life. In this Tangi 96.5 FM “North Oaks Health Notes” interview, Dr. Jared Rochelle talks about how he can help you find out why you're in pain and then get you the right treatment for it so you can get back to living your life to the fullest.

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

01/12/2016

North Oaks Sports Medicine and North Oaks Physician Group’s orthopaedic surgeons have selected Ashlee Stafford of Oak Forest Academy in Amite, Austin Ballow of Jewel Sumner High School in Kentwood, Treasure Mansur of Walker High School and Cheyenne Labruzza of Albany High School as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for December 2015.

North Oaks Health System Annual Report 2015

01/06/2016

For 55 years North Oaks Health System has had the privilege of touching lives in our community through the care we provide. We hold a staunch belief in this mission and are committed to consistently improve the lives of those we serve with outstanding quality, innovative services and more providers to serve the growing needs of our region. In this annual report 2015, you will see evidence of how steadfast our dedication is to improving lives, every time and with every touch.

Counterclockwise from right, North Oaks Medical Center’s Staff RNs Lacie Caves of the OB/GYN Unit, Kaye Hendrix of the Well Baby Nursery and Melissa Dupuy of Labor & Delivery present a welcome gift basket to the hospital’s Baby New Year 2016, Toby Luke LeLeaux, pictured with his father Dustin LeLeaux, mother Tiffany Glaviana and brother Dustin LeLeaux Jr. The gift basket is filled with newborn essentials and a “Baby New Year 2016” keepsake rattle and picture frame.

Toby Luke LeLeaux Welcomed as Baby New Year 2016 at North Oaks Medical Center

01/05/2016

The possibility of having a New Year’s Baby was the furthest thing from Tiffany Glaviana and Dustin LeLeaux’s minds as the Avondale residents prepared for the birth of their son due on Dec. 30, 2015.

North Oaks Health System Names ENT Jacques Peltier, MD, Physician of the Year

01/04/2016

Expressing genuine care for all of his patients and taking time to make sure they understand their diagnosis and recommended treatment are among accolades received by Otolaryngologist Jacques Peltier, MD—North Oaks Health System’s Physician of the Year for 2015.

Certified Engineer Specialist Jimmy Named Employee of the Month

12/31/2015

Certified Engineer Specialist Jimmy has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for November 2015.

Celebrate with Safety

12/30/2015

Fireworks have been an annual tradition of Americans, but result in many emergency room visits each year.

Medical Intensive Care Unit Charge Nurse Whitney Receives Nurse Excellence Award

12/29/2015

Medical Intensive Care Unit Charge Nurse Whitney has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.

With Hospice Bereavement Counselor Sr. June Engelbrecht at her side, Evelyn Jones of Hammond picks the perfect branch to secure a special ornament in memory of Jake Jones, her husband of nearly 61 years.

Unique Christmas Tree Memorializes Loved Ones

12/29/2015

In keeping with a 23-year tradition, a special Christmas tree will stand tall in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center lobby on the North Oaks Medical Center campus through Jan. 6, 2016.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Student-Athletes of the Month for November Announced

12/21/2015

North Oaks Sports Medicine and North Oaks Physician Group’s orthopaedic surgeons have selected Lydia Pevey of Ponchatoula High School, Joshua Ethan Wallace of Loranger High School, Lacy Loupe of Maurepas High School and Reeves Blankenship of Springfield High School as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for November 2015.

Annual Event Reunites Graduates of North Oaks Medical Center’s NICU

12/16/2015

When Brittany Carey’s baby was born weighing 1 pound, 7 ounces, she knew she wouldn’t be able to bring him home from North Oaks Medical Center for a while. But she never imagined that it would be 98 days before he would be released from the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) or that it would be 10 weeks before she would hold him for the first time.

Market Strategist/Business Development Representative Ashley Named Employee of the Month

12/16/2015

Ashley, a Market Strategist/Business Development Representative, has received the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for October 2015.

Children Helping Children

12/15/2015

As part of an annual Advent Project, the Holy Ghost Catholic School fourth-grade students of Shanna DeMarco, Alexis Mike and Linda Owens collected money to purchase gifts and comfort items for children hospitalized at North Oaks Medical Center.

Nearly 400 "Play It Safe"

11/24/2015

Hundreds of local children and their families combined education with games, refreshments at “Play It Safe.” The inaugural event was sponsored by North Oaks Health System and 30 community partners on October 24 in Historic Downtown Hammond’s Cate Square.

[AUDIO] Volunteer Opportunities with North Oaks Featured on KSLU 90.9 FM’s “Point of View”

11/23/2015

Rosa Dunn, host of KSLU 90.9 FM’s “Point of View,” and Staci Arceneaux of North Oaks talk about the many ways that individuals and groups can volunteer with the health system.

Optometrist Addie Smith, OD, Joins North Oaks Eye Care Clinic

11/16/2015

Optometrist Addie Smith, OD, has joined the staff of North Oaks Eye Care Clinic in Hammond, Louisiana.

[AUDIO] Volunteer Opportunities with North Oaks Featured on Tangi 96.5 FM’s “Health Notes”

11/10/2015

Johnny Chauvin, host of Tangi 96.5 FM’s “Health Notes,” and Staci Arceneaux of North Oaks talk about the many ways that individuals and groups can volunteer with the health system and the benefits they enjoy.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Student-Athletes of the Month for October Announced

11/10/2015

North Oaks Sports Medicine and North Oaks Physician Group’s orthopaedic surgeons have selected Valerie Nguyen of Hammond High Magnet School, Logan Thompson of St. Thomas Aquinas Regional Catholic High School, Hannah Vicknair of Albany High School and Evan Bergeron of Walker High School as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for October 2015.

NICU Reunion Scheduled Dec. 5 Helps Families Celebrate their Children’s Milestones

11/09/2015

Graduates of North Oaks Medical Center’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) and their families are invited to a Reunion scheduled for Saturday, Dec. 5 from 9-11 a.m.

High School and College Students Invited to Investigate Medical Careers

10/29/2015

North Oaks Health System and the Boy Scouts of America are offering students, ages 14-20, interested in health care careers the opportunity to join Medical Explorers Post 940.

Orthopaedic Surgeon Brian Ladner, MD, to Give Free Talk on Joint Pain November 5

10/28/2015

Learn about common causes of joint pain and the latest non-surgical and surgical treatment options from board-certified Orthopaedic Surgeon Brian Ladner, MD, on Thursday, November 5 from 6-7 p.m.

Matthew Proctor, MD, Joins North Oaks Imaging Associates

10/26/2015

Fellowship-trained Musculoskeletal Radiologist Matthew Proctor, MD, has joined North Oaks Imaging Associates.

Jeremy Cannell, MD, Joins North Oaks Imaging Associates

10/26/2015

Fellowship-trained Interventional Radiologist Jeremy D. Cannell, MD, has joined North Oaks Imaging Associates.