North Oaks Sports Medicine is shining the spotlight on Tyler Hasson, Chelsea James, Amy Sanders and Patrik Zachary as “Student-Athletes of the Month” for October.
North Oaks Health System and the Boy Scouts of America welcomed 35 Medical Explorers to Post 940 for the 2013-14 school year during orientation on Dec. 2 in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center. This year’s post is made up of students from Southeastern Louisiana University and 10 high schools in Livingston, Tangipahoa and St. Tammany Parishes.
North Oaks Physician Group Multi-Practice Manager Hayley has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for October 2013.
In recognition of National Diabetes Month, North Oaks Dietetic Intern Director Virginia Pelegrin talked with KSLU Radio’s “Point of View” host Rosa Dunn about diabetes and the importance of eating healthy during the holidays on Thursday, November 21.
North Oaks Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Staff Nurse Rachael, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for September 2013.
North Oaks Health System President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr. announces that North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital, a short-term, inpatient medical rehabilitation facility, has received the 2013 Guardian of Excellence AwardSM from Press Ganey Associates, Inc. This prestigious award recognizes top-performing facilities that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction.
Neurologist Rodney E. Hillis, MD, recently joined North Oaks Neurology, a clinic of North Oaks Physician Group.
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. 7. The annual event will take place from 9-11 a.m. in the E. Brent Dufreche Conference Center, located within North Oaks Diagnostic Center at 15813 Paul Vega, MD, Drive in Hammond.
To help make the hospital stay less frightening for children, the Quilts for Kids organization recently delighted North Oaks Medical Center Pediatrics Unit patients and their parents with a donation of 20 handmade quilts. The quilts were made by the students of Quilts for Kids’ Representative and Home Economics teacher Donna Rhodes at Bonifay Middle School in Bonifay, Florida.
North Oaks Sports Medicine is shining the spotlight on Luke Bleakley, Elijah Callahan, Miranda Lobell and Krystal Waddell as "Student-Athletes of the Month" for September.
The Louisiana Society of Hospital Public Relations and Marketing (LSHPRM) honored four North Oaks initiatives as best in state at the 32nd annual Pelican Awards program on Oct. 11 at the Crowne Plaza Executive Center in Baton Rouge.
Fellowship-trained orthopaedic trauma surgeon, Brian J. Ladner, MD specializes in treating hip pain. If you have arthritis or stiffness, hip pain or limited hip movement, we can develop a treatment plan to give you relief without surgery through the use of medication, exercise, walking aids or injections.
Halloween is an exciting time of year for kids. To help keep your family safe while having fun this holiday, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) offers the following tips:
Help your family stay well and safe with these holiday eating and food safety tips.
In honor of National Breast Cancer Awareness Month and in recognition of “Make a Difference Day” on Oct. 26, the Ponchatoula Gardenettes donated “Bosom Buddy Bags” to North Oaks Medical Center for breast cancer surgery patients.
Same Day Surgery Staff RN Katherine was grocery shopping with her children when a fellow shopper grabbed at her chest and collapsed.
The Louisiana Society for Hospital Public Relations and Marketing (LSHPRM) has honored Pamela Cantrelle, North Oaks Health System's Print & Production Coordinator, as "Graphic Designer of the Year."
Handwashing is the single most important measure to prevent the spread of infection.
On Thursday, October 17, Hospice staff members Deborah and Gobal talked with KSLU Radio's “Point of View” host Rosa Dunn about how hospice can help make the end of life as special as the beginning.
by Ashley Braud, North Oaks Dietetic Intern
By Niksad Abraham, MD, North Oaks Cardiology Clinic
and North Oaks Multispecialty Group
North Oaks Physician Group’s Operations Clinical Specialist Teen, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for August 2013.
Marketing/Business Development Coordinator Cally has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for September 2013.
Staphylococcus aureus, often referred to as "staph," is a bacteria commonly found on the skin of healthy people. Occasionally, staph can get into the body and cause an infection.
Information on breast cancer prevention is everywhere in October – but ladies, are you following the advice? If you’re 40 years or older, make a promise to talk with your doctor about an annual mammogram.