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Ideal Protein Registered Dietitian Rebecca Named Employee of the Month

02/25/2015

Ideal Protein Registered Dietitian Rebecca has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for January 2015.

[AUDIO] Dietetic Intern Tracy Miller Discusses Healthy Eating and National Nutrition Month

02/23/2015

Dietetic Intern Tracy Miller discusses how to bite into a healthy lifestyle on KSLU 90.9 FMs "Point of View" with Rosa Dunn.

From left, President/CEO James E. Cathey Jr. presents Physical Therapist Allison with the North Oaks Extraordinary Story Award. At right is Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinical Supervisor and nominator Jessica.

Physical Therapist’s Selfless Act of Kindness Helps Keep Patient Warm in Winter

02/23/2015

While caring for a patient recently, Physical Therapist Allison learned in the course of their conversation that she was in need of winter clothes and shoes.

Telemetry Unit North Charge Nurse Rivers, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

02/18/2015

Telemetry Unit North Charge Nurse Rivers, RN,has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.

Pediatric Unit Staff Nurse Rebecca, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

02/18/2015

Pediatric Unit Staff Nurse Rebecca, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.

From left, James E. Cathey, Jr., President/CEO; Physical Therapist and Honoree Lauren and Rehabilitation Inpatient Operations Manager & Nominator, Michael.

Physical Therapist Lauren Receives Extraordinary Story Honor

02/18/2015

Physical Therapist Lauren was visiting the Fountain Café at North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital and was witnessed performing a lifesaving measure on a visitor.

Well Baby Nursery Certified Nursing Assistant Cynthia Named Employee of the Month

02/10/2015

Well Baby Nursery Certified Nursing Assistant Cynthia has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for December 2014.

[AUDIO] Cardiologist William Kopfler, MD, Discusses New Clinical Trial

02/10/2015

Dr. William Kopfler talks about the Cardiovascular Inflammation Reduction Trial (CIRT) with "Health Notes" host Johnny Chauvin on Tangi 96.5 FM.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Honors January Student-Athletes

02/09/2015

The North Oaks Sports Medicine staff and North Oaks Physician Group orthopaedic surgeons have selected Li'Neshon Legard, Thomas Shepard, Darilyn Rogers and Nikol Kalaj as January’s Student-Athletes of the Month for athletic and academic achievements.

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Nursing Operations Director Michelle Gaudet proudly accepted the 2014 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award on behalf of the North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital staff and physicians. This prestigious award recognizes top-performing facilities that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile in patient satisfaction. Fewer than 5 percent of all Press Ganey clients reach this threshold and consistently maintain it for the 1-year reporting period.

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Only Medical Rehabilitation Facility in Louisiana to Receive Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for 2 Consecutive Years

01/30/2015

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 2014 Guardian of Excellence Award from Press Ganey Associates, Inc.

General Surgery Charge Nurse Alison, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

01/27/2015

General Surgery Charge Nurse Alison, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award.

[AUDIO] Certified Programs Director Katie Sheets Discusses Distracted Driving and the Sudden Impact Program

01/23/2015

Listen to Certified Programs Director Katie Sheets discuss Sudden Impact, a program geared toward teen drivers to help prevent fatalities and injuries from impaired, distracted and/or unrestrained driving.

[AUDIO] Dietitians Brittany O'Bryan and Rebecca Porche Discuss Weight Loss

01/14/2015

If your New Year resolution involves weight loss, listen to Registered Dietitians Rebecca Porche and Brittany O'Bryan talk with Tangi 96.5 FM's Johnny Chauvin about our medically supervised weight loss program.

North Oaks Sports Medicine Recognizes December Student-Athletes

01/07/2015

North Oaks Sports Medicine athletic trainers teamed up with North Oaks Physician Group orthopedic surgeons to select Brooklyn Giovingo, Richard Henry, Donovan Thibodeaux and Emily Waddell as Student-Athletes of the Month for December.

North Oaks Medical Center Physicians Appoint 2015 Medical Executive Committee

01/05/2015

Nine area physicians have been selected by their peers to serve on the North Oaks Medical Center Medical Executive Committee for 2015. These officers will serve as liaisons between the North Oaks Medical Staff and North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners.

North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Physicians Appoint Medical Executive Committee

01/05/2015

Three area physicians have been selected by their peers to serve on the North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Medical Executive Committee for 2015. These officers will serve as liaisons between North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital and the North Oaks Health System Board of Commissioners.

Free Talk on Peripheral Artery Disease Offered during American Heart Month

01/02/2015

f you smoke or have diabetes, high cholesterol, high blood pressure and/or leg pain or discomfort when you walk, you could be at risk for Peripheral Artery Disease (PAD). If left untreated, PAD can lead to gangrene, heart attack and stroke.

From right, Women & Children's Services Charge Nurse Megan McClendon delivers a "Baby New Year 2015" welcome basket to Brook Williams and daughter Brae'lynn. Labor & Delivery Staff Nurse Shannon Davis and OB/GYN Unit Staff Nurse Lacie Caves share in the presentation.

North Oaks Welcomes Baby New Year 2015

01/02/2015

Brae’lynn Williams was the first baby born at North Oaks Medical Center in 2015. The baby girl was born to Brook Williams of Hammond on Jan. 1 at 7:13 a.m.

Environmental Services Supervisor Hazel Named Employee of the Month

12/22/2014

Environmental Services Supervisor Hazel has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for November 2014.

Annual Reunion Celebrates NICU “Graduates”

12/22/2014

More than 230 guests visited with Santa Claus, Neonatologist Ivan Villalta, MD, and North Oaks Women & Children’s staff members at the annual Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Reunion held Saturday, Dec. 6.

ACHE Elects Michele Kidd Sutton to Council of Regents

12/11/2014

North Oaks Health System Executive Vice President/Chief Operating Officer Michele Kidd Sutton, FACHE, of Hammond, La. has been elected to serve on the Council of Regents for the American College of Healthcare Executives (ACHE) effective March 15, 2015. As a Regent, Sutton will represent ACHE’s membership in the Southeast Region of the U.S.

[AUDIO] Cardiologist Jorge Castellanos, MD, Discusses Heart Healthy Holidays

12/09/2014

Did you know that the holiday season is a peak time for heart attacks? Cardiologist Jorge Castellanos, MD discusses ways to lessen your risk on Tangi 96.5 FM’s “Health Notes” with Host Johnny Chauvin.

Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse Holly, RN, Receives Nurse Excellence Award

12/08/2014

Labor and Delivery Charge Nurse Holly, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for September.

Dr. Jay Smith Honored as North Oaks Physician of the Year for 2014

12/07/2014

Jay Smith, MD, has received the 2014 North Oaks Health System Physician of the Year Award for exceptional service to others, leadership, performance excellence and his dedication to the community.

Nancy: I Am A Success Story. [NorthOaks.tv Video]

12/02/2014

Nancy lead an active lifestyle until kidney problems brought her busy life to a halt. With the help of Dr. Lake, Nancy was pain free and back at the gym within weeks of her procedure.