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.
Radiologist JP Miller, MD, talks about new screening for lung cancer.
No matter where North Oaks employees find themselves, their calling to help others is strong.
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’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 R. Travis, MD, has joined North Oaks Imaging Associates in Hammond effective Aug. 1.
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.
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 of Administration has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for June 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?
As outdoor activity soars during sunny summer weather, so do your chances of sun damage.
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 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 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.
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.
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 has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for May 2014.
Staff Nurse Claire, RN, of Medicine Unit 2 has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for April 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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Take this quiz to find out if you may be at risk for Peripheral Vascular Disease (PVD).
North Oaks Medical Center Trauma Surgeon Juan C. Duchesne, MD, has been appointed to the Regional Commission of the Louisiana Emergency Response Network (LERN) for Region 9, effective May 15. Region 9 is comprised of five parishes, including Tangipahoa, Livingston, St. Helena, St. Tammany and Washington.