Senior Inventory Control Clerk Sean of the Material Services Department has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Employee of the Month Award for September 2014.
OB/GYN Staff Nurse Ashley , RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for August 2014.
New patient appointments are now being scheduled with Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Specialist Katy Morris, MD, who has joined North Oaks Orthopaedic Specialty Center in Hammond and Livingston. To schedule an appointment, please call (985) 230-BONE  in Hammond or (225) 686-4900 in Livingston.
The power to detect breast cancer is in your hands and Dr. Brianne Anderson explains how on KSLU 90.9 FM's "Point of View" with host Rosa Dunn.
Magnolia OB/GYN Marya Porter, MD, discusses the importance of having regular mammograms on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes."
Concerns about Ebola and Enterovirus-D68 have the entire nation asking questions about the steps health care institutions take to protect their communities from infectious diseases. Infection Prevention Director Pam Vaccaro, who is a registered nurse and certified by the Certification Board of Infection Control and Epidemiology, spearheads those efforts at North Oaks. It’s a charge she takes seriously, and it’s a priority 365 days a year, 7 days a week, 24 hours a day.
As an annual service project, members of Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority at Southeastern Louisiana University have donated panda bear plush animals to North Oaks Medical Center. The bears will be given to children hospitalized on the Pediatric Unit to cheer and comfort them.
The North Oaks Sports Medicine staff and North Oaks Physician Group orthopaedic surgeons have selected Kristen Favalora, Katelynn McKenzie, Andrew Shelton and Cole Stevens as Student-Athletes of the Month for September.
North Oaks Walk-in Clinics make it convenient for you to beat the flu with a “little stick” with no appointments needed, early morning weekday hours and locations in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker.
In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Dietetic Intern Rachel shares tips to keep your children eating healthy.
Brianne H. Anderson, MD, has joined the North Oaks Physician Group practice of Magnolia Obstetrics & Gynecology. New patient appointments are now being scheduled for adolescent and adult women at the practice’s locations in Hammond and Walker. To schedule an appointment, call (985) 230-7650 in Hammond or (225) 664-3948 in Walker.
When illnesses make headlines, it is important to focus on the areas we can control to prevent getting sick and respond appropriately should you or a loved one become seriously ill.
Family Medicine Physician Gayle Beyl, MD, has joined North Oaks Primary Care Clinic in Livingston. New patient appointments are now being scheduled with Dr. Beyl for: children, ages 2-9; adolescents, ages 10-18; and adults.
September is National Ovarian and Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month. This is the perfect time for women to schedule their well-woman exams and determine if they—or someone they love—are due for an important preventive health screening.
Telemetry West Unit Staff Nurse Nicki, RN, has been honored with the North Oaks Health System Nurse Excellence Award for May 2014.
North Oaks Physician Group has opened a Primary Care Clinic in Denham Springs. The clinic specializes in comprehensive health care for children, ages 2+, and adults.
In recognition of National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, Dietetic Intern Rachel shares tips to keep your children eating healthy on Tangi 96.5 FM's "Health Notes" with Johnny Chauvin.
North Oaks Walk-In Clinics in Hammond, Ponchatoula and Walker are now open earlier during the week to better serve patient needs.
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 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.