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Inside the North Oaks Community newsletter, April 2024

Inside the North Oaks Community newsletter, April 2024

In this issue of Community newsletter, North Oaks Health System President & CEO Michele Kidd Sutton, FACHE, shares a heartfelt message that details the cover story of a Hammond businessman who received transformative medical care at North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital following a stroke and the young Boyd family’s story of perseverance that resulted in the birth of their daughter Sutton. We also are introduced to Dr. W. Taylor Allen, an emergency room physician with a passion for treating acute critical care, and we break down the benefits of choosing a primary care provider.

You also will find North Oaks’ community education event calendar that includes our Mobile Care screenings schedule and a preview of some exciting upcoming events.


In yet another example, we share the Boyd family's story of perseverance. The birth of their daughter Sutton at North Oaks Medical Center during the 2024 Mardi Gras season was a moment of immense joy and gratitude for new parents and North Oaks' Emergency Department nurses, Payge and Adam Boyd. Their daughter's entrance into the world marked a storybook ending to their challenging journey to parenthood and is a testament to the power of hope and the joy of new beginnings.

These stories are heartwarming and aptly illustrate how our team of healthcare professionals is prepared for any eventuality.

Our unwavering dedication to delivering comprehensive healthcare services underscores our commitment to our mission improving lives every time, every touch, and fuels our continuous growth. As we enter our sixty-fourth year of caring for the Northshore community, rest assured in knowing we will continue to make bold investments that ensure access to the personalized care you and your loved ones depend on so you can live your best and healthiest life.