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2013-09-17 23:02:42

Volunteers and Partner Family Help Build Home in New Orleans East New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 New Orleans Area Habitat for Humanity (NOAHH) partnered with staff volunteers from East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) to help build a new home for the Perique Family in New Orleans East. More than 30 employees of EJGH were on hand to help build the home despite the late summer heat. Jeremy and his fiancé, Ariel, are the parents of two young girls. "I was endeared...

2013-05-07 23:31:55

On May 9th, an informative event about stroke prevention will be held at West Jefferson Medical´s stroke center. New Orleans area residents are welcome to attend and learn more about identifying warning signs. Marrero, LA (PRWEB) May 07, 2013 This May, West Jefferson Medical Center (WJMC) will host Stroke Awareness Day in observance of National Stroke Awareness Month. This informative event will be held May 9, from 7 to 10 a.m. and again from 3 to 6:30 p.m. at WJMC, the stroke center...

2012-07-24 23:00:08

A new feature in Intrigma´s cloud hospital scheduling software will be introduced starting this month. The feature, called the Patient Volume Planner, allows matching clinical staff productivity to expected patient volumes thereby increasing patient throughput. Stony Brook, N.Y (PRWEB) July 24, 2012 Intrigma Inc., a leader in cloud scheduling software for hospitals, announced that its new Patient Volume Planner tool is now in use by the Department of Emergency Medicine at Ochsner...

2012-07-17 06:27:17

NEW ORLEANS, July 17, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus are among only 25 hospitals in the country to rank in the top 50 in 11 or more medical specialties, according to U.S. News & World Report's 2012-13 Best Hospitals rankings. This puts Ochsner in such esteemed company as Johns Hopkins Hospital, Massachusetts General, Mayo Clinic and Cleveland Clinic. This is the 12th time since 1996 Ochsner has been recognized as one of the Best...

2012-01-09 21:00:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellect Resources, offering innovative and comprehensive consulting, recruiting and hiring solutions within the Healthcare IT market, announced Big Break New Orleans, a one day audition process where candidates compete to become a trainer and instruct healthcare staff on the use of Epic, the fastest?selling electronic medical record (EMR) program on the market today. Two hundred selected individuals will complete a five month minimum employment...

2012-01-03 14:18:00

GREENSBORO, N.C., Jan. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Intellect Resources, offering innovative and comprehensive consulting, recruiting and hiring solutions within the Healthcare IT market, announced Big Break New Orleans, a one day audition process where candidates compete to become a trainer and instruct healthcare staff on the use of Epic, the fastest-selling electronic medical record (EMR) program on the market today. Selected individuals will complete a five month minimum employment...

2011-09-29 05:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, Sept. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Superior Energy Services, Inc. (NYSE: SPN) today announced that David Dunlap, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Johnson Rice Energy Conference to be held in New Orleans on October 3-6, 2011. Superior Energy's presentation will be webcast live on Tuesday, October 4, 2011 at 8:30 a.m. Central time (9:30 a.m. Eastern). To listen to the audio webcast and view accompanying presentation materials, visit the Investor Relations...

2011-06-29 14:58:00

NEW ORLEANS, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ochsner Health System has signed an agreement with Philips VISICU to implement its state-of-the-art eICU Program to enhance critical care -- a program that has been proven to reduce complications, shorten hospital length of stay and save lives. As the only healthcare provider in Louisiana with the eICU( )Program, Ochsner will serve as a statewide resource to community and rural hospitals which can benefit from expanded critical care staffing and...

2011-05-16 12:00:00

NEW ORLEANS, May 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Jefferson Parish today awarded Cadence first place and a $30,000.00 prize for its proposed design for the West Esplanade Drainage Canal. Cadence, a full-service planning and landscape architecture firm currently working on a number of projects in Louisiana, Florida and the Bahamas, bested 17 other design firms from around the country in its plan to convert the canal into a usable green space. The 2.4 mile long stretch in Jefferson Parish is...

2011-02-19 00:00:44

Houston's Encore Health Resources has been selected to provide clinical content services for New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System for their implementation of EpicCare Inpatient and Ambulatory. Houston, TX (PRWEB) February 17, 2011 Encore Health Resources, a leader in advanced information technology services for the global healthcare industry, has been selected to provide clinical content services for Ochsner Health System for their implementation of EpicCare Inpatient and Ambulatory....