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2014-03-17 16:28:37

BATON ROUGE, La., March 17, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System welcomed Our Lady of the Angels Hospital located in Bogalusa as a new organization of the health system. The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System assumed the management and operations of the 98-bed hospital, formerly known as LSU Bogalusa Medical Center, to continue healthcare services and graduate medical education. More than 500 team members, 125...

2013-11-12 23:22:44

The Biomedical Research Foundation is now operating the LSU Hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe, Louisiana. Baltimore, MD (PRWEB) November 12, 2013 SC&H Capital, an investment banking and advisory firm focused on middle market and growth companies, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at Shreveport (“LSUHSC-S” or the “Company”) in its public/private partnership with the Biomedical Research Foundation of Northwest...

2013-01-22 23:02:11

Live Interview at Biotech Showcase 2013 During JP Morgan in San Francisco San Francisco (PRWEB) January 22, 2013 With the global epidemic of obesity and diabetes, the importance of getting new solutions for prevention and treatment has never been greater. At the 2013 Biotech Showcase running in parallel with JP Morgan Healthcare Conference in San Francisco, noted endocrinologist and strategist Dr. Alexander Fleming was interviewed by Ellie Rubin following his participation in a panel...

2008-10-13 03:00:34

By Webster, Richard A Since Hurricane Katrina forced the closure of Charity Hospital three years ago, the New Orleans area's remaining medical facilities have struggled financially to care for hundreds of thousands of uninsured patients. In one year, the big five -- East Jefferson General Hospital, West Jefferson Medical Center, Touro Infirmary, Tulane Medical Center and Ochsner Health Center -- lost a combined $135 million, according to the Louisiana Office of the Inspector General....

2008-09-08 03:00:25

By Anonymous The following outpatient pharmacies of the Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division are open during the times posted below: * Bogalusa Medical Center: 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m, Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday, and 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., Tuesday. * Lallie Kemp Regional Medical Center in Independence: 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m., Monday through Friday. * University Medical Center in Lafayette: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday. * Moss Regional Medical Center in...

2008-09-05 15:00:31

The Canterbury Charity Hospital Trust has been established to meet the needs of some of those people in Canterbury who are no longer on any waiting list and do not have the personal finances to seek the medical help they require. The hospital is run by the community, for the community, with surgeons, nurses and technicians performing the operations and running clinics free of charge. Funding for the hospital comes directly from individuals, groups, and businesses within the community,...

2005-10-05 15:23:31

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Charity Hospital in New Orleans, which captured the sympathy of the nation as it struggled to evacuate patients from the chaos and destruction brought by Hurricane Katrina last month, cannot be saved and will be closed, officials said on Wednesday. The Louisiana State University Health Care Services Division said the Charity and University Hospitals were too heavily damaged and were unsalvageable. "The ... Charity and University Hospital buildings were issued...

2005-09-21 07:22:42

By Maggie Fox, Health and Science Correspondent NEW ORLEANS (Reuters) - Dr. Peter De Blieux struggled for four days to get desperate and impoverished patients safely out of flooded Charity Hospital in downtown New Orleans. Now he is fighting to get them back. Dr. Ben deBoisblanc watched in frustration as helicopter after helicopter swept away patients and even able-bodied staff from the for-profit hospital across the flooded street from Charity, while two of his own desperately ill...


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lunula
  • A small crescent-shaped structure or marking, especially the white area at the base of a fingernail that resembles a half-moon.
This word is a diminutive of the Latin 'luna,' moon.
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