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Scholarship honors former hospital CEO

Monday, 28 July 2014 14:21
“It was very humbling for them to do something of that magnitude,” said his wife, Ann Bourgeois. “I think he would have been very pleased that Ochsner and the Louisiana Hospital Association thought so much of him.” Milton Bourgeois and three others were killed by Houma resident Ben Freeman during a Dec. 26 killing spree in Lafourche and Terrebonne parishes.
Legislator says La. abortion law not in jeopardy
Monday, 28 July 2014 12:23
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Legislator says La. abortion law not in jeopardy - KALB-TV News Channel 5 & CBS 2
Monday, 28 July 2014 11:52
BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) - The sponsor of a Louisiana law that requires doctors that perform abortions to have hospital admitting privileges doesn't believe the provision is in jeopardy after a federal appeals court struck down a similar Mississippi law. The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals voted 2-1 Tuesday to overturn Mississippi's 2012 law, which would have shuttered the state's only abortion clinic.
Louisiana boy tells of frantic night in Boundary Waters
Saturday, 26 July 2014 15:00
DULUTH -- The night was so dark early Tuesday in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness that frantic campers at one site under assault from falling trees had only the incessant lightning to light their way. Inside one tent, a 13-year-old Louisiana boy was pinned by a 2-foot-diameter tree. It had fallen next to him and reverberated like a tuning fork before rolling on top of him.
LSU hospital deals cost less than expected
Tuesday, 15 July 2014 07:31
In response to an Associated Press request, DHH released updated financial data showing the hospital deals cost the state just over $1 billion in the fiscal year that ended June 30, paid with state and federal Medicaid dollars. The budget assumed $52 million more than was spent. Final accounting for the overall Medicaid program won't be complete until October, so it won't be clear until then if the health department has a surplus.
Lafayette Hospital Cited For Failure to Pay Bills
Monday, 14 July 2014 13:38
7 hours 10 minutes ago by Akeam Ashford The Community Rehabilitation Hospital of Lafayette is under fire after failing to pay its employees and its bills. Located on the Evangeline Thruway, the hospital is a specialty long-term care facility with 22-beds. The hospital is privately owned and does not have any relations to any major hospital in Acadiana. KATC was alerted of the hospital's issues when an employee reached out to us after months of…
Community rallies to bring injured Murray teen home
Monday, 07 July 2014 17:29
MURRAY — Family and friends of a Murray girl who was involved in a rollover car crash in Louisiana are rallying together to raise money to bring her home. Makenzie Morris, 18, remained in a Louisiana hospital Tuesday undergoing a series of surgeries following the crash. Among her many injuries, her right leg was amputated from the thigh down. Janae Hutchins, a family friend, said Morris will need months of rehabilitation following her surgeries.
Murray community rallies to bring injured teen home
Monday, 07 July 2014 13:02
MURRAY — Family and friends of a Murray girl who was involved in a rollover car crash in Louisiana are rallying together to raise money to bring her home. Makenzie Morris, 18, remained in a Louisiana hospital Tuesday undergoing a series of surgeries following the crash. Among her many injuries, her right leg was amputated from the thigh down. Janae Hutchins, a family friend, said Morris will need months of rehabilitation following her surgeries.
Hospital mourns passing of CEO Donnie Frederic
Sunday, 06 July 2014 13:09
slideshow Saint Mary’s Regional Medical Center CEO, Donald J. “Donnie” Frederic, died unexpectedly on Friday, July 4. Frederic was on vacation with his wife, Jeanne, in Canada when he apparently suffered a massive heart attack. He was 60 years old. Since Frederic became CEO of Saint Mary’s in January 2012, the hospital has experienced significant growth.
Man flown from Mahoning crash
Sunday, 06 July 2014 12:24
A Louisiana man was flown to the hospital following an early-morning crash Sunday in Mahoning Township. At 5:30 a.m. Mahoning Township Police investigated a single-vehicle crash on Orioles Drive. A Mercury Milan driven by Pasquale Verrastro Jr. of Mahoning Township was traveling west at a high rate of speed when the vehicle went off the roadway, striking a tree. A passenger in the vehicle, Alexander Landry of Mandeville, Louisiana, was entrapped with major injuries.
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