Funding Secured for New Hospital in New Orleans
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu has announced federal mortgage insurance approval that will allow construction to begin on a full-service hospital in eastern New Orleans — one of the areas devastated by flooding in 2005 when levees failed during Hurricane Katrina.
Sutton’s Children’s Hospital Gets The Gift Of Music
Blue Star Connection, a non-profit organization dedicated to bringing music into the lives of children and young adults who are fighting cancer and other life-challenging situations, recently donated a variety of musical instruments to CHRISTUS Sutton Children’s Medical Center.
UPDATE: Shooting Victim Lakeia Rawls Dies, Battle Charged
UPDATED:  Lakeia Rawls, the victim in Friday's shooting in the 3800 block of Conway Street, died of her woulnd this morning at LSU Hospital in Shreveport.  Charges against Danny Battle will be upgraded from attempted manslaughter to second-degree murder, along with …
Call Out To All “Miracle Babies”
CHRISTUS Schumpert is once again calling all “Miracle Babies,” who have overcome the odds of prematurity and developmental problems in the hospital’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) for the annual NICU Christmas Reunion.   The event will be S…
New York Hospital Using Palm Scans for Patient Check-Ins
Checking in at New York University’s Langone Medical Center now has a high-tech twist. Instead of paperwork, the hospital is using a palm-scanner to trace the unique vein patterns in patients’ hands.
Made by Fujitsu, the scanners use near-infrared waves to take an image of the veins in a person’s pal…

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