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Tuesday, February 26, 2019
BATON ROUGE, La.  (Office of Tourism) -  Lieutenant Governor Billy Nungesser, along with the Louisiana Office of Tourism, announced the addition of two Louisiana communities designated as a Louisiana Certified Retirement Community – the city of Kaplan and Tangipahoa Parish. “I want to congratulate officials with the city of Kaplan and Tangipahoa Parish for their tireless work in making their ...read more
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Monday, February 18, 2019
Southland Steel Fabricators Inc.  is expanding to a second Louisiana site, creating new fabrication and coating lines with a $18 million capital investment at the former Bradken foundry in Tangipahoa Parish. The Greensburg-based company’s expansion will create 70 new direct jobs, and retain 176 existing jobs at the company’s St. Helena Parish headquarters and manufacturing site. Southland Steel ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
U.S. Senator Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), today announced that in the 116th Congress he will serve as chairman of two key Senate subcommittees, the Senate Energy and Natural Resources Subcommittee on Energy and the Senate Finance Subcommittee on Fiscal Responsibility and Economic Growth. Cassidy will continue to serve on the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee, the Senate ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Mike Whittington has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of Hood Memorial Hospital in Amite. Whittington, who has nearly 30 years of health care leadership experience, assumes the role as part of a recent cooperative endeavor agreement between Tangipahoa Parish’s two hospital service districts, doing business as North Oaks Health System and Hood Memorial Hospital. The agreement calls for ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
U.S. Senators Bill Cassidy, M.D. (R-LA), Michael Bennet (D-CO), Todd Young (R-IN), Tom Carper (D-DE), Lisa Murkowski (R-AK), and Maggie Hassan (D-NH) are seeking answers from health care providers and insurers as part of their ongoing effort to develop bipartisan legislation to end surprise medical bills.   The senators’ latest questions for the health care industry seek more detailed ...read more
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Thursday, February 14, 2019
Hammond Eastside Magnet School received a glowing report from the International Baccalaureate (IB) during a re-evaluation visit earlier this school year.  HEM became an authorized IB Primary Years Programme (PYP) school for grades Pre-kindergarten- 5th grade in July of 2014. The faculty was commended for their commitment to the Programme, for promoting student action both at school and at home, ...read more
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Wednesday, January 23, 2019
Three area physicians have been selected by their peers to serve on the North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Medical Executive Committee for 2019. These officers will serve as liaisons between the medical staff and the North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Managers. Serving as chief of staff is Physiatrist Cynthia Willingham, MD, PLLC. She earned her medical degree through the University of ...read more
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Monday, January 21, 2019
Eight North Oaks Primary Care physicians are among 400 providers statewide honored as 2018-19 Top Performers at the Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana’s 2018 Quality Blue Statewide Collaborative late last year. The Top Performer award recognizes clinics and physicians participating in the health insurer’s Quality Blue program for providing optimal care that ultimately helps their patients ...read more
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