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  • Baton Rouge General Services Return to Business As Usual After Winter Weather

    Baton Rouge, La. – Although icy roads limited some travel this morning, both campuses of Baton Rouge General (BRG) hospital remain open 24/7. As of Thursday, January 18, all services have returned to business as usual with the exception of a few delayed openings: Hematology Oncology Clinic – Open at 11 a.m. Behavioral Wellness Center – Open at 12 p.m. BRGP Family Medicine – ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Hospital and Emergency Services Open, Clinics Closed

    Baton Rouge, La. – With icy roads limiting travel, some Baton Rouge General (BRG) services will be opening late today. Both hospital campuses remain open, including the Emergency Room, the Corner Pharmacy and the Louisiana Internal Medicine Associates clinic at the Bluebonnet hospital. BRG Express Care, located on the Bluebonnet campus, will operate normally from 12 p.m. until 10 p.m. today. ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Announces New Board of Trustees Members

    Baton Rouge, La. – Recently, Baton Rouge General/General Health System announced two new members of its Board of Trustees: Judge Brian A. Jackson and Edgar S. Starns. Both members will serve a three-year term, which began January 1, 2018. The Honorable Brian A. Jackson was nominated as U.S. District Court Judge by former President Barack Obama in 2009 and currently serves as chief judge. ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Expands Urgent Care Network

    Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Baton Rouge General announced the expansion of its clinic network through a new partnership with Dutchtown Urgent Care in Geismar, Louisiana. The partnership will bring the Dutchtown clinic under the BRG umbrella and make it a part of the General Health System network. Open 7 days a week, Dutchtown Urgent Care accepts walk-in patients of all ages and treats common ...
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  • Most Popular Baby Names of 2017 in Baton Rouge

    Unique spellings dominate Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center this year Baton Rouge, LA – In 2017, the most popular names at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center were spelled in a variety of ways. Only 30 percent of babies born at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center in the last year share a name and spelling with another BRG newborn. That’s because even names that sound ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Birth Center Welcomes First Christmas Baby

    Baton Rouge, LA – Christmas morning brought a special 6 lb., 6.4 oz. gift to Angel Mosby and Aaron Williams as they welcomed their new baby girl into the world at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center. Born at 7:42 a.m., 18.5-inch long Aariah Kendreia Williams was the first Christmas baby delivered at the hospital. Mother and baby are both doing well. About Baton Rouge General Medical ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Names Bryan Day SVP of Business Development

    Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Baton Rouge General announced Bryan Day as Senior Vice President of Business Development for Baton Rouge General/General Health System. Day has over 30 years of healthcare experience, most recently serving as the Executive Vice President of Operations at Promise Healthcare based in Boca Raton, FL where he was responsible for the oversight of 10 long-term acute care ...
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  • Holiday Lights at Baton Rouge General – December 7 Family Night Canceled

    Baton Rouge, La – Due to weather and ground saturation, Holiday Lights at Baton Rouge General has canceled its December 7, 2017 Family Night event. The light display will still be turned on at 5:30 p.m., however the event which includes Santa, snow, cookies, hot chocolate and musical performances have been canceled. There are two remaining Family Night events – December 14 and December ...
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  • New Baton Rouge General Clinic Offers Specialized Care for Seniors

    Baton Rouge, La. – Baton Rouge General (BRG) recently opened a new clinic offering comprehensive medical care for adults and seniors at its Bluebonnet location. Louisiana Internal Medicine Associates (LIMA) is located inside of BRG’s Bluebonnet campus in Medical Tower 2. Staffed by board certified internists who serve as faculty of the internal medicine residency program and nurse ...
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  • Baton Rouge General physicians, clinics again honored for quality patient care

    Baton Rouge, La. – Physicians with Baton Rouge General Physicians (BRGP) were again named top performers in the state by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana (BCBSLA). The organization also recently recognized physicians and clinics for excellence in patient satisfaction and overall care. First, BCBSLA recognized 43 doctors in the Baton Rouge area as Quality Blue Top Performers based on their ...
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