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Section: Press Releases - posted in 2018

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  • Baton Rouge General Shows Appreciation for Volunteers’ 40,000 Hours of Service

    Baton Rouge, La. – National Volunteer Week is April 16-20, and Baton Rouge General is recognizing the more than 450 volunteers who selflessly share their time and energy to support patients, families and community. “We are fortunate to have generous and caring volunteers at Baton Rouge General,” says Symil LeDoux, Director of Community Engagement. “Their attentiveness to ...
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  • BRG Donates New Playground Equipment to Promote Physical Activity for Kids

    Partnership with American Heart Association provides new activities for elementary students Baton Rouge, La. – This week, Baton Rouge General (BRG) and the Capital Area American Heart Association (AHA) donated new playground equipment to students at Bernard Terrace Elementary School. The “Recess Reboot” included 500 water bottles, 100 jump ropes, 100 basketballs, some playground ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Offers Area’s Only Robotic Knee Replacement Technology

    Stryker’s Mako Technology personalizes procedures, gives surgeons more precision Baton Rouge, LA – Yesterday, Baton Rouge General (BRG) launched exclusive new technology that changes the way knee replacements are performed. Dr. Jared Braud was the first physician in Baton Rouge to perform a knee replacement using robotic surgery equipment found only at Baton Rouge General. “The ...
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  • Shell Donates $350,000 to Baton Rouge General’s Critical Care and Regional Burn Center Expansion

    Baton Rouge, La. – Last week, officials of Shell’s Louisiana-based operations presented a check for $350,000 to support Baton Rouge General’s Critical Care and Regional Burn Center expansion. The check presentation took place at a ceremony at Shell’s Geismar, LA, chemical manufacturing facility. The Shell grant will help underwrite the facility’s new Outdoor ...
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  • BRG Offers Lunch Event with Tips for Staying Heart Healthy

    Join us Wednesday, April 11 for free lunch and tips for taking care of your heart Baton Rouge, La. – On Wednesday, April 11, Baton Rouge General will host the third in a series of four events focused on heart health education. At a Lunch and Learn event on BRG’s Bluebonnet campus, cardiologist Dr. Garland Green will give a simple breakdown of 10 tried-and-true habits to keep your heart ...
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  • BRG Opens Full-Service Boutique for Patients with Cancer

    The Healing Boutique offers products for men and women with all types of cancer BATON ROUGE, LA - Today, Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced the opening of The Healing Boutique, a full-service retail store specializing in cancer-related items that span the full spectrum of patient needs for men and women with all types of cancer. Patients and their loved ones can find helpful products at the shop, ...
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  • 3rd Annual Bloom Event Welcomes New and Expecting Moms

    Baton Rouge, La. – Whether you’re expecting, have recently welcomed a baby or are planning to expand your family, Red Stick Moms Blog and Baton Rouge General invite you to attend the third annual Bloom event celebrating motherhood and pregnancy. This year’s brunch will be held Saturday, April 21 at 10 a.m. on BRG’s Bluebonnet campus. “The overarching mission of Red ...
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  • BRG’s Birth Center Delivers First Little Lucky Charm of St. Patrick’s Day

    Baton Rouge, LA – Less than two hours into St. Patrick’s Day, Kelsey Wheat and Bryce Arthurs welcomed a little lucky charm into the world at Baton Rouge General’s Birth Center. Born at 1:45 a.m., 6 lb., 14 oz. baby boy Tate Kenneth Arthurs was the first St. Patrick’s Day baby of 2018 born at the hospital. The family is doing great. For more info about the Baton Rouge ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Nurse Wins Prestigious Louisiana Nightingale Award

    Baton Rouge, La. – Her reputation for compassion, dedication and leadership earned Meredith Cooper, BSN, RN, CCRN, the title of Clinical Practice Nurse of the Year at Saturday’s Louisiana State Nurses Association (LSNA) awards ceremony. Cooper, who works in the Intensive Care Unit at Baton Rouge General’s Bluebonnet campus, received the award at the LSNA’s annual ...
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  • Baton Rouge General Expands to Zachary, Slaughter

    Baton Rouge, La. – Today, Baton Rouge General (BRG) announced it will open two new locations of its Louisiana Internal Medicine Associates (LIMA) clinics in Zachary and Slaughter, further expanding its primary care services in the capital area. BRG’s LIMA opened its first location in December at the hospital’s Bluebonnet campus, focusing on care for adults with complex and ...
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