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Congratulations to Tim Marks, Chief Population Health & Clinical Integration Officer!

July 15, 2019
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The South Louisiana Community College Foundation Board is pleased to announce new members and officers for its 2019-20 Board of Directors. Six new members have joined the Board of Directors and began a four-year term on July 1.

They are:

·            Erroll Babineaux, Vice President of Air Services, AirMed

·            Blake Douet, Project Manager and Development Property Manager, ...

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OGHS Foundation 2019 Scholarship Recipients Announced

May 17, 2019
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The OGHS Foundation announced on May 14, 2019 during a reception the funding of 10 scholarships to St. Landry Parish students pursuing degrees in healthcare. The recipients of these scholarships are as follows:

-          Kelsey Soileau, MS-SLP, ULL

-          Amy Rosette, RN-ASN, LSU-E

-          Lyndsy Hester, RN-BSN, ULL

-          Ashley Warner, RN-BSN, LSU-E

-          Tessie ...

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Kenneth Cochran, OGHS President & CEO Named One of Becker’s Healthcare Top 60 Rural CEOs to Know

May 7, 2019
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Trade publication Becker's Healthcare has released its’ 2019 list of leaders making a positive impact on their organizations. This year’s featured CEOs lead hospitals consistently recognized by the National Rural Health Association, American Hospital Association and HIMSS as top institutions. Not only do these recognized leaders possess extensive experience in healthcare management, demonstrating ...

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13th Annual OGHS Foundation Golf Tournament

April 2, 2019
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The Opelousas General Health System Foundation Golf Tournament held Monday, April 1, 2019 was a huge success. Over $50,000 was raised for scholarships.

Placing first was Gachassin Law Firm. Second place was LHC Group and third place was Radiology Associates of Opelousas. 

Proceeds from the tournament will benefit the OGHS ...

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OGHS Now Offering MAKO Robotic-Arm Assisted Technology

Feb. 1, 2019
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Opelousas General Health System is one of the first hospitals in the region to offer Stryker’s Mako Robotic-Arm Assisted total knee, partial knee and total hip replacements with Stryker’s Mako System. This highly advanced robotic technology transforms the way joint replacement surgery is performed, enabling surgeons to have a more ...

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Dr. Amer Raza Joins OGHS Medical Staff

Jan. 11, 2019
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Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President/CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that Dr. Amer Raza, Pulmonary Critical Care Specialist, has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Health System.

Dr. Raza earned his medical degree from Saba University School of Medicine in the Caribbean.  He completed his Internship and Residency ...

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Opelousas General Health System Hall of Fame Gala

Jan. 7, 2019
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Gina Bradley Tuttle, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, has announced that five individuals have been selected to be inducted into the Opelousas General Health System Hall of Fame. The legacy of these individuals exemplify service and dedication and will be recognized and honored during our second annual Hall of ...

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OGHS Selects New Chief of Staff

Sept. 21, 2018
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Dr. Kenneth Scott Parks has been selected to serve as our new Chief of Staff for Opelousas General Health System.  Dr. Parks will serve in this capacity for the upcoming two year term.  Most recently, Dr. Hunt Deblanc served in this capacity for the last 4 years. 

Dr. Parks specializes in Internal ...

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Dr. Saurabh Lalan Joins OGHS Medical Staff

Sept. 4, 2018
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Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President/CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that Dr. Saurabh Lalan, neurologist, has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Health System.

Dr. Lalan earned his medical degree from Dr. D.Y. Patil Medical College University of Health Sciences in Mumbai, Maharashtra, India.

He completed his ...

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Dr. Samantha Vidrine Joins OGHS Medical Staff

Sept. 4, 2018
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Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President/CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that Dr. Samantha Vidrine, OB/GYN, has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Heath System.

Dr. Vidrine earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. 

She completed her Internship from Florida State ...

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Dr. Eliza Tate Joins OGHS Medical Staff

Sept. 4, 2018
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Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President/CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that Dr. Eliza Tate, Family Medicine, has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Heath System.

Dr. Tate earned her medical degree from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in Shreveport, LA. 

She completed her Internship and Residency ...

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Dr. Constance Cole Joins OGHS Medical Staff

Aug. 29, 2018
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Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President/CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that Dr. Constance Cole, hematologic oncologist, has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Heath System.

Dr. Cole earned her medical degree from Texas A&M University in College Station, TX. She completed her residency at Texas A&M University ...

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Dr. Jason Trahan Joins OGHS Medical Staff

July 18, 2018
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Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President/CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that Dr. JasonTrahan, Otolaryngologist (ENT) has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Heath System.

Dr. Trahan earned his medical degree, from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans, LA.  He also completed his Internship and Residency ...

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Dr. Pierce Park Joins OGHS Medical Staff

June 25, 2018
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Kenneth Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President/CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that Dr. Pierce Park, Nephrologist, has joined the medical staff of Opelousas General Health System. 

Dr. Park earned his medical degree from the University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine in Chicago, IL

He completed his residency at ...

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Opelousas General Supports LSUE Surg Tech Program

June 22, 2018
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A gift from Opelousas General Health System will support Louisiana State University Eunice's new surgical technology degree program, which welcomed its first class earlier this month.

Ken Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President and CEO of Opelousas General Health System, Jackie Simien, OGHS's Chief Nursing Officer and Tim Marks, OGHS's Chief Population ...

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CIS IS FIRST TO USE NEW STENT TECHNOLOGY IN OPELOUSAS

March 20, 2018

CIS interventional cardiologist, Dr. Robert Menuet II, was the first to use the TRYTON Side Branch Stent to treat coronary artery disease at Opelousas General Health System.

The flexible new stent technology is specially designed to fit the shape of a blocked main heart artery that also has a blockage ...

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VISARIS AMERICAS PREMIUM ROBOTIC VISION C RADIOGRAPHIC SUITE INSTALLED AT OPELOUSAS GENERAL HEALTH SYSTEM

Feb. 22, 2018

Visaris Americas, is an innovative provider of digital radiography (DR) technology for the medical diagnostics market. Together with Ultimate Medical Services, their preferred channel partner in the South-Central States; the Company is proud to announce the installation of its premium, fully robotic, Vision C ceiling-suspended digital X-ray suite at the ...

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CIS to Offer Telecardiology Services in Kinder

Feb. 6, 2018

Cardiovascular Institute of the South (CIS) will begin offering telecardiology services at Allen Parish Hospital in Kinder.  This is CIS’s 8th telecardiology program to date.

These services will allow patients to receive world-class cardiology care without leaving their community.  CIS telecardiologists will offer 24/7 coverage for cardiology consults, both in the ...

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Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority Donates Infant Caps to OGHS

Jan. 15, 2018

Opelousas General Health System was the recipient today of a donation from Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Epsilon Alpha Sigma Chapter, and Philo affiliate.  In honor of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service, the sorority donated 56 infant caps to the Obstetrics Unit.  Projects such as tutoring and ...

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Hall of Fame Inductees Announced

Nov. 28, 2017

Gina Bradley Tuttle, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, announced today that five individuals have been selected to be inducted as the first members of the Opelousas General Health System Hall of Fame. These individuals will be recognized and honored during a special ceremony culminating our year-long 60th anniversary celebration. ...

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OGHS Welcomes Dr. Laura Owens

Aug. 1, 2017
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Opelousas General Health System is pleased to welcome Dr. Laura Owens, urologist to our medical staff. 

 Dr. Owens specializes in Urology.  She received her medical training from LSU Health School of Medicine in Shreveport, LA and completed her internship and residence at LSU Health – Shreveport, LA, Department of Urology ...

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Opelousas General Health System Announces Hall of Fame Event

June 28, 2017

Kenneth Cochran, DSc, RN, FACHE, President & CEO of Opelousas General Health System has announced that in celebration of the 60th anniversary of  the hospital, Opelousas General will host the first annual, “Hall of Fame” Gala which will provide a forum for the hospital to recognize, celebrate and spotlight the work ...

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OGHS and Family Strong Foundation Host Men's Health Summit

June 22, 2017
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In recognition of National Men’s Health Month, Opelousas General Health System and Family Strong Foundation will host a Men’s Health Summit on Saturday, June 24, 2017.

From 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m. at Opelousas General Health System’s South Campus, several healthcare organizations will be on hand to offer health information ...

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11th Annual OGHS Foundation Golf Tournament Another Success

March 21, 2017
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The Opelousas General Health System Foundation Golf Tournament held Monday, March 20, 2016 at Indian Hills Country Club was another huge success. Over $45,000 was raised for scholarships.   
    First place winners of the tournament were M & M Sales, second place winners were Lafayette General Health and coming in third place was Gachassin Law Firm..
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OGHS is offering Low-Cost Screenings

Oct. 26, 2016

Opelousas General Health System is offering low-cost health screenings on Friday, October 28th from 7:00 AM - 10:00 AM at our South Campus location at 3983 I-49 South Service Rd.  

You can choose any combination of the test being offered which include: 
    

- TSH - ...

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