Give Blood, Get Gifts

Give Blood, Get Gifts

Visit Our Blood Center to Donate and Receive Free Accessories! 

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Think Pink: NOLA 4x4 for a Cure

Think Pink: NOLA 4x4 for a Cure

Join us on October 8 and benefit cancer care at EJGH!

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Bodyflow: The Live Pink Edition

Bodyflow: The Live Pink Edition

Join us for a 90-minute workout that brings harmony and balance! 

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EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

For the second consecutive time, CMS awarded us with 4-Stars!

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11th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/06/2017

11th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/06/2017

Featuring the Bucktown All-Stars & the 610 Stompers!

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Exercise is Medicine!

Exercise is Medicine!

Join us as we fight obesity, heart disease, and diabetes with exercise.

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Healthy Cooking at Whole Foods

Healthy Cooking at Whole Foods

Join EJGH Nutritionist at Whole Foods to learn healthy recipes!

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Supermarket Safari

Supermarket Safari

Learn how to safely navigate the supermarket with Diabetes.

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Now Open: EJGH Urgent Care!

Now Open: EJGH Urgent Care!

Visit us at our new location in Kenner. 

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Volunteer of the Month: September 2017

Dean Angerdina

Each and every week, Dean Angerdina can be found helping direct patients at the second floor Domino Pavilion escort desk, where he has served every Thursday for the past eight years, earning him East Jefferson General Hospital Volunteer of the Month honors for September.

A member of the Volunteer Advisory Committee, Angerdina has helped train countless other volunteers and is always a patient and kind teacher. Along with his duties at the escort desk, he often times fills in in the Cardiac Rehab Department when needed.

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The American Heart Association has just named EJGH's cardiac heart failure program a Gold Performance Award for a fourth consecutive year through their Get With The Guidelines program. This award signifies outstanding clinical outcomes in treating patients diagnosed with heart failure. EJGH is the only hospital in our area to receive this award in heart failure for a fourth consecutive year.

East Jefferson General Hospital is proud of our continued excellence in cardiac care. This is such a special distinction for our physicians, nursing staff and everyone throughout the organization. What makes this award so special is that it is based on how we administer care to our patients over the course of multiple years. That means we are consistently meeting or exceeding the standards set by one of the country's most prominent organizations over an extended time frame.

2012 Gold Heart Failure American Heart Association Recognition"Earning the Gold Performance Award for a fourth consecutive year is an amazing honor," says Ruby Brewer, RN, Senior Vice President and Chief Quality Officer. "The American Heart Association sets extremely rigorous goals and benchmarks to ensure patients receive the highest quality of care. To meet their goals we must provide continued excellence on a daily basis. It is a wonderful credit to our organization that we exceed their criteria and remain a national leader in cardiac care."

The Get With The Guidelines program is a quality improvement initiative that provides hospital staff with the tools that follow proven, evidence-based guidelines and procedures in caring for heart failure patients. Earning the Gold Performance Award means that a hospital has met the core standard levels of care developed by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology for at least 24 consecutive months, and EJGH has accomplished this four times.

As defined by the American Heart Association, heart failure patients treated at Get With The Guidelines high-performing hospitals are started on aggressive therapies such as ace inhibitors, beta-blockers, diuretics and anticoagulants while in the hospital. In addition, patients receive lower sodium diet counseling, smoking cessation advice and other health education individual to their care.