EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

EJGH Awarded Four Star Rating

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

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12th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/05/2018

12th Annual Up on The Roof: 10/05/2018

Featuring music by Groovy 7! Tickets on sale now.

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New Safe Sitter Classes Now Available

New Safe Sitter Classes Now Available

The Nationally-Recognized Program is once again offering 2-day courses.

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Why are we #1?

Why are we #1?

Let's talk about it! Our new campaign focuses on why we are at the top.

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Smoking Cessation

Smoking Cessation

Quit Smoking. Start Healing. All for Free.

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Introducing: Therapeutic Yoga at EJGH

Introducing: Therapeutic Yoga at EJGH

Come experience the many physical benefits of our new class at the Wellness Center! 

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Make the Most of Your Meals in 2018

Make the Most of Your Meals in 2018

Join EJGH's registered Nutritionist for healthy cooking demo's each month this year! 

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Number 1 in Louisiana, Number 10 in America

Number 1 in Louisiana, Number 10 in America

Proud of our accolades. More proud to be the choice of care for you and yours. 

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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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Free Child Safety Seat Fittings at EJGH

Free Child Safety Seat Fittings at EJGH

Stop by the Wellness Center Parking Lot on the 3rd Thursday of every month. 

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EJGH Once Again Earns Four Star Rating From CMS

East Jefferson General Hospital earned four stars for the third consecutive term from the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) when the organization released its much-anticipated Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings this past week.

EJGH outperformed all other area hospitals with its four stars and the measure places the institution among the top tier of the nearly 5,000 rated hospitals in the country, according to data released by CMS. This rating comes on the heels of both Leapfrog and CareChex, two independent hospital rating services naming EJGH as the region's number one hospital. 

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Gerald Parton

President and CEO

Gerald Parton arrives at East Jefferson General Hospital after a successful stint as the Regional Vice President of Quorum Health in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to that, he worked in the metropolitan New Orleans region with Tenet Healthcare, serving as Chief Executive Officer at Meadowcrest Hospital and Doctors Hospital of Jefferson during his tenure with the national healthcare organization. Earlier in his career, Parton also served as CEO with several Healthcare Corporation of America (HCA) facilities in the southeast. Parton holds a Masters of Business Administration from the University of Tennessee and a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Alabama. With the appointment, Parton becomes the fourth President and CEO in EJGH’s extensive history.

Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Raymond DeCorte is Chief Medical Officer for East Jefferson General Hospital and has been on staff for almost 20 years. During that time, Dr. DeCorte served as EJGH Chief of Staff in 1997, and has also held multiple leadership roles. He works along side the hospital's medical staff that totals over 650 physicians representing almost every medical specialty. In addition to working with the medical staff, Dr. DeCorte has been instrumental in clinical effectiveness, patient safety initiatives and the transitioning toward electronic health records. Dr. DeCorte is a Board Certified General Surgeon and is a graduate of LSU Medical School of Medicine. He completed his residency at the University of South Alabama Medical Center.