East Jefferson General Hospital

Announcing the New Ambulance

East Jefferson General Hospital CEO/President, Dr. Mark Peters recently awarded the keys to a new state-of-the-art ambulance to Mike Guillot, Director of EJGH EMS. The ambulance was purchased and donated by the Foundation.

Rich Mauti Cancer Fund

Former New Orleans Saints player Rich Mauti is dedicated to the prevention and early detection of cancer. The Rich Mauti Cancer Fund supports screenings and educational programs in the community.

Orthopedic Total Joint Program

This program is designed to provide patients preparing for joint replacement surgery with the resources and education needed to ensure a successful surgery and post-op recovery. The Foundation has provided the printed materials and instructional DVDs.

Refurbished CEED Van

The CEED van, a mobile unit used to go out in the community to perform screenings and other health and education programs, is getting a face lift, tune up and new decals. Be on the lookout for the fully refurbished CEED van at a community event near you!

Nursing Conferences

The Foundation has continued its partnership with the nursing staff of EJGH by sending nurses to conferences for continuing education. This learned knowledge helps nurses stay abreast of the latest technology and is a way to help ensure patient safety.

Diagnostic and Radiation Therapy

Cancer Treatment Equipment The Foundation is assisting in the fight against cancer by purchasing a new ultrasound that will work with the new, state of the art Trilogy treatment machine. The Foundation has also supported the hospital s purchase of the Trilogy by purchasing the needed calibration system.

Teaching Tool

The Foundation is purchasing a cutting-edge teaching mannequin that will assist with cross training nurses from outside the United States. It will also be used to assist current nurses on staff as they maintain their skills.