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LAMMICO, the largest medical malpractice insurance company in Louisiana, has awarded East Jefferson General Hospital with a $2,500 check thanks to exceptional reported patient safety results over the past year.
EJGH is the second highest rated institution in the state in terms of risk reduction, according to LAMMICO, and the recognition is part of the hospital’s ongoing efforts to lower sepsis rates, a potentially life-threatening risk of infection.
East Jefferson General Hospital is proud to participate in the 2016 Jefferson Parish Night out Against Crime this Tuesday, Oct. 18, from 5-8 p.m. at the Bonnabel Boat Launch.
Representatives from the hospital will be on hand for blood pressure, BMI and other health screenings; EMS will also be on hand as well as the EJGH Healthy Lifestyles bus.
The Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital helped celebrate the opening of the newly renovated and expanded state-of-the-art Breast Care Center, an important benchmark in addressing a growing need in the community it serves.
The Foundation, the fundraising arm of the hospital, raised more than $300,000 for the project, receiving support from its Live Pink breast care funding program, incorporating community events, individual and corporate donations and employee giving campaigns.
As part of the October Breast Cancer Awareness month activities, Ursuline Academy has helped raise nearly $10,000 for The Foundation at East Jefferson General Hospital after the school held its 9th annual Pink Game.
All money raised at the Oct. 5 match against the Academy of Our Lady will be dedicated towards the Breast Care Center at EJGH.
The Saul’s Light Foundation, an organization dedicated to helping meet the needs of New Orleans families and their babies in the NICU as they journey home, has donated $5,000 in its latest ongoing efforts to support East Jefferson General Hospital.
The gift was the most recent installment from Saul’s Light, which has pledged continuing support to The Foundation at EJGH.