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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 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.
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.
East Jefferson General Hospital is pleased to announce it has recently earned the CNOR® Strong designation from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI). The CNOR Strong designation is given to facilities having at least 50% of its perioperative nursing staff CNOR (Certified Nurse Operating Room) certified, and provides programs that reward and recognize its certified nurses. This is the first year CCI has awarded this elite status to facilities nationwide.
EJGH is the first hospital in the New Orleans region to earn this distinction, going well above and beyond CCI’s 50% minimum, boasting 69% of its perioperative nurses as CNOR certified.