East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital at the 2016 Heart Walk

In its ongoing support as a leading sponsor for the 2016 New Orleans Heart Walk, East Jefferson General Hospital and its team members helped raise nearly $32,000 for the American Heart Association during this past Saturday’s event.

“It was humbling to see so many of our team members lend their support,” said EJGH President and CEO and 2016 New Orleans Heart Walk Chairman Dr. Mark Peters. “It shows our dedication to the community that so many of our team members gave not only their money, but also their time for this worthy cause. I can’t thank them enough for their tireless efforts.”

Veterans Day 2016 Ceremony at East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital celebrated the heroes in the community on Veterans Day, holding a special flag raising ceremony on Friday morning to recognize those who have served and protected.

World War II veterans U.S. Army Air Corps Captain Alonzo P. Emerson, Jr., who served on a B-25 bomber in Italy, and U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Raymond Ferran, who took part in the Battle of the Rhein River, were on hand to raise the country’s colors.

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The Pain Management Institution at East Jefferson General Hospital is set to move to its new location starting on Monday, Nov. 14.

The clinic, currently located at 4300 Houma Blvd., Suite 105, is relocating to the sixth floor at 4320 Houma Blvd. in Metairie.

The move will provide a more patient-friendly experience and allow physicians to continue to bring a multidisciplinary approach to the treatment of chronic pain.

For more information on the move, contact the office at 504-503-4109.

 

The latest Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S., were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) has once again received an “A”, ranking among the safest hospitals in the United States.

“Our superior ranking is a direct correlation to our dedication to patient safety,” said EJGH President and CEO Dr. Mark Peters. “The culture we strive for here at East Jefferson General Hospital is one that puts patients first and foremost in everything we do. This “A” proves that our team members put that into action on a daily basis. We owe a great deal to our staff that helps make this lofty goal a well-grounded reality.”