East Jefferson General Hospital

When the Governor’s Office of Homeland Security and Emergency Preparedness (GOHSEP) made the call for help from Baton Rouge early Sunday morning, EJGH Director of Emergency Management Mike Guillot and his team sprang into action.

With flood waters rapidly rising higher than expected following historic rain fall this past Friday, Ochsner Medical Center in Baton Rouge was looking for assistance in evacuating patients from their rooms to safer grounds in the New Orleans area.

Heart Care at East Jefferson General Hospital Image

East Jefferson General Hospital has been named one of just 45 hospitals from across the United States with the lowest 30-day heart failure readmission rates according to data collected by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS).

4 Star Logo Centers for Medicaid and Medicare Services

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) earned four stars on Wednesday afternoon when the Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released its much-anticipated Overall Hospital Quality Star Ratings.

EJGH outshined all other hospitals in the area with its four stars and the measure places the institution among the top 20 percent of 4,599 rated hospitals in the country, according to data released by CMS.

Phyllis Aleman Volunteer of the Month: August 2016

Phyllis Aleman has dedicated over 800 hours of service during her three years at East Jefferson General Hospital, earning her Volunteer of the Month honors for the month of August.

Every Monday morning, Aleman repots to the third floor surgery center where she checks in on families in the waiting areas, bringing them coffee, helping them with directions or just lending a helpful hand.

Smoking Cessation Trust Logo

The Smoking Cessation Trust, now in the fourth year of its 10-year program, today announced its partnership with East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) to offer free smoking cessation products and services to the people of the greater New Orleans area. East Jefferson General Hospital is a not-for-profit community hospital that has served the Greater New Orleans region for 45 years. Recognized for excellence in cardiology, oncology, orthopedics, pulmonology and neuro-sciences, East Jefferson General Hospital strives to achieve its mission statement of providing the highest levels of comfort and care to the people it serves.