East Jefferson General Hospital

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.

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.

East Jefferson General Hospital Girls Night Out August 2016

East Jefferson General Hospital’s Girls’ Night Out series returns on August 10 with “Stroke of Genius,” featuring guest speakers and discussions on how to avoid, identify and survive a stroke.

Neurosurgeon Dr. Peter Amenta and Neurologist Dr. Frank Williams will be on-hand to present the latest topics in stroke recognition and care along with wine tastings, hand massages, door prizes and screenings for bone density, body mass index, blood pressure and sleep apnea.

Lagers Happy Hour at East Jefferson General Hospital Image

East Jefferson General Hospital would like to thank Lager’s International Ale House for hosting a special Happy Hour in June, helping bring in over $500 to go towards The EJGH Foundation and it’s fundraising efforts.

20% of all profits raised during the evening went towards the hospital and its goal of making a difference in the lives of patients and the community.

The next Happy Hour at Lager’s, located at 3501 Veterans Memorial Blvd. in Metairie, is set for September.

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With 125 hours of service in just one year's time, Our June Volunteer of the Month is Linjun Huang, a shining example of what it means to put others first.

Huang greets every guest he sees by name, making them feel special by always remembering the details and following up with members as he visits with them on a weekly basis, showing his true commitment to the people he serves.