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Lake Charles Memorial Employees donate $75,000 to the Hospital
Friday, August 23, 2013
of the Lake Charles Memorial Health System donated $75,000 to Memorial’s third I Gave a Day campaign. Three-hundred
employees at Memorial, Memorial for Women, Memorial Specialty
Hospital and the W.O.
Moss Memorial Health Clinic donated money equivalent to a day’s pay to the hospital’s
Who's behind the microscope detecting cancer cells?
Tuesday, August 20, 2013
When a person is diagnosed with cancer, it is their doctor giving them the news after a sample of cells is determined to be cancerous. Have you ever wondered who the person is behind the microscope examining those cells? We go inside Lake Charles Memorial Hospital's histology laboratory to see the process first-hand.
Moss Memorial Expands Services
Thursday, August 15, 2013
services are expanding at the W.O. Moss Memorial Health Clinic with the
addition of a breast health clinic and cardiology clinic. The expansion comes
just weeks after Lake Charles Memorial Health System acquired the Moss campus
in a public-private cooperative endeavor agreement with the Louisiana State
University Health System.
OB Care Changes Staff
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
OB Care continues to serve the families of Southwest Louisiana and made changes to its staff to better accommodate patients. OB Care patients are served by three doctors who specialize in obstetrics and gynecology and two nurse practitioners.
Khaled Nour, MD, Joins Digestive Health Center
Thursday, August 01, 2013
Memorial Medical Group welcomes Khaled
Nour, MD, a gastroenterologist board
certified by the American Board of Internal Medicine. Dr. Nour joins fellow gastroenterologist Dr.
Frank Marrero at the Digestive
located at 2770 3rd Avenue, Suite 345.
Graham Elected LHA Treasurer
Wednesday, July 31, 2013
Larry Graham, President and CEO of the Lake Charles Memorial Health System, has been elected Treasurer of the Louisiana Hospital Association (LHA). Members of the LHA announced their 2013-2014 Board of Trustee Officers at their annual business meeting on July 22.
Memorial Welcomes Joseph Semien, Jr., MD
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Memorial Medical Group welcomes Joseph Semien, Jr., MD, an obstetrician and gynecologist, to their staff. He will join Dr. Gisele McKinney, OB/GYN, at her practice located at 1890 West Gauthier Road, Suite 135. Dr.
Semien provides women with a full
spectrum of obstetric and gynecological care such as family planning, pregnancy,
high risk pregnancy, menopause, urinary tract disorders and operative
gynecology, including minimal invasive and laparoscopic surgery.
Robert Duarte, MD, Joins Orthopaedic Specialists
Wednesday, July 24, 2013
Medical Group welcomes Robert Duarte, MD, an orthopaedic
surgeon with total joint specialization, to their staff. He will join
orthopaedic surgeons Drs. Brett Cascio, Nathan Cohen, Paul Fenn and Lawrence
Weber; orthopaedic trauma surgeon Dr. Thomas W. Axelrad; and physiatrist
Lane, on the staff of Orthopaedic Specialists.
New direct call system between nurses and patients
Wednesday, July 17, 2013
If you have ever been a hospital patient, no doubt you have dealt with the frustration of waiting for care as nurses and doctors make the rounds. Now, a direct line is instantly connecting patients to personalized care.
New LA law mandates newborn pulse ox screenings
Thursday, July 11, 2013
A new Louisiana law now requires an extra test for newborns before they leave the hospital. Pulse oximetry screenings provide a critical tool for doctors to diagnose potentially life-threatening heart conditions in newborns.