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Memorial to Hold Dedication of the Dr. Jack Thielen Plaza, Honoring the Military

As the nation honors the life of President George H.W. Bush, Lake Charles Memorial Hospital will honor all members of the armed services with the dedication of the Dr. Jack Thielen Plaza. Dr. Thielen ...
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Alesha Alford Named Memorial for Women Administrator

Alesha Alford joins Lake Charles Memorial Health System as the new Vice President of Women’s Services and Administrator of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women. Alford has held positions in ...
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Memorial Specialty Hospital Joins Cornerstone

On December 3, 2018, Memorial Specialty Hospital, a long-term acute care hospital located at 524 Dr. Michael DeBakey Drive on the third floor of Christus St. Patrick’s in Lake Charles, LA will ...
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Dawn Johnson-Hatcher Joins Lake Charles Memorial as Vice President of Finance

Dawn Johnson-Hatcher is the new Vice President of Finance for Lake Charles Memorial Health System. She comes to Memorial with more than 25 years of healthcare financial experience. Prior to joining ...
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Memorial Welcomes New Director of Security

Lake Charles Memorial Health System welcomes Paul Espey as its new director of security. Espey is charged with the day-to-day security operations at all Lake Charles Memorial campuses and clinics. ...
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Dr. Bryan Barootes Receives Mentor Award

Bryan Barootes, MD, was recently awarded the Canadian Academy of Sport and Exercise Medicine (CASEM) Educator/Mentor Award at the 2018 CASEM Annual Meeting in Halifax, Nova Scotia. CASEM is the ...
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Memorial Health System Named #4 Top Place to Work in Lake Charles

All the great things that make Lake Charles home to thousands of families and individuals also make it a haven for job searchers of all stripes, some looking for the very first time, others seeking a ...
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Drs. Daigle and Kelley Receive Obesity Medicine Certification

Memorial Medical Group board-certified internal medicine physician Leigh Daigle, MD and board-certified family medicine physician Holley Kelley, DO have achieved an obesity medicine certification from ...
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Archer Institute Officially Opens to the Public

The most modern inpatient and outpatient behavioral health services are now available in Southwest Louisiana. The Archer Institute is officially open, offering treatment for mental health and ...
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Memorial Makes Hi-Tech Football Possible

Lake Charles Memorial Health System is dedicated to not only treating athletic injuries, but preventing them and head injuries are at that top of that list. Putting action behind the mission means ...
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Beauregard Health System and Lake Charles Memorial Health System Announce Affiliation

Beauregard Health System and Lake Charles Memorial Health System are pleased to announce the parties have entered into a clinical affiliation agreement. This agreement will create a partnership that ...
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Searching For Your Next Nursing Career Adventure?

Ciao Nurses! Are you searching for your next nursing career adventure? As the healthcare leader in Southwest Louisiana, Lake Charles Memorial Health System offers our nurses more than just a ...
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Michael Costello Joins Lake Charles Memorial as Vice President of Physician Services

Michael Costello, Jr. is the new Vice President of Physician Services for Lake Charles Memorial Health System. Mr. Costello is responsible for the operations of the Memorial Medical Group, which ...
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Memorial Welcomes New Community Outreach Specialist

Lake Charles Memorial Health System welcomes Sally Brockman as the new Community Outreach Specialist in the marketing department. Brockman coordinates monthly seminars for the public, represents the ...
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Memorial Offers Free Colorectal Cancer Screening

Beginning Monday, March 12, Lake Charles Memorial Health System will once again offer free colorectal screening kits in an effort to help detect colorectal cancer at its earliest—and most ...
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Occupational Therapist, Kelli Moore, achieves Hand Therapy Certification

Occupational Therapist, Kelli Moore, recently achieved a Hand Therapy Certification from the Hand Therapy Certification Commission (HTCC). The nationally recognized certification makes Moore one of ...
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Memorial Hospital Recognized for Pharmacy Excellence

Lake Charles Memorial Hospital pharmacy recently received two awards from Comprehensive Pharmacy Services (CPS) during their annual meeting and awards program in Scottsdale, Arizona. Memorial was ...
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October: Breast Cancer Awareness Month

Thanks to earlier detection –through screening and increased awareness— and better treatments, a woman's risk of dying of breast dropped 38 percent between the late 1980s and 2014, ...
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LCMH Establishes the Memorial Relief Fund

Lake Charles Memorial Health System joins the effort to help all of the hospitals and their employees that were in the line of Hurricane Harvey. The Foundation at Lake Charles Memorial established the ...
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Matthew Scroggs, MD and Bradley Forsyth, MD Combine Offices

Memorial Medical Group Obstetricians/Gynecologists Matthew Scroggs, MD and Bradley Forsyth, MD have combined offices on the campus of Lake Charles Memorial Hospital for Women. Their new location is ...
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Memorial Patient Navigator Earns Professional Certification

Lenore Hayes, Patient Navigator for Lake Charles Memorial Cancer Center, is now an Oncology Patient Navigator–Certified Generalist™ (OPN-CG). This certification is the only one of its kind ...
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Deep Brain Stimulation for Parkinson's, Tremors and Involuntary Muscle Contractions available at Memorial

Lake Charles Memorial now offers Medtronic Deep Brain Stimulation (DBS) Therapy, an FDA approved treatment option for those with Parkinson’s disease, tremors and involuntary muscle contractions ...
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Memorial Breaks Through with Robotic-Assisted Knee Surgeries

Navio™ robotic-assisted partial and total knee replacement is now available at Lake Charles Memorial. Partial and total knee replacement removes diseased bone while sparing healthy tissue and ...
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RN Extern Program Accepting Applications

The Extern Program at Lake Charles Memorial Health System is for senior nursing students currently enrolled in a registered nurse degree program. It gives the student a chance to prepare themselves ...
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