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EJGH Receives $60,000 to Benefit Outpatient Oncology Infusion Center Print E-mail
Friday, April 29, 2011 09:37 AM

9th Annual Lympho-Maniac 70's Party raised money to expand and modernize chemotherapy area

East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH) has received $60,000 in proceeds from the 9th Annual Lympho-Maniac 70's Party held on March 26. Chad Landry, founder of the New Orleans Lympho-Maniacs and EJGH Foundation Board member, announced that all money raised from the event would support the East Jefferson Capital Campaign to expand and modernize the Outpatient Oncology Infusion Center located in the Yenni Treatment Pavilion.

EJGH is Official Medical Provider and Fitness Facility of the New Orleans Zephyrs Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:41 AM

Every time the New Orleans Zephyrs take their home field this year, the medical experts of East Jefferson General Hospital will be right there with them as their official medical provider. As a community hospital, EJGH is thrilled to partner with the Zephyrs because they provide fun, family entertainment at an affordable price. Led by Zephyrs' mascots Boudreaux and Clotile, families of our area flock to the ballpark to take in a great game to create wonderful, lasting memories.

Congratulations! EJGH Earns National ABNS Nursing Award Print E-mail
Tuesday, April 19, 2011 10:36 AM

The American Board of Nursing Specialties (ABNS) Awards and Recognition Committee announced during the organization's Spring Assembly meeting that it has selected the East Jefferson General Hospital (EJGH), Critical Care Division in Metairie, LA as the recipient of the 2011 Award for Nursing Certification Advocacy. The award recognizes health care organizations, facilities or departments that are strong advocates of specialty nursing certification.

EJGH Woman & Child Services Earns Awards for Outstanding Care Print E-mail
Wednesday, March 30, 2011 02:09 PM

The Woman & Child Department at East Jefferson General Hospital has recently received two outstanding honors that speaks volumes about our ability to provide excellence in care to the families in our community. Both honors reinforce that EJGH is not only a local leader in maternity services, but a state and national leader as well.

The first award is the Care Award from the International Board of Lactation Consultant Examiners. EJGH is the only site in our area to be chosen for this special recognition. This is given to hospitals, birthing facilities and birthing services that have International Board Certified Lactation Consultants on their staff. The award, in conjunction with the International Lactation Consultants Association, evaluates a center's overall breastfeeding program and includes such areas as program support, breastfeeding training for staff and offering lactation support to new mothers at least five to seven days a week.

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