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Great Nursing Lives At East Jefferson General Hospital Print E-mail
Wednesday, October 27, 2010 01:43 PM

23 of Louisiana's "Great 100" Nurses work at East Jefferson General Hospital. The Great 100 is compiled by the Louisiana State Nursing Association and recognizes these individuals as skilled clinicians and compassionate caregivers.

"These nurses represent what East Jefferson General Hospital stands for - excellence in patient care. I am so proud of each and everyone of our Great 100 nurses," says Janice Kishner, RN, EJGH Chief Nursing Officer. "Their professionalism and compassion is exemplary. I thank them for their dedication to their patients and colleagues. Congratulations to each one of them!"

New Patient-Friendly Radiology Hours Print E-mail
Monday, October 18, 2010 02:36 PM

Now, EJGH Radiology in the Domino Pavilion will begin appointments at 6:30am! That means many patients, especially those whose test requires fasting, can have their test performed and concluded in time to still enjoy breakfast.

  • New hours apply to CT, X-Ray, Breast Care Center, and Ultrasound
  • New hours fit better with patient work schedules
  • Expanded hours will allow dozens more appointments each week

To schedule a Radiology appointment, call (504) 883-6900. Outpatient Radiology hours are 6:30am - 5pm.

EJGH and UnitedHealthcare Agree to New Contract Print E-mail
Wednesday, October 06, 2010 08:29 AM

The three-year agreement keeps EJGH as an in-network facility to thousands of UnitedHealthcare customers.

Metairie, LA – East Jefferson General Hospital and UnitedHealthcare announced today a new three-year agreement that will keep the hospital as an in-network provider to thousands of UnitedHealthcare customers in our region. Both organizations believed that agreeing prior to any lapse in coverage was important in maintaining healthcare access for our community.

Prenatal Massage Print E-mail
Written by Katie Kidder Crosbie   
Monday, October 04, 2010 12:08 PM

Alleviate physical and psychological stressors of pregnancy

Kayla Gary, a massage therapist at East Jefferson General Hospital Wellness Center (3726 Houma Blvd., Metairie, 849-6868;, is the kind of person who inspires a sense of calm. Even without knowing she has 17 years of massage therapy and seven years of pre- and perinatal experience, nervous moms-to-be can sense they are in good hands upon meeting Gary.

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