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EJGH Partners with iTriage to Connect with Smartphone-Toting Patients Print E-mail
Friday, November 11, 2011 11:01 AM

Healthcare app iTriage gives patients on-the-go access to symptoms, diseases and facility information

East Jefferson General Hospital today announced an expanded presence in the growing mobile market through a partnership with iTriage® – a consumer healthcare application that gives users quick and easy access to medical information. iTriage is available as a free download through app stores for iPhone® and Android® mobile devices, or through any Internet-enabled device at

The search for health information is going mobile according to a recent study by Manhattan Research. One in four U.S. adults used their mobile phones in the past year to find healthcare information, an increase of over 50% from the prior year. This growing consumer trend has led East Jefferson General Hospital to reach out to mobile users in the community by providing convenient access to information about its facility, services, and a variety of healthcare information.

EJGH's Judy Brown named one of the 110 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know Print E-mail
Friday, November 11, 2011 10:35 AM

Judy BrownEast Jefferson General Hospital is proud to announce that Becker's Hospital Review has announced that Chief Financial Officer Judy Brown has been named to its list of "110 Hospital and Health System CFOs to Know." The honor recognizes high-performing financial strategists within the hospital industry.

Judy Brown serves as the Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer for East Jefferson General Hospital. Brown joined EJGH and relocated to the New Orleans area in 2010. She arrived with over 30 years of experience in the healthcare industry and a strong background in the intricacies of healthcare finance. She is a Board Certified Public Accountant. She received her B.B.A in Accounting from the University of Texas and holds a Master's in Healthcare Administration from Trinity University.

EJGH Unveiled Portable Medical Shelters Print E-mail
Monday, November 07, 2011 03:59 PM

Members of the EJGH Medical Staff and Emergency Medical Services Department were proud to provide tours last week to hospital employees and members of the community through the hospital's new emergency medical shelter tent. As part of the EJGH emergency response plans, mobile tent units are available and can be assembled at any disaster location so that medical care may be provided.

Christopher Guillot Memorial Skin Cancer Screening Program Print E-mail
Monday, November 07, 2011 03:56 PM

This week, the Christopher Guillot Memorial Skin Cancer Screening Program partnered with East Jefferson General Hospital to begin screening local high school athletes. The program kicked off this week at John Curtis Christian School as the members of the football team received free skin cancer screens. Dr. I. Ricardo Martinez, EJGH Dermatologist and credentialed physician with the MD Anderson Physicians Network, teamed with the EJGH Oncology Department.

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