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April 29, 2010


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OLOL Named Respiratory Hospital of the Year Two Years in a Row

For the second year in a row, Our Lady of the Lake has been recognized as the Hospital of the Year for Respiratory Care for hospitals with over 200 beds by the Louisiana Society for Respiratory Care.

Our Respiratory Care Department includes nearly 75 highly-qualified professionals who work closely with physicians and nurses to extend great care to patients through accurate diagnosis and effective, individualized treatment.  The team was recognized with this award for their competence, professionalism and proven results.
All OLOL Respiratory Therapists are members of the American Association for Respiratory Care (AARC) demonstrating professional commitment and growth.

Our Lady of the Lake's Diabetes Education Program Receives ADA Recognition

Our Lady of the Lake’s Diabetes and Nutrition Center was recently recognized by the American Diabetes Association for excellence in a diabetes self-management education program.  The Association’s Education Recognition Certificate assures that educational programs meet the National Standards for Diabetes Self-Management Education Programs originally developed under the National Diabetes Advisory Board almost 30 years ago. 

Our hospital was recognized for of our team of knowledgeable health professionals who can provide participants with comprehensive information about diabetes management. 
 
According to the American Diabetes Association, 20.8 million people in the United States have some form of diabetes.  While an estimated 14.6 million have been diagnosed, 6.2 million are not aware they have the disease.  Through education programs like those at Our Lady of the Lake, we can help stop the spread of this disease.

Welcome Surgeons Group of Baton Rouge

Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group is proud to announce the addition of The Surgeons Group of Baton Rouge to our extensive network of physicians. The Surgeons Group has a long and distinguished history of serving patients in our area and the physicians in this practice are especially known for their leadership and innovation.

Dr. Karl LeBlanc, Dr. Brent Allain, Dr. Kenneth Kleinpeter, Dr. Keith Rhynes, Dr. Mark Hausmann and Dr. John Whitaker bring their experiences particularly in minimally invasive surgery, laparoscopic surgery and bariatric surgery, to the complement of surgical services provided by OLOL Physician Group.
 
Our Lady of the Lake Physician Group is the largest physician group in the area and is comprised of primary care physicians and specialists serving Baton Rouge and the surrounding communities.
 
The Surgeon’s Group is accepting new patients.  Call (225) 769-5656 to make your appointment.

Hundreds Visited Our Heart Experts at Life After 50

Heart disease is our nation’s #1 killer.  During the Life After 50 Expo, hundreds of participants visited the heart experts at Our Lady of the Lake and received heart health screenings including stroke risk assessments and special screenings which tested for an irregular heartbeat.  Dr. Kenneth Civello, Electrophysiologist, held a seminar discussing robotic technology for the treatment of Atrial Fibrillation only available in Baton Rouge at Our Lady of the Lake.  Thanks to all who participated in Life After 50 this year.  See you again next year.

Buy Your 2010 Miracle Mansion Ticket Now.

Call 225-757-2663 or 877-757-2663 or click here to buy online. When you buy a Children's Miracle Mansion ticket, you're buying a lot more than a chance to win a spectacular house and other prizes; you're providing sick children with access to quality healthcare close to their homes and families.

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