Oct 20, 2013
Hospital honored for patient-tracking method
The Advocate reports the center developed an emergency chart system using the facility's Hurricane Katrina experience.
Signs of neglect were evident from the day A'Mircle Parker came into the world. The premature infant and her mother, Kewanda Duncan, tested positive for cocaine and marijuana at Baton Rouge General Medical Center.
Pennington Cancer Center wins innovator award
Baton Rouge General Medical Center's Pennington Cancer Center has won the Association of Community Cancer's 2013 Innovator Award for creating a way to track and treat cancer patients during a natural disaster.
BR General executive going to Chicago area
Edgardo Tenreiro, one of the Baton Rouge General/General Health System executives passed over for the chief executive officer slot, has been named president and CEO of a Chicago-area hospital.
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A Baton Rouge mother was arrested Monday in the death of her infant daughter, accused of failing to keep the premature baby connected to a breathing monitor.