Friday, 27 February 2015 09:52

An Open Letter from Wayne J. Landry

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I am proud to have led the effort to fund, build and operate a true community hospital in St. Bernard Parish. Our hospital has been a fundamental necessity along with education, government and law enforcement that has enabled our citizens to return home and rebuild our great community. I believe that together we have created a facility that is the “heart and soul of healthcare in our community.” It is time for me to transition from Chief Executive Officer to an advisory role. Today, the Board of Directors will announce the appointment of Charlie Lindell as your new CEO. I…
Friday, 30 January 2015 17:36

St. Bernard Parish Hospital Hosts Community Leaders

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St. Bernard Parish Hospital Chief Executive Officer and its board of directors recently hosted community leaders at a luncheon designed to inform the group of key issues of the hospital's progress, including new services, its 97 credentialed physicians, and community outreach health initiatives. The volunteer group, called the “Community Leaders for Health,” will serve as an ongoing committee to provide input and information on community health needs to the leadership of St. Bernard Parish Hospital. Attending the meeting were 40 community leaders representing government services, education, public safety, business and health care. The luncheon was held on January 14 in…
Friday, 16 May 2014 15:11

Notice to the Public

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Notice is hereby given pursuant to Article 7, Section 23(C) of the Louisiana Constitution and R.S. 47:1705(B) that a public hearing of the Hospital Service District of the Parish of St. Bernard, State of Louisiana, will be held at the Council Chambers of the St. Bernard Parish Government Complex located at 8201 West Judge Perez Drive, Chalmette, Louisiana on Wednesday, June 18, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. to consider levying additional or increased millage rates without further voter approval or adopting the adjusted millage rates after reassessment and rolling forward to rates not to exceed the prior year’s maximum. The estimated…
Monday, 28 April 2014 15:36

Giving the Gift of Life

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On Thursday, April 17, 2014, St. Bernard Parish hospital held a blood drive sponsored by The Blood Center.  Many employees took the time to donate blood as they understand that their contribution is important to maintaining a reliable blood supply. St. Bernard Parish Hospital has supplied patients with nearly 75 pints of blood since its opening in 2012.  
Monday, 28 April 2014 15:35

Tailgating For a Cure!

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On Saturday, April 12, 2014, together with other businesses in our community, St. Bernard Parish Hospital’s Relay for Life team, helped raise $53,529.81 for the American Cancer Society!  The event was held at Archbishop Hannan Complex from 2:00 p.m. until midnight.  The hospital’s team sold hot dogs, fresh popcorn, and also offered face painting for the cause.  There were many fun activities for the families that attended as well as food, drinks, and live music!  
On Friday, April 4, 2014,  St. Bernard Parish Hospital employees volunteered their time to support United Way in their “Day of Caring.”  This event was hosted at the Arc of St. Bernard and The St. Bernard Battered Women’s Program.
The St. Bernard Parish Hospital Service District appoints its Medical Executive Committee members. The Medical Executive Committee is comprised of Chief of Staff Abdolreza Vadiee, M.D.;  Vice Chief of Staff Mace Scott, M.D.; Secretary/Treasurer Mark Jenkins II, M.D.;  Immediate Past Chief of Staff Bryan Bertucci, M.D.; Department Chairman of Medicine John Hamide, M.D.;  Department Chairman of Surgery Kelvin Contreary, M.D.; and Chief Medical Officer Paul Verrette, M.D.