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Coronavirus Information

Our Coronavirus Task Force has been meeting regularly to review and implement state and national best practices to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus). St. James Parish Updated Case Count Since positive cases of coronavirus (COVID-19) can be publicly…

28-May-2020 to 28-May-2020

Monthly Hospital Board Meeting

St. James Parish Hospital’s Monthly Board Meetings typically occur on the second Monday of every month. St. James Physician Alliance Meetings occur quarterly. CLICK HERE to view the latest Board Meeting Agenda.  

13-Apr-2020 to 13-Apr-2020

COVID-19 Hospital Donations

THANK YOU for your KINDNESS, LOVE and SUPPORT. We are so grateful for the outpouring of support from our community as we work hard to respond to the spread of COVID-19. We’ve been donated money, meals and supplies and our…

13-Apr-2020 to 13-Apr-2020

CDC WARNING – Nonprescription Chloroquine Phosphate

WARNING – CDC Health Advisory: Nonprescription Chloroquine Phosphate Summary Chloroquine phosphate, when used without a prescription and supervision of a healthcare provider, can cause serious health consequences, including death. Clinicians and public health officials should discourage the public from misusing…

29-Mar-2020 to 29-Mar-2020

2019 Employees of the 4th Quarter

St. James Parish Hospital is proud to announce the 2019 Employees of the 4th Quarter, Regina Wallace and Loni Bourgeois, RN. Both employees were nominated by fellow staff and chosen by the Executive Leadership Team for their dedication to the…

10-Mar-2020 to 10-Mar-2020

CEO Recognized Nationally for Leadership in Rural Healthcare

St. James Parish Hospital CEO Mary Ellen Pratt was recently named one of the nation’s “Top 60 Rural Hospital CEOs to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review. This prestigious honor marks Mary Ellen’s fifth time being recognized as a US CEO…

10-Feb-2020 to 10-Feb-2020

New Medicare Cards Speed Up Check-In Process

Starting in 2018, new Medicare cards were mailed to beneficiaries in an effort to protect patient information. Patients should keep their newest cards with them and bring this card to all healthcare appointments and visits. All beneficiaries should now have…

4-Feb-2020 to 4-Feb-2020

3D Mammography with AI Software

St. James Parish Hospital recently invested in new 3D Mammography Technology to enhance the patient experience and increase the likelihood of early detection.   The Senographe GE Pristina 3D Mammogram is a paradigm shift in mammography. It is a more…

21-Oct-2019 to 21-Oct-2019

Prescription-Free PT

Physical therapy without a physician referral St. James Parish Hospital is now offering Direct Access Physical Therapy assessments for patients experiencing neuro or muscularskeletal issues, chronic dysfunction or pain. CLICK HERE to learn more. What is Direct Access? “Direct access” simply means…

2-Jan-2019 to 2-Jan-2019

Chronic Care Management

St. James Parish Hospital offers Chronic Care Management to help Medicare patients with two or more chronic conditions. The goal of Chronic Care Management is to offer ongoing support to patients in order to help reduce complications and emergencies associated…

29-May-2018 to 29-May-2018

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