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  • OLOL unveils new emergency room expansion Play Video

    December 9, 2014 5:14 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Hospital leaders at Our Lady of the Lake Medical Center unveiled a new children's emergency room and expansion of its adult emergency department Tuesday. The expansion increases the number of beds from 14 to 20 on the children's side, and 45 to 59 on the adult... more »
  • OLOL takes on lung cancer Play Video

    November 5, 2014 8:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - November is National Lung Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. Brad Vincent and Renea Duffin from Our Lady of the Lake Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center visited 2une In this morning to tell you how you can lower your risk. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer-related... more »
  • Social media campaign to promote healthy eating Play Video

    November 4, 2014 8:44 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Wednesday is National Eating Healthy Day. The American Heart Association and Our Lady of the Lake are teaming up to promote a social media campaign to promote eating healthy. Kristen Gradney, a dietician at OLOL stopped by 2une In this morning with all the details. She... more »
  • LA officials: No need to panic over Dallas Ebola patient Play Video

    September 30, 2014 9:31 PM

    BATON ROUGE - State and local health officials are prepared, should someone in the region show signs of Ebola, but said Tuesday, there is no need to worry following a positive test result in Texas. "For everybody to go around everyday worrying about Ebola, (it) doesn't make any sense... more »
  • OLOL implements flu vaccination policy to protect patients

    September 25, 2014 6:12 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is implementing a flu vaccination policy at the hospital to help protect the health of its patients, visitors, staff and community. The policy - affecting more than 7,000 people - includes physicians, allied health staff, volunteers, students, contract workers... more »
  • Bone marrow registration drive underway in Baton Rouge Play Video

    August 14, 2014 7:59 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The challenge has been issued and it's time to register to be a bone marrow donor. Earlier this week, Baton Rouge Mayor Kip Holden, Be the Match and the Mary Bird Perkins Our Lady of the Lake Cancer joined forces to announce the start of the... more »
  • Having a heart attack? Survive, Don't Drive Play Video

    July 18, 2014 9:08 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center has a tip that could save your life in the event on a heart attack: Don't get behind the wheel. OLOL kicked off its "Survive, Don't Drive" campaign to inform you of the dangers of getting behind the... more »
  • Protect yourself during summer fun in the sun Play Video

    May 13, 2014 7:43 AM

    BATON ROUGE - When the calendar turns to May, it means school is almost out. Soon everyone will be hitting the pool and beach for some fun in the sun. That is why May is Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Dr. John Lyons and Renea Duffin with the Mary Bird... more »
  • OLOL opens new LSU medical education center

    December 9, 2013 3:09 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal, along with officials from LSU and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center (OLOL) came together Monday to mark the opening of the new LSU Health Medical Education and Innovation Center on OLOL's main hospital campus in Baton Rouge. The new center... more »
  • First heart patients moved into new OLOL institute

    November 6, 2013 2:16 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Fifty-one heart and critically ill ICU patients have been successfully moved into the new Heart & Vascular Institute at Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge. Teams started moving the patients just before 6 a.m. Wednesday, and all patients were settled into... more »
  • Grand opening for OLOL Heart & Vascular Institute

    November 4, 2013 11:27 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Our Lady of the Lake held a grand opening and blessing of its new Heart & Vascular Institute this morning. Bishop Robert Muench led the blessing of the new 9 story, 330,000 square foot facility. The building will be dedicated to heart, vascular and critical... more »
  • Halloween fun for cancer patients Play Video

    October 29, 2013 4:49 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Children fighting cancer at Baton Rouge's Our Lady of the Lake Hospital will have time to take a break and enjoy Halloween, thanks to the effort of a local foundation. Kim Bowman and her husband Trey created the Bella Bowman Foundation after their daughter lost her... more »
  • Jindal touts LSU deals as urgent care clinic opens

    September 3, 2013 5:07 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A new LSU urgent care clinic has opened in north Baton Rouge, managed by a local private hospital as part of Gov. Bobby Jindal's efforts to outsource university system health facilities. Jindal used the ribbon-cutting Tuesday to highlight the privatization efforts, which he said have improved services... more »
  • Final approval given to OLOL public-private partnership

    August 5, 2013 4:19 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Governor Bobby Jindal's office announced the state received final federal approval for Louisiana's public-private partnership with Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. Jindal's office said the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Serivces gave the final approval Monday to Louisiana's remaining Medicaid State Plan amendments... more »
  • Feds approve OLOL-EKL financing

    July 25, 2013 8:02 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Federal health officials have signed off on two of the four financial commitments that support the public-private partnership between LSU and Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center. The approvals guarantee extra Medicaid funding for inpatient care of the poor and uninsured treated at Our... more »
  • EKL shuts down Play Video

    April 15, 2013 8:10 AM

    BATON ROUGE - The capital city enters a new era of health care Monday as a longstanding medical facility has closed its doors for good. Earl K. Long was forced to shut down due to state budget cuts and changes in the LSU Health System. The hospital has... more »
  • Mary Bird Perkins-OLOL new lung cancer screening procedure

    April 12, 2013 4:18 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The lung cancer screening clinic launched at Mary Bird Perkins- Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center just a few months ago. Carol Brown, a colon cancer survivor and former smoker, was one of the first to get tested. "I couldn't think of a good... more »
  • Lawmakers accuse Jindal of moving too fast on EKL closure

    April 10, 2013 10:42 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Lawmakers today approved the closure of Earl K. Long Medical Center and the reimbursement shift necessary to pay a private hospital to take on the poor and uninsured. Some lawmakers say the plan had to be approved because EKL shuts down in five days, and if... more »
  • BRPD: Driver was heading to hospital before crash

    February 12, 2013 4:30 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Police said a Port Allen man was on his way to a Baton Rouge hospital for chest pains when he lost control of his pickup and crashed, causing a four-way wreck. Cpl. L'Jean McKneely said Ralph Jackson, 60, died shortly after crashing in the 5000 block... more »
  • Livingston welcomes its first emergency room Play Video

    September 12, 2012 5:58 PM

    WALKER- Our Lady of the Lake opened the first emergency room in Livingston Parish today, something it says will help save lives. "We felt there was a strong need to put something here to provide emergency care as opposed to them having to drive all the way to Essen... more »
  • LSU-OLOL partner for new training center Play Video

    July 10, 2012 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- Governor Bobby Jindal says the new LSU Medical Education and Innovation Center at Our Lady of the Lake will meet several of the state's needs. Governor Jindal says it will help deliver continuous care for the poor, and also save taxpayer money. He says Earl K Long... more »
  • Missing OLOL laptop puts private information at risk

    May 18, 2012 9:45 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Officials at Our Lady of the Lake warned that some private information might have been compromised by a missing laptop. A spokesperson said more than 17,000 ICU patients' information was stored on the laptop, which was recently discovered missing from a local physician's office. News... more »
  • Free screenings at Life After 50

    April 20, 2010 7:07 AM

    There will be free screenings by Our Lady of the Lake at the Life After 50 Expo. Rachel Tidwell joined Whitney Vann to talk about the signs of heart disease and stroke. more »
  • Lawmakers question hospital deal

    February 9, 2010 9:02 AM

    Two top legislative leaders say they have too many questions about a proposed LSU-Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center deal for it to proceed to final approval at this time. A vote had been scheduled for Friday. House Speaker Jim Tucker and House Appropriations Chairman Jim Fannin said... more »
  • Health System leaves BCBSLA Network

    December 9, 2009 1:48 PM

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  • Investigation Involves OLOL Patient Records

    August 27, 2009 5:01 PM

    A spokesperson for Our Lady of the Lake hospital says they're waiting on detectives to give them more information about a fraud investigation involving patient names. East Baton Rouge Parish Sheriff's Office deputies say they found illegal credit cards and debit cards when they arrested Damian Raby. Raby worked... more »

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