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Fit as a Firefighter Summer Camp
 June 9-13, 2014
 
SMH, St. Tammany Fire Protection District #1, and Cross Gates Family Fitness team up with a host of community groups to offer a summer nutrition and fitness program now open to all children ages 8-12.  Click here to download a registration packet.
 
Health Quest
Chief Operating Officer Bruce Clement
discusses healthcare issues
in St. Tammany Parish.
 

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4/9/2014 Rooftop Rendezvous coming on Apr. 12, a party benefitting Slidell all year
 

For what has become one of East St. Tammany’s most anticipated and fun social events, Rooftop Rendezvous is more than an evening of dancing, eating  tasty dishes from local restaurants and bidding in an acclaimed silent auction. The event also lives on throughout the rest of the year, by raising critically-important funds to improve the quality of health in the community.

1/1/2014 SMH receives "A" Safety Rating from The Leapfrog Group
 
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4/9/2014 American Hospital Association awards Grassroots Champion Award to Bill Davis
  The American Hospital Association has named Slidell Memorial Hospital Chief Executive Officer Bill Davis as the Louisiana recipient of the 2014 Grassroots Champions Award.
3/27/2014 Fit As A Firefighter Summer Camp registration coming on Apr. 12
 Young people wanting to participate in the eighth annual Fit As A Firefighter summer day camp must attend registration and orientation with a parent on Saturday, Apr. 12
2/10/2014 Slidell Memorial awarded “A” grade by Hospital Safety Score: One of only three hospitals in New Orleans Metro area to achieve rating
   Slidell Memorial Hospital was honored with an "A” grade in the Fall 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries and infections.
1/1/2014 SMH Board of Commissioners, SMH Foundation Board of Trustees announce 2014 schedules of meetings
 
12/3/2013 New remote patient monitoring system now in use at SMH: Gives clinicians virtual access to vital hospital patient data
 In the past, the only way for physicians and nurses to view patient device data was at the bedside or central monitoring station. Now, clinicians at Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) can monitor patients on mechanical ventilators or pulse oximeters remotely from laptops or smartphones with a new virtual patient monitoring system.
10/24/2013SMH unveils radical new ER, comprehensive new SMH Heart Center on Oct. 28
 

On Oct. 28, Slidell Memorial Hospital will unveil to the community the new Emergency Room and the new SMH Heart Center, which take up the two floors of the new wing of the hospital built with the support of area residents who approved a $25 million bond renewal to finance the construction.

The all-private room cardiac facility is on the second floor. It has 38 private rooms and improves local cardiac care through more efficient design, state-of-the-art cardiac cath labs, advanced patient monitoring system and care being delivered by one continuous team from "door to discharge.” A second phase will finalize the Heart Center concept, by relocating all other cardiac services in other areas of the hospital into the area formerly occupied by the old emergency department. When the second phase is completed early next year, all cardiac services will be physically centralized, officials said. The final result will be a specialized heart hospital within a full-service acute care hospital.

9/16/2013 Slidell Memorial Hospital Volunteers award scholarships to five local students
  For more than 27 years, Slidell Memorial Hospital Volunteers have worked year-round, holding bake sales, book sales and jewelry sales that fund an annual scholarship program to help outstanding local students enrolled in a medical program at an accredited university/college.
8/27/2013 Louisiana Hospital Association gives Safety Star Award to SMH
 

The Louisiana Hospital Association Trust Funds announced three hospitals in the state were winners of the "Safety Star Award” for 2013. The only New Orleans metro-area hospital earning the award was Slidell Memorial Hospital.

6/26/2013 Slidell Memorial Hospital to Leverage MEDHOST's EDIS to Streamline Processes in its New Emergency Department
 Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH), located in Slidell, La., will implement the emergency department information system (EDIS) from MEDHOST, provider of leading healthcare throughput and emergency department software, to enable electronic documentation of patient data in its new emergency department (ED). MEDHOST's EDIS will also help the 182-bed hospital streamline processes and enhance patient care in the ED, where, as the front door of the hospital, patient care and the patient experience often begins.
5/16/2013 SMH accepting scholarship applications for medical program students
 

Slidell Memorial Hospital is now accepting scholarship applications for the 2013/2014 school year for local students enrolled in a medical program at an accredited university or college.

4/12/2013 Fit As a Firefighter Summer Camp
 For the seventh summer, Slidell Memorial Hospital and St. Tammany Fire Protection District 1 will offer a summer day camp that aims to build self esteem and teach nutrition and exercise skills to local children who struggle with their weight.
4/12/2013 Learn how to love your lungs at this month’s SMH Lunch & Learn community event
  In spring, your lungs may be struggling with the air you take in whenever you are outside enjoying the warmer weather.

   

 

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