For parents who lose a child at birth, parting with a stillborn baby is the first step in a long and difficult grieving process, one that can take a lifetime to come to terms with. A new device called CuddleCot, installed at Lane Regional Medical Center this week by the Ardent Foundation, aims to make that journey a little easier.
Lane Nursing Home achieved one of the highest designations of quality care and services -- a deficiency-free rating in this year’s survey by the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals.
Dr. Deepak Thekkoott, an interventional cardiologist at Cardiovascular Institute of the South, was the first to use a new side branch stent to treat coronary artery disease at Lane Regional Medical Center.
Adam Whatley, M.D., has been elected Chief of Staff at Lane Regional Medical Center for 2018.
Lane Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that Heather O’Laughlin, Au.D., has opened Lane Audiology Clinic at 6110 Main Street, Suite D, in Zachary. She is licensed by the Louisiana Board of Examiners for Speech Pathologists & Audiologists and is certified in clinical competence by the American Speech & Hearing Association.
Lane Hematology / Oncology Clinic will host a Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Tuesday, July 18th to celebrate moving into their new location inside the Lane Cancer Center at 6180 Main Street, Suite A, in Zachary.
The Zachary Chamber of Commerce will conduct the Ribbon Cutting at 9 a.m., followed by a Community Open House from 9-10 a.m. Refreshments will be served along with tours of the facility.
Lane Rehabilitation Center will host a Stroke Support Group on Friday, July 21, from 12-1 p.m., 4601 McHugh Road, in Zachary. Lunch will be provided. FREE and open to the public.
The Stroke Support Group provides an understanding place for stroke survivors and their caregivers, family and friends to connect with others and exchange practical information on the challenges of adjusting to the changes in their lives.
Registration is appreciated by calling 225-658-6800.
Lane Surgery Group recently celebrated its 5th anniversary of providing surgical services to the region.
Central Louisiana Area Health Education Center (CLAHEC) collaborated with Lane Regional Medical Center to bring the “AHEC of a Summer” volunteer program to high school students in the area. The program is an excellent tool by which students can explore different health care professions and make decisions about their future based on experience and observation.
Lane Behavioral Health Services recently celebrated its 6th anniversary of providing behavioral health services to the region.
Lane Rehabilitation Center will host an Amputee Support Group on Friday, June 16, from 12-1 p.m., 4601 McHugh Road, in Zachary.
Austin Barnes is this year’s recipient of the Lane Regional Medical Center Auxiliary Scholarship. A 2017 graduate of Denham Springs High School, he is the son of Sam and Addie Barnes of Denham Springs.
Amanda Bolton, FNP-C, has joined the staff of Zachary Family Practice, 2335 Church Street in Zachary.
The Regional Veterans Park Association hosted a Laying of the Wreath ceremony on Memorial Day at the Regional Veterans
Thirteen nurses at Lane Regional Medical Center were nominated by patients, family members, physicians and colleagues for the DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses.
The 2017 DAISY Award Honorees are Brian Dixon, RN, from the Intensive Care Unit and Clint Lawrence, RN, from the Emergency Department.
The Regional Veterans Park Association will host a Memorial Day Ceremony on Monday, May 29th at 9:00 a.m.
The ceremony will be held at The Regional Veterans Park, located at the entrance to the fitness trail behind Lane Regional Medical Center
A free skin cancer screening sponsored by Lane Regional Medical Center and Advanced Dermatology will be held Wednesday, May 24, from 1:30 p.m. until 3:30 p.m. at the office of Dr. Laurie Harrington, located at 20474 Old Scenic Highway in Zachary.
Melisa Poole, LPN has been named Clinical Liaison at Lane Rehabilitation Center. An affiliate of Lane Regional Medical Center
Lane Regional Medical Center will host an Alzheimer’s Support Group on Friday, May 26, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the hospital’s West Wing Conference Room.
Members of Lane’s HERO Club (Hospital Employees Reaching Out) recently presented a check for $5000 to Susan G. Komen. Representative Jennifer Cortes accepted the donation and thanked club members for their generosity.
Dr. Michelle Cosse’ at Zachary Family Practice has been ranked the #1 primary care physician in the state of Louisiana by People’s Health.
Six local community members have recently joined the Lane Regional Medical Center Foundation Board of Directors for three-year terms.
This month, Lane Recovery Solutions is celebrating their 1st anniversary of providing substance abuse treatment to the region.
Courtney Travis, BSN, RN, RNC-OB received the “Celebrate Nursing Award” from the Baton Rouge District Nurses Association on May 1. She is a charge nurse on the Labor & Delivery unit at Lane Regional Medical Center.
By placing your hands at “10 and 2” the LaneRMC Foundation can rev up its campaign fund by more than $6,000 with your help.
On Thursday, May 4th, Superior Ford of Zachary and Lane Regional Medical Center Foundation will host Drive 4 UR Community. The event will be held from 8 a.m. – 5 p.m., rain or shine, in the front parking lot of Lane Regional Medical Center, 6300 Main Street in Zachary.
Lane Regional Medical Center will host a Grief Support Group on Friday, May 5, from 2-3:30 p.m. in the hospital’s West Wing Conference Room.
Lane Regional Medical Center is offering a FREE training course in Infant CPR on Wednesday, April 12, at 10:00 a.m.
Lane Regional Medical Center will offer a FREE prenatal and newborn baby care class on Saturday, April 22, at 10:00 a.m., in the hospital’s Staff Development Classroom.
United Blood Services is urging the community to “march” up to the challenge to make an impact by donating blood at the Lane Regional Medical Center Blood Drive on Friday, March 31 from 6:45 am-2:30 pm inside the hospital's Staff Development Classroom, near the cafeteria.
The need for blood never stops, and only generous donors like you can help ensure that all blood types are always available for patients. There is an urgent need of 0- and A- donations.
Lane Regional Medical Center will offer a FREE cholesterol and glucose (blood sugar) screening on Tuesday, March 28th
Lane Regional Medical Center recognized 53 employees for their years of service at the semi-annual Service Awards Luncheon on Tuesday, March 14.
The Lane Regional Medical Center Auxiliary will host the popular Masquerade $5 Jewelry and Accessories Sale Thursday, March 23rd, and Friday, March 24th.
The Lane Regional Medical Center Foundation will host “Fish Fry Friday” on Friday, March 17th, from 11.a.m. – 1 p.m., in the Zachary City Hall Parking Lot.
March is National Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month.
Lane Regional Medical Center will be distributing free EZ DETECT™ test kits on Friday, March 10, from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. in the hospital’s front lobby, located at 6300 Main Street in Zachary.
J. Thomas Buchmann, ND, LAC, has been named Community Education Coordinator of Lane Recovery Solutions, a substance abuse treatment program at Lane Regional Medical Center.
Local physician Kent Rhodes, MD, was recently appointed by the Metropolitan Council of East Baton Rouge Parish to the Lane Regional Medical Center Board of Commissioners.
Randy Olson, chief executive officer of Lane Regional Medical Center for almost 14 years, has announced he will retire in early March. A reception in his honor will be held on Thursday, February 9th, from 4-6 p.m., in the 3rd floor conference room of Lane Medical Plaza & Outpatient Diagnostic Center, located next door to the hospital at 6550 Main Street in Zachary. The public is invited to attend.
The following GoodHealth events will be held in February at Lane Regional Medical Center, 6300 Main Street in Zachary:
Lane Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that Marc Zimmermann, Ph.D., has recently joined the hospital medical staff as Medical Psychologist & Addictionologist of Lane Recovery Solutions, a substance abuse treatment program located within Lane Behavioral Health Services, 4801 McHugh Road, in Zachary.
Lane Regional Medical Center announced today that its Board of Commissioners has unanimously chosen Larry Meese as the organization’s next Chief Executive Officer effective February 21st. Meese comes to Lane from Jackson Hospital in Marianna, Florida, as its CEO for the past eight years. He will succeed Randy Olson who is retiring from Lane in early March after serving the organization for almost 14 years.
Cassidy Bergeron was recently honored as the first recipient of the Lane Lifesaver Award. Bergeron is a second-year nursing student who works at FASTLane After Hours Urgent Care Clinic in Zachary.
Linthon Bundick was named Lane Regional Medical Center’s 2016 Employee of the Year. Bundick is a Radiologic Technologist in the Imaging Department.
In recognition of their profession’s long history and enduring record of patient safety, Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs) at Lane Regional Medical Center are celebrating the 18th annual National CRNA Week, January 22-28, 2017.
Thomas Trahan, M.D., has been elected Chief of Staff at Lane Regional Medical Center for 2017.
Thomas Trahan, M.D., has been elected Chief of Staff at Lane Regional Medical Center for 2017.
Renal Associates of Baton Rouge, LLC is now seeing patients at its newest clinic location at 4753 West Park Drive, Suite A, on the campus of Lane Regional Medical Center in Zachary.
Lane Regional Medical Center and Cardiovascular Institute of the South are proud to welcome Dr. Robert Drennan, electrophysiologist, to our team of expert physicians providing cardiovascular care for patients in Zachary.
FASTLane Urgent Care has expanded its occupational medicine services and is now a certified Breath Alcohol Testing facility. Located at 19900 Old Scenic Hwy in Zachary, FASTLane offers both Non-DOT and DOT drug and alcohol testing,
FASTLane Urgent Care has expanded its Occupational Medicine Services and is now a certified collection site for Hair Analysis and Oral Fluid Testing for DISA.
Other than skin cancer, breast cancer is the most common cancer among American women. Each year in the United States, more than 200,000 women get breast cancer and more than 40,000 women die from the disease.
Cardiovascular Institute of the South and Lane Regional Medical Center are now offering computed tomography (CT) lung cancer screenings for patients who meet the criteria. These screenings are vital in detecting lung cancer in its early stages.
Lane Regional Medical Center recently activated the hospital’s newly constructed helipad to allow faster transport of patients with life-threatening conditions such as trauma, heart attacks or strokes.
Local educator Donna Kline was recently appointed by the Metropolitan Council of East Baton Rouge Parish to the Board of Commissioners at Lane Regional Medical Center. Kline will a complete the remaining three years of departing board member Jason St. Romain’s four-year term.
Liz Pardi has been named Corporate Health Consultant for the Lane Regional Medical Center WellnessWorks program.
Lane Regional Medical Center is pleased to announce that Victor Rodriguez, MD, has recently joined the hospital medical staff as Medical Director of DPI Pain Management, an interventional pain management treatment program located at 4727 West Park Drive, Suite B, on Lane’s campus in Zachary.
Cardiovascular Institute of the South invites you to Commit to Quit, a free SMOKING CESSATION PRESENTATION on Wednesday, April 13. The presentation will be held at the CIS office located at 6550 Main Street in Zachary, from 6-7 p.m.
In an effort to help prospective parents find hospitals that deliver quality maternity care, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana announced that Lane Regional Medical Center has been awarded the national Blue Distinction® Center for Maternity Care designation.
Lane Regional Medical Center was named "2016 Acute Care Hospital of the Year" (61-160 beds) at the 15th Annual Nightingale Awards held on March 5th at L’Auberge Baton Rouge. This is the second time the hospital has received this award.
Lane Regional Medical Center has recently been recognized as a Gold Level Fit-Friendly Company by the American Heart Association’s initiative for promoting physical activity and health in the workplace.
Lane Recovery Solutions is a structured program of outpatient addictionology and psychiatric services provided to adults over the age of 18 who are impaired by one or more addictive substances, such as alcohol, prescription medications or other drugs.
Lane Regional Medical Center announced today the opening of its newest program, Lane Recovery Solutions, a substance abuse treatment program located at 4801 McHugh Road, Suite A, in Zachary.
BATON ROUGE— On Tuesday, January 19, Drs. Satish Gadi and Deepak Thekkoott, cardiologists at Cardiovascular Institute of the South in Baton Rouge and Zachary, were the first to use new VenaSeal technology in the East Baton Rouge area to treat venous disease. This was also the second case in Louisiana, and to date, these cardiologists have the most experience with this procedure in the state.
Lane Cardiovascular Center performed its 10,000th heart procedure on September 6, 2015.
The American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) has once again honored Lane Regional Medical Center with the Pathway to Excellence designation - making it one of 125 facilities nationwide and the first of only two hospitals in Louisiana with the distinction.
Lane Regional Medical Center is the first hospital in the region to implant Boston Scientific’s new S-ICD® System, the world's first and only commercially available subcutaneous implantable defibrillator for the treatment of patients at risk for sudden cardiac arrest.
Zachary, La. --- Baton Rouge General Medical Center and Lane Regional Medical Center announced today the opening of the $4.5 million state-of-the-art Radiation Oncology Center in Zachary, Louisiana. Bringing together the strength of a nationally recognized comprehensive cancer program and cancer treatment experts, physicians and caregivers, Baton Rouge General and Lane Regional have partnered to expand radiation services and technology to the region. Conveniently located on Lane’s campus at 6180 Main Street, the Center is officially open and accepting patients.
Lane Regional Medical Center will be recognizing one of its founding physicians, Dr. Howard L. Martin, with a ribbon cutting, open house, and dedication of the Dr. Howard L. Martin Medical Building on Wednesday, May 22, at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend.