• Rapides Regional Medical Center Now Offers ‘Patient Portal’

    June 26, 2014

    Patients who want to be better advocates of their own health should know Rapides Regional Medical Center now offers our patients secure, online access to their hospital information.

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  • Are You Using Your Car Seat Correctly?

    May 20, 2014

    When it comes to your child, safety is always a priority. So it may shock some parents to realize that even though they make sure their child uses a car seat, they are probably using it incorrectly. “The majority of the children we see during these checks are not using the proper car seat for their height, weight or age,” said Theresa Hood, RNC, BSN, MS. “In fact, studies have shown that one in five parents don’t even read the instructions that come with the car seat.” That’s why Rapides Regional Medical Center is offering a free “Child Passenger Safety” event on Wednesday, May 28, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. in front of the Medical Terrace doctor’s building.

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  • HP Long Pineville Campus Now Fully Operational

    May 01, 2014

    The new campus of the HP Long Clinics operated by Rapides Regional Medical Center has opened just steps from the Huey P. Long Medical Center.

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  • RRMC Implements Program To ‘Salute’ Veterans

    April 14, 2014

    Rapides Regional Medical Center has decided that waiting until November 11 each year to honor Veterans is not good enough. Earlier this year, RRMC implemented the Salute Our Veterans program. The program honors all Veterans and active duty military personnel who are patients in the hospital.

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  • Rapides Regional’s Newest Employee Zaps Germs

    April 10, 2014

    Have you met Rapides Regional Medical Center newest employee, Miss Violet? She stands 5-foot-2, but packs a powerful punch that helps RRMC knock out deadly pathogens and kill multi-drug resistant organisms that put our patients at risk. Miss Violet is a germ-fighting robot by Xenex that uses ultraviolet light to zap harmful bacteria from patient rooms throughout the hospital.

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