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September 24, 2014
The American College of Surgeons has re-verified the Level II trauma center at Rapides Regional Medical Center. The Rapides Regional Trauma Center was the first of its kind in Louisiana when it opened in 2011, and is still one of just three verified trauma centers in the state.
September 09, 2014
Rapides Regional Medical Center gives patients at high risk a chance to find out, before symptoms begin.
August 27, 2014
The Rapides Healthcare System Board of Directors has approved a $12.5 million expansion of the Emergency Department at Rapides Regional Medical Center. When fully operational in the first quarter of 2016, the emergency department at RRMC will nearly double in size by adding more than 16,000 square feet. It will be one of the largest emergency facilities in Louisiana.
July 31, 2014
A couple of maintenance projects at Rapides Regional Medical Center are forcing temporary parking changes on campus.
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.
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.
May 12, 2014
Rapides After Hours Urgent Care has expanded – to Alexandria. The site, located at 3800 Jackson Street Ext., is now open. Hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. and Saturday/Sunday from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
March 12, 2014
Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Chief Nursing Officer, Diane Fulton, MSN, RN, was recently named Nursing Administrator of the Year by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation during the 13th Annual Nightingale Awards Gala in Baton Rouge.
March 12, 2014
If you’re looking for a way to justify a weekend of scrapbooking, you’ll want to put this event on your calendar! On Friday and Saturday, April 11 and 12, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital will sponsor a “Scrappin’ for Babies,” fundraiser at First Baptist Church in Pineville (Fellowship Hall). Scrappin’ begins at 9 a.m. and continues until midnight both days.
March 04, 2014
There are approximately seven million Americans who have diabetes and don’t know it. The American Diabetic Association estimates another 79 million are pre-diabetic. Are you one? Rapides Regional Medical Center is holding Diabetes Alert Day on Tuesday, March 25 from 8 a.m. to Noon at the Alexandria Mall.
February 06, 2014
CareChex®, a division of Comparion Medical Analytics, has named Rapides Regional Medical Center as one of the top five healthcare facilities in Louisiana in five specialties: Trauma Care, Hip Fracture Repair, Cardiac Surgery (Major), Coronary Bypass Surgery and Gall Bladder Removal.
February 04, 2014
Join Rapides Regional Medical Center employees as they promote women’s heart health on National Wear Red Day, Friday, Feb. 7. This one-day event will take place nationwide – and include millions of women, companies, community organizations and cities. Everyone can participate. All you have to do is wear your favorite red dress, shirt or tie to build awareness of the fact that heart disease is still the No. 1 killer of women.
January 29, 2014
Light Up the Night 5k, on March 21, 2014, is a fundraiser to benefit the American Cancer Society. The entry fee is $25 and includes an event extreme-tek T-shirt.
January 27, 2014
The Heart Health Profiler calculates your risk for cardiovascular disease based on your answers to questions related to smoking, stress, family history, diabetes, previous heart health and medications. The test takes just a few minutes to complete.
January 14, 2014
Consumers have ranked Rapides Regional Medical Center as the best in the Alexandria market, according to the National Research Corporation.
January 10, 2014
Julius McLaurin, who helped guide Rapides Regional Medical Center into one of Louisiana’s premier healthcare facilities, died Friday. He was 90. McLaurin served as president and CEO from 1970-88, helping steer the hospital’s transition from control by the Louisiana Baptist Convention to allow for the medical facility’s growth.
January 10, 2014
Rapides Regional Medical Center has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval™ for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.