Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 09, 2022

Thromboelastography tells physicians how much blood product and what type of product a patient needs, faster than ever before.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 26, 2022

The Newborn ICU and 3A recognized as top nursing units by HCA

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 13, 2022

Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital has adjusted its visitation policy to allow siblings and family members more access to patients.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 03, 2022

World Labyrinth Day will be celebrated May 7 at Rapides Regional Medical Center's new labyrinth.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 28, 2022

The Newborn ICU staff recently celebrated a baby's 100th day.

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April 25, 2022

Rapides Regional Medical Center offers "Girl Talk," a two-hour class designed for girls between the ages of 9 and 13 – and their mothers.

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April 18, 2022

Rapides Regional Medical Center's Trauma team visited Winn Parish Medical Center earlier this month to teach a Rural Trauma Team Development ...

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April 13, 2022

Rapides Regional Medical Center celebrates its Newborn Intensive Care Unit's 20th Anniversary on April 15!

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April 07, 2022

Rapides Regional Medical Center is happy to announce its newest team member – Scrappy, our hospital mascot!

3 South's Mickey Dennard, RN-BC, received the the Louisiana Distinguished Civilian Service Award.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 03, 2022

Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital has received Louisiana's Birth Ready Designation by the Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 03, 2022

Surgical weight loss program to help combat obesity in Central Louisiana

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 26, 2022

Rapides Regional Medical Center welcomes new members to the 2022 Board of Trustees.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 25, 2022

The Medical Staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2022.

Rapides Cancer Center and American Oncology Network join forces to expand services.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 08, 2021

The Cancer Center is the first in the region to offer TrueBeam linear accelerator.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 01, 2021

Rapides Regional Medical Center is pleased to be named a 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award winner.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 20, 2021

Trauma Center passed inspection by American College of Surgeons trauma committee

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 18, 2021

Rapides Regional Medical Center recognized in 5 categories by CareChex for patient care.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 08, 2021

RRMC is re-opening entrances that have been closed due to the pandemic.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 07, 2021

RRMC named Best Hospital, Best ER and Best Place to Have a Baby by Town Talk readers.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 04, 2021

Members of the Engineering Department at RRMC pitch in to help following Hurricane Ida

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 21, 2021

RRMC earns three Get with the Guidelines honors by American Heart Association

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 14, 2021

Healing Hearts annual Walk to Remember remains virtual event in 2021.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 10, 2021

Rapides Regional Medical Center has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a "high-ranking" hospital in four areas.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 28, 2021

Rapides Regional Medical Center, in anticipation of inclement weather, announces the closure of several services for Monday, August 30. Closures...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 23, 2021

RRMC Chief Executive Officer, Jason E. Cobb, FACHE, has been named Chair of the Louisiana Hospital Association Board of Trustees.

HHS sends 28 medical personnel to help bolster staffing for COVID surge

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 28, 2021

Cardiovascular disease is one of the most common chronic illnesses and the No. 1 killer in the state of Louisiana. RRMC is ready to help.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 10, 2021

Left atrial appendage closure device reduces risk of stroke

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 18, 2021

Sherrie Somers, D.O., is the first female Chief Medical Officer, in Rapides Regional Medical Center's history.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 21, 2021

Rapides Relay for Life is taking this year's celebration on the road with "Relay on the Road," Friday, April 30 beginning at 11 a.m.

Since treating its first COVID-19 patient one year ago this week, RRM Center has treated nearly 2,400 COVID-19 patients.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 01, 2021

Rapides Regional Medical Center, and HCA Healthcare system, have been recognized by Ethisphere.

LSUA's Allied Health Department is beginning a new Surgical Technology program for Fall 2021.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 04, 2021

$2.8 million project handles variety of cardiac procedures

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 15, 2021

RRMC now offers monoclonal antibody infusion for COVID-19 positive patients at its HP Long facility in Pineville.

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The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered Wednesday afternoon.

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Lula Hale, who volunteered at Rapides Regional Medical Center from 1988 until 2015, died Sunday at 99.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 01, 2020

On Giving Tuesday, employees at Rapides Regional Medical Center and Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital sponsored a holiday toy drive for...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 23, 2020

Johnny Crawford, who provided 27 years of service to Rapides Regional Medical Center and Rapides Healthcare System, has died. He was 80.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 19, 2020

Shelbi Poe and her family have much to be thankful for this Thanksgiving.

HCA Healthcare and Rapides Regional Medical Center donate $50,000 to local non-profits in wake of back-to-back hurricanes.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 05, 2020

The Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition honors Rapides Regional Medical Center and Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital for supporting employees...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 01, 2020

The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above in Patient...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 27, 2020

Rapides Regional Medical Center is 5-star rated for Hip Fracture outcomes according to a study recently released by Healthgrades.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 08, 2020

Rapides Regional Medical Center, in anticipation of inclement weather, announces the closure of several services and clinic locations.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 30, 2020

Rapides Regional Medical Center once again received the "Best Hospital" award from the Town Talk's recent "Cenla's Choice Awards." This is the...

Ben Trail was finishing Phlebotomy School at Rapides Regional Medical Center when COVID began.

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 18, 2020

For the first time in more than three decades the Healing Hearts Support Group won't be meeting at the Alexandria Zoological Park for its annual...

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 17, 2020

Beginning Monday, Sept. 21, visitors to the hospital's 3rd Floor ICU and 5th Floor ICU should take note of a change in visitation times. Those...

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 26, 2020

Rapides Regional Medical Center, in anticipation of inclement weather, announces the closure of several services and clinic locations.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 18, 2020

Rapides Regional Medical Center has named Vernon O. Jones, II, as its new Chief Operating Officer.

The American Cancer Society awards the Rapides Cancer Center a $20,000 grant to assist patients with transportation needs.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 13, 2020

The Emergency Department at Rapides Regional Medical Center has rolled out a new texting program to allow patients to keep track of their progress...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 04, 2020

Communication is key when it comes to healthcare. And that’s true whether you’re a patient or a loved one. That’s why Rapides Regional Medical...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 04, 2020

Rapides Regional Medical Center was honored for the third straight year with the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
July 10, 2020

Beginning Saturday, July 11, Rapides Regional Medical Center will once again modify its inpatient visitation policy to allow one designated visitor...

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 21, 2020

Cedric Warren Lowrey, M.D., served as the inaugural medical director of what was known in 1990 as Rapides General Hospital. He was a Tulane...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 04, 2020

Beginning Tuesday, May 5, patients of Rapides Regional Medical Center will be allowed one designated visitor per patient's hospital stay. "Families...

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 25, 2020

A free online COVID-19 questionnaire is available through Rapides Care Navigator

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March 16, 2020

Jean Lively, longtime Rapides Regional Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer, passed away at 88 on March 13.

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 13, 2020

Rapides Regional Medical Center adjusts visitation to follow state mandate.

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 10, 2020

For the safety of its patients, visitors, staff, physicians and volunteers, Rapides Regional Medical Center is screening all visitors to its ...

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Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 27, 2020

HCA has honored Rapides Regional Medical Center nursing units through its 2019 Units of Distinction Awards. Rapides Regional Medical Center’s...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 12, 2020

More than 100 million Americans have prediabetes or diabetes - but the big question is, are you one of the 100 million? The Community Education...

Rapides Regional Medical Center officially opened its new $5.3 million Universal Trauma Unit Monday.

While hospital employees showed off their most festive purple and gold attire on Monday, the staff in Rapides Women's and Children's Nursery ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 25, 2019

Rapides Regional Medical Center is pleased to be named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey for Patient Experience in Neonatal...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 07, 2019

Rapides Regional Medical Center received an 'A' for patient safety on the latest scorecard from The Leapfrog Group., a Washington D.C.-based ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 25, 2019

Join Rapides Regional Medical Center on Saturday, Nov. 16 from 8 am to 10 am for our first "Walk for your Doggone Diabetes." The event is free...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 29, 2019

Rapides Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a high-performing hospital by U.S. News and World Report for its treatment of Chronic ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 06, 2019

Under the new Veterans Affairs Department's Mission Act, Rapides Urgent Care clinics will now be able to treat veterans on a walk-in basis. ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 03, 2019

Current and former patients, along with their friends and family members are invited to join staff from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. in the Cancer Center...

As temperatures begin climbing, Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital wants to make sure you have all the information and tools you need to...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 10, 2019

You may not realize it, but hospitals recycle, too. And in 2018, Rapides Regional Medical Center provided 95 trees to help restore national forests...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 01, 2019

The Alexandria hospital has been awarded a 3-year accreditation in computed tomography (CT) following a recent review by the American College...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 05, 2019

The free event will take place Tuesday, March 26 from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the HP Long Clinic on Hospital Boulevard/Main Street in Pineville.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 01, 2019

Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital invited community leaders to read to Pediatric patients on March 1, as part of the Read Across American...

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February 13, 2019

Rapides Cancer Center’s fourth Colors of Courage 5K and Color Run is set for Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 08, 2019

Rapides Cancer Center is proud to celebrate 47 years of accreditation by the Commission on Cancer.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 07, 2019

Rapides Regional Medical Center has received Chest Pain Certification from The Joint Commission.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 25, 2019

Due to demand, Rapides Regional Medical Center has added a second robotic surgical system - the da Vinci Xi.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 24, 2019

The Medical Staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2019.

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January 23, 2019

Rapides Parish Coroner and family practice physician Jonathan Hunter, M.D., will continue serving as chairman of Rapides Regional Medical Center’s...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 15, 2019

This morning, Taylor Moore and Cole Rutherford began their second year of learning at the Texas Christian University School of Nurse Anesthesia...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 05, 2018

One-on-one service for breast, lung cancer patients at Rapides Cancer Center

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October 11, 2018

Rapides Regional Medical Center is hosting its fifth No Shave November to raise awareness of men’s health issues and raise money for patients...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 01, 2018

Designation from American Nurses Credentialing Center not easy to attain.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 18, 2018

Rapides Regional Medical Center received the “Best Hospital” and “Best Place to Work” awards during the Town Talk’s “Cenla’s Choice Awards” Thursday...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 17, 2018

If you’re a parent, you’ve heard about measles, chickenpox and strep – but you may not have heard about sepsis. Approximately 72,000 children...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 20, 2018

Central Louisiana residents suffering from aortic stenosis now have a new treatment option available to them without having to leave the area...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 14, 2018

Rapides Regional Medical Center plans third ‘Urgent Care’ location.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 09, 2018

The future is here. Actually, it is at Rapides Regional Medical Center, which is now home to a complete $2.5 million Brainlab neurosurgical suite...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
July 30, 2018

Clean hands can help prevent the spread of disease and infections in schools.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
July 24, 2018

Rapides Regional Medical Center will soon have 18 more patient beds thanks to a $4.12 million remodel of the former Riverside Hospital.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 28, 2018

When Rapides Regional Medical Center was looking for original artwork, they didn’t have to look far. Downtown neighbor, River Oaks Square Arts...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 14, 2018

Cindy Bergmeier has been named Chief Operating Officer at Rapides Regional Medical Center.

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May 22, 2018

Rapides Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 24, 2018

Rapides Regional Medical Center received an ‘A’ for patient safety on the latest scorecard from The Leapfrog Group., a Washington D.C.-based ...