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.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
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 ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 26, 2018

Eight nursing units at Rapides Regional Medical Center have been honored by HCA through its 2017 Units of Distinction awards.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 19, 2018

Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital is taking applications for “Volunteer Cuddlers” in its newborn intensive care unit. Cuddlers are hospital...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 14, 2018

There’s an art to living healthy. And that’s why Rapides Regional Medical Center and the Alexandria Museum of Art are partnering to provide healthy...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 21, 2018

The Medical Staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2018.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 14, 2018

The third Rapides Cancer Center Colors of Courage 5K and Color Run will be held Friday, April 13 at 6 p.m.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 13, 2018

Rapides Parish Coroner and family practice physician Jonathan Hunter, M.D., will serve as chairman of Rapides Regional Medical Center's Board...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 07, 2018

Age might be the first risk factor we think of when predicting heart attack and stroke. But age, it seems, is not the risk factor it once was...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 28, 2017

The American College of Surgeons has re-verified the Level II trauma center at Rapides Regional Medical Center.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 18, 2017

RRMC hosts annual event to call attention to men’s health issues.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 19, 2017

After 10 months of construction, Rapides Regional Medical Center is set to open a new, larger, $2.1 million helipad atop its South Tower building...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 14, 2017

Central Louisiana residents have a higher death rate for lung cancer, prostate cancer and colorectal cancer than the state or national average...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 23, 2017

Rapides Healthcare System, L.L.C. welcomed Nathan Crabdree as its new Chief Financial Officer, effective Aug. 7, 2017.

Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital is adding a new class for moms this August – and this one is specifically for breastfeeding moms returning...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 21, 2017

When temperatures rise, we often find ourselves seeking a spot by, or in, the water. And that’s why it’s important to make sure our children ...

Award given by American Heart Association/American Stroke Association, Get with the Guidelines.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 02, 2017

Rapides Regional Medical Center provides free screenings and info for attendees

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 18, 2017

Rapides Regional Medical Center is partnering with Tulane Health System’s TeleStroke Network to provide patients and caregivers with 24-hour,...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 10, 2017

Led by Unit 3A being named the top Medical-Surgical unit in the company, all six Med-Surg units at Rapides Regional Medical Center have been ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 09, 2017

The Medical Staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2017.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 08, 2017

Haywood Joiner Jr., will serve a second year as chairman of Rapides Regional Medical Center’s Board of Trustees in 2017.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 06, 2017

As decisions go, it could be a big one. You’re headed into Spring and Summer – but want a little more definition around the middle. Which cosmetic...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 03, 2017

Studies show that the Genius 3D Mammography exam has greater accuracy than 2D mammography for women across a variety of ages and breast densities...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 08, 2017

Rapides Cancer Center’s second Colors of Courage 5K and Color Run is set for Friday, April 7 at 6 p.m. Last year, more than 200 people took part...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 05, 2017

History was made at Rapides Regional Medical Center on Dec. 21 as surgeon Meyer Kaplan, M.D., completed the first surgery using a robotic system...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 05, 2017

Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital received an early Christmas gift from the American Heart Association – with the delivery of CPR Anytime...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 04, 2017

Rapides Regional Medical Center earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Chest Pain Certification. The Gold Seal of Approval® ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 29, 2016

Medical center improves patient care with state-of-the-art equipment.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 28, 2016

Consumers have once again named Rapides Regional Medical Center as a Consumer choice #1 in the Alexandria area, according to the National Research...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 26, 2016

Do you know the difference between flu and cold symptoms? Find out how to determine if your child has the flu or the common cold.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 20, 2016

Toys are supposed to be fun and are an important part of any child's development. Use this guide to be sure the toys you choose for your kids...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 15, 2016

A section of Madison Street on the Rapides Regional Medical Center campus will close to traffic beginning on Monday, Dec. 19. The closure is ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 14, 2016

Barbara Griffin, MSN, RN, NE-BC, has been named Chief Nursing Officer at Rapides Regional Medical Center. She replaces Diane Fulton, who left...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 08, 2016

Rapides Regional Medical Center sends this year’s  “Seasons Greetings” with the help of the 2016 Holiday Art Contest winner...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 05, 2016

The South Tower of Rapides Regional Medical Center is getting a new look. Construction is under way on a new helipad atop the South Tower, which...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 29, 2016

We are finding new ways to recognize and predict sepsis earlier to help save lives. Learn more about sepsis so you can help prevent this life...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 25, 2016

The distribution of more than 200 Quick Clot Trauma Belts for line officers of the Rapides Parish Sheriff’s Office and police departments in ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 12, 2016

The rough-and-tumble nature of football can be hard on the buttery-soft brain. But just how bad is it? Here are some ways to protect your noggin...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 10, 2016

Mutton chops. Handlebar mustache. Soul patch. Fu Manchu Goatee. No matter your favorite style of facial hair, it’s time for men to let ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 23, 2016

Heart attacks don’t look the same, no matter the symptoms; treatment is key.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 20, 2016

Rapides Regional Medical Center’s $12.5 million Emergency Department expansion is essentially complete. Two years after work first began, and...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 16, 2016

Working with local volunteers to assist community law enforcement in obtaining the Quick Clot product, as well as education on using.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 25, 2016

HCA (NYSE:HCA), the parent of company of HCA Midwest Health, is donating up to $100,000 to the American Red Cross for flood relief in Louisiana...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 15, 2016

Forget the neck tie and cologne. This Father’s Day, here are four ways to give dad the gift of good health.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 10, 2016

The Medical Staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2016.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 14, 2016

Rapides Regional Medical Center has been re-certified as a “Certified Advanced Primary Stroke Center.” The Advanced Primary Stroke Center at ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 12, 2016

More than 220 people, including many cancer patients and cancer survivors, took part in Rapides Cancer Center’s first Colors of Courage 5K run/walk...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 12, 2016

Every child is unique, and although you can't smooth all the bumps, anticipate all the challenges, or defuse all the bombs your children will...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 07, 2016

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 15, 2016

Wouldn’t it be great if everyone in Cenla were prepared to save a life? On April 2, Cenla residents can get the training they need to do just...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 09, 2016

Five Rapides Regional Medical Center nursing units were recently recognized as being in the Top 5 percent and Top 10 percent of 490 Medical-Surgical...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 22, 2016

Weslianne Lewis, RN, BSN, recently passed her exam to become an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Lewis currently works as ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 15, 2016

Rapides Regional Medical Center’s two urgent care clinics are getting a new name and new hours.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 19, 2016

If you want to know more about cervical cancer screening – and how early detection works, keep reading. And ask your physician for more information...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 18, 2016

Five years ago, Rapides Regional Medical Center RN Joyce Toups lost her 22-year-old son Cody to suicide. That’s why Toups, and several other ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 14, 2016

Planning is under way to construct a new, permanent home for the Pineville campus of the HP Long Clinics.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 14, 2016

The Rapides Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees has elected its officers for 2016. Haywood Joiner Jr., Ed.D, will serve as Chairman of ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 13, 2016

Charla H. Ducote, Vice President of Public Relations, Marketing and Business Development at Rapides Regional Medical Center, recently received...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 12, 2016

The first step in any exercise program should be setting fitness goals. By taking a little time to map out your goals and plan your strategy ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 05, 2016

Consumers have once again named Rapides Regional Medical Center as a Consumer Choice #1 in the Alexandria area, according to the National Research...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 10, 2015

Annual ‘Holiday Art Contest’ winner designs 2015 RRMC card.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 02, 2015

If you begin seeing a doctor regularly, getting screening tests, and taking preventive measures, your quality of life may be greatly improved...

Rapides Regional Medical Center once again has been named a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 20, 2015

Rapides Regional Medical Center’s second No Shave November is just around the corner. The purpose of No Shave November is two-fold. The first...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 15, 2015

In the late 1980s when “Walk to Remember” began, people didn’t talk about losing a baby. But the nurses at Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
September 14, 2015

Not everything can be found in a store. But, you can find almost anything online. So when Nurse Navigator Tina Billberry, RN started looking ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
August 14, 2015

Rapides Regional Medical Center needs your help. For the 2015 football season, the hospital wants to “tackle stroke.”

Rapides Regional Medical Center
June 03, 2015

Rapides Regional Medical Center, AHA want you to take 60 seconds to find out. During National CPR Week, June 1-7, you can watch a 60 second “Hands...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 19, 2015

Laine Reeder, a medical laboratory scientist at Rapides Regional Medical Center, recently received the “Educator of the Year Award” from the ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
May 13, 2015

Chances are, you may have one of the risk factors for a stroke: smoker, obesity, family history of stroke, high blood pressure, high cholesterol...

Rapides Regional Medical Center has been designated a Lung Cancer Screening Center by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

Rapides Women’s and Children’s Hospital is ready to Walk for Babies! On April 25, RWCH and RRMC employees will join other businesses and family...

Rapides After Hours two locations in Alexandria and Pineville have received the Accredited Urgent Care designation from the Urgent Care Association...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 09, 2015

Rapides Regional Medical Center brings back ‘Girl Talk’ for preteens and moms.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
April 01, 2015

This event teaches participants how to perform Hands Only CPR for adults, child and infant CPR, how to relieve choking in adults, children and...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 18, 2015

You know that smoking is bad for you. Maybe your family has asked you to quit. Or perhaps your doctor has advised you to kick the habit. Although...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 10, 2015

More than seven million Americans have diabetes, but don’t know it. The American Diabetic Association estimates another 79 million are pre-diabetic...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 04, 2015

The Rapides Regional Medical Center Board of Trustees has selected oncologist Howard Wold, M.D., to serve as chairman for 2015

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 04, 2015

The Medical Staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2015.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
March 03, 2015

Rapides Cancer Center now offers an Oncology Nurse Navigator – a trained nurse who can guide patients through the entire process, from diagnosis...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 16, 2015

Not every hospital can say they are a Well Spot. But Rapides Regional Medical Center can. The 328-bed hospital recently received the Level II...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
February 03, 2015

The United States has seen more cases of measles in January than it usually does in an entire year, federal health officials said Thursday. A...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
January 15, 2015

Rapides Regional Medical Center is proud to sponsor the GET FIT! Health and Fitness Fair with the Alexandria Mall on Saturday, Jan. 24.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 11, 2014

Rapides Regional Medical Center will be sending its 2014 “Seasons Greetings” with the help of this year’s Holiday Art Contest winner.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 11, 2014

Rapides Regional Medical Center gives patients at high risk a chance to find out, before symptoms begin.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
December 04, 2014

The annual “Angel of Hope” Candlelight Vigil will take place Saturday, Dec. 6, at 7 p.m. at Mount Olivet Cemetery in Pineville.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 13, 2014

Rapides Regional Medical Center was named Thursday a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures by The Joint Commission accrediting agency for the...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 11, 2014

Need to make your next doctor’s appointment? Want to do it after 5 p.m. or, even in the middle of the night? All Rapides Regional Physician ...

Rapides Regional Medical Center
November 05, 2014

Free screening for diabetic patients set for Nov. 13.

Rapides Regional Medical Center
October 22, 2014

Rapides Regional Medical Center hosts event to call attention to men’s health issues