News Articles List
Hospital named one of 50 best for Vascular Care
No one wants to sidetrack their favorite Fall festivities with a trip to the emergency room.
RSV season has arrived.
Healing Hearts Support Group will hold its annual "Walk to Remember" in person on October 8th!
Rapides Surgical Weight Loss Clinic will begin seeing patients in its new Natchitoches clinic on Monday, Sept. 26.
RRMC Chief Executive Officer, Jason E. Cobb recognized for his work with Louisiana Hospital Association Board of Trustees.
RRMC is partnering with Rapides Parish school to raise money for the American Cancer Society.
RRMC will be handing out fans to increase awareness of the signs and symptoms of stroke at area high school jamborees.
U.S. News & World Report looked at data from approximately 5,000 medical centers. Only 164 hospitals ranked in at least one specialty.
RRMC welcomes 17 students from the Edward Via College of Osteopathic Medicine at the University of Louisiana at Monroe.
Sylvia Kerry, a Pineville resident and artist, shares a painting with Rapides Cancer Center for a special reason
PET/CT diagnostic imaging enhances treatment options for cancer patients
Free class for children ages 3-10 expecting arrival of a new baby at home.
Pineville girl collects donations to raise money for 'kids in the hospital'
American Heart Association program is designed to reduce barriers to prompt treatment for cardiovascular events.
Thromboelastography tells physicians how much blood product and what type of product a patient needs, faster than ever before.
The Newborn ICU and 3A recognized as top nursing units by HCA
Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital has adjusted its visitation policy to allow siblings and family members more access to patients.
World Labyrinth Day will be celebrated May 7 at Rapides Regional Medical Center's new labyrinth.
The Newborn ICU staff recently celebrated a baby's 100th day.
Rapides Regional Medical Center offers "Girl Talk," a two-hour class designed for girls between the ages of 9 and 13 – and their mothers.
Rapides Regional Medical Center's Trauma team visited Winn Parish Medical Center earlier this month to teach a Rural Trauma Team Development ...
Rapides Regional Medical Center celebrates its Newborn Intensive Care Unit's 20th Anniversary on April 15!
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 Women's and Children's Hospital has received Louisiana's Birth Ready Designation by the Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative.
Surgical weight loss program to help combat obesity in Central Louisiana
Rapides Regional Medical Center welcomes new members to the 2022 Board of Trustees.
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.
The Cancer Center is the first in the region to offer TrueBeam linear accelerator.
Rapides Regional Medical Center is pleased to be named a 2021 Guardian of Excellence Award winner.
Trauma Center passed inspection by American College of Surgeons trauma committee
Rapides Regional Medical Center recognized in 5 categories by CareChex for patient care.
RRMC is re-opening entrances that have been closed due to the pandemic.
RRMC named Best Hospital, Best ER and Best Place to Have a Baby by Town Talk readers.
Members of the Engineering Department at RRMC pitch in to help following Hurricane Ida
RRMC earns three Get with the Guidelines honors by American Heart Association
Healing Hearts annual Walk to Remember remains virtual event in 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, in anticipation of inclement weather, announces the closure of several services for Monday, August 30. Closures...
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
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.
Left atrial appendage closure device reduces risk of stroke
Sherrie Somers, D.O., is the first female Chief Medical Officer, in Rapides Regional Medical Center's history.
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, and HCA Healthcare system, have been recognized by Ethisphere.
LSUA's Allied Health Department is beginning a new Surgical Technology program for Fall 2021.
$2.8 million project handles variety of cardiac procedures
RRMC now offers monoclonal antibody infusion for COVID-19 positive patients at its HP Long facility in Pineville.
The first doses of the COVID-19 vaccine were administered Wednesday afternoon.
Lula Hale, who volunteered at Rapides Regional Medical Center from 1988 until 2015, died Sunday at 99.
HCA Healthcare and Rapides Regional Medical Center donate $50,000 to local non-profits in wake of back-to-back hurricanes.
The Louisiana Breastfeeding Coalition honors Rapides Regional Medical Center and Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital for supporting employees...
Ben Trail was finishing Phlebotomy School at Rapides Regional Medical Center when COVID began.
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...
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...
Beginning Saturday, July 11, Rapides Regional Medical Center will once again modify its inpatient visitation policy to allow one designated visitor...
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...
Beginning Tuesday, May 5, patients of Rapides Regional Medical Center will be allowed one designated visitor per patient's hospital stay. "Families...
A free online COVID-19 questionnaire is available through Rapides Care Navigator
Jean Lively, longtime Rapides Regional Medical Center Chief Nursing Officer, passed away at 88 on March 13.
Rapides Regional Medical Center adjusts visitation to follow state mandate.
For the safety of its patients, visitors, staff, physicians and volunteers, Rapides Regional Medical Center is screening all visitors to its ...
HCA has honored Rapides Regional Medical Center nursing units through its 2019 Units of Distinction Awards. Rapides Regional Medical Center’s...
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 is pleased to be named a 2019 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey for Patient Experience in Neonatal...
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 has been recognized as a high-performing hospital by U.S. News and World Report for its treatment of Chronic ...
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. ...
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...
You may not realize it, but hospitals recycle, too. And in 2018, Rapides Regional Medical Center provided 95 trees to help restore national forests...
The Alexandria hospital has been awarded a 3-year accreditation in computed tomography (CT) following a recent review by the American College...
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 Women’s and Children’s Hospital invited community leaders to read to Pediatric patients on March 1, as part of the Read Across American...
Rapides Cancer Center’s fourth Colors of Courage 5K and Color Run is set for Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m.
Rapides Cancer Center is proud to celebrate 47 years of accreditation by the Commission on Cancer.
Rapides Regional Medical Center has received Chest Pain Certification from The Joint Commission.
Due to demand, Rapides Regional Medical Center has added a second robotic surgical system - the da Vinci Xi.
The Medical Staff of Rapides Regional Medical Center has announced its executive committee for 2019.
Rapides Parish Coroner and family practice physician Jonathan Hunter, M.D., will continue serving as chairman of Rapides Regional Medical Center’s...
This morning, Taylor Moore and Cole Rutherford began their second year of learning at the Texas Christian University School of Nurse Anesthesia...
One-on-one service for breast, lung cancer patients at Rapides Cancer Center
Rapides Regional Medical Center is hosting its fifth No Shave November to raise awareness of men’s health issues and raise money for patients...
Designation from American Nurses Credentialing Center not easy to attain.
Rapides Regional Medical Center received the “Best Hospital” and “Best Place to Work” awards during the Town Talk’s “Cenla’s Choice Awards” Thursday...
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...
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 plans third ‘Urgent Care’ location.
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...
Clean hands can help prevent the spread of disease and infections in schools.
Rapides Regional Medical Center will soon have 18 more patient beds thanks to a $4.12 million remodel of the former Riverside Hospital.
When Rapides Regional Medical Center was looking for original artwork, they didn’t have to look far. Downtown neighbor, River Oaks Square Arts...
Cindy Bergmeier has been named Chief Operating Officer at Rapides Regional Medical Center.
Rapides Regional Medical Center has received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold...