Opelousas General Health System (OGHS) and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (Mary Bird Perkins) have announced that two long-time oncologists, Bryan Bienvenu, M.D. and David Hanson, M.D., FACP are now accepting patients at the Cancer Center located on OGHS’ South Campus, 3983 I-49 S. Service Rd.
Opelousas General Health System Foundation Scholarship Recipients Announced
The OGHS Foundation recently awarded nine St. Landry Parish students a cumulative total of $40,000 in scholarships during the annual Scholarship Banquet. Click on the photo to read more.
Opelousas General Health System Welcomes Dr. Deanna Blanchard
Opelousas General Health System Welcomes Dr. Deanna Blanchard.
Opelousas General Health System Hosts 16th Annual Community Health Fair
Hop Into Spring with Opelousas General Health System! We would like to invite you to attend our 16th Annual Community Health Fair, on Saturday, April 1, 2023 at OGHS South Campus located at 3983 I-49 South Service Road, Opelousas, La.
Annual OGHS Gala Event Recognizes Medical Legends
Legendary Opelousas General Hospital Health System professionals that included a family physician, two specialists, nurse and guest representative were recognized Friday night during a fifth annual gala event held at Evangeline Downs.
Opelousas General Health System Selects Hall of Fame Inductees
The legacy of five individuals who exemplified service and dedication will be recognized and honored during the fifth annual Opelousas Health System Hall of Fame Gala scheduled for Friday, February 10, 2023, at Evangeline Downs Racetrack and Casino Event Center, in Opelousas, LA. The event starts at 7:00 p.m. with a cocktail hour beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Cindy Torian Selected to Direct OGHS Foundation
Kenneth Cochran, DSc,RN, FACHE, President & CEO announces the selection of Cindy Torian as the new OGHS Foundation Director.
Opelousas General Health System Selects Hall of Fame Inductees
Gina Bradley Tuttle, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, has announced that five individuals have been selected to be inducted into the Opelousas General Health System Hall of Fame.
OGHS and Mary Bird Perkins Announcement Partnership For Cancer Treatment
Officials from Opelousas General Health System and the Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center announced on Monday the finalization of their agreement to expand cancer center treatments and resources in the Opelousas area.
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Providing Cancer Care in Partnership With Opelousas General Health System
Opelousas General Health System (OGHS) and Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center (Mary Bird Perkins) is today celebrating the completion of an agreement to expand and enhance cancer care resources in the Greater Opelousas area, effective immediately.
OGHS To Close The Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
Kenneth Cochran, RN, DSc, FACHE, President & CEO of Opelousas General Health System announces the closure of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit effective January 1, 2023.
Congratulations to Kenneth Cochran, RN, DSc, FACHE, President & CEO, of Opelousas General Health System!
The Louisiana Hospital Association awarded Kenneth Cochran, President and CEO of Opelousas General Health System the coveted Golden Pelican President’s Award for his efforts in advancing the role of communications, marketing, and public relations.
Opelousas General Health System Receives Achievement Through 2022 Digital Most Wired Survey
The College of Healthcare Information Management Executives (CHIME), has released their coveted Digital Health Most Wired Survey results for the 2022 data collection period. Opelousas General Health System is proud to announce our Level 8 achievement for the Acute survey selection. OGHS has been recognized as a Most Wired facility 11 times since 2005.
Dr. Kim Dakin, Otolaryngologist (ENT) Will Serve As New OGHS Chief of Staff
Kim Lavergne Dakin, M.D., FACS, Otolaryngologist (ENT) has been voted by her peers to serve as the new Chief of Staff of Opelousas General Health System.
Breast Cancer Awareness Continued in October With Pink Bag Luncheon Set for October 28th
Do not miss the Pink Bag Luncheon scheduled for October 28th at Evangeline Downs Event Center.
Opelousas General Health System Welcomes Three New Physicians
Opelousas General Health System recently welcomed three new physicians to our medical staff.
Opelousas General Health System Foundation Will “Paint the Town Pink” in October
Opelousas General Health System Foundation will be Painting the Town Pink (PTTP) in October during Breast Cancer Awareness Month. We are inviting our community to join us in our efforts to educate and bring about awareness of breast cancer.
Opelousas General Health System Acquires New 3D Mammogram Breast Imaging System
Opelousas General Health is advancing the fight against breast cancer with the purchase and installation of MAMMOMAT Revelation, an innovative mammography system designed to overcome barriers to breast cancer detection and compliance.
Opelousas General Health System Celebrates World Breastfeeding Week and National Breathfeeding Month – 2022
Opelousas General Health System plans to celebrate National Breastfeeding Month with a free Community Baby Shower on Thursday, August 4, 2022, from 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. in the 3rd floor OGHS Auditorium.
OGH Report Shows Rise in Parish COVID Cases
St. Landry Parish has reached an elevated medium community level risk for COVID positivity according to a report released Tuesday night by officials at Opelousas General Health System.
OGHS President and CEO Ken Cochran Featured in Business Beyond Magazine.
Ken Cochran, DSc, FACHE, President & CEO was recently featured in the May 2022 issue of Business Beyond, a magazine focused on ‘gathering inspiring success stories of influential personages of the business world.’
Mayors, Officials Apprised of St. Landry Health
A St. Landry Parish health report was introduced to municipal and parish elected officials on Wednesday and the results are anything but flattering.
Mayors, Officials Apprised of St. Landry Health Photo Gallery
Mayor and OGH officials at meeting in Opelousas on Wednesday to discuss St. Landry Health.
Opelousas General Health System Foundation Hosts St. Landry Parish Mayors Meeting
In an effort to keep our parish municipalities abreast of the health needs of their constituents, Opelousas General Health System Foundation will host St Landry Parish Mayors for an informative luncheon meeting at the Delta Grand Theatre in Opelousas, LA on Wednesday, June 8. It will be held from 9:00 a.m. until 12:00 p.m.
Opelousas General Health System celebrated its 1000th Mako case!
Opelousas General Health System recently celebrated its 1000th Mako case!
Congratulations to Carla Lavergne, BSN, RN and Mary Soileau, RN
The Louisiana State Nurses Association District 4 recently celebrated Acasiana’s top 25 nurses. These nurses were nominated by their peers and selected after a rigorous blind review. These honorees were chosen for displaying exemplary practice in their field. Among the 25 selected were Carla Lavernge, BSN, RN and Mary Soileau, RN, both employed by OGHS.
Margie Quebedeaux Dedication
A dedication was recently held in memory of Margie Quebedeaux, an OGHS employee who served for over 45 years.
Opelousas General Health System Purchases
Opelousas General Health System became a leader in the field of robotic guidance and navigation through the purchase of ExcelsiusGPS®.
Opelousas General Health System Nationally Recognized
Opelousas General Health System (OGHS) has been recognized as Top 100 in the nation for Medical Excellence in Orthopedic Care.
OGHS Foundation Scholarship
OGHS Foundation Scholarship 2022-2023 Scholarship Applications are Now Open! Deadline is March 18, 2022.
OGHS Staying Involved
As a health system, we know that to learn about the needs of our community, we must stay involved.
Black History Month
This month, Opelousas General Health System would like to celebrate, honor and pay tribute to those before us that paved the way.
Opelousas General Health System Foundation Selects Hall of Fame Inductees
Gina Bradley Tuttle, Chairman of the Board of Trustees, has announced that four individuals have been selected to be inducted into the Opelousas General Health System Hall of Fame.
OGHS Supports LSUE Nursing Program
Opelousas General Health System has made a $50,000 pledge over the next three years to Louisiana State University at Eunice Foundation to support LSU Eunice Nursing Program.