Given the terrible tragedies that we have all witnessed in Las Vegas, Lafayette, Sandy Hook, and more, the Board and management at Beauregard Memorial Hospital have re-evaluated how the hospital and its many clinics can be better prepared should such an event occur, and recently hosted an active shooter table top exercise to provide leadership training and evaluate currently policy.
DeRidder, Louisiana – November 7, 2017 – The Leapfrog Group, a national nonprofit health care ratings organization, today released new Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grades. The Safety Grade assigns letter grades of A, B, C, D and F to hospitals nationwide based on their performance in preventing medical errors, infections and other harms. Beauregard Memorial Hospital was one of 832 awarded an “A” for its commitment to keeping patients safe and meeting the highest safety standards in the U.S. Only 15 hospitals in Louisiana received and “A” and Beauregard Memorial is the only hospital in the surrounding area to receive this honor.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital is committed to providing a healthy and safe environment for associates, patients, visitors, volunteers, vendors, contractors and physicians, and to maintaining a tobacco-free-environment for all. That is why on Monday, October 2, 2017, Beauregard Memorial Hospital will officially become a tobacco free campus.
Matthew Cowper, a third year medical student at Tulane, will complete his Family Medicine Rotation here in DeRidder with Dr. Bonilla, as well as Dr. Chris Granger, also of the Family Health Clinic.
Dr. Sprehe Holds ENT & Allergy Clinic in DeRidder every Thursday
Traci Thibodeaux has accepted the position of Vice President of Physician and Support Services at Beauregard Memorial Hospital in DeRidder, Louisiana, effective June 6, 2017.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital is pleased to welcome Jacob Blakeman, DPM, Podiatrist, as the newest member of the medical staff.
Congratulations to William F. “Bud” Barrow, II for being named a Grassroots Champion for 2017.
Congratulations to James J. McAdams in becoming the newest board member to the Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center (SWLAHEC) program.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital will offer Safe Sitter® courses for young teens 11 and up on April 20, 2017. Registration deadline is April 18, 2017, Space is Limited.
William F. “Bud” Barrow, II has accepted the position of Administrator and Chief Executive Officer at Beauregard Memorial Hospital in DeRidder, Louisiana, effective January 1, 2017.
The perfect gift this Valentine’s Day is the gift of a healthy heart. Along with Valentine’s Day, February marks American Heart Month, a way to raise awareness regarding Cardiovascular Disease and a great time to commit to a healthier lifestyle that can lead to a lifetime of heart health.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital is proud to announce that four EVS (Environmental Service Technicians) successfully completed the intensive certification program and are CHEST certified.
Patty Goodwin, President of the Beauregard Memorial Hospital Auxiliary and other members of the organization recently had the opportunity to view the GlobalMed Telemedicine Station.
The National Cancer Institute Recommends that women age 40 or older should have screening mammograms every 1 to 2 years.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital and Beauregard Physician Group are pleased to welcome Arnette Scavella, M.D., Pediatrician.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital teamed up with Southwest Louisiana Area Health Education Center (SWLAHEC) to provide students a unique opportunity to experience various health careers in an up close and personal way.
National Nursing Assistants Week is June 9-16, 2016.
Tracy Winkley, PT, MPT, CWS, CLT, a physical therapist and certified wound specialist from Beauregard Memorial Hospital’s Rehabilitation Department successfully completed the intensive lymphedema certification course.
Beauregard Memorial Hospital (BMH) is offering the Explode Speed and Agility Program this summer designed for male and female high school student-athletes.
Coolsculpting® is now available in Dr. McCann’s office located at the Women’s Clinic at 206 West 5th St., in DeRidder. Call 463-5582 for more information or to schedule an appointment.
On February 1, 2016 Beauregard Urgent Care Center will be relocating to Beauregard Family Medical Center - Direct Care at 501 S. Pine St. in DeRidder.
Safe Sitter® teaches young teens (11-14) everything they need to know to be safe when they’re home alone, watching younger siblings, or babysitting.
Digital mammography offers a number of practical advantages and patient conveniences. Because there is no waiting for film to be developed it can significantly reduce the time patients spend waiting, as well as reduce the need for repeat exams due to under or over exposure. Digital images are easily stored and securely transferred electronically.
Services offered were glucose and cholesterol screenings, blood pressure checks and body mass index assessments, and pulmonary function test.