Hospital Buzz

His Job Is A Matter Of Life And Death

Area hospitals are always working to improve their offerings and services to stay at the forefront of an ever-evolving industry. From obtaining top of the line technological equipment for complex surgeries to developing strategies to better care for specific populations of patients, the steps these healthcare centers take to better their services help them stand out as leaders in the region. These hospitals strive to be the sought-after destinations for people in need of operations, advanced care and monitoring, or emergency services. They show pride for their award-winning physicians and programs as they work to create safe and reliable healthcare environments for people from all walks of life. The latest news from area hospitals this month includes specialized services for seniors and cutting-edge surgical suites for a variety of operations and procedures. 

Hospital Senior Care Services


Touro’s new Senior Care Services combines practices from experts in every specialty to provide individualized, comprehensive care to patients 65 years of age and older. Touro’s caring team of physicians specialize in countless areas, from cardiovascular care to orthopedics and everything in between. With an accredited Senior Care Emergency Room and a dedicated Inpatient Senior Care Unit, Touro Senior Care is designed to care for patients 65 and up.

Touro’s Senior Care Emergency Department and Inpatient Senior Care Unit features hospital beds with advanced mobility to make it easier to get in and out of bed, mattresses to prevent bed sores and skin irritation, slip resistant flooring, and special lighting and room signage. These features combined with a multidisciplinary team of physicians and nurses specially trained in caring for senior patients makes Touro the experts in aging.

To learn more about Touro Senior Care, visit

Surgical Centers

Crescent City Surgical Centre 

Crescent City Surgical Centre (CCSC) is America’s premier physician-owned surgical hospital. Owned and operated by a combination of 36 elite local practicing physicians and Louisiana Children’s Medical Center, CCSC offers eight operating rooms and two procedure rooms. Using cutting-edge DaVinci robotic laparoscopic technology, CCSC offers patients minimally invasive surgery resulting in less pain and faster recovery time.

Twenty VIP private rooms are available, and CCSC can make accommodations for those whose loved ones wish to stay overnight. Catered restaurant-style meals are served and designed to meet patients’ personal dietary needs. They offer expedited wait times on appointments in a relaxing and comfortable environment. CCSC features surgical specialists in the fields of Bariatric, Neurosurgery, Orthopedics, ENT, Colo-Rectal, General Surgery, Gynecological Procedures, Urology, Interventional Radiology, Pain Management, Plastic, Reconstructive and Advanced Cosmetic Surgery.

For more information about Crescent City Surgical Centre, please call 504-830-2500 or visit

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