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Sage Rehabilitation Outpatient Services Celebrates 10th Anniversary

On October 19, 2018, Sage Outpatient celebrated its 10th anniversary of providing services to individuals in the Greater Baton Rouge Area. Originally located in a 6,000 square foot building on Dijon Drive, near Our Lady of the Lake Reginal Medical Center, and treating 10-20 patients a week, the program has seen significant growth Today, Sage Outpatient… Read more about Sage Rehabilitation Outpatient Services Celebrates 10th Anniversary

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St. Joseph Hospice of CENLA Receives “Best Superior Performer” Award

Alexandria, LA – St. Joseph Hospice of CENLA, a division of The Carpenter Health Network (TCHN), recently received the “2017 Best Superior Performer” award from Strategic Healthcare Programs (SHP) for ranking in the Top 20% of hospice agencies for quality outcomes and overall patient satisfaction. “It’s an honor to be selected as a 2017 Best Superior Performer by Strategic Healthcare… Read more about St. Joseph Hospice of CENLA Receives “Best Superior Performer” Award

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307th Bomb Wing Honors St. Joseph Hospice

St. Joseph Hospice was recently honored by the 307th Bomb Wing at Barksdale Air Force Base. Mary Buckels, Hospice Administrator, and Kenneth Brown, Hospice Chaplain and Air Force Reservist, attended this special event. Hear from Mary in the paragraphs below as she reflected on this unique experience and honor. “A Day of Reflection” Saturday, June 2, 2018… Read more about 307th Bomb Wing Honors St. Joseph Hospice

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National Nursing Assistants Week

National Nursing Assistant Week is June 14-21, 2018. The Carpenter Health Network extends our deepest appreciation and gratitude to nursing assistants all across the country. We especially honor and recognize our network’s family of Certified Nursing Assistants. Thank you for the compassionate, gentle care you provide day and night to patients at home, nursing facilities,… Read more about National Nursing Assistants Week

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Ronald “Ron” E. Hogan to Join The Carpenter Health Network as New Chief Operating Officer

Baton Rouge, LA – The Carpenter Health Network, a Louisiana-based healthcare company, announced today that Ronald “Ron” E. Hogan will join the company as Chief Operating Officer. As COO, Hogan, a healthcare industry veteran, will provide visionary leadership and management to ensure operational efficiency, excellence and financial strength across the company. He will also oversee… Read more about Ronald “Ron” E. Hogan to Join The Carpenter Health Network as New Chief Operating Officer

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Pat Mitchell, CEO Named Public Citizen of the Year

Baton Rouge, LA –  Pat Mitchell, CEO of The Carpenter Health Network, was honored March 7, 2018 by the Baton Rouge Region of the National Association of Social Workers, Louisiana Chapter as 2018 Public Citizen of the Year. The annual award recognizes an outstanding member of the Greater Baton Rouge community who is not a social worker… Read more about Pat Mitchell, CEO Named Public Citizen of the Year

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TCHN Welcomes Hope Himel-Benson as Communications Director

Baton Rouge, LA – The Carpenter Health Network is pleased to announce that Hope Himel-Benson, LCSW has joined the organization as Communications Director. Himel-Benson brings with her more than ten years of communications and marketing experience from the healthcare and aging sectors. As Communications Director, Himel-Benson is responsible for the planning, development, and successful implementation of internal… Read more about TCHN Welcomes Hope Himel-Benson as Communications Director

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Shrimp boil honors Pulse shooting first responders

Volunteers from St. Joseph Hospice in Gulfport, Miss., drove more than 11 hours to Orlando with the freshly caught shrimp from the Gulf of Mexico to honor first responders from the June 12 Pulse nightclub shooting, where 49 people were killed and more than 50 others injured.

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Carpenter Health Network Names Chief Medical Officer

Dr. Stephen Speeg Named Chief Medical Officer Dr. Stephen W. Speeg serves as chief medical officer of The Carpenter Health Network. A certified hospice medical director, Speeg has more than 23 years of hospice, palliative, and post-acute care service. Previously, he ran his own private internal medicine and pediatrics practice in Baker. He also has… Read more about Carpenter Health Network Names Chief Medical Officer

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