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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 11-17, 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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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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