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HEARING SCREENINGS OFFERED AT MAY 9 DIABETES SUPPORT GROUP MEETING

04/24/2017

On Tuesday, May 9, Dr. Jake Cavanaugh, Audiologist, will be the featured speaker at WCCH’s monthly diabetes support group meeting.

2017 CAMP SMILING F.A.C.E.S. OFFERS FUN FOR DEVELOPMENTALLY DISABLED CHILDREN

04/19/2017

Camp Smiling F.A.C.E.S., a camp for developmentally disabled children ages 4-12, will be held June 5-9 at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital’s Genesis Therapeutic Riding Center.

2017 SAFE SITTER® BABYSITTING CLASSES SCHEDULED

04/19/2017

WCCH has announced that three summer offerings of the Safe Sitter® babysitting class for girls and boys age 11 to 13 will be held.

COMMUNITY HEALTH FAIR TO BE HELD APRIL 13

03/29/2017

WCCH will hold a community health fair open to the public in Sulphur on Thursday, April 13, from 5 a.m. – 9 a.m. at Dynamic Dimensions Fitness Center located at 545 Cypress Street.

WCCH Honors January and February Employees of the Month

03/29/2017

WCCH recently recognized its February and March Employees of the Month for 2017. Ronnie Vice and Tammy Fontenot, RN, were those selected to receive the honor during this time period.

3D MAMMOGRAPHY SCREENINGS NOW AVAILABLE

02/13/2017

WCCH is pleased to announce its recent installation of new technology to offer 3D mammography screenings.

WCCH Names Thompson Director

02/01/2017

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital is pleased to announce that Brian Thompson, RN, has been promoted from the position of House Supervisor to Patient Care Director.

BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF WCCH ELECTS OFFICERS

12/30/2016

In the December 2016 meeting of the Board of Commissioners of WCCH, the board elected its Chairman and Vice-Chairman to serve a two-year term beginning in 2017.

WCCH Honors November and December Employees of the Month

12/29/2016

WCCH recently recognized its November and December Employees of the Month for 2016.

Cancer Genetics Focus of Jan 12 Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

12/27/2016

On Thursday, January 12, WCCH will hold its monthly “Pink Crusade” Breast Cancer Support Group meeting.

Cooking Demonstration to Provide Healthy Tips on Making Cooking Easy & Healthy

12/27/2016

On Tuesday, January 17, at 11 a.m., WCCH will provide a free cooking demonstration in the WCCH Cafeteria Conference Room, located at 701 Cypress Street in Sulphur, for individuals looking for ideas for quick and healthy dishes.

WCCH Honors September and October Employees of the Month

11/21/2016

WCCH recently recognized its September and October Employees of the Month for 2016. Courtney Henagan, RN and Lindsey Hamilton, COTA were those selected to receive the honor during this time period.

Lyons Named WCCH Chief Quality Transformation Officer

11/01/2016

WCCH is pleased to announce that Kristine Lyons, MSN, RN, CPHQ, has been named chief quality transformation officer.

WCCH Achieves Louisiana's Highest Breastfeeding Quality Designation

10/31/2016

WCCH proudly announces earning Louisiana’s primary breastfeeding designation given by The Gift.

Stratton Named WCCH Employee of the Month

09/19/2016

WCCH recently named Amanda Stratton, radiologic technologist, as its Employee of the Month for August 2016.

WCCH Awarded Accreditation From The Joint Commission

09/19/2016

WCCH has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

Peloquin Earns Healthcare Facility Manager Credential

08/29/2016

JW Peloquin, Vice President of Facilities Management and Safety Officer at WCCH, recently obtained certification in Healthcare Facilities by the American Hospital Association.

Klenke Named WCCH Employee of the Month

07/22/2016

WCCH recently named Mike Klenke as its Employee of the Month for July 2016.

Hospital Foundation Receives Grant From Cameron LNG

07/18/2016

Cameron LNG awarded the Foundation of WCCH with a $6500 grant for the provision of numerous health programs and services for the residents of northern Cameron Parish and west Calcasieu Parish.

WCCH to Offer Foot Screenings July 13

07/01/2016

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital will offer complimentary foot screenings on Wednesday, July 13 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Wound Healing Center.

WCCH Hearing Notice

06/23/2016

Holmes Named WCCH Employee of the Month

06/02/2016

WCCH recently named Penny Holmes, LPN, as its Employee of the Month for May 2016.

WCCH Honored by Two Independent Groups

05/17/2016

WCCH was recently recognized by two independent organizations for scoring highly in the areas of safety and patient experience.

Safe Sitter Babysitting Classes Scheduled

05/06/2016

WCCH has announced that three summer offerings of the Safe Sitter® babysitting class for girls and boys age 11 to 13 will be held.

Laboratory at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Receives CAP Accreditation

05/03/2016

The laboratory at WCCH has been awarded accreditation by the Accreditation Committee of the College of American Pathologists (CAP), based on the results of a recent onsite inspection

WCCH Honors February and March Employees of the Month

03/21/2016

WCCH recently recognized its February and March Employees of the Month for 2016.

WCCH Receives the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

03/21/2016

WCCH has received the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety.

Hospital Foundation Recieves $7,500 Donation From CITGO

02/24/2016

CITGO Lake Charles presented the WCCH Foundation with a check in the amount of $7,500 in support of the Mac Burns Golf Tournament to benefit the WCCH Foundation.

Nalbone Named WCCH Employee of the Month

12/31/2015

WCCH recently named Tina Nalbone, RN as its Employee of the Month for December 2015.

Russell Benoit Named WCCH Safety Award Recipient

12/31/2015

WCCH recently named Russell Benoit, director of WCCH's housekeeping and laundry departments, as the recipient of its Safety Award.

WCCH Earns ACR Accreditation

12/22/2015

WCCH has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR)

WCCH Foundation Board Elects Officers & New Board Members

12/22/2015

The WCCH Foundation Board recently elected new officers to serve a one year term.

Fuller Named WCCH Employee of the Month

11/30/2015

WCCH recently named Bessie Fuller as its Employee of the month for November 2015.

Fisher Named WCCH Employee of the Month

10/30/2015

WCCH recently named Fallon Fisher as its Employee of the Month for October 2015.

Braud Joins WCCH Medical Staff

09/30/2015

WCCH is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Braud, MD, family medicine physician, to its medical staff.

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Honors Two Employees

07/09/2015

WCCH recently recognized its May and June Employees of the Month for 2015.

Dickerson Named Safety Award Winner

06/04/2015

WCCH recently named Ronda Dickerson, food service aide in nutrition services, as the recipient of its Safety Award.

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Announces Tobacco-Free Campus Policy

06/04/2015

WCCH has adopted a 100% tobacco-free campus policy. Patients, staff and visitors will no longer be allowed to use tobacco products of any type on any part of the hospital campus.

WCCH Announces Nurses Week Award Recipients

06/01/2015

WCCH celebrated the unwavering skill and dedication of the hospital's registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, nursing assistants, and support personnel throughout National Nurses Week May 6-12.

Billeaudeaux Named WCCH Director Of Business Relations And Physician Development

04/02/2015

WCCH is pleased to announce the addition of Anne Billeaudeaux to its growing staff of healthcare professionals.

Doty To Speak At April 9 Breast Cancer Support Group Meeting

04/02/2015

On Thursday, April 9, WCCH will hold its monthly “Pink Crusade” Breast Cancer Support Group meeting at 6 p.m. in the WCCH Board Room.

Guillory Named West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Employee Of The Month

04/02/2015

WCCH recently named Debbie Guillory as its Employee of the Month for March 2015.

Healthy U Camp Offers Fun For Kids

04/02/2015

Healthy U Camp, a camp focusing on nutrition, fitness and healthy lifestyle habits for children ages 8-12, will be held June 22-25 at Dynamic Dimensions in Sulphur.

Camp Smiling F.A.C.E.S. Offers Fun For Developmentally Disabled Children

03/19/2015

Camp Smiling F.A.C.E.S., a camp for developmentally disabled children ages 4-12, will be held June 15-19.

Mac Burns Golf Tournament To Benefit WCCH Foundation To Be Held May 9

03/19/2015

The Mac Burns Golf Tournament to benefit the WCCH Foundation will be held on Saturday, May 9, 2015 at Frasch Golf Course in Sulphur.

Upcoming Classes Prepare Adolescents For Changes At WCCH

03/19/2015

Changes in body and personality are just a few of the challenges pre-teens and teenagers face. Our adolescent classes were designed to address the different needs of both boys and girls during this time.

WCCH Partnering With Crave Gourmet To Provide Cooking Demonstration And Tips On Making Cooking Easy & Healthy

03/19/2015

WCCH will partnering with Crave Gourmet to provide a free cooking demonstration and tips to take the mystery out of cooking with balsamic vinegars and olive oil on Tuesday, April 21 at 11 a.m.

DeSonier Joins Medical Staff of WCCH

03/10/2015

WCCH is pleased to announce the addition of Keith DeSonier, MD, FACS, otolaryngologist, to its medical staff.

Doucet Named WCCH Employee of the Month

03/10/2015

WCCH recently named Debbie Doucet, Secretary/Billing Clerk in the WCCH Cardiology Department, as its Employee of the Month for February 2015.

WCCH Names Spell Marketing and Communications Manager

03/06/2015

WCCH is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Kali Spell to Marketing and Communications Manager.

WCCH Westlake Diagnostic Center Now Open

03/04/2015

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital is pleased to announce the opening of its Westlake Diagnostic Center.

Axiall Donates To West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital

02/24/2015

WCCH has worked with Axiall Corporation whereby employees and members of the local IAM 470 donate monies raised through its safety program initiatives to assist children in need.

Turner Named Safety Award Winner

02/18/2015

WCCH recently named Kenneth Turner, RN, as the recipient of its Safety Award.

WCCH Foundation Board Honors Fontenot's Service

01/27/2015

Members of the WCCH Foundation Board recently presented Ira Fontenot, immediate past president of the WCCH Foundation Board, with a plaque honoring him for his service as president.

Dynamic Dimensions Fitness Center in Moss Bluff Names New Manager

01/22/2015

Dynamic Dimensions of WCCH is pleased to announce the recent promotion of Justin Kingsley to manager of the center’s Moss Bluff location.

Davis Named WCCH Employee Of The Month

01/20/2015

WCCH recently named Brenna Davis, RN, BSN, care manager, as its Employee of the Month for January 2015.

WCCH Earns Continued ACR Accreditation In Mammography

01/20/2015

WCCH was recently awarded continued accreditation in mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).

WCCH Foundation Board Elects Officers

01/20/2015

The WCCH Foundation Board recently elected new officers to serve a one year team.

WCCH To Offer Foot Screenings February 2

01/19/2015

WCCH will offer complimentary foot screenings on Monday, February 2 from 5-6:30 p.m. in the hospital’s Wound Healing Center.

Genesis Therapeutic Riding Center Of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Receives Donation

01/15/2015

Krewe de Karoline, a local group, recently held their seventh annual benefit Poker Run for the Genesis Therapeutic Riding Center of WCCH.

Board Of Commissioners Of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Elects Officers

01/09/2015

In the December 2014 meeting of the Board of Commissioners of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH), the board elected its 2015 Chairman and Vice-Chairman to serve a two-year term beginning in 2015.

Mulhearn To Speak On Chest Pain At Seminar On January 27

01/09/2015

Is your chest pain a result of stress or heart burn? Or could it be a symptom of something more serious – like a heart attack?

Maureen Lannan, MD, Elected 2015 President Of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Medical Staff

01/06/2015

Maureen Lannan, MD, family medicine physician, was recently elected president of WCCH's Medical Staff at the December 2014 annual general medical staff meeting.

Allison Named WCCH Safety Award Winner

12/11/2014

WCCH recently named Lameka Allison, human resources secretary, as the recipient of its Safety Award.

WCCH Honors Two Employees

12/11/2014

WCCH recently recognized its November and December Employees of the Month for 2014.

Kingsley Earns Healthcare Human Resources Credential

11/13/2014

Christi Kingsley, Vice President of Human Resources and Organizational Development at West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH), recently obtained certification in Healthcare Human Resources by the American Hospital Association.

Adult Immunization Services Now Offered At Sulphur Community Clinic

11/05/2014

The Sulphur Community Clinic of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital recently added new services to its current services for community members.

WCCH First In Area To Use New Treatment For Coronary Artery Disease

10/30/2014

WCCH is the first hospital in Southwest Louisiana to use the Diamondback 360® Coronary Orbital Atherectomy System (OAS) for the treatment of Coronary Artery Disease (CAD).

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital Announces Promotions

10/30/2014

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital is pleased to announce the recent promotion of two hospital employees.

New Family Nurse Practiotioner Joins Johnson Bayou Rural Health Clinic

10/21/2014

Regina Bougie, APRN, FNP-C, is the newest addition to the Johnson Bayou Rural Health Clinic team.

The Diagnostic Center Of WCCH Adds Revolutionary New MRI Technology

09/25/2014

The Diagnostic Center of WCCH is now using the first-ever digital broadband magnetic resonance imaging system: the Ingenia 1.5T from Philips Healthcare.

Amy Soileau, MD, Family Medicine Physician, Joins WCCH Medical Staff

07/31/2014

WCCH is pleased to announce the addition of Amy Soileau, MD, family medicine physician, to its medical staff.

WCCH Once Again Recognized As A Gold-Level American Heart Association Fit-Friendly Worksite

07/31/2014

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) has once again been recognized as a Gold-Level Fit-Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more.

WCCH To Open Diagnostic Center In Westlake

07/23/2014

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital is pleased to announce its expansion of medical services offered in Westlake.

WCCH Auxiliary Donates Money To Hospital's Foundation

05/15/2014

The West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) Foundation recently received a donation in the amount of $21,250.00 from the WCCH Auxiliary.

Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh Shares Tips on Easing Morning Sickness

04/17/2014

Dr. Lacey Cavanaugh with our Vinton Medical Clinic provides tips on easing morning sickness for pregnant women. Watch the segment now...

WCCH Recognized As Safe Sleep Champion

04/10/2014

The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals recently recognized West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital as a Safe Sleep Champion for its adoption of the Recommendations for a Safe Infant Sleeping Environment made by the American Academy of Pediatrics to prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome and other sleep-related infant deaths.

WCCH Awarded Third Consecutive "A" Grade For Patient Safety

01/22/2014

WCCH was honored with another "A” grade in the Fall 2013 update to the Hospital Safety Score, which rates how well hospitals protect patients from accidents, errors, injuries, and infections.

WCCH Receives Blue Distinction Center+ Designation In Knee And Hip Replacement From Blue Cross And Blue Shield Of Louisiana

12/30/2013

In 2013, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana named West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) as a Blue Distinction Center+ in Knee and Hip Replacement.

Home Health Agency Of WCCH Awarded Accreditation From The Joint Commission

09/16/2013

The Home Health Agency of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in home care.

WCCH Awarded Accreditation From The Joint Commission

09/16/2013

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) has earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval® for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission's national standards for health care quality and safety in hospitals.

WCCH Names Fruge' New Chief Executive Officer

08/01/2013

Janie Doucet Frugé, RN, MSN, MBA, has been named Chief Executive Officer of West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital. Fruge' assumes the role on July 1. She replaces Bill Hankins who will continue to serve the hospital as Vice President of Business Development.

WCCH Earns Another "A" In Patient Safety By Hospital Safety Score

07/01/2013

In May, West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital was once again recognized with an "A” Hospital Safety Score by The Leapfrog Group, an independent national nonprofit run by employers and other large purchasers of health benefits.

WCCH Launches Innovative, New Program To Aid Breast Cancer Patients

06/11/2013

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital (WCCH) is pleased to announce that it is the first hospital in the area to launch a specialized program focused on the treatment of breast cancer patients – the Breast Health Navigator Program. The concept is practiced in many areas throughout the country and has proven beneficial to those receiving a breast cancer diagnosis. WCCH's program was developed in mid-2012 and has quickly gained the support of many physicians in the community because of its specialized focus.

Three Organizations Acknowledge WCCH With Honors For Patient Safety, Quality and Satisfaction

03/08/2013

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital was recently recognized by three independent organizations for scoring highly in the areas of safety, quality and patient satisfaction.