P&S is NELA’s only hospital to offer new ORA technology

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Billy Haddad wore eyeglasses for 50 years. In December 2016, Haddad stopped reaching for his lenses after undergoing ORA (Optiwave Refractive Analysis) surgery at P&S Surgical Hospital, northeast Louisiana’s only facility to offer the new technology.   “I wanted the best …Read more

State Robotic Champs learn about the da Vinci robot

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Students from Delhi Charter School visited P&S Surgical Hospital Wednesday afternoon in preparation for their next big adventure: the World VEX Robotics World Championship in Louisville, Kentucky, where they will compete against 275 middle school robotics teams, April 23-26. The …Read more

P&S acquires da Vinci technology

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Patients at P&S Surgical Hospital will now benefit from the da Vinci Surgical System, a tool with robotic, computer and optical technologies that allow the surgeon to operate with enhanced vision, precision, dexterity and control. The da Vinci instruments have …Read more

11 years and counting: P&S earns Guardian of Excellence again

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P&S Surgical Hospital received the 2016 Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award, which honors healthcare facilities that consistently achieve the 95th percentile in patient experience. Press Ganey has recognized P&S Surgical Hospital for outstanding in-patient satisfaction every quarter for the …Read more

P&S named in the nation’s top 10 percent

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P&S Surgical Hospital recently received several national accolades from Healthgrades: the 2017 Healthgrades Joint Replacement Excellence Award, a five-star rating for total knee replacements, and a five-star rating for total hip replacements.   P&S is recognized in the nation’s top …Read more

2016 Community Health Needs Assessment

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In collaboration with St. Francis Medical Center (SFMC) to prepare our Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA), P&S Surgical Hospital (P&S) chose to adopt the following information from the SFMC and St. Francis North CHNA as a meaningful overview of the …Read more

P&S: Louisiana’s only hospital to receive awards

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P&S Surgical Hospital is among the nation’s two percent of hospitals to receive both the Patient Safety Excellence™ and Outstanding Patient Experience™ Awards from Healthgrades® in 2016.   P&S Surgical Hospital is Louisiana’s only hospital to receive both the Patient …Read more

Dr. Lily: “Embrace everybody”

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By Laura Clark Years ago, Dr. Lilantha Padma Sri Herman Ferdinandez worked as a banker. He also had aspirations of becoming a martial arts champion. “I loved the confidence that martial arts gave me, and I practiced it for quite …Read more