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A letter to the people of Louisiana

Dear Friends: As of Monday, October 1, Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana takes over operations of the safety net hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe from BRF/University Health System. This outcome is the culmination of over three years of our deliberate...

NLAF 2 partners with six North Louisiana universities

Six North Louisiana universities and foundations have partnered with the New Louisiana Angel Fund 2 (NLAF 2), a $3 million angel investment fund made up of more than 60 accredited angel investors or entities, to expose business students to such areas as...

8 Caddo Parish high school seniors graduate from SMART program

Eight Caddo Parish High School students who graduated from the Science and Medicine Academic Research Training (SMART) program were honored at a special luncheon. The SMART program matches high school seniors with LSUHSCS researchers. The students spend a year working...

Juan Zuniga family makes donation to University Health Shreveport

Juan Zuniga, age 25, is a walking testament to the quality of care at University Health Shreveport. Zuniga was shot during a robbery outside of his family’s restaurant in July 2017. He was rushed to the hospital’s trauma center, where LSU Health Shreveport doctors...

A letter from John F. George Jr., M.D.

BRF took on its largest endeavor and business unit over five years ago with a goal to provide uninterrupted safety net healthcare service to North Louisiana and support to LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport (LSUHSCS) as its clinical partner. Our secondary goal was...

Support growing for House Bill 885

A message from Rep. Cedric B. Glover of Shreveport: Despite the challenge of the looming fiscal cliff, there is still something special going on during the current regular Legislative Session in Baton Rouge, especially for north Louisiana. For the first time ever, the...


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