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People who suffer from diabetes or other kidney problems in addition to cardiovascular disease have a new, safer option for cardiovascular imaging studies thanks to an innovative technology being used by physicians with Tulane Health System. These special angiograms use carbon dioxide in the place of traditional iodinated contrast, or dye, which can greatly reduce the impact of the scan on patients’ kidneys.

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Francis Maness, an innovative healthcare executive with more than 10 years’ experience in operations and finance, has been named Tulane Health System’s assistant chief operating officer. In this role, he will provide onsite leadership at the health system’s Tulane Lakeside Hospital for Women and Children in Metairie. He assumes the role May 16.

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Accomplished nursing executive brings 40 years of healthcare expertise to role at leading healthcare provider.

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Tulane Health System has been recognized as a “Leader in LGBT Healthcare Equality” by the Human Rights Campaign (HRC) Foundation, the educational arm of the country’s largest lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) civil rights organization.

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February 11, 2016

Tulane Medical Center is one of two hospitals in the state to offer the newest and most advanced dual console da Vinci Surgical System. The $2.2M da Vinci Xi is a technological leap forward in replacing traditional, large-incision surgeries with a minimally invasive approach.

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January 29, 2016

Today, Tulane Health System honored Dr. McSwain’s legacy of working with our city’s first responders at a special ceremony to dedicate the newly expanded First Responders clinic in his name.

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November 17, 2015

Today The Joint Commission recognized Tulane Health System as a Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® for 2015.

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August 05, 2015

Tulane Medical Center, in partnership with Sarah Cannon Blood Cancer Network, announced today its accreditation by the internationally recognized Foundation for the Accreditation of Cellular Therapy (FACT). FACT is a non-profit corporation co-founded by the International Society for Cellular Therapy (ISCT) and the American Society of Blood and Marrow Transplantation (ASBMT) for the purposes of voluntary inspection and accreditation in the field of cellular therapy.

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August 03, 2015

Tulane Health System (THS) is proud to announce that Chief Operating Officer Jyric Sims was chosen out of hundreds of nominees for the New Orleans Millennial Award in the Healthcare category on Saturday, July 25. Now in its third year, The Millennials: A Salute to Service awards ceremony honors dynamic young professionals who contribute to the community through public service, make significant strides in business sectors, or serve as cultural ambassadors.

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Tulane Health System’s Stroke Program has achieved the highest possible quality award from the American Heart Association - the Target: Stroke Honor Roll-Elite Plus award.

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