Office of the Secretary

June 13, 2012
Today, the Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals released its pharmacy concept paper and announced a series of regional forums to discuss the modernization of Louisiana’s Medicaid pharmacy program.
June 08, 2012
Friday, June 1, marked a milestone in Louisiana’s health care history, as the Department of Health and Hospitals finished the initial implementation of its new Medicaid delivery model, BAYOU HEALTH.
May 18, 2012
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein recognized outgoing Medicaid Director Don Gregory for his 36 years of public service and named Ruth Kennedy the department’s next Medicaid Director.
May 16, 2012
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals is celebrating National Women’s Health Week, May 13-19, with a series of statewide events that empower women to make their health a top priority.
May 09, 2012
DHH is offering special recognition to its nursing staff during National Nurses Week, May 6-12, a week set aside to honor all of America’s 3.1 million registered nurses, including the more than 54,000 nurses in Louisiana.
April 25, 2012
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals' Health Standards Section has moved to a new State Office in downtown Baton Rouge.
April 24, 2012
Today, the Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced the members of the BAYOU HEALTH Quality Committee.
April 23, 2012
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein visited the state’s first daytime health care facility, which offers a new health care option to Louisiana’s medically fragile children and their families.
April 04, 2012
For the first time, health care professionals will be able to use data on births that occur before the 39th week of pregnancy, thanks to enhancements a team of public health leaders developed for the Louisiana Electronic Event Registration System (LEERS).
March 19, 2012
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced today that J.T. Lane has been named Assistant Secretary for the Office of Public Health.