Office of the Secretary

February 23, 2011
The Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals today confirmed the death of an East Texas child in a Shreveport hospital due to complications from H1N1 flu.
February 23, 2011
Today, the Louisiana Ambulance Alliance issued a statement from its board president supporting the state’s efforts to better coordinate care for Medicaid recipients.
February 22, 2011
Today, the Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced appointments to the recently created CommunityCARE 2.0 Quality Committee.
February 14, 2011
Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today welcomed an endorsement from Blueprint Louisiana to transform Medicaid by implementing a system of coordinated care.
February 07, 2011
DHH will hold the first Medical Directors' Summit Wednesday, Feb. 16, at Pennington Biomedical Research Center.
February 04, 2011
Today, Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein joined leaders across the world in highlighting World Cancer Day, an effort by the World Health Organization (WHO) to raise awareness about cancer prevalence and emphasize the importance of preventive measures that can reduce the risk of cancer death.
January 04, 2011
BATON ROUGE – The Department of Health and Hospitals learned late Monday that the state will have to repay $239.5 million to the federal government for overpayments the agency made to fund LSU hospitals between 1996 and 2007.
January 04, 2011
BATON ROUGE - The Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein announced today the appointment of Kathy Kliebert as deputy secretary of the department upon the departure of Anthony Keck.
December 22, 2010
Louisiana Department of Health and Hospitals Secretary Bruce D. Greenstein today announced that acclaimed Louisiana Chef John Besh will join DHH's New Media Initiative as a guest on the Department's blog, www.myhealthla.org, for the next three months where he will be sharing healthy Louisiana-inspired recipes.