The Truth About Women’s Health
Post • May 24, 2017

On May 19, in recognition of National Women’s Health Week, Peoples Health network provider Dr. Angela McLean stopped by WVUE to discuss key health topics for women, including stress management, disease prevention and the importance of eating a balanced diet. McLean urges women to visit their doctors for regular checkups to address health problems before […] [...] Read More: The Truth About Women’s Health
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Medicare Covers Noninvasive Spinal Procedure for Eligible Plan Members
Post • June 14, 2017

On Dec. 7, 2016, Medicare began covering percutaneous image-guided lumbar decompression (PILD) [...] Read More: Medicare Covers Noninvasive Spinal Procedure for Eligible Plan Members

Peoples Health Celebrates National Volunteer Week
Post • April 25, 2017

Celebrated from April 23 through April 29, 2017, National Volunteer Week is a chance to thank those who contribute their time and talents to worthwhile causes in the community. Peoples Health values volunteerism on both a company-wide and individual level. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Celebrates National Volunteer Week

Simple Ways to Promote Bone Health
Post • April 21, 2017

On April 21, Peoples Health network provider Dr. William Junius stopped by WVUE to discuss bone health. To protect against future fractures, Junius recommends eating a balanced diet, performing moderate weight-bearing exercises, and making sure to get enough calcium and vitamin D. To learn more, watch the full interview below.   [...] Read More: Simple Ways to Promote Bone Health
Barbara Guerard

Peoples Health Study Featured in Industry-Leading Publication
Post • April 13, 2017

Barbara Guerard D.Sc., MBA, senior vice president of health services for Peoples Health, spearheaded the study “Chronic Conditions and Self-Reported Health in a Medicare Advantage Plan Population,” which was published in the April edition of Population Health Management. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Study Featured in Industry-Leading Publication
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The Peoples Health Medical Management Model
Post • April 4, 2017

Peoples Health President and CEO Warren Murrell penned an article titled “How Peoples Health Changed its Model and Mindset to Serve Seniors.” The article, published on the America’s Health Insurance Plans (AHIP) website, discusses the concept of the Peoples Health Medical Management Model. [...] Read More: The Peoples Health Medical Management Model

Eating Green – An Irish Blessing to Your Health
Post • March 17, 2017

Peoples Health network provider Dr. Angela McLean stopped by WVUE to discuss the importance of incorporating green vegetables and fruits into a daily diet. [...] Read More: Eating Green – An Irish Blessing to Your Health

Scam Alert
Post • March 10, 2017

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) recently confirmed that the HHS OIG hotline number is being used as part of a telephone spoofing scam targeting people throughout the country. The scammers represent themselves as hotline employees and can change the caller ID to make it look like the call is coming from the HHS OIG hotline, which is 1-800-HHS-TIPS (1-800-447-8477). [...] Read More: Scam Alert
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Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers
Post • February 17, 2017

Peoples Health network provider Dr. Pramilla Subramaniam spoke with WVUE about the importance of knowing your blood pressure numbers. [...] Read More: Know Your Blood Pressure Numbers

Heart Health on Valentine’s Day—and Every Day
Post • February 14, 2017

Peoples Health network provider Dr. Garland Green stopped by WAFB to talk about the best ways to maintain a healthy heart. [...] Read More: Heart Health on Valentine’s Day—and Every Day

The Power of Your Thyroid Gland
Post • January 23, 2017

On Jan. 23, Peoples Health network provider Dr. Tilak Mallik stopped by WVUE to discuss thyroid health. The thyroid gland has an effect on almost every part of your body. [...] Read More: The Power of Your Thyroid Gland

Peoples Health Welcomes JenCare Senior Medical Center to Its Provider Network
Post • January 17, 2017

Peoples Health is pleased to announce that JenCare Senior Medical Center joined the Peoples Health network on Dec. 1, 2016. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Welcomes JenCare Senior Medical Center to Its Provider Network

Tom Gennaro Named to JEDCO Board
Post • January 6, 2017

Tom Gennaro, senior executive director of the eastbank regional market for Peoples Health, was named to the Jefferson Parish Economic Development Commission (JEDCO) board of commissioners on Jan. 1, 2017. [...] Read More: Tom Gennaro Named to JEDCO Board
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Peoples Health Appoints Dr. Roy M. Lee as a Market Medical Director
Post • December 28, 2016

Peoples Health announced the appointment of Dr. Roy M. Lee as market medical director of the Northshore region. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Appoints Dr. Roy M. Lee as a Market Medical Director
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Peoples Health Honors Champion Henry Ramos at Saints Home Game
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The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Henry Ramos, its tenth and final Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Saturday, Dec. 24, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Henry Ramos at Saints Home Game

Peoples Health Delivers a Holiday Surprise to Fight Hunger
Post • December 23, 2016

The Peoples Health elves have been busy delivering holiday cheer and much-needed support to feed seniors in our community. As a part of our ongoing efforts to help end hunger, we surprised local organizations with donations to help fill pantries and bellies this holiday season. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Delivers a Holiday Surprise to Fight Hunger
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Peoples Health Promotes Warren Murrell to President and CEO
Post • December 20, 2016

Peoples Health is pleased to announce the promotion of Warren Murrell to president and CEO. Murrell’s new position reflects the increased role he has played in representing the company at all levels, both within Peoples Health and in the community. He assumes the leadership role after the passing of the former CEO, Carol Solomon, on Dec. 4, 2016. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Promotes Warren Murrell to President and CEO
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Peoples Health Honors Champion Eddie Conrad Jr. at Saints Home Game
Post • December 5, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Eddie Conrad Jr., its ninth Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Detroit Lions. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Eddie Conrad Jr. at Saints Home Game
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Peoples Health Welcomes Lady of the Sea General Hospital and Clinics to Its Provider Network
Post • December 1, 2016

Peoples Health is pleased to announce that Lady of the Sea General Hospital joined the Peoples Health hospital network on Dec. 1, 2016. Peoples Health, a Metairie-based Medicare Advantage company, serves more than 55,000 Louisiana Medicare beneficiaries, including those living in the Lafourche Parish area. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Welcomes Lady of the Sea General Hospital and Clinics to Its Provider Network
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Peoples Health Welcomes Pointe Coupee General Hospital to Its Provider Network
Post • November 29, 2016

Peoples Health announced that Pointe Coupee General Hospital will join its hospital network on Dec. 1. Peoples Health, a Metairie-based Medicare Advantage company, serves more than 50,000 Louisiana residents and is now enrolling Medicare beneficiaries in its health plans across the state, including in the Pointe Coupee area. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Welcomes Pointe Coupee General Hospital to Its Provider Network
Patricia Morris

Peoples Health Honors Champion Dr. Patricia Morris at Saints Home Game
Post • November 28, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Dr. Patricia Morris, its eighth Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Sunday, Nov. 27, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Los Angeles Rams. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Dr. Patricia Morris at Saints Home Game
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Peoples Health Lends a Hand to Bring Thanksgiving Meals to New Orleans Seniors
Post • November 23, 2016

On Nov. 22, Peoples Health partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana to feed seniors in the Greater New Orleans area. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Lends a Hand to Bring Thanksgiving Meals to New Orleans Seniors
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Stay Active and Healthy at an Older Age
Post • November 22, 2016

On Nov. 22, Peoples Health network provider Dr. William Junius stopped by WVUE to discuss the importance of maintaining a healthy and active lifestyle as you age. [...] Read More: Stay Active and Healthy at an Older Age
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Peoples Health Appoints Dr. Michael Raybeck as a Corporate Medical Director
Post • November 21, 2016

Peoples Health announced the appointment of Dr. Michael Raybeck as one of the company’s corporate medical directors. Raybeck provides medical support to the medical management department, focusing on quality care programs, process improvement, project implementation, operational management and clinical oversight. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Appoints Dr. Michael Raybeck as a Corporate Medical Director
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Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep Collects $8,206.85 of Food for Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana
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The fifth annual New Orleans Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep collected $8,206.85 in groceries to support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana. With a total donation of $10,000 from Peoples Health, which covers the cost of food collected, the Supermarket Sweep helps provide hundreds of holiday meals to the underserved in the New Orleans area. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep Collects $8,206.85 of Food for Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana
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Lafayette Seniors Enjoy a Thanksgiving Meal
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On Nov. 18, Peoples Health partnered with Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana to host a Thanksgiving Meals for Seniors luncheon for approximately 40 seniors at the Progressive Baptist Church Community Outreach Center in Lafayette. Peoples Health employee volunteers helped serve food at the event. [...] Read More: Lafayette Seniors Enjoy a Thanksgiving Meal
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Thanksgiving Meals for Seniors in Houma
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On Nov. 16, Peoples Health partnered with the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana and the Terrebonne Council on Aging to host a Thanksgiving luncheon for 200 seniors at the Houma Municipal Auditorium. Peoples Health employee volunteers helped serve food at the event. [...] Read More: Thanksgiving Meals for Seniors in Houma
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November Is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
Post • November 15, 2016

On Nov. 15, Peoples Health network provider Dr. Phillip Ehlers stopped by WAFB in Baton Rouge to discuss the importance of recognizing Alzheimer’s disease in the early stages before it progresses. [...] Read More: November Is Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness Month
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Peoples Health Honors Champion Marco Garcia at Saints Home Game
Post • November 14, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Marco Antonio Garcia, its seventh Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Denver Broncos. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Marco Garcia at Saints Home Game
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Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep Collects $8,911.21 in Food for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
Post • November 7, 2016

The fourth annual Baton Rouge Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep collected $8,911.21 in groceries to support the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank. With a total donation of $10,000 from Peoples Health, the Supermarket Sweep helps provide hundreds of holiday meals to the underserved in the Baton Rouge area. Albertsons also contributed to the cause, donating $5,000. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep Collects $8,911.21 in Food for the Greater Baton Rouge Food Bank
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Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep Collects $5,547 of Food for Second Harvest Food Bank
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The inaugural Lafayette Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep collected $5,547 in groceries to support the Second Harvest Food Bank of Greater New Orleans and Acadiana. With a total donation of $10,000 from Peoples Health, the Supermarket Sweep helps provide hundreds of holiday meals to the underserved in the Acadiana area. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Supermarket Sweep Collects $5,547 of Food for Second Harvest Food Bank

Peoples Health Honors Champion Linda Prattini at Saints Home Game
Post • October 31, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Linda Prattini, its sixth Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Sunday, Oct. 30, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Seattle Seahawks. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Linda Prattini at Saints Home Game

Peoples Health Honors Champion Dr. Jack McNulty at Saints Home Game
Post • October 26, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Dr. Jack McNulty, its fifth Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Sunday, Oct. 16, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Carolina Panthers. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Dr. Jack McNulty at Saints Home Game
Sal Anselmo

Peoples Health Honors Champion Sal Anselmo at Saints Home Game
Post • October 6, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions Program honored Sal Anselmo, its fourth Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Monday, Sept. 26, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Atlanta Falcons. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Sal Anselmo at Saints Home Game
Beverly Domengeaux

Peoples Health Honors Champion Beverly Domengeaux at Saints Home Game
Post • September 12, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions program honored Beverly Domengeaux, its third Champion of the 2016-2017 NFL football season, on Sunday, Sept. 11, 2016, during the New Orleans Saints game against the Oakland Raiders. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Beverly Domengeaux at Saints Home Game
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Peoples Health Honors Champion Bowdre McDowell and Elvin Dalcourt at Saints Preseason Home Games
Post • September 2, 2016

The Peoples Health Champions program honored its first two champions of the 2016-2017 NFL football season. Bowdre McDowell, a volunteer at the National WWII Museum, was honored at the New Orleans Saints game against the Pittsburg Steelers on Friday, Aug. 26, and Elvin Dalcourt, a volunteer swim coach in Baton Rouge, was honored at the New Orleans Saints game against the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday, Sept. 1. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honors Champion Bowdre McDowell and Elvin Dalcourt at Saints Preseason Home Games
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Peoples Health Aides Flood Victims
Post • August 29, 2016

As unprecedented flooding affected thousands of people in the greater Baton Rouge area, Peoples Health came to the aide of many in need. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Aides Flood Victims
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The Importance of Eye Protection
Post • August 19, 2016

On August 19, Peoples Health network provider Dr. Joshua Groetsch spoke with Fox 8 News about the importance of eye protection when cleaning up flood damage around your house. [...] Read More: The Importance of Eye Protection
Barbara Guerard

Barbara Guerard Recognized by CityBusiness
Post • July 27, 2016

In June, Barbara Guerard, senior vice president of health services for Peoples Health, was recognized in the Summer 2016 edition of the New Orleans CityBusiness publication, Path to Excellence. [...] Read More: Barbara Guerard Recognized by CityBusiness
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Peoples Health Appoints Mary Genovese as Market Clinical Director
Post • June 23, 2016

Peoples Health announced the appointment of Mary Genovese as market clinical director for the New Orleans region. Genovese oversees clinical care coordination within the region for Medicare beneficiaries enrolled in the company’s health plans, which serve more than 50,000 Louisiana residents. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Appoints Mary Genovese as Market Clinical Director
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Father’s Day Op-ed on Men’s Health
Post • June 14, 2016

On June 14, 2016, Dr. Frank Deus, chief medical officer for Peoples Health, penned an op-ed for The Times-Picayune on Father’s Day and the importance of men’s health. [...] Read More: Father’s Day Op-ed on Men’s Health
Men's health

Top Health Risks for Men
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On June 14, 2016, Peoples Health network provider Dr. Cordel Parris spoke with WAFB 9 News about men’s health. [...] Read More: Top Health Risks for Men
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National Men’s Health Week
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On June 14, 2016, Peoples Health network provider Dr. Scott Simeon spoke with Fox 8 News about men’s health. [...] Read More: National Men’s Health Week
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Healthy Eating on Memorial Day
Post • May 20, 2016

On May 20, 2016, Kim Hemenway stopped by the Fox 8 News studio to talk about healthy eating during the Memorial Day holiday weekend. [...] Read More: Healthy Eating on Memorial Day
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Peoples Health Honored by Jefferson Chamber
Post • May 11, 2016

May 11, 2016, the Jefferson Chamber of Commerce named Peoples Health as the Large Business of the Year during its annual Business Leadership Awards Luncheon. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Honored by Jefferson Chamber
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May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month
Post • May 10, 2016

On May 10, Peoples Health network provider Dr. Wayne Gravois spoke with WAFB 9 News in Baton Rouge about osteoporosis. [...] Read More: May is Osteoporosis Awareness Month
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Peoples Health Appoints John Barousse as Director of Digital Media
Post • May 4, 2016

Metairie, La. – Peoples Health announced the appointment of John Barousse as director of digital media. Barousse develops and implements the company’s digital strategy for an integrated online presence that promotes the company’s corporate image, products and services. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Appoints John Barousse as Director of Digital Media

Peoples Health Promotes Thomas Gennaro to Senior Executive Director
Post • April 28, 2016

Metairie, La. – Peoples Health announced the promotion of Thomas Gennaro to senior executive director of the Eastbank regional market. Gennaro is responsible for all market operations, which include implementing strategic business plans aimed at optimizing health outcomes for the company’s plan members, as well as building and strengthening relationships with regional network providers. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Promotes Thomas Gennaro to Senior Executive Director
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Peoples Health Holds 18th Annual Member Appreciation Event at Zephyr Field
Post • April 27, 2016

Metairie, La. – Peoples Health celebrated its 18th annual Zephyrs Game Day on Saturday, April 16, at Zephyr Field. The event, which coincides with the beginning of the New Orleans Zephyrs’ season, is highly anticipated among the Medicare Advantage company’s health plan members and employees. [...] Read More: Peoples Health Holds 18th Annual Member Appreciation Event at Zephyr Field