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New Orleans East Hospital awarded “Hospital of the Year” by the Louisiana State Nurses Association at the 2021 Nightingale Awards and Gala

November 4, 2021

Aziza Landrum, Director of Marketing and Communications
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New Orleans, LA - New Orleans East Hospital is the recipient of the 2021 “Hospital of the Year (60 beds or fewer)” Nightingale Award from the Lousisiana State Nurses Association due to having clearly demonstrated concern for nursing values and recognition of registered nursing achievements within its organization.

“’The Hospital of the Year’ is a successful and special place because of its true impact to professional nursing care...Congrats to New Orleans East,” said the award presenter at the 2021 Nightingale Awards and Gala.

New Orleans East Hospital was one of three hospitals throughout the state of Louisiana recognized at this year’s virtual 2021 Nightingale Awards and Gala. In alignment with receiving this honor, nurses at these facilities are known for their participation in professional organizations and the support of these activities by their employer.

“As we near the end of a consecutively challenging year in healthcare, especially for the nursing profession, it is an incredible honor to receive this award from the Louisiana State Nurses Association,” said C.J. Marbley, RN, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer of New Orleans East Hospital.

“Our leadership team and the Board of Comissioners are extremely proud of our nursing staff at New Orelans East Hospital. It is their dedication to continued education that helps ensure our patients receive the best possible care when they need it most. Their work has contributed to New Orleans East Hospital receiving multiple recognitions from national and state nursing associations throughout the course of this year,” said Dr. Takeisha Davis, President and Chief Executive Officer of New Orleans East Hospital.

About New Orleans East Hospital

New Orleans East Hospital (NOEH), proud member of LCMC Health, is committed to providing extraordinary healthcare and educational empowerment to the community with courtesy, concern, kindness, and compassion. We look forward to building a healthier community and serving as an active partner in the revitalization of Eastern New Orleans. For more information on New Orleans East Hospital, visit

About Louisiana State Nurses Association

The mission of LSNA is to foster high standards for professional nursing practice for all Registered Nurses and advocate for quality healthcare for the citizens of Louisiana. With a vision to be a respected voice for registered nurses and recognized as such, LSNA offers various services and carrys out several functions including, but not limited to, the promotion of standards of nursing education and nursing services as defined by the American Nurses Association and facilitating professional nurses in creating a safe and uncompromised work environment in which to deliver quality patient care. For more information, visit