TGMC Wins International and State Marketing Awards

Rhonda Alfred


HOUMA - Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) has been honored with an international Telly Award for its 2017 Cardiology TV commercial, “Turbo Power Laser” and has been recognized by the Louisiana Society for Public Relations and Marketing with two Pelican Awards for the New Way of Health Marketing Campaign.

The Telly Award for the Turbo Power Laser: 30 video spot highlights TGMC having the only structural heart program and Hybrid Operating Room in the region and the TGMC world-class cardiology program having the highest level of expertise in the region as well as TGMC being recognized nationally by many organizations including the American Heart Association.  

Presented by the New York-based Telly Awards organization, the Telly’s honor the best local, regional and cable television commercials and programs, as well as the best video and film productions, and work created for the Web. Each year, judges consider more than 13,000 entries from 50 states and five continents. Less than 10 percent of entries win top honors.

The Pelican awards recognize the New Way of Health campaign which highlights the TGMC cardiology, orthopedic; women’s health center and healthy lifestyles center service lines.  A younger target audience, one motivated by proactive wellness and an active lifestyle was targeted. The campaign through a progressive approach, touted TGMC offering the most state-of-the-art acute care, while also providing resources for health, and wellness in their community.

Pictured is the TGMC Marketing and Planning Department; Lucy Watkins, Marketing and Planning Coordinator, Dustin Robichaux, Graphic Designer, Rhonda Alfred, Director, Layne Bordelon, Community Outreach Coordinator, and Amanda Pontiff, Secretary. 


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