This section is designed to bring you up-to-date on what is happening at Lafayette General. We welcome you to review current news releases (below), which often highlight upcoming events in addition to newsworthy press releases. Another great resource is our
calendar of events
, which will give you all the details on our classes, support groups and seminars.
In the News Date Press Release 04/25/2007 CyberKnife® Opens at LGMC - Tumors Considered Inoperable Now Within Reach 05/02/2007 Bariatric Surgery Program is Set Apart by Patient Care 06/23/2007 LGMC Welcomes Dr. Bruce Jones, cardiovascular & thoracic surgeon 11/01/2007 Flu Immunization Clinics 12/27/2007 Life Writing Classes Beginning 12/31/2007 Lafayette General Medical Center Acquires Second da Vinci Robot 02/08/2008 Stories Behind the Scars - Three men share their minimally invasive surgery experience. 02/11/2008 Know Your Numbers Acadiana! 02/26/2008 Diabetes Support Group & Self-Management Program 5/21/2008 BIRTHday Bash, Featuring Bestselling Author 06/13/2008 New Front Lobbies Now Open 07/08/2008 New Tour Schedule for the Pavilion 07/17/2008 Community CPR Classes 08/31/2008 For Employees - LGMC Calls Code Green 09/04/2008 Urgent Care Centers for Minor Emergencies 10/14/2008 Lafayette General Receives Clinical Excellence Award for Spine Surgery
10/27/2008 Diabetes Awareness Fair 10/28/2008 Flu Shots at Urgent Care Centers 11/18/2008 Lafayette General Imaging Joins National Study 12/1/2008 Highly Successful United Way Campaign Wraps View photos from the Cook-off, and the costume contest, by clicking here. 12/26/2008 January Man to Man Seminar on Living with Prostate Cancer 1/13/2009 Dr. Mohamad Allam Named Medical Director of Cardiothoracic Surgery Services 1/16/2009 LGMC First Hospital in Louisiana to Use Genetic-Based Technology To Test for Respiratory Disease 1/29/2009 Heart Month Activities: All About Prevention 2/13/2009 Apply for LPN, Radiology Schools 2/27/2009 Expanded Pediatric ER Hours 3/18/2009 Upcoming Community CPR Class 3/23/2009 Single-Incision Gallbladder Removal 4/7/2009 Patient Safety Excellence Award from HealthGrades 4/10/2009 Outstanding Nurses Honored 4/27/2009 Hospital Responds to Swine Influenza Health Advisory 5/8/2009 Hospital's Advertising Honored at National, State Level 5/26/2009 National Cancer Survivors Day Proclaimed June 9 6/3/2009 Home Health Achieves Platinum Quality Award from LHCR 6/15/2009 Learn More About Prostate Cancer 6/30/2009 Advanced Medical Supplies and Services Receives Accreditation 7/1/2009 Baby's Gonna Go Far—A Breastfeeding Seminar 7/21/2009 First in Louisiana to Offer New Artery Clearing Device 10/05/2009 Lafayette General Medical Center Embarks Upon Total Renovation Project A $70 Million Renovation Project has begun! 11/10/2009 Tiny Incisions for the Littlest Patients da Vinci® Treatment Option for some Pediatric Urologic Surgeries 11/17/2009 Lafayette General Receives Orthopedic Surgery Excellence Award™ Award is Based on Study, Which Finds Patients Treated at 5-Star Hospitals are 80% Less Likely to Experience a Major Complication 1/25/2010 Free Colon Screening Kits During February Lafayette General Endoscopy Center, Good Neighbor Pharmacies and KLFY
Join Together to Fight Colon Cancer 1/28/2010 Free Heart Month Events 2/1/2010 Comprehensive Cancer Treatment & Research Center Announced 3/3/2010 Patient Treatment Area in ED Now Open 4/22/2010 Lafayette General Goes Green for Earth Day, and Beyond 5/25/2010 Colorectal Cancer Signs & Symptoms Seminar 5/26/2010 Slow Down. Kids Around! Summer Safety Check 6/2/2010 Seminar on New Drug Therapies for Prostate Cancer Dr. Michael Cain,
oncologist, will discuss the new drug, Provenge . . . 4/27/2012 Free Parenting Classes 6/21/2013 LGMC
Center of Excellence
Minimally Invasive Gynecology 6/24/2013 LGMC Center of
Excellence in Minimally
Invasive Gynecology 7/16/2013 Cutting-Edge Surgery for
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Lafayette General Medical Center has requested approval from CMS to expand facility capacity at Lafayette General Surgical Hospital.