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lafayette hospitalsLafayette General Health features two of Acadiana’s premier teaching hospitals, University Health & Clinics and Lafayette General Medical Center.
lghThe Bariatric Surgery Department at Lafayette General Medical Center is accredited as a Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP).
gastroenterologist lafayette laCancer Center of Acadiana spans across South Louisiana, bringing closer to home world renowned cancer treatments normally found at medical centers in Houston and New Orleans. The American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer (CoC) granted a 3-year accreditation to CCA.
lafayette la hospitalsLafayette General’s Breast Center is a designated Breast Imaging Center of Excellence. Accreditations by the American College of Radiology include Breast MRI, Breast Ultrasound, Commuted Tomography (CT), Mammography, Positron Emission Tomography (PET) and Stereotactic Biopsy.
lafayette hospitals louisianaAfter undergoing an on-site evaluation and demonstrating compliance with nationally developed standards for stroke care, Lafayette General Medical Center earned The Joint Commission's Gold Seal of Approval™ for certification as an Advanced Primary Stroke Center.
lgh hospitalThe neuroscience program at Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) attained Center of Excellence status in 2012 based on the results of a Neuroscience Center of Excellence® survey.
la hospitalThe orthopedics program was awarded The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® receiving the Disease-Specific Care Certification for Joint Replacement Knee, Hip and Shoulder.

LGMC and LGSW Named One of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety

Women’s Choice Award® has named Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) and Lafayette General Southwest (LGSW) two of America’s Best Hospitals for Patient Safety. This evidence-based designation is the only award that identifies the country’s best healthcare facilities based on robust criteria that consider female patient satisfaction, clinical excellence and what women say they want from a hospital.


Lafayette General Foundation Announces New Program at LGMC

Lafayette General Foundation (LGF) announces “NICU Rocks”, a cuddling program that utilizes volunteers from the Lafayette General Health (LGH) Volunteer Program to rock and cuddle infants born with Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome (NAS). It is also geared towards babies whose mother might be in the adult ICU or lives too far away to visit frequently. The program is currently underway in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC).


UHC Opens New Emergency Department

University Hospital & Clinics (UHC) held a ribbon-cutting ceremony on Thursday, April 20th, at 10 a.m. to announce the completion of its newly renovated and expanded Emergency Department (ED). The expansion brings the ED from 2,450 square feet to 10,383 square feet.

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