News & Events

Kaitlyn Richard earns certification. (July 27, 2018) -- Abbeville General would like to recognize Kaitlyn Richard, ARRT (R) (CT) for successfully acquiring the advanced certification in Computed Tomography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). 
Carnell Nutt earns Certification.( May 29, 2018) -- Carnell Nutt, Credentialing Specialist, passes her certification exam and is now a Certified Provider Credentialing Specialist.
Anita Crutchfield, NP, joins the staff at Abbeville General. (March 11, 2018) -- Anita Crutchfield, APRN, FNP-BC, joins Abbeville General as a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner in the Women's Health of Vermilion Clinic, bringing with her 23 years of nursing experience. 

Sada Powers and Heidi Barras earn distinction.(February 8, 2018) -- Sada Powers and Heidi Barras have recently become Certified Lactation Counselors.
Alanah Leger, social worker at Abbeville General earns license.(February 7, 2018) -- Alanah Leger recently passed clinical boards and earned her Licensed Clinical Social Worker Status.
2018 Medical Staff Officers Appointed(December 14, 2017) -- Abbeville General Medical Staff is pleased to announce the newly appointed officers for 2018.
Suicide Prevention Event September 9th 9:00AM-12:00PM(August 25, 2017) -- Abbeville General is hosting an event entitled, " Making Each Day Count: Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Awareness Event" Saturday, September 9, 2017 in Magdalen Square 9:00AM-12:00PM.
Seth Landry, NP, joins the staff of Abbeville General July 25th(July 7, 2017) -- Seth Landry, APRN, FNP-BC, is joining Abbeville General as a Board Certified Nurse Practitioner in the Abbeville General Hospital Clinic, bringing eight years of experience in internal medicine, occupational medicine, and urgent care.
Pediatric Dental Program now at Abbeville General(June 15, 2017) --  Dr. Shilpa Nileshwar, a board certified pediatric dentist, has been working with Abbeville General providing full mouth dental rehabilitation services for young children and children with special medical needs.  
AGH Clinic to begin opening on Saturdays 7-12 on June 17th. (June 12, 2017) -- Abbeville General Rural Health, Clinic 2419 Alonzo St., will be open on Saturdays from 7:00AM-12:00PM, beginning June 17th. Lab and X-Ray will also be available.
Dr. Jason Morvant, General Surgeon, comes to Erath/Delcambre Community Care Clinic in June. (May 16, 2017) -- Jason Morvant, MD, Board Certified General Surgeon, will begin seeing patients at the Erath/Delcambre Community Care Clinic on Thursday mornings beginning the first week in June, in addition to his full-time practice at Iberia Medical Center in New Iberia. Abbeville General is pleased to welcome Dr. Morvant!
Erath/Delcambre Community Care Clinic has Ribbon Cutting and Open House! (April 18, 2017)  -- Abbeville General celebrates the completion of the NEW Erath/Delcambre Community Care Clinic by hosting an Open House and Ribbon Cutting.  Dignitaries from the community, members of Abbeville General staff, friends and family were present for this exciting activity.
2016 Employees of the Quarter named (April 12, 2017)  -- Join us in congratulating the 2016 Employees of the Quarter at Abbeville General!
Abbeville General Nominated Best Place to Have A Baby! We need your vote! (March 30, 2017)  -- Abbeville General Labor & Delivery Department was nominated by the Times of Acadiana as Best Place in Acadiana To Have a Baby for 2017! Please vote here daily! 

Congestive Heart Failure Clinic now open in Erath (March 7, 2017)  -- Abbeville General has opened a Congestive Heart Failure Clinic on Tuesdays in the Erath/Delcambre Community Care Clinic.  Lauren Ledoux, APRN-FNP-C, is the provider in the clinic.
Dr. Maria Fontanez joins the Abbeville General Team! (March 6, 2017)  -- Abbeville General welcomes Dr. Maria Fontanez, Pediatrician, to our Pediatric Clinic, (formerly the Manuel Medical Clinic) located across from the Emergency Department.
2017 Medical Staff Officers Appointed (December 28, 2016) -- Abbeville General Medical Staff is pleased to announce the newly appointed officers for 2017. 
Erath/Delcambre Community Care Clinic now open 7-5 Monday-Friday (November 14, 2016) -- The Erath /Delcambre Community Care Clinic is now open 7:00-5:00 Monday-Friday which includes the lunch hour.
Abbeville General Report to Rotary Club

(November 13, 2016) -- Ray Landry, FACHE, CEO, recently spoke to the Rotary Club outlining the progress made at the hospital in just the last twelve months.

Abbeville General designated a Level Two WellSpot by DHH (Sept. 22, 2016) -- Abbeville General was recently designated a Level Two WellSpot by Louisiana's Department of Health and Hospitals for its commitment to making healthy choices easier.
Abbeville General Earns ACR Accreditation for Mammography (August 28, 2016) -- Abbeville General has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in Mammography as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
Medicaid Application Centers at Abbeville General(August 3, 2016) -- Abbeville General now has two (2) convenient locations where you can apply for the Medicaid program.
BMC New Construction (July 27, 2016) -- The hospital has finalized plans for a new state-of-the-art Behavioral Medicine Center - a 16-bed psychiatric center.
Shauna Bienvenu, MD, joins Abbeville General(July 11, 2016) -- Dr. Shauna Bienvenu joins Abbeville General Hospital Rural Health Clinic as a Board certified Family Medicine Doctor.
Medical Scholarships Awarded by Abbeville General

(June 23, 2016) -- Abbeville General has awarded Medical Scholarships for future practicing physicians at our facilities.  The scholarships recipients are: Dr. Rick Faul, Internal Medicine and Dr. Gregory Fontenot, Family Practice. 

Abbeville General/ Cerner Partnership for new Health Information System(June 23, 2016) -- Abbeville General is excited as we embark on our new Hospital Information Systems improvement journey. With Cerner as our new partner, we look forward to a long lasting relationship.
Orthopedic Emergency Call and Availability Services Return to Abbeville General 24/7 (May 30, 2016) -- Beginning June 1, 2016, we are providing 24/7 Orthopedic services, so your journey to recovery happens Close to Home.
Abbeville General Awarded another "A"

(May 1, 2016) -- Abbeville General Hospital Excels in Patient Safety by Being Awarded an "A” in Spring 2016 Hospital Safety Score

Abbeville General Earns ACR Accreditation for MRI (May 23, 2016) -- Abbeville General Off-Site Imaging Center has been awarded a three-year term of accreditation in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) as the result of a recent review by the American College of Radiology (ACR).
New Rural Health Clinic Under Construction in Erath (May 2, 2016) -- April 2017 is the projected completion date.
Parking Lot Improvements (May 3, 2016) -- Parking lot improvement construction has begun!
Restructuring of Management (April 25, 2016) -- Ray Landry, Chief Executive Officer of Abbeville General Hospital, recently announced a management level restructuring to better position the hospital service district in a new health care delivery system model.
Smoke Free/ Tobacco Free as of May 1, 2016

(April 18, 2016) -- Abbeville General (AG) is an advocate of healthy workplace environments and is creating a workplace free of tobacco. 

Abbeville General Earns Quality Respiratory Care Recognition in National Program (March 21, 2016) -- Abbeville General has earned Quality Respiratory Care Recognition (QRCR) under a national program aimed at helping patients and families make informed decisions about the quality of the respiratory care services available in hospitals.
50th Anniversary - State of the Hospital - 26 Feb 2016

(February 26, 2016) -- Today we gather together to recognize 50 years of providing our community access to quality healthcare services close to the patient’s home.

Abbeville General Participates in the HEN 2.0 Project through LHA(January 25, 2016) -- HENS identify best practices proven to reduce hospital-acquired conditions and spread them to other hospitals and healthcare providers.
2016 Medical Staff Officers Appointed(December 28, 2015) -- Abbeville General Medical Staff is pleased to announce the newly appointed officers for 2016.
2015 Sales Tax Bond Issue(January 5, 2016) -- $5 million proceeds were acquired through the issuance of Sales Tax Bonds for the purpose of constructing a new Behavioral Medicine Center that will also be fortified to withstand 190 mph winds thus able to be utilized as a Safe Room during a Hurricane disaster. Also being constructed from these proceeds is a permanent facility for the Erath/Delcambre Community Care Clinic.
2015 Joint Commission Top Performer(November 24, 2015) -- Abbeville General was recognized as part of The Joint Commission’s 2015 annual report "America’s Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,” for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for surgical care.
Fit 4 Life Vermilion Support Group(October 13, 2015) -- The Fit 4 Life Vermilion is a program developed by Abbeville General’s Obesity Outreach Committee that offers applicable fitness instruction, nutrition, and lifestyle coaching. Support Group meets on 2nd Tuesday of every month.
TeleStroke Robot Helps Save Life of Local Rural Patient(August 2015) -- The life of a local resident was saved at Abbeville General via the Louisiana TeleStroke Network.

New Patient Access (Registration) Areas(March 17, 2015) -- Do you know where to go? We're helping you find your way.
Primary Care Medical Home Certification(March 16, 2014) -- Abbeville General Hospital Rural Health Clinics recently achieved Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification by the Joint Commission. 
2014 Joint Commission Top Performer (November 23, 2014) -- We are pleased to announce The Joint Commission has recognized Abbeville General as a 2013 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures. This recognition is based upon our excellence in accountability measure performance shown to improve care for certain conditions.
Telemedicine(February 20, 2014) -- Abbeville General Hospital Clinic, in conjunction with LSU Shreveport and LaRHIX (Louisiana Rural Health Information Exchange), is now offering a wide range of telemedicine services.
ER Renovation Project Completed!
(June 22, 2014) -- The newly renovated and expanded Emergency Department occupies 9,085 sq. ft. with 18 patient care spaces.
Levy Cancer Foundation(December 23, 2013) -- To honor the memory of Jo and Irvin Levy, the Levy Family and Abbeville General Hospital have established the Jo and Irvin Levy Cancer Foundation, a 501C3 Corporation.
Hospital Engagement Network Award(December 3, 2014) -- As a result of our commitment to quality and patient safety, Abbeville General has been awarded for providing care that is safer, patient-center and more efficient.
Third Floor Medical/Surgical UnitMedical personnel from the medical/surgical unit are currently working with the Architectural firm to provide input and facilitate space planning for a state of the art medical surgical inpatient unit care space.
2015 Equipment Acquisitions & Plant Improvements 2015 Recent Equipment Acquisitions & Plant Improvements: Domestic Water Heater - Kitchen, Land Acquisition - Alonzo Street, Flooring - Surgery ... (more)
2014 Equipment Acquisitions & Plant Improvements2014 Recent Equipment Acquisitions & Plant Improvements: Hospital Building Waterproofing, Digital Mobile Super C-Arm/Laser Aimer, ICU Beds x7 ... (more)
2012 Equipment Acquisitions & Plant Improvements
2012 Recent Equipment Acquisitions & Plant Improvements: New Patients Beds for BMC and OB, Oncology Start-up  Equipment, Crash Carts, High-Definition Video Upgrade for Surgery ... (more)


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