News & Events

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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.
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.
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 patientís home.

Abbeville General Earns ACR Accreditation (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).
Parking Lot Improvements (May 3, 2016) -- Parking lot improvement construction has begun!
2015 Joint Commission Top Performer(November 24, 2015) -- Abbeville General was recognized as part of The Joint Commissionís 2015 annual report "Americaís Hospitals: Improving Quality and Safety,Ē for attaining and sustaining excellence in accountability measure performance for surgical care.
Abbeville General Earns Another "A" for Hospital Safety

(May 2, 2016) -- New Hospital Safety Scores, which assign A, B, C, D and F letter grades to hospitals nationwide and provide the most complete picture of patient safety in the U.S. health care system, were announced today by The Leapfrog Group, a national patient safety watchdog. Abbeville General Hospital received an A, ranking among the safest hospitals in the U.S.

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.
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. 

2016 Medical Staff Officers Appointed(December 28, 2015) -- Abbeville General Medical Staff is pleased to announce the newly appointed officers for 2016.
Fit 4 Life Vermilion Support GroupThe Fit 4 Life Vermilion is a program developed by Abbeville Generalís Obesity Outreach Committee that offers applicable fitness instruction, nutrition, and lifestyle coaching. Support Group meets on 2nd Tuesday of every month.
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.
New Rural Health Clinic Under Construction in Erath (May 2, 2016) -- April 2017 is the projected completion date.
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.
TeleStroke Robot Helps Save Life of Local Rural PatientIn August 2015, the life of a local resident was saved at Abbeville General via the Louisiana TeleStroke Network.

Primary Care Medical Home Certification Abbeville General Hospital Rural Health Clinics recently achieved Primary Care Medical Home (PCMH) Certification by the Joint Commission. 
2014 Joint Commission Top PerformerWe 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.
TelemedicineAbbeville 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!
The newly renovated and expanded Emergency Department occupies 9,085 sq. ft. with 18 patient care spaces.
New Patient Access (Registration) AreasDo you know where to go? We're helping you find your way.
BMC New ConstructionThe hospital is currently working with the Architect to finalize the plans for a new state-of-the-art Behavioral Medicine Center -- a 16-bed psychiatric center. 
Levy Cancer FoundationTo 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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