|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
|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 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).
|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.
|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 patientís
|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
|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 Commissionís 2015 annual report "Americaís Hospitals: Improving Quality and
Safety,Ē 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 Generalís 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
|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 Unit||Medical 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 Improvements||2014 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)