At both Lafayette General and Lourdes, which owns Women’s & Children’s, you are still allowed to have one person with you during childbirth.
The gist: Wednesday morning Lafayette General Health and Ochsner Health System ended years of speculation in local health care circles, sparked largely by a 2015 strategic partnership, that the two would eventually become one.
The gist: Lafayette General Health announced the launch of a new $10 million innovation fund with investments from Acadian Companies, LHC Group, Ochsner and the Schumacher Family Foundation. The goal of this fund is to make investments in health care startups that can deliver good return and improve services for the system and its partners.
The gist: Lafayette General Health will use a new federal tax advantage program, created by the 2017 tax overhaul, to develop near the Oil Center and invest in healthcare startups. The hospital announced the move at an information session about federal Opportunity Funds, held Wednesday.
Lafayette General Health warns that it will stop running UHC unless the Legislature fully restores funding to the hospital