Accolades for Southwest Louisiana Hospitals

Teree Caruthers
On Friday, October 30, 2015 - 09:48
Lake Charles LA

Lake Charles Memorial

Regular recipient of The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for accreditation by demonstrating compliance with The Joint Commission’s national standards for health-care quality and safety in hospitals; Recipient of the Outstanding Achievement Award by the American College of Surgeons’ Commission on Cancer.

Lake Area Medical Center

Recognized by BlueCross BlueShield of Louisiana as one of the nation's first health-care facilities to receive a Blue Distinction Center + designation in the area of bariatric surgery by the Blue Distinction Centers for Specialty Care program; Included on Modern Healthcare’s 2014 list of Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital

Only Mission: Lifeline STEMI-receiving facility in Southwest Louisiana; Recipient of the ACTION Registry Get with the Guidelines Performance Achievement Platinum Award; Recognized as a 2013/2014 Consumer Choice Award Winner by the National Research Corporation for the fifth consecutive year.

West Calcasieu Cameron Hospital

Named a Blue Distinction Center+ in Knee and Hip Replacement by BlueCross Blue Shield of Louisiana.


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