LaSalle General Hospital Services


Ambulance

When there’s an emergency you need to know there are highly trained, skilled professionals ready to respond within a moment’s notice.  LaSalle General Hospital has an ambulance department that responds at the moment you dial 9-1-1. Ensuring you get the best healthcare possible, as soon as possible, our team of EMTs respond with the most state-of-the-art equipment and best training available ensuring the best possible outcome.

All you have to do is dial 9-1-1 in an emergency and one of our teams will be there within minutes.  You can trust us to be there when you need us.

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Diagnostic Services

At LGH, we’re building on trust, and that means we’re implementing the most advanced, state-of-the-art diagnostic equipment available.  Our new 16 slice computerized tomography scanner, what you know as a Cat Scan, enables us to expose you to less radiation and get you in and out quickly.  We can scan you whole body in under four seconds!

Our emphasis on wellness and preventative health led us into the development of a women’s health program.  The new GE Senographe DS and Prodigy Bone Densitometer allows us to find and diagnosis breast cancer and osteoporosis early – and the earlier we find the diseases, the better your chances of survival become.

We are also expanding our Cardiopulmonary services by offering calcium scoring – this aids in the prevention of heart attack and stroke.  A quick cat scan could save your life, and we are proud to be offering these services.

Of course our lab, xray, and cardiopulmonary departments are open whenever you need us –for a lab test, an EKG, or an xray – we’re ready to serve you.

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Industrial Health

We partner with businesses to reduce accident and injury, screen individuals for employment, maintain healthy employees, and treat illnesses and injuries related to the job through our new service –WORKSMART.  We come on site to see your employees during times scheduled by your organization, that way no one has to leave and your down-time is minimized.

From drug testing to fitness competency evaluations we take a comprehensive, integrated strategy for industrial health – using our wellness team, therapies team, and medical team we provide your employees with comprehensive evaluations and examinations.  This means less cost for you and your employees.

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In-Patient Acute Care

We understand that we aren’t a level-one trauma center – we don’t do heart transplants – but we aren’t a band-aid station either.  LGH excels in the delivery of quality, affordable primary healthcare.  That means when you get sick and have to go to the hospital, but don’t need an ICU or specialized care, we are the place to go.

Our goal is to not ever have you in our hospital beds, but should you get sick enough to need us, we’re here, ready to serve you.   In-patient acute care means that you have an illness or injury that requires a hospital stay to get you better.

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LaSalle Family Medicine Clinic

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We are emphasizing wellness and preventative care.  When we say that we want you out of hospital beds, our goal is to ensure you aren’t sick or injured, and the best way to do that is through regular, proactive well care and preventative healthcare.  With clinics throughout East Central Louisiana our physicians, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants are ready to get you well and keep you well.

Our providers ensure you have all the screenings you need, when you need them.  It’s more important to see your physician regularly than to only see him or her when you get really sick.

Let us keep you well – call us today to make an appointment or just walk on in…we’re ready to see you!

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LaSalle Home Health

We pride ourselves on helping you navigate the entire continuum of care throughout our integrated health delivery system.  That means when you need care in the home, our staff of professional nurses and certified nursing assistants come to your house and bring our state-of-the-art medical care right to your house.

Ask your medical provider today about our home health services, when you need home care, you need LaSalle Home Health.

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New Vision

New VisionTM is a medically supervised, hospital-based service for adults experiencing impending or active withdrawal from alcohol, prescription medications, and other drugs. We offer inpatient medical stabilization & withdrawal managementforappropriateadults. Onlya licensed physician can determine those who qualify.

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Senior Behavioral Health Unit

The SBHU at LaSalle General Hospital is an inpatient hospital program designed to help older adults in our community who are experiencing mental, emotional or behavioral challenges.Treatment includes group therapy, medication management, activities, family education and support to help patients improve their social, physical and emotional functioning.

These mental health issues may be related to aging, chronic health problems, loss of loved ones or other stressful life events, or they may be conditions that have gone unaddressed for decades. Whatever the origin of a person’s mental health issues, our programs are tailored to help improve day-to-day functioning and enjoy a higher quality of life and improved health.

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Swing Bed Program

A Swing Bed doesn’t swing physically, but it swings in the way Medicare reimburses for the care provided to the patient. A patient being treated for an acute condition can remain in the hospital for follow-up care rather than be discharged home when they are not quite ready or discharged to a nursing home when they really only need care for a few more days or weeks. The patient stays in the same bed, receives the same care, but the services are billed differently or the patient may have been transferred and hospitalized in a facility away from home and now desires to return back to their local hospital for their Swing Bed stay.

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Therapies & Fitness

LGH is one of the few rural comprehensive health systems in Louisiana.  What makes us different is our integrated, holistic approach to healthcare.  We achieve this success by relying on Physical, Speech, and Occupational Therapies.  Our therapists ensure you have a successful recovery from illness and injury and work with you to prevent future illness and injury.

Our team consists of compassionate professionals, most of whom are home-grown.  These guys and gals not only know the best practices when it comes to their science, but they know you what works best for you individually.

We also have a state-of-the-art wellness center unlike any other in rural Louisiana.  Our kinesiologists and personal trainers develop tailored diets and exercise programs to keep you healthy.  We also have therapeutic massage therapy to keep you limber and reduce stress and anxiety.

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