HOUMA, La. (AP) - Terrebonne Parish has renewed a contract with Acadian Ambulance to transport injured or ill inmates from the parish jail to local hospitals. The Courier reports the agreement provides for a payment of $17,200, unchanged from the previous year.
It was a big day for healthcare in Lafayette Saturday as the new Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center officially opened for business. The new hospital opened it's doors Saturday morning, after more than two years of construction. It is the largest, single construction project to date in Lafayette... more »
Acadian Ambulance Service announces the promotion of Jerry Romero to the position of senior vice president of ambulance operations for Louisiana, Texas and Mississippi. In this position Romero will oversee the Acadian Ambulance operations for Acadian's service area and report directly to President and Chief Operating Officer David Pierce. Romero... more »
Lafayette-based Acadian Ambulance, which serves over half the state, is in hurricane preparation mode.
Vice President of Operations, Jerry Romero, says they are more ready than ever.
"We've really streamlined our plan - we're using the command system the federal government uses, we make sure we have the... more »
Heart attack patients are getting help in half the time it took before, thanks to the latest wireless technology. Time was wasted in the past while getting to the hospital and figuring out what to do once the patient arrived.
For week 2 of "Heart Month" KATC learned about... more »
A young girl was run over by an ATV on Sunday. A St. Mary Deputy was called to BDC Lane in Centerville in reference to a four wheeler accident. According to the deputy, several individuals were riding ATV's in a cane field when one of the vehicles passed the other... more »
At this time State Police have confirmed that the two vehicle accident happened near US 90 and 318 in St. Mary Parish. The accident involves a school bus and a passenger vehicle. The 34 children on board the bus were not harmed, however, the driver in the passenger... more »
LAFAYETTE - A donation from Acadian Ambulance will help researchers at the New Iberia Research Center with the transportation of chimpanzees on the Center's grounds.
The company donated a fully operational ambulance to the center.
"The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is a very important part of... more »