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  • LGMC Operating State-of-the-Art MRI Scanner

    September 27, 2013 9:44 AM

    LAFAYETTE - The radiologists at Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) are rather radiant these days. LGMC installed a new, advanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanner in its Radiology Department, and began using it this week. It is one of the most advanced machines of its kind in use in the... more »
  • More Details Emerge on UMC, LGMC Partnership

    January 24, 2013 6:44 PM

    Cuts were announced a year ago at University Medical Center. Because of those budget cuts, UMC was set to lose 22-point-five-million-dollars and 173 jobs. In December, Lafayette General Medical Center stepped in announcing a partnership to avoid those cuts. Thursday, a healthcare panel answered questions from the House... more »
  • LGMC Stroke Program earns Bronze Award

    July 2, 2012 10:02 AM

    The Stroke Center at Lafayette General Medical Center (LGMC) received a Bronze Award under the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association's "Get With The Guidelines®" program. The award recognizes hospitals that demonstrate a high level of compliance with certain criteria outlined within the program. "This was a coordinated team effort,... more »
  • LHS, Badeaux sings Christmas songs for LGMC

    December 9, 2011 12:08 PM

    Today, music students from Lafayette High School went to Lafayette General Medical Center and performed Christmas music for the patients at the hospital. Former American Idol contestant and Lafayette High School student, Jaycee Badeaux sang with the accompaniment of the LHS piano players. Picture: Jaycee Badeaux
  • 2 lafayette Hospitals Say "No" to Inducing Labor Early

    July 19, 2011 9:47 PM

    The Department of Health and Hospital's 39 Week Initiative allows doctors throughout the state to stop inducing labor if the mother isn't at least 39 weeks pregnant. Lafayette General and Women's and Children's are among the newest names in Acadiana on the list. Dr. Tina Stefanski with the Department of... more »
  • Dangerous Heat in Cars

    July 15, 2010 7:34 PM

    It's that time of year when the temperatures are soaring. Those numbers are in the mid-to-high 90's and the heat index in reaching 110-degrees. The hot summer days are also a time when folks often participate in out-door activities. But, officials are warning of the dangers that may come along... more »
  • LGMC To Close Mental Health Unit

    April 1, 2010 3:32 PM

    LGMC Press Release: Lafayette General Medical Center's inpatient census increased tremendously in 2009, creating both challenges, and opportunities for hospital growth. The increased patient volume has created a need for bed space for medical-surgical (med-surg) and intensive care unit (ICU) patients; the hospital is, on average, operating at over... more »
  • Eunice family seeks answers in bodies switched

    October 21, 2009 11:52 AM

    LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) - A Eunice family is search for answers after discovering that the bodies of their mother and another women were picked up from a hospital by the wrong funeral homes, and their mother's body was mistakenly cremated. Kenneth Joseph said his 58-year-old mother, Ruby, died of a... more »

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