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LDH recognizes birth ready facilities

Posted at 9:37 PM, May 04, 2023
and last updated 2023-05-04 22:37:56-04

Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center is one of five hospitals recognized as a birth ready designation.

LDH and the Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative recognized the hospitals listed on the Birth Ready Designation list for their commitment to improve birth outcomes for mothers in Louisiana.

To get a birth ready status hospitals have to meet requirements in implementation of policies and procedures, promoting patient partnership,addressing health disparities and equity.