Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
The "Great Community Hospitals" list celebrates hospitals' dedication to optimizing Healthcare. Community Hospitals on the list are known for clinical excellence, compassionate care, economic impact on their communities and more. The hospitals are leaders who show above-and-beyond commitment to their communities. Their expertise helps expand care access to patients who otherwise face barriers such as cost or distance.
“It is an honor for SCPH to be recognized as one of the “Great Community Hospitals” by Becker’s Hospital Review” said Keith Dacus, chief executive officer, St. Charles Parish Hospital. “The care team and staff at SCPH remains steadfast in our mission to deliver compassionate high quality healthcare to the St. Charles Parish community. This recognition is a testament to their dedication and commitment to putting patients first.”
SCPH is a 59-bed facility which was created as a service district hospital in 1959. It is managed by Ochsner Health. In 2014, a partnership with Ochsner Health established the sharing of best medical practices and the implementation of advanced technology, resulting in improved quality, expanded access to care and reduction in medical costs.
Top ranking and award agencies have honored many of the hospitals featured on the list for their stellar patient outcomes and performance in specialty care services.
SCPH is the proud recipient of numerous awards, including an ‘A’ Spring 2023 Hospital Safety Grade by The Leapfrog Group, the 2022 Press Ganey Human Experience (HX) Guardian of Excellence Award® for medical practice and outpatient services, and the Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
The Becker's Hospital Review editorial team selected hospitals for inclusion based on analysis of
ranking and award agencies, including U.S. News & World Report's 2022-23 rankings, Healthgrades, CMS star ratings, The Leapfrog Group safety grades and The Chartis Center for Rural Health. Becker's also accepted nominations for this list. This list is not an endorsement of included hospitals, and organizations cannot pay for inclusion on this list.
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About Ochsner Health
Ochsner Health is an integrated healthcare system with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate. Celebrating more than 80 years of service, it leads nationally in cancer care, cardiology, neurosciences, liver and kidney transplants and pediatrics, among other areas. Ochsner is consistently named both the top hospital and top children’s hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report. The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities through its Healthy State initiative, a bold and collaborative plan to realize a healthier Louisiana. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including 4,000 patients enrolled in 685 clinical studies in 2022. It has more than 37,000 employees and over 4,700 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 46 hospitals and more than 370 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. In 2022, Ochsner Health treated more than 1.4 million people from every state and 62 countries. As Louisiana’s top healthcare educator of physicians, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit https://www.ochsner.org/.