About the Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System
The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System is a not-for-profit healthcare organization comprised of hospitals, long-term care facilities, physician offices and outpatient clinics across the state of Louisiana. The Health System hospitals include St. Francis Medical Center in Monroe, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center in Baton Rouge, Our Lady of Lourdes Regional Medical Center in Lafayette and St. Elizabeth Hospital in Gonzales. The Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady Health System has provided healthcare throughout the state for almost 100 years and today serves of 40% of the state’s population.
About the Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center
Our Lady of the Lake is a not-for-profit 850-bed medical center in Baton Rouge, Louisiana with more than 7,300 employees committed to building a healthy community through excellence in patient care and education. With a Regional Medical Center, dedicated Children’s Hospital, and 300-provider Physician Group, Our Lady of the Lake provides comprehensive healthcare services for common to complex conditions. Our Lady of the Lake is a primary teaching site for graduate medical education programs and is recognized in the areas of heart and vascular, trauma and emergency care, stroke, cancer care, minimally-invasive procedures and more.
- Hospital of the Year, Louisiana State Nurses Association
- The Cancer Program of Our Lady of the Lake, American College of Surgeons
About the Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital
St. Jude partners with Our Lady of the Lake Children's Hospital, Louisiana's fastest growing children's hospital treating approximately 92,000 patients annually. The hospital has 99 beds dedicated to children and is the only healthcare provider in the Baton Rouge area that provides a full range of pediatric services, including a 24/7 pediatric emergency room and more than 60 pediatric specialists.
Designated as a hospital-within-a-hospital, Our Lady of the Lake Children’s Hospital provides pediatric services to patients from every parish in Louisiana, in addition to patients from surrounding states. It offers a 24/7 critical care Transport Team that carries medically fragile children back to our hospital for care not available in their hometown, and encompasses a wide community footprint with school-based health centers, asthma prevention programs and childhood obesity resources to improve the pediatric health and well-being of Louisiana’s children.