Hospital expansion wins regional praise

Published 12:00 am Monday, December 22, 2008

The David J. Vial, M.D. Patient Care Centré at St. Charles Parish Hospital recently won an Award of Merit in healthcare from South Central Construction’s “Best of 2008.”

“Best of 2008” Construction and Design Awards were chosen from 100 nominated projects from Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Tennessee. Voting on the Louisiana awards took place in Baton Rouge on September 9, 2008 and award winners were officially recognized at a luncheon on December 4, 2008 in Baton Rouge. The judges selected 34 projects as Louisiana’s “Best of 2008” based on the following criteria: Solutions to challenges; Project management; Construction innovation; Client service; Safety.

The David J. Vial, M.D. Patient Care Centré features new and expanded services in Cardiology and Dialysis Services, as well as Intensive Care, Medical-Surgical and Adult Behavioral Health Inpatient Units. The new three story expansion establishes St. Charles Parish as a Louisiana healthcare leader pioneering in sophisticated and innovative approaches that address patient needs and enhance patient care.