St. Charles Parish Hospital named a great community hospital by Becker’s Hospital Review

Published 1:44 pm Saturday, August 19, 2023

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LULING –  St. Charles Parish Hospital (SCPH) has been named to the 2023 edition of the “Great Community Hospitals” list by Becker’s Hospital Review, a leading healthcare publication.

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.