CHRISTUS Health and Ochsner Health System Announce Plans for Partnership in Lake Charles

CHRISTUS Health and Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) announced today that they have signed a letter of intent (LOI) to pursue a joint venture of current CHRISTUS operations in the Lake Charles area. The joint venture will have responsibility for all future health care facilities and services operated by the two health systems in the region.

Agreement Signed to Sell Lake Area Medical Center to CHRISTUS Health

Lake Area Medical Center announced today it will soon become affiliated with CHRISTUS Health through an acquisition agreement that includes the sale of the hospital and its associated assets. CHRISTUS Health also operates CHRISTUS St. Patrick Health System in Lake Charles.

Memorial Specialty Hospital Opens Inside CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital

Lake Charles Memorial Health System's long-term acute care hospital (LTACH) is now located on the third floor of CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital. The Memorial Specialty Hospital was previously located at a facility on Ernest Street, but Memorial leadership decided to move the facility in order to provide a higher level...