Earl K Long Medical Center

Stats & Services

General Information

Operated by: State
Hospital type: General medical and surgical
Number of Beds: 103
Parent system: LSU Health Care Services Division

Statistics

Admissions: 4,975
Inpatient surgeries: 2,076
Outpatient visits: 241,273
Emergency room visits: 49,725
Births: 516
Number of Beds: 103

Services Provided

Inpatient

  • Infection isolation room
  • Neonatal intensive care
  • Neonatal intermediate care
  • Cancer services
  • Psychiatric care (Psychiatric emergency services)

Outpatient

  • Breast cancer screening/mammograms
  • Chemotherapy
  • HIV-AIDS services
  • Kidney dialysis
  • Chemotherapy
  • Physical rehabilitation
  • Stop-smoking program
  • Sports medicine
  • Women's health center
  • Wound management services

Patient/Family Support Services

  • Help with government services
  • Cancer services
  • Patient representative/ombusdman
  • Translation services

Community Outreach

  • Health screenings

Imaging Services (Diagnostic and Therapeutic)

  • CT scanner
  • Diagnostic radioisotope facility
  • Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)
  • Multislice spiral CT
  • Ultrasound

* At another location in healthcare system or through arrangement with another provider.

Employed Staff

Full Time

Physicians and dentists*: 376
Registered nurses: 214
Licensed practical nurses: 55
Faculty Personnel: NA

Part Time

Physicians and dentists*: 0
Registered nurses: 39
Licensed practical nurses: 8
Faculty Personnel: NA

* At many hospitals, physicians and dentists are not on staff. They are paid as faculty by a medical school or through other arrangements

This information was provided by the American Hospital Association. Find out more about AHA data products at www.ahadata.com.

Data last updated July 2013


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