Baton Rouge General Breaks Ground On New Medical Office Building02-Nov-2012
Baton Rouge General Medical Center held a groundbreaking ceremony on October 31, 2012 for their new, state-of-the-art medical office building to be located on the Bluebonnet campus. This event is part of a larger hospital expansion project on the Bluebonnet campus, and follows the recent addition of a new four room operating suite equipped with innovative hybrid heart surgery technology and minimally invasive robotics. With the completion of this surgical services expansion and this week's medical office building groundbreaking, Baton Rouge General moves one step closer to becoming a fully integrated medical community.
Leaders and representatives from Baton Rouge General Medical Center as well as state officials break ground on the new facility at the Bluebonnet campus. Pictured from left to right are:
Dr. Andrew Olinde, Chief of Medical Staff, Baton Rouge General; Kendall Johnson, Chief Financial Officer, Baton Rouge General; Representative Stephen Carter, Louisiana House of Representatives; Dionne Viator, Executive Vice President and Chief Business Development Officer, Baton Rouge General; Bill Holman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Baton Rouge General; Dr. Evelyn Hayes, Vice Chairman, Board of Trustees, Baton Rouge General; Micah Morgan, Architect, Washer Hill Lipscomb Cabaniss; Anna Cazes, Vice President of Patient Care and Chief Nursing Officer, Baton Rouge General; Peyton Grant, Vice President of Facilities Management, Baton Rouge General; and Edgardo Tenreiro, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer, Baton Rouge General.
About Baton Rouge General Medical Center
Baton Rouge General Medical Center is a full-service community hospital, with 544 licensed beds between two campuses. As the first hospital in Baton Rouge, opening its doors in 1900, Baton Rouge General has a long history of groundbreaking milestones, as well as providing the Greater Baton Rouge community with high quality healthcare for generations.
Baton Rouge General is affiliated with and also serves as a satellite campus of Tulane University School of Medicine. In addition to serving as a satellite campus for Tulane medical students in the LEAD (Leadership, Education, Advocacy and Discovery) Academy program, Baton Rouge General also offers a Family Medicine Residency Program, Internal Medicine Residency Program, Sports Medicine Fellowship Program, School of Nursing and School of Radiologic Technology. Baton Rouge General, an accredited teaching hospital since 1991, is committed to exceptional medical education and serves a diverse population that is representative of the types of patients, injuries, illnesses and healthcare needs most frequently seen by physicians in private practice. For more information, visit www.BRGeneral.org.