Peoples Health is pleased to announce that St. Bernard Parish Hospital joined the Peoples Health hospital provider network on Nov. 1, 2017. Peoples Health, a Metairie-based Medicare Advantage company, serves more than 60,000 Louisiana Medicare beneficiaries, including those living in St. Bernard Parish.
“The addition of St. Bernard Parish Hospital to the Peoples Health network benefits our Medicare plan members in St. Bernard Parish, and we look forward to working with the hospital to offer excellent healthcare and improve outcomes for our members,” said Warren Murrell, Peoples Health president and CEO. “Peoples Health and St. Bernard Parish Hospital share a common goal—to help our members, their patients, enjoy the best health possible.”
At St. Bernard Parish Hospital, 350 employees and more than 90 physicians provide high-quality and comprehensive care in a compassionate setting. The heart and soul of healthcare in St. Bernard Parish, the hospital is owned by the St. Bernard Parish Hospital Service District and managed by Ochsner Health System. Accredited by The Joint Commission, St. Bernard Parish Hospital provides residents with convenient care in their community from 24/7 emergency services to a full-range of diagnostic imaging services and specialty care.
“St. Bernard Parish Hospital is proud to join the Peoples Health Network and continue our commitment to serving the residents of this community with compassion, convenience and access to exceptional healthcare close to home,” said Kim Keene, CEO, St. Bernard Parish Hospital.
For more information about Peoples Health, visit www.peopleshealth.com or call 1-800-631-8443.
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About Peoples Health
Established in 1994, Peoples Health is a Medicare Advantage organization serving more than 60,000 Medicare beneficiaries in Louisiana. Peoples Health Medicare health plans have been rated 4.5 stars by Medicare for 2018, making them the highest-rated plans in the state. The physician-owned company administers and provides a unique approach to wellness, care coordination and support services for plan members. The company is a proud supporter of many social, cultural, athletic and health organizations and holds an NCQA accreditation. Visit https://www.peopleshealth.com for more information.
St. Bernard Parish Hospital is a local hospital that delivers high quality care with state of-the-art technology. St. Bernard Parish Hospital has national certification by The Joint Commission, which ensures that it meets the highest standards in the healthcare industry. With its welcoming and friendly atmosphere, superior medical staff and advanced technology, St. Bernard Parish Hospital is truly the heart and soul of healthcare in St. Bernard Parish.
About Ochsner Health System
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner’s 30 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 80 health centers and urgent care centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across four specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 80 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs more than 18,000 employees and over 1,100 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties, and conducts more than 600 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment. For more information, please visit ochsner.org and follow us on Twitter and Facebook.