Recently Ochsner Acadia General Hospital was granted Geriatric Accreditation by the American College of Emergency Physicians. They are one of only four hospitals in the state to receive this accreditation, and they are excited to bring forward information to the benefit of seeking care from a Geriatric Accredited Emergency Department.
At Ochsner Acadia General Hospital, having an emergency department accredited in geriatrics signifies that their team has advanced training and understands how to better care for seniors, and have been recognized for that commitment to excellence.
Led by an excellent team of leaders, which includes Dr. Ghayas Qureshi, Emergency Department Geriatric Physician, and Ali Iossi, Geriatric Emergency Department Director, the hospital has proven with this accreditation that it is focused on the highest standards of care for the elders in our community. They strive to provide services tailored to the changing needs of age, allowing for a more customized and comfortable experience for us and our loved ones.
Emergency care may be one of the most important decisions you or a loved one has to make. By choosing Ochsner Acadia General Hospital, you can rest assured that you have a team behind you with the skills, technology and expertise to give you the best level of care.
To learn more, visit ochsnerlg.org/oagh.