Our community consists of a wide variety of healthcare professionals working as an integrated system to provide the healthcare needs of all our citizens in an eight parish region, the largest metro area in Louisiana.
Considered the regional hub for healthcare, the area features eight acute care hospitals, including a specialty woman’s hospital and a public safety net facility, serving a population of more than 802,000. The MSA also offers numerous clinics and specialty hospitals as well as a wide range of medical education opportunities.
Healthcare Journal of Baton Rouge is proud to serve as our community’s source for local healthcare news, information, and analysis since 2007. We encourage shared thought that will improve healthcare outcomes for our citizens.