New Orleans Tulane University announces partnership with LCMC Health

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Tulane University announces a partnership with LCMC Health

LCMC Health and Tulane University announced Monday a new partnership to bring together community healthcare and academic medicine. Upon approval of the proposed partnership, Tulane Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center and Tulane Lakeside Hospital will be acquired by HCA Healthcare and join LCMC Health. Under the proposed partnership, over the next 12 to 24 months, the majority of services provided by Tulane Medical Center will be relocated to nearby East Jefferson General Hospital, and University Medical Center New OrleansTMC will ultimately be repurposed as the home of a new clinical nursing program studies, research room and for other medical purposes. Greg Feirn, CEO of LCMC Health, released the following statement: “LCMC Health and Tulane University share values ​​and a vision to work together to bring the best of healthcare and academic medicine to all we serve. This transformative partnership allows us to build on our strong history of working together with our academic partners, Tulane University and Louisiana State University, to do more for our patients, communities and the region together than we could as separate organizations. By joining forces, we will increase access to comprehensive and specialized care in our region and ensure that all of our patients and communities receive exceptional care here at home.” Tulane University President Michael A. Fitts released the following Statement: “Together with LCMC Health, we can combine our strengths to expand world-class academic medicine in the New Orleans area. Academic medical centers provide the most complex and quality care and are the birthplace of new treatments and technologies. This partnership will help drive clinical, educational and commercial innovation and growth that improves quality of life across our region.” Councilor Lesli Harris, whose district includes the downtown TMC campus and University Medical Center New Orleans, released the following statement: “I am very pleased that Tulane University is strengthening its longstanding partnership with LCMC Health. Health care is local and Tulane Hospitals will be in good hands as members of the LCMC Health family. For years, LCMC Health has worked to build comprehensive and specialized services for ALL New Orleanians that benefit family and city health and economic stability. This gives LCMC Health a unique understanding of what we need next in medicine and research. I know this partnership will help make the most of the TMC facility, create new jobs and support our local education, innovation and research landscape. There are so many incredible opportunities waiting to expand our region’s medical footprint. I offer my full support and congratulations.”

LCMC Health and Tulane University announced Monday a new partnership to bring together community healthcare and academic medicine.

Upon approval of the proposed partnership, Tulane Medical Center, Lakeview Regional Medical Center and Tulane Lakeside Hospital will be acquired by HCA Healthcare and join LCMC Health.

Under the proposed partnership, the majority of services provided by Tulane Medical Center will be relocated to nearby East Jefferson General Hospital and University Medical Center New Orleans over the next 12 to 24 months

TMC will ultimately be repurposed as home to a new nursing program, clinical studies, research rooms and other medical uses.

Greg Feirn, CEO of LCMC Health, released the following statement:

“LCMC Health and Tulane University share values ​​and a vision to work together to bring the best of community healthcare and academic medicine to all we serve. This transformative partnership allows us to build on our strong history of working together with our academic partners, Tulane University and Louisiana State University, to do more for our patients, communities and the region together than we could as separate organizations. By joining forces, we will increase access to comprehensive and specialized care in our region and ensure that all of our patients and communities receive exceptional care here at home.”

Tulane University President Michael A. Fitts released the following statement:

“Together with LCMC Health, we can combine our strengths to expand world-class academic medicine in the New Orleans area. Academic medical centers provide the most complex and quality care and are the birthplace of new treatments and technologies. This partnership will help drive clinical, educational and commercial innovation and growth that improves quality of life across our region.”

Councilor Lesli Harris, whose district includes the downtown TMC campus and University Medical Center New Orleans, released the following statement:

“I am very pleased that Tulane University is strengthening its longstanding partnership with LCMC Health. Health care is local and Tulane Hospitals will be in good hands as members of the LCMC Health family. For years, LCMC Health has worked to build comprehensive and specialized services for ALL New Orleanians that benefit family and city health and economic stability. This gives LCMC Health a unique understanding of what we need next in medicine and research. I know this partnership will help make the most of the TMC facility, create new jobs and support our local education, innovation and research landscape. There are so many incredible opportunities waiting to expand our region’s medical presence. I offer my full support and congratulations.”

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