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Medsafe Medication Disposal – How We Are Fighting the Opioid Epidemic

More than 50% of those who abused opoids did not have a prescription and many obtained these drugs for free from friends or relatives. With Louisiana in the midst of a tragic opioid epidemic, we’re asking for your help. Clean out your medicine cabinets and bring your unneeded or expired drugs to our drug take-back boxes.

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PCGH Accredited by the Joint Commission

Pointe Coupee General Hospital is proud to announce that it has been accredited by The Joint Commission which has surveyed this organization and found it to meet the requirements for the Critical Access Hospital Accreditation Program. The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval is given only to facilities that demonstrate continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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PCGH Receives Excellent Clinical Ranking

In recent data released by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS), Pointe Coupee General Hospital was ranked 76 out of 1,134 Critical Access Hospitals in the United States in clinical quality. The analysis is intended to provide Critical Access Hospitals with an estimate of their performance potential under a scenario for the Critical Access Hospital Value-Based Purchasing program.

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PCGH Awarded Accreditation from the Joint Commission for Laboratory Services

Pointe Coupee General Hospital has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval® for Laboratory Services Accreditation by demonstrating continuous compliance with its performance standards. The Gold Seal of Approval® is a symbol of quality that reflects an organization’s commitment to providing safe and effective patient care.

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New State of the Art Medical Laboratory Now Open

Pointe Coupee General Hospital continues its efforts to improve quality of care for local health care consumers, most recently opening a brand new 6,000 ft.² state of the art lab. PCGH Administrator Chad Olinde and Lab Manager Yvette Major Garrett announce that the new lab will provide 24 hour a day, 7 day a week lab services to meet the needs of the emergency room, as well as, patients admitted to the hospital.

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