Baton Rouge General selected No. 1 in region for overall medical care

Staff Writer
Plaquemine Post South

BATON ROUGE - Baton Rouge General recently earned top rankings by CareChex, referred to as the most comprehensive site for rating hospital care.

Designations included No. 1 region and Top 100 Hospital in the nation for overall medical care, No. 1 in the state and Top 100 Hospital in the nation for heart failure treatment and No. 1 in the region for heart attack treatment.

CareChex provides a composite evaluation of all components of medical quality including process of care, outcomes of care and patient experiences.

"Region" is defined as Ascension, Assumption, East Baton Rouge, East Feliciana, Iberville, Livingston, Pointe Coupee, St. Helena, West Baton Rouge, and West Feliciana parishes.