Hospital Profile

Information in this report is taken from several sources / Definitions
Operating statistics from hospital cost report for period ending 05/31/2015.
Medicare inpatient billing data are for the 12 months ending 09/30/2014.
Medicare outpatient billing data are for the 12 months ending 12/31/2014.

Lake Area Medical Center
4200 Nelson Road
Lake Charles, LA 70605
(337) 474-6370

Hospital Characteristics

Hospital Website: www.lakeareamc.com/Lake-Area-Medical-Center/home.aspx
Type of Control: Proprietary, Corporation
Parish: Calcasieu
Metropolitan Area: Lake Charles, LA
Urban/Rural Designation: Urban

Notes:
Community Health Systems, Inc. purchased Triad Hospitals, Inc., which included this facility, on July 25, 2007. Formerly known as Women And Childrens Hospital

Volumes by Type of Payer

Inpatient Days
  Beds Medicare Medicaid Other Total
Routine Services 80 1,473 914 5,288 7,675
Intensive Care Unit 8 151 34 138 323
Neonatal Intensive Care 20 0 0 2,327 2,327
TOTAL Hospital Acute 108 1,624 1,341 9,787 12,752

 
    Discharges / ALOS / ADC
    Medicare Medicaid Other Total
TOTAL Hospital Discharges 443 507 2,013 2,963
Average Length of Stay 3.7 2.6 4.9 4.3
Average Daily Census 4.4 3.7 26.8 34.9


Clinical Services Provided

Emergency Services
Emergency Department
Orthopedic Services
Arthroscopy
Other Services
Obstetrics
Radiology / Nuclear Medicine / Imaging
Computed Tomography (CT)
Computed Tomography Angiography (CTA)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Single Photon Emission Computerized Tomography (SPECT)
Special Care
Intensive Care Unit (ICU)
Neonate Intensive Care
Surgery
Inpatient Surgery