East Jefferson General Hospital in Metairie

East Jefferson General Hospital

East Jefferson General Hospital, located in Metairie, Louisiana, is a community-centered healthcare facility that provides comprehensive medical services and patient care. While generally not considered a tourist destination, it can be an interesting location to visit for those interested in the history of healthcare and the community's efforts to provide excellent medical services.

Established in 1971, the hospital has grown into a leading healthcare provider for Jefferson Parish and the Greater New Orleans region, accredited by the Joint Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO). It plays a crucial role in the region's ongoing recovery and improvement in healthcare quality after the devastation of Hurricane Katrina in 2005. East Jefferson General Hospital is also well-regarded for the public art displayed throughout the facility, which aims to promote healing and well-being for patients, visitors, and staff. Some of the artwork may be of interest to tourists appreciating local and regional artists.

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