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Rapides Women's and Children's Hospital

Rapides Regional Medical Center, a Louisiana Healthcare Asset

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Located in downtown Alexandria and easily accessible from Interstate 49, Rapides Regional Medical Center (RRMC) is licensed for 325 beds and fully accredited by The Joint Commission. With a staff composed of physicians in more than 30 medical specialties providing a wide array of services, RRMC puts its emphasis on progressive care and, in 2012, became the first verified Level II Trauma Center in Louisiana.

Rapides Regional Medical Center provides:

  • Cardiac rehabilitation
  • Cardiovascular and bypass surgery
  • General medicine and surgery
  • Intensive care and telemetry
  • Lithotripsy
  • Neurology
  • Neurosurgery
  • Obstetrics and gynecology
  • Oncology services
  • Orthopedic services
  • Outpatient services
  • Physical therapy
  • Respiratory therapy
  • Skilled nursing services

RRMC is a three-time winner of the Louisiana Quality Award, which honors businesses and organizations leading the pursuit of quality and service. RRMC was also named one of the nation's Top 100 Hospitals by Benchmarks for Success. The annual study lists hospitals based on quality, operations and financial management. In addition, RRMC operates the area's first Certified Stroke Center, which offers comprehensive stroke care. In addition, the hospital is the only accredited Cycle III Chest Pain Center in Central Louisiana.

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