The Original Charity Hospital was founded in 1736 by a French shipbuilder to serve the poor and uninsured in the city. It was named Charity due to its links to the Catholic leadership, the Sisters of Charity. The original location was in the French Quarter and it stayed there all the way up until the 20th century.
What is the largest hospital in New Orleans?
New Orleans is home to the flagship hospital for the Ochsner Health System — Southeast Louisiana’s largest healthcare system including nationally recognized research efforts and 90 medical specialties.
What’s a charity hospital?
A charitable hospital, or charity hospital, is a non-profit hospital that provides treatment for poor and uninsured people who can’t purchase treatment. … Charitable hospitals are usually tax exempt in the United States and are usually funded through donations and special contributions from partnering affiliates.
How do I get my medical records from Charity Hospital New Orleans?
If you are a licensed medical provider seeing patients previously receiving care at the Medical Center of Louisiana in New Orleans, and for whom historical medical record information would be helpful in managing their care, please contact our patient medical record representative at 1-800-735-1185.