The Original Charity Hospital was founded in 1736 by a French shipbuilder to serve the poor and uninsured in the city. Charity Hospital still stands on Tulane Avenue as a reminder of its historical roots in the city and the millions of patients who were cared for there. …
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.
How long has charity hospital been closed?
Three weeks after the events of Hurricane Katrina, then Governor Kathleen Blanco said that Charity Hospital would not reopen as a functioning hospital.
Charity Hospital (New Orleans)
|Opened||May 10, 1736|
|Lists||Hospitals in Louisiana|
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 many beds does the largest hospital have?
Ranked by capacity
|Hospital campus||Town or city||Beds (Year)|
|Yale New Haven Hospital||New Haven||1,541|
|Safdarjung Hospital||New Delhi||1,531|
|Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center||Columbus||1,509|
|Jackson Memorial Hospital||Miami||1,500|
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.