|Opened||May 10, 1736|
|Lists||Hospitals in Louisiana|
What happened at Charity Hospital during Katrina?
The morgue flooded as well and bodies were floating down the basement corridor. The rising floodwater trapped everyone inside, including patients and hospital staff, without food and drinkable water for over a week. Some patients were taken by helicopter to safety zones. Others died while waiting for help.
What do you mean by charitable 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. An example would be St. Jude Children’s Hospital that provides assistance to children and funds research for pediatric ailments.
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|
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 happened to Mercy Hospital in New Orleans?
In 1924, Mercy Hospital opened and was staffed by the Sisters for the next 70 years. In 1994, it merged with Southern Baptist hospital and was acquired by Tenet Healthcare Corporation.