MEET OUR OFFICIAL MEDICAL PARTNERS
Our medical sponsors & partners provide The Louisiana Marathon® the personal health know-how and medical support that will many runners will be able to utilize throughout the weekend of January 15th-17th, 2016. These partners are crucial to The Louisiana Marathon’s® success of all our runners and volunteers. On behalf of our team at The Louisiana Marathon® we would like thank all of our medical sponsors for all their support and endless hours in giving our runners the best Louisiana experience possible.
Our nationally-registered EMTs and paramedics are committed to providing the best pre-hospital emergency medical care. Known for our quality service and technological innovation, Acadian Ambulance Service has been an industry leader for more than 40 years. We have a solid base of experience in dealing with disasters and other mass casualty incidents, and we also provide non-emergency medical transportation in Louisiana, Texas, and Mississippi.
Action Medicine Consultants has over 25 years of experience in providing point-of-service care for small and large-scale athletic events. We have proven success working with race directors on all aspects of large-scale athletic events: medical management, marketing and sponsor engagement, communications/logistics, and volunteer recruitment.
Our medical management planning process is focused assisting race directors in successful short- and long-term medical planning implementing effective strategies to provide a well-coordinated medical services component for race directors. Our coordinated services model involves communication/logistics with local emergency medical services, hospitals, healthcare providers, medical volunteer recruitment, and medical equipment/supply procurement. We also assist in developing medical sponsorship opportunities to support and enhance the medical components of your event to become a revenue-producing part of your event. We have the knowledge and experience to ensure your event’s medical component meets and exceeds healthcare expectations for race events.
BONE AND JOINT CLINIC OF BATON ROUGE
As the first Baton Rouge orthopedic clinic, founded in 1948, Bone and Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge has served the residents of South Louisiana for over 60 years. Today, we have grown to a family of over 70 specialized employees including 14 physicians, registered nurses, certified orthopaedic technicians, registered radiological technologists and certified physician assistants.At the Bone and Joint Clinic of Baton Rouge, our goal is to provide high-quality and complete orthopedic care in a pleasant, friendly and convenient environment.
GRIFFON’S GENTLE DENTAL
If you are fearful about going to the dentist, you have found the right place. We will help you relax and feel like part of the family. We strive to provide high-quality, compassionate care to even the most fearful of patients. Dr. Ashley Griffon can help you achieve and maintain a beautiful, pain-free, and healthy smile. We offer dentistry for the whole family- we see patients aged 4 to 104. Dr. Griffon is wonderful with children of all ages- we treat all of our patients both big and small with “kid gloves.”
LHC Group is a national provider of post-acute care services, providing quality, cost-effective health care to patients within the comfort and privacy of their home or place of residence. We provide a comprehensive array of healthcare services through home health, hospice and community-based services locations in our home-based division and long-term acute care hospitals in our facility-based division. More hospitals, physicians and families choose LHC Group, because our 11,000 employees in 25 states are united by a single, shared purpose: It’s all about helping people.
LHC Group was founded in 1994 in rural Louisiana. And now with hundreds of locations around the country, we’re always close to home. Find a location near you at LHCgroup.com. Or call us at 1.866.LHC.GROUP.
MOREAU PHYSICAL THERAPY
Moreau Physical Therapy has been serving the greater Baton Rouge area for over 35 years. We offer several locations in Baton Rouge, Central, Zachary, Port Barre, and Opelousas, Louisiana. We specialize in the treatment of athletes and musculoskeletal injuries. Our expert therapists offer advanced therapy and sports enhancement programs specifically tailored to each individual. The staff at Moreau Physical Therapy works with a variety of people with different backgrounds to improve their overall performance and skill. It is our aim to keep you healthy and create a program that is related directly to the specialized needs of your sport. At Moreau Physical Therapy we look forward to helping you achieve optimal health and recover from injuries.
OCHSNER HEALTH SYSTEM // OFFICIAL HEALTHCARE PARTNER
Ochsner Health System is Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic healthcare system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by Ochsner’s 25 owned, managed and affiliated hospitals and more than 50 health centers. Ochsner is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across six specialty categories caring for patients from all 50 states and more than 90 countries worldwide each year. Ochsner employs 17,000 employees, over 1,000 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts more than 900 clinical research studies. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment.
Whether your child’s health conditions are common or complex, the Ochsner Hospital For Children has you covered.
From rare brain tumors to heart conditions and organ transplants, we offer a level of pediatric care unmatched in Louisiana and more advanced capabilities than any other children’s hospital in New Orleans. You’ll find pediatric specialty care like cardiology, endocrinology, gastroenterology, pulmonology and urology. Even our children’s only ER is equipped to handle any pediatric emergency.
With locations in Algiers, Destrehan, Metairie, New Orleans and the West Bank, you’re never far from the care your children need.