Our medical sponsors help keep THE LOUISIANA MARATHON® a safe event by providing our athletes the care they need for those everyday long-runs and constant training. Running can be a brutal sport on the body, but thanks to our Official Medical Sponsors & Partners this brutality can be tamed and hindered by the medical advances our partners and sponsors specialize in. Our team at The Louisiana Marathon are strong supporters and thank BATON ROUGE GENERAL, BATON ROUGE PHYSICAL THERAPY LAKE, BLUE CROSS BLUE SHIELD, LSU HEALTH, and OUR LADY OF THE LAKE for all their support and professional care they constantly provide our runners at THE LOUISIANA MARATHON.
MEET THE OFFICIAL MEDICAL SPONSORS & PARTNERS
As the city’s first and only full-service hospital, Baton Rouge General has been providing for the healthcare needs of our community for more than 100 years. Our legacy is one of compassion and caring, innovation and leadership. Without question, you’ll find some of the best medical technology available at the General, but it’s the attention to detail and genuine kindness of our staff that people remember most.
At Baton Rouge Physical Therapy-Lake Rehabilitation Centers, we are focused on relieving pain. So our clinics offer an encouraging and caring environment to assist patients in achieving their physical therapy goals.
We’re member-owned, not-for-profit and wellness-oriented. Our mission is to improve the lives of Louisianians. We’re owned by our members and we’re committed to the health of the state we call home.
Louisiana State University operates ten hospitals, which are managed by the Health Care Services Division. Combined, the LSU facilities admit 60,000 patients annually, and they provide nearly 1.2 million outpatient visits, around 70 percent of which are clinic visits. Mission-driven to care for the uninsured and provide training opportunities for future health professionals, LSU HCSD is a statewide safety net system in which everyone is eligible for care
Located in the state capital of Baton Rouge, Our Lady of the Lake Regional Medical Center is a leading healthcare provider for the south Louisiana region providing healthcare for a 11-parish area. With over 700 licensed beds, the hospital is one of the largest acute care hospitals in the state. The Lake’s strong sense of mission and purpose sets it apart from other hospital organizations earning a reputation for excellence, safety and quality. The Lake’s well established ministry is referred to by many as its Spirit of Healing.
In a given year, Our Lady of the Lake treats approximately 35,000 patients in the hospital, and services about 350,000 persons through outpatient locations. It has a complement of nearly 1,000 physicians and more than 4,000 staff members.