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Awards, Accreditations, Affiliations, and Certifications

Lady of the Sea General Hospital is proud of the work we do to achieve the high goals we set for ourselves as well to exceed those expectations you have for us. Below is only a partial list of achievements and accomplishments. For more information on this, please contact us at (985) 632-6401.

  • Lady of the Sea General Hospital was recently named one of the Top 20 Critical Access Hospitals (CAHs) in the country in Best Practice - Patient Satisfaction.

    The Top 20 CAHs, including Lady of the Sea, scored best among CAHs as determined by the Chartis Center for Rural Health. The rankings were recently announced by the National Rural Health Association (NRHA). An awards ceremony was held during NRHA’s Critical Access Hospital Conference in September 2021 in Kansas City, Mo.

    The Top 20 CAHs have achieved success in overall performance based on a composite rating from eight indices of strength: inpatient market share, outpatient market share, quality, outcomes, patient perspective, cost, charge, and financial efficiency. This group was selected from the Chartis Center for Rural Health’s 2021 Top 100 CAH list, which was released earlier in 2021.

    The Top 20 CAH Best Practice recipients have achieved success in one of two key areas of performance:
    Quality index: A rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank across rural-relevant process of care measures.
    Patient perspective index: A rating of hospital performance based on the percentile rank across all 10 HCAHPS domains.
    Lady of the Sea received the Top 20 CAHs award from the National Rural Health Association in 2016, 2020 and 2021.

  • Lady of the Sea Medical Clinics (LOSMC) received the Louisiana Rural Health Association's Outstanding Rural Health Organization of the Year for 2021.
    These Family Medical Clinics in both Cut Off and Larose also received the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience in 2021.

    LOSMC won this award from Press Ganey 4 years in a row so far (2018, 2019, 2020, 2021).

    Pictured below are several dedicated staff from LOSMC-Larose followed by LOSMC-Cut Off.

  • Lady of the Sea Home Health Agency received the Press Ganey Guardian of Excellence Award for Patient Experience in 2021.

  • DNV logo
    Lady of the Sea has full accreditation to DNV Healthcare Inc. / NIAHO® under deeming authority from CMS.
  • ISO Cert
    Lady of the Sea General Hospital conforms to the Management Standard System ISO 9001:2008.
  • wellspot
    Lady of the Sea is a Level 2 Well-Spot! Click here to learn more about our Level 2 Well-Spot status and the Well Ahead program.
  • tobaccofreesmall
    Lady of the Sea is a Tobacco Free Campus. Learn more here.
  • Daisy Award logo
    Please submit nominations by downloading and returning this form in the DAISY Box located at the front lobby reception area or mailbox area. You may submit nominations as often as you like, since this is an ongoing recognition program. Click here to learn more about Lady of the Sea's program, and click here to learn more about the Daisy Foundation.

  • Donate LA
    We encourage and support organ donation. Click here to visit the Louisiana website.
  • 5210
    Click here for more on the 5210 Everyday wellness program from the Louisiana Department of Health