Tulane Medical Center

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Tulane Medical Center
Hospital Corporation of America
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Geography
Location New Orleans, Louisiana, United States
Organization
Care system Private
Funding For-profit hospital
Hospital type Teaching
Affiliated university Tulane University
Services
Beds 235[1]
History
Founded 1976[1]
Links
Website http://www.tuhc.com/
Lists Hospitals in Louisiana

The Tulane Medical Center is a hospital located in New Orleans, Louisiana. The Tulane Medical Center has centers covering nearly all major specialties of medicine,[2] and is the primary teaching hospital for the Tulane University School of Medicine. The hospital is jointly owned by Hospital Corporation of America (82.5%) and Tulane University (17.5%).[1]

Centers[edit]

The Tulane Medical Center encompases the Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, Tulane–Lakeside Hospital, Tulane Hospital for Children, Tulane Cancer Center, Tulane Abdominal Transplant at Tulane Medical Cente, Tulane-Lakeside Women’s Center, Tulane Multispecialty Center Metairie, Tulane Multispecialty Center uptown, Tulane Multispecialty Center Downtown, and the Tulane Institute for Sports Medicine.[3]

History[edit]

The location of the Tulane Medical School was once the New Orleans Chinatown. The medical center traces its history to 1834, when the medical school now known as the Tulane University School of Medicine opened.[3] The current hospital opened in 1976 as the Tulane University Hospital and Clinic, and was subsequently purchased by HCA in 1995.[3] The Lakeside Hospital for Women merged with Tulane University Hospital and Clinic in 2005, and changed its name to Tulane-Lakeside Hospital.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c "Facts and Statistics". Tulane Medical Center. Retrieved November 17, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Specialty Services - Department Directory". Tulane Medical Center. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 
  3. ^ a b c "History". Tulane Medical Center. Retrieved March 23, 2010. 

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