UMC’s 1st Year: 2200 Staffers, 230K Clinic, ER Visits

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — University Medical Center New Orleans says its first year in operation included more than 237,000 visits by patients and employment of more than 2,240 full-time staffer members.

         A news release Tuesday says its staff dealt with 155,835 clinic visits, 81,330 emergency visits, and 11,736 admissions over the first 365 days.

         The 446-bed hospital opened Aug. 1, 2015, with the transfer of 131 patients from its predecessor, Interim LSU Hospital.

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         Hospital officials say that the staff has worked with 5,000 residents, medical students and trainees.



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