Health Affairs

Office of Health Affairs and Medical Education

The Office of Health Affairs and Medical Education within the LSU System Office provides guidance and leadership to the LSU Board of Supervisors and LSU System President on issues impacting the delivery of medical education and health services at the three LSU Health System institutions and develops statewide policy decisions impacting the system. The LSU Health System is composed of three distinct institutions: Health Sciences Center New Orleans

  • School of Medicine in New Orleans
  • School of Dentistry
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Allied Health Professionals
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • School of Public Health

Health Sciences Center Shreveport

  • School of Medicine in Shreveport
  • School of Allied Health Professions
  • School of Graduate Studies
  • LSU Hospital-Shreveport
  • E.A. Conway Medical Center (Monroe)
  • Huey P. Long Medical Center (Pineville)

Health Care Services Division

  • Earl K. Long Medical Center (Baton Rouge)
  • Lallie Kemp Medical Center (Independence)
  • Walter O. Moss Medical Center (Lake Charles)
  • Washington-St. Tammany Medical Center (Bogalusa)
  • LSU Interim Hospital (New Orleans)
  • University Medical Center (Lafayette)
  • Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center (Houma)

The staff of the Office of Health Affairs and Medical Education interacts with the management and staff at each of the LSU Health System institutions as well as public and private stakeholders and partners at the local, state and federal level: Executive Vice President of Healthcare and Medical Education Redesign,  Assistant Vice President for Public Policy, and Director of Institutional Relations.

Contact information:

Health Affairs and Medical Education Redesign 433 Bolivar Street, Rm. 820, New Orleans, LA 70112, 504-568-4769 (main line) 504-568-5862 (FAX)

Office of Health Affairs 3810 W. Lakeshore Drive, Rm. 126 Baton Rouge, Louisiana 225-578-8886 (main line) 225-578-5847 (FAX)

Electronic Health Records

  • HIT is the foundation for a new model of health care
  • Advances ability to measure quality of care
  • Enables Transparency and “Value Exchanges”
  • Patient, Payor, Provider, Purchaser
  • Informed decisions regarding value, quality
  • Enhances ability to provide Continuity of Care
  • Improves access to care and to patient records
  • Addresses disaster response and access to records

Read the entire Summary Report here. (Adobe PDF)