Medical transport vans zipped across the parking lot and patients visited the center on Monday as some of the tenants leasing space inside the
New Era Companies, based in
In 2013, LSU closed its
Ochsner now expects to open the 5,000-square-foot Ochsner Community Health Brees Dream Center, named for its main donor's foundation,
"We're starting with primary care, but we'll be able to tailor our specialty services to meet the unique health care needs of north
The health clinic is among 15 new clinics Ochsner is investing in across the state over the next three years. The
"We can increase the number of individuals who are getting their flu shot each year, the number of health screenings and increase the chance of catching cancer and other diseases early and improve the quality of life for people with hypertension or diabetes with digital medicine programs," said
"When we are choosing locations we are trying to figure out where there is a gap in services when you look at the region and talking to municipalities about where they see the need as well," Reeves said. "Primary care is always essential because you have to take care of the whole person before you bring in specialties and figure out what people need."
Other tenants inside the
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