Founded in 1958 as a non-profit, general acute care facility, Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital is now a full-service hospital in the “Gateway to Acadiana’s Wetlands” that serves a major role in caring for the hard-working neighbors of Vermilion Parish. Our location provides easy access to healthcare where our Emergency Department physicians and nurses provide 24/7 care when you need it most. The hospital has 35 licensed beds and employs approximately 90 full-time employees in the City of Kaplan.
We strive to make quality healthcare services available to our community in a proficient, dedicated and compassionate manner.
Our staff and leadership especially value:
- Compassion: We provide an environment that is caring and conducive to healing the whole person physically, emotionally and spiritually. We respect the individual needs, desires and rights of our patients.
- Quality: We believe that continuous quality of care and performance improvement are the foundation for preserving and enhancing healthcare delivery. Effective communication and education of our patients, physicians, staff and the community we serve are essential elements of this process.
- Comprehensive Care: We are committed to an integrated healthcare delivery system that encompasses the entire spectrum of healthcare delivery. This continuum of care encompasses all aspects of an individual’s health.
- Cost-Effectiveness: We offer high quality healthcare that is accessible and affordable.