TGMC CELEBRATES 65 YEARS OF LEADING EDGE HEALTHCARE
Formers than half a century. Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) has brought leading edge healthcare to the people of southeast Louisiana. We have grown through the years to become one of the largest employers in Terrebonne Parish, with an economic impact of $.374 million dollars annually. The not-for-profit entity opened its doors in July of 1954 with 76 beds and a staff of BCL Today, with over 1500 employees, 300 physicians, and receiving zero dollars in local tax dollars. TGMC provides our community with the most advanced technology compassionate care and quality excellence across various service line.
Through a highly experienced leadership team with healthcare expertise. TGMC is a model for providing the Gold standard of healthcare. Our state-of-the-art facility has 321 patient beds, treats more than 181,200 patients annually, cares for dose to 50,000 patients annually in the Emergency Department and deliver an average of 1.800 babies annually.
TGMC introduced many of the first and only break-throughs for our region in the areas of cardiology, cancer care, orthopedics, wellness and women’s health services with many national awards and accolades to demonstrate the highest quality of clinical excellence “It is through the dedication of our team of physicians, staff and volunteers that TGMC has become the world-class healthcare organization we are today.” said Phyllis Peoples. President and CBD.
THE TGMC FAMIILY
The building blocks of our organization lie within the familiar face of those who call the TGMC family home. TGMC is a Legacy organization rich in family culture. Our team of highly skilled and experienced healthcare professionals are your family friends and neighbors dedicated to caring for our community, bringing the highest quality and most advanced healthcare in the region.
TGMC is committed to the local community by giving back in a big way. The Community Sports Institute (CSI) cares for our local athletes by providing athletic trainers to all area schools far the past five years. Our certified athletic trainers keep our children safe by attending all practices, and being on the sidelines at all games. CSI also provides baseline concussion testing and CPR training. la 2016, the Bayou Region Athletic Hall of Fame was created to honor local sports legends and preserve their accomplishments for generations to come. To date, three classes and 18 inductees hare been honored. In addition to athletic services provided by our Healthy Lifestyles Center, our Well and Wise program was created to care for our senior population teaching them, proper nutrition, exercise and helpful health information The program is open to all seniors with no limitations based on the pariah where you reside. Furthermore, we have a Med Safe depository housed in the Medical Arts building to allow proper disposal of harmful drugs. To other, all of these services are offered to make Terrebonne Parish the best place to live, wade and raise a family.
Healthcare is constantly changing and at TGMC we have a progressive plan for the future. We are on the leading edge of healthcare through innovative partnerships collaborations, affiliations and through, the dedication of our team of healthcare professionals. We are honored that you have trusted TGMC for the last 65 years and we want you to know that we are always committed to caring for you today, tomorrow and for years to come.