Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC)
Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) has been building a reputation based on quality and is a nationally recognized health care
organization that provides state-of-the-art technology and advanced services.
TGMC is a public, non-profit health care system consisting of a 321 licensed bed acute care facility complete with a range of
services such as a Women’s Center, cancer care services, an outpatient surgery center, diagnostic imaging services, Women’s Diagnostic
and Breast Imaging Center, inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation, and emergency care services.
Terrebonne General takes pride in being the largest community-based hospital in the tri-parish area of Terrebonne, Lafourche and St.
Mary parishes. The medical center serves as a major economic force for the community with a staff of over 1300 employees. In addition, the hospital currently has a medical staff of over 150 physicians offering a variety of specialties ranging from family practice to cardiovascular surgery.
Terrebonne General is accredited by Joint Commission, the national body that ensures that member hospitals meet established standards for quality of patient care. TGMC is also a member of the Louisiana Hospital Association and is also a member of Premier, a purchasing organization of several hundred hospitals throughout the entire United States.
TGMC offers the most comprehensive services in Southeast Louisiana. From our world-renowned cardiovascular services to our innovative surgical technology, the best in specialized care and services are available right here in Houma, Louisiana. Our goal is to provide a wide array of medical and technological resources to meet the health care needs of our community.
Some of the services available at TGMC include:
For more information on the services at TGMC, please call 1 (888) 543-TGMC or
visit our website at www.tgmc.com.
Award Winning Hospital
TGMC is not only an excellent hospital that delivers high quality care, but the hospital has also been recognized with several national awards.
Terrebonne General Medical Center received the 2007 HealthGrades Distinguished Hospital Award for Patient Safety™, which places TGMC among the best in the nation in terms of patient safety. The study by HealthGrades, Inc., the leading healthcare ratings company, examined every nonfederal hospital in the country over a three-year period and found that TGMC had among the fewest patient-safety incidents.
The Women’s Center at TGMC was recognized with a special recognition for an outstanding innovation project in women’s health in 2007 by the Snowmass Institute and Berry Associates of Centennial, Colorado. This award recognizes women’s health facilities who promote outstanding innovation in women’s health programming and service delivery.
In 2006, TGMC was honored as the best of the best with the prestigious Premier Award for Quality relating to Coronary Artery Bypass Grafts (CABG). Healthcare Data Source recognized TGMC as one of the safest places in the U.S. to have cardiovascular bypass surgery; and of the Louisiana hospitals with a comprehensive heart program, TGMC ranks the highest for treating heart attacks.
TGMC was awarded the prestigious designation of “Employer of Choice” by Employer of Choice, Inc. in 2004. The award recognizes an organization’s dedication to a higher level of employee continuity, workforce stability and performance, and assures customer loyalty and employee satisfaction.
Several departments at TGMC have received national recognition such as:
- The Steps to Success (STS) program at TGMC was recognized by Premier Inc. and its member hospitals for delivering parenting and prevention education and support to its communities.
- TGMC’s Health and Rehabilitation Center is ranked one of the best in the nation by Commission for Accreditation of Rehabilitation Centers.
- TGMC’s Pulmonary Rehabilitation program is the only facility in the tri-parish region to be recertified by the American Association of Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Rehabilitation.
- TGMC's Purchasing department received the GHXcellence Provider of the Year Award from Global Healthcare Exchange.
- TGMC's Materials Management department received the Materials Management Department of the Year award from Healthcare Purchasing News.
- The American College of Radiology awarded TGMC with the state’s first three-year accreditation on CT-Scan.
- TGMC’s Radiology and Special Imaging department was awarded Imaging Department of the year by Advance Magazine.
As the community continues to grow, so does the need for access to quality medical care. Through technological advancements and a caring compassionate approach to health care, TGMC remains committed to meeting the needs of our community.
Terrebonne General Medical Center
8166 Main Street Houma, LA 70360
(800) 256-8377 toll free
(985) 873-4141 phone