Outpatient Medical Center Board Member Planning Session and Appreciation Dinner

Board members from across Outpatient Medical Center’s (OMC) service area recently gathered for a three year planning session.  Board members and executive staff gathered to create a three year plan to improve, enhance and expand the services offered by the Outpatient Medical Center Clinics.  OMC’s mantra is “Helping Hands” and that theme carried throughout the planning session.  Board members brought the concerns and needs of their communities to the forefront as they, alongside staff, worked collectively to prepare a plan for the future of OMC.  The Natchitoches location will soon begin a remodeling and expansion plan that will help to better serve patients and community members. As the planning session and regular board meeting adjourned, Board Members were treated to an appreciation dinner.

OMC hosts medical centers in Natchitoches, Leesville and Tallulah; as well as a School Based Health Center at LP Vaughn Elementary School which serves not only LP Vaughn students but Natchitoches Junior High students as well.  OMC is a Joint Commission Accredited family of clinics and has been providing care to our communities for over 40 years.  OMC provides affordable and comprehensive care to insured, underinsured and uninsured patients; OMC also offers discounts for low income based on financial status.

OMC was recently awarded Joint Commission accreditation in all areas, which include: Primary Care Medical Home, Behavioral Health and Human Services and Ambulatory Health Care.  Accreditation by the Joint Commission is a recognition that sets an organization apart and indicates that they utilize the highest standards in health care.

OMC health care providers at every location are health care professionals who are here to provide primary care, preventive health screenings and chronic disease management. OMC providers are on site to care for: high blood pressure, diabetes, high cholesterol, colds, flu, cancer screenings and laboratory services. OMC also provides behavioral health care team with a psychiatrist and counselors who are on hand to provide mental health services to persons with mild to moderate mental health conditions such as anxiety, depression and many other stress and adjustment disorders.

Natchitoches OMC Clinic is also pleased to announce that it will soon be providing basic dental care its patients of all ages in their newly updated Dental Clinic.

Anyone in need of medical, mental health or dental care is encouraged to call any of our clinics for more information.  The Natchitoches OMC Clinic is located at 1640 Breazeale Springs St and can be reached at 318-352-9299; the OMC Leesville Clinic is located at 908 S. 10th Street and can be reached at 337-238-1274 and the OMC Tallulah Clinic is located at 804 N. Beech St and can be reached at 318-574-1453.

More Outpatient Medical Center news, updates, career opportunities and patient registration information can all be found by visiting outpatientmedical.org

Pictured: Helene Boutte, Temporary Executive Assistant; Schrina Evans, RN, Director of Nursing; Board Member Berteal Rogers; Dr. Daniel Rose, OMC Dental Director; Thomas Blake, Executive Assistant to COO; Ethel Guidry; Richard Bruce, Chief Operational Officer; Dr. Mark Guidry, Chief Executive Officer/Chief Medical Officer; John Winston, OMC Board Secretary; Melvin Holmes, Board Member; Thomas Roque, President of OMC Board of Directors; Arthur Ward, Board Member; Nicole Connell, Public Information Coordinator and Pat Jones, Treasurer of OMC Board of Directors.