Allegiance Health Management Acquires Three Louisiana Hospitals

Louisiana-based health system purchases LifePoint Health’s facilities in Ville Platte, Eunice and Minden

SHREVEPORT, La. (July 31, 2018) — Allegiance Health Management (AHM) has finalized the purchase of three hospitals in Louisiana from subsidiaries of Tennessee-based LifePoint Health:
  • Mercy Regional Medical Center of Ville Platte
  • Acadian Medical Center (a campus of Mercy Regional) of Eunice
  • Minden Medical Center of Minden

“Over the past months, we have been incredibly impressed by these hospital teams and their commitment to enhancing quality patient care and safety. Louisiana is our home, and we look forward to working with these hospitals to improve healthcare delivery across this region,” said Rock Bordelon, chief executive officer (CEO) of AHM. “We are delighted to add these hospitals to the AHM health system and further demonstrate our commitment to this region.”

With the purchase of Mercy Regional Medical Center, Acadian Medical Center and Minden Medical Center, the AHM health system grows to 16 hospitals strong in Louisiana, Texas, Mississippi and Arkansas. Its facilities offer a range of inpatient and outpatient services as well as post-acute care and behavioral health services.

The transition is anticipated to be seamless for patients. Providers and contact information for the hospitals will remain the same. AHM also plans to maintain all services the hospitals currently offer with plans to expand service lines as well.

About Allegiance Health Management
Allegiance Health Management, a Louisiana based healthcare system with corporate headquarters in Shreveport, will operate 16 hospitals in four states with the recent purchase. AHM brings extensive years of healthcare operational experience to rural communities. Allegiance family roots are strong in Louisiana. Both Rock Bordelon, CEO and Don Cameron, COO are from rural Louisiana communities and take personal pride in providing quality healthcare to the communities that AHM serves. Allegiance Health Management works with a number of hospitals and providers in Louisiana and bordering states and has a strong tradition of serving communities with high quality services close to home.

About Mercy Regional Medical Center, Acadian Medical Center, and Minden Medical Center
A part of LifePoint Health, Mercy Regional Medical Center and its Acadian Medical Center campus make up a 109-bed acute care system serving Evangeline Parish and surrounding communities. Minden Medical Center is a 161-bed acute care hospital serving the southern portion of Webster Parish.

Media Contacts:
Karen Stem
Allegiance Health Management
318-226-8202
kstem@ahmgt.com

Michele Fruge
Mercy Regional/Acadian Medical Center
337-590-7970
Michele.Fruge@LPNT.net

Greg Pearson
Minden Medical Center
318-371-5601
gregory.pearson@lpnt.net


Allegiance Health Management Signs Agreement to Acquire Byrd Regional Hospital

LEESVILLE, La. – February 14, 2018 – An agreement has been reached for Allegiance Health Management to acquire 60-bed Byrd Regional Hospital and its associated physician clinics and outpatient services from subsidiaries of Tennessee-based Community Health Systems, Inc. (CHS).

Allegiance Health Management, a Louisiana based healthcare company with corporate headquarters in Shreveport, currently operates 12 hospitals in four states and is expanding its operations in Louisiana. AHM brings extensive years of healthcare operational experience to rural communities.

Don Cameron, AHM Chief Operating Officer, stated, “Our family roots are strong in Louisiana. Rock Bordelon, CEO of Allegiance Health Management, and I are from rural Louisiana communities. We take personal pride in providing quality healthcare to the communities that we serve. We look forward to becoming a valued part of the Leesville community and adding Byrd Regional and their exceptional medical staff and team to our family of hospitals.”

The due diligence and discovery process continues in order to allow both Allegiance Health Management and Community Health Systems to best plan for the future of Byrd Regional Hospital.

“Allegiance Health Management works with a number of hospitals and providers across our region and we look forward to working with them to build upon the experience and care we provide for our patients,” said Roger LeDoux, chief executive Officer, Byrd Regional Hospital. “We have a strong tradition of serving our community with high quality services close to home, thanks to the dedication and skill of our medical staff and employees.”

The transaction is expected to be complete in the second quarter of this year, subject to customary regulatory approvals and closing conditions. Financial terms have not been disclosed.

About Allegiance Health Management
The mission of Allegiance Health Management has always been to provide leadership support to our rural and community healthcare facilities, enabling them to prosper and succeed with their mission of providing diversified healthcare to their communities. Recognized by the USDA for Business of the Year 2016, the company continues to show that its commitment to rural communities is unquestionable. Learn more about Allegiance Health Management at http://ahmgt.com/

About Byrd Regional Hospital
Byrd Regional Hospital is your community healthcare provider; a 60-bed facility with emergency, diagnostics, cardiac care, inpatient and outpatient care, medical and surgical care, and women's services. We believe in the power of people to create great care. We’re 35 doctors and a full team of healthcare professionals strong. We are a great place to receive care, visit and work. And we work hard every day to be a place of healing, caring and connection for patients and families in the community we call home. More information about the hospital is available at https://www.byrdregional.com/

Meeting the President of the United States and the Governor of Louisiana

Our CEO, Rock Bordelon, and his lovely wife Kristi, recently had the privilege of meeting the President of the United States and the Governor of Louisiana to discuss the future of healthcare in our country and in Louisiana!