Our Lady of the Lake opens $230M children's hospital

Our Lady of the Lake opened its $230 million children's hospital in Baton Rouge, La., Oct. 5.

The 360,000-square-foot hospital will be home to more than 25 pediatric specialties, a pediatric emergency room and a 30-bed pediatric intensive care unit. 

The hospital will also have 40 medical-surgical inpatient beds, an oncology floor with 30 beds and an outpatient clinic.

"This hospital is for all of Louisiana's children. Built from the ground up with children and families in mind, the impact of the care we provide here will span generations and help shape the history for children in the state of Louisiana," said K. Scott Wester, president and CEO of Baton Rouge-based Our Lady of the Lake.

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