News & Events

As your community hospital, we not only work hard, but serve well and participate actively in local events.   We strive to incorporate our personal talents into activities and events that will serve our community, for the betterment and growth of Iberia Parish and the surrounding areas.

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02/07/2012Two Pediatric Groups Join Forces
  The Children's Practice of Iberia Medical Center and the Pediatric Group of Acadiana are please to announce they are joining forces.
10/2/2013 Iberia Medical Center Announces Appointment of CEO
 The Iberia Medical Center Board of Commissioners is pleased to announce the appointment of Parker Templeton as Chief Executive Officer effective September 23, 2013.       
12/17/2013New Medical Staff Officers and Department Chairs Selected
  Iberia Medical Center's Medical Staff is pleased to announce that Dr. Shawn Baquet was recently selected to serve as Chief of Staff for 2014–2016.
1/2/2014 Iberia Medical Center Joins Challenge to Help Louisianias Lose 200 Tons
  Iberia Medical Center has joined Geaux Lite Louisiana, a statewide hospital weight loss challenge to help fight obesity and improve wellness in our state.
1/17/2014 Iberia Medical Center Opens New Outpatient Flow Area
  Iberia Medical Center hosted members of the community at its ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open a new outpatient flow area.
4/17/2014 Iberia Medical Center Foundation Hosts 11th Annual Golf Tournament
  The Iberia Medical Center Foundation hosted its 11th Annual Golf Tournament on Friday, April 11th at Squirrel Run Golf Course.
5/29/2014 Iberia Medical Center Announces Appointments to Senior Management Team
  The appointments of Beth Gondron, RN as Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) of Iberia Medical Center, and Jennifer Davis, RN, as VP of Quality Management were announced by Parker Templeton, Chief Executive Officer.
7/18/2014 Iberia Medical Center Wins Studer Group’s Excellence in Patient Care Award
  Iberia Medical Center has been chosen to receive an Excellence in Patient Care award by outcomes firm Studer Group®.
8/21/2014 IMC Receives Women's Choice Award for Providing Outstanding Overall Patient Experience
 Iberia Medical Center has been recognized at one of America's 100 Best Hospitals for Patient Experience for the second consecutive year.
11/21/2014Kristy Parker has been named WellnessWorks Corporate Health Consultant for Iberia Medical Center.

Kristy Parker is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the WellnessWorks program, a complimentary program designed to work hand-in-hand helping local business and industry control their employee health care costs.

12/29/2014Iberia Medical Center: Tobacco-Free Effective January 1, 2015
  On Monday, December 29th, Iberia Medical Center celebrates its new beginning as a tobacco-free campus.  Employees and friends of IMC will begin the celebration at 4pm in front of the Emergency Room for a ceremonial demolition of the ER smoking area.
3/30/2015 Iberia Medical Center Board of Commissioners Approves $22 Million in Bonds
  The Board of Commissioners of Iberia Medical Center (Hospital Service District #1) voted unanimously to recommend to the Iberia Parish Council that it give preliminary approval for the Hospital Service District to pursue the issuance of up to $22 million in hospital revenue bonds for making improvements, extensions, additions, renewals, replacements or repairs to Iberia Medical Center.  
8/6/2015 Iberia Medical Center and Lafayette General Health Announce Clinical Affiliation
  Iberia Medical Center (IMC) has joined Lafayette General Health (LGH) system as part of a clinical affiliation agreement ratified at the IMC board meeting held on August 3
10/5/2015 Iberia Medical Center to Acquire Dauterive Hospital
  Hospital Service District No. 1 of Iberia Parish d/b/a Iberia Medical Center (IMC) and Progressive Acute Care, L.L.C. (PAC), a Louisiana healthcare system based in Mandeville, Louisiana, have entered into a non-binding letter of intent under which IMC will  acquire Dauterive Hospital in New Iberia, Louisiana. 
11/19/2015New Medical Staff Officers Selected at Iberia Medical Center
  Iberia Medical Center’s Medical Staff is pleased to announce that Dr. Christopher Gaffga was selected to serve as Chief of Staff for 2016–2018. 
11/24/2015Iberia Medical Center Earns ‘Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®’ Recognition from The Joint Commission
  Iberia Medical Center announced that it has been recognized as a 2014 Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accreditor of health care organizations in the United States.
12/17/2015Iberia Medical Center Signs Definitive Agreement to Purchase Dauterive Hospital
  Iberia Medical Center officials signed a definitive agreement to purchase Dauterive Hospital.  The transaction is expected to close before year-end 2015.  This follows the October 2015 announcement that the two organizations signed a letter of intent.
1/14/2016 Iberia Medical Center Completes Acquisition of Dauterive Hospital

Iberia Medical Center (IMC) today announced the completion of its acquisition of Dauterive Hospital from Progressive Acute Care (PAC) based in Mandeville, Louisiana.  Once the necessary improvements and relicensing is complete, Dauterive Hospital will become a campus of Iberia Medical Center and renamed Iberia Medical Center – North Campus.

5/16/2016 Iberia Medical Center North Campus Opens
 Iberia Medical Center has reopened the former Dauterive Hospital facility and renamed it Iberia Medical Center North Campus. The reopening was announced at a ribbon cutting event and sign unveiling held on the North Campus on Friday, May 13, 2016.
6/21/2016 Iberia Medical Center, Lafayette General Health Reach Collaborative Agreement
 Lafayette General Health (LGH) and Iberia Medical Center (IMC) have entered into a Collaborative Agreement, enhancing the affiliation established last fall.
10/30/2016Cancer Center of Acadiana to Open at Iberia Medical Center
1/30/2017 Inpatient Surgery now offered at IMC's North Campus
4/7/2017 Hepatology Clinic Now Open
 To schedule an appointment with the Hepatology Clinic of IMC, call Iberia Medical Center at 337-364-0441.
10/29/2017Iberia Medical Center & SSM, LLC, open Sleep Disorders Center at IMC's North Campus
  Iberia Medical Center is pleased to announce it has partnered with SSM, LLC, to open a sleep disorders center. 
11/7/2017 New Cancer Center of Acadiana at IMC Now Open

Iberia Medical Center and Lafayette General Health are excited to announce the opening of the new Cancer Center of Acadiana at Iberia Medical Center, located at 2309 East Main Street, Suite 301 in New Iberia.

12/15/2017New IMC Medical Staff Officers and Department Chairs Selected
1/3/2018 Iberia Medical Center Experiencing Loss of Water Pressure
  Iberia Medical Center is currently experiencing a loss of water pressure at both its Main and North Campuses, due to an area wide outage. IMC is working closely with Louisiana Water Company (LAWCO) and local officials to bring pressure back up as quickly as possible. 
1/5/2018 Iberia Medical Center Water Pressure Restored
1/15/2018 IMC Completes Labor & Delivery Unit Remodeling and Expansion
1/19/2018 How to Fight the Flu
3/20/2018 IMC's New Rehab Center Now Open
7/5/2018 Iberia Medical Center Implements Stroke Telemedicine Program
 Stroke patients at Iberia Medical Center now have immediate access to highly specialized neurologists as the result of a partnership between IMC and Ochsner Clinic Foundation in New Orleans. 
8/10/2018 Senior Adult Resource Day
10/3/2018 10 Ways to Fight the Flu
4/11/2019 NEW DATE!: Iberia Medical Center Foundation Golf Tournament Moved to Friday, May 3rd
5/23/2019 New Women’s Diagnostic Center Now Open
5/31/2019 Iberia Medical Center Announces Job Fair
 Iberia Medical Center, in partnership with Louisiana Workforce, will host a job fair on Friday, June 7.
6/10/2019 Senior Adult Resource Day: Saturday, August 17th
 Tons of resources for individuals 50 and older! 
7/12/2019 Storm Preparedness Tips for Parents and Moms-to-be
  Emergency plans for pregnant women from Maternal Child Services at Iberia Medical Center.
8/23/2019 Iberia Medical Center and CIS Partner for Cardiovascular Services
  Area patients will benefit from continued advancements in cardiovascular care
9/2/2019 Iberia Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Oliver Achi
 Dr. Achi will bring quality neurological care to area patients
9/27/2019 First Annual Hats for Hope Luncheon Announced
Event to benefit First Friday mammography program

11/4/2019 Iberia Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Rana El Sabbagh, Nephrologist
 Dr. El Sabbagh: Latest edition to the growing medical staff
11/29/2019Iberia Medical Center Offering December 30 Safe Sitter Class
Iberia Medical Center, a Registered Safe Sitter® Teaching Site, is offering the life and safety training program for young teens, grades 6-8 on December 30, 2019.

12/4/2019 Iberia Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Wayne Lindemann
 Appointed Medical Director of the Inpatient Rehabilitation Unit
2/20/2020 Iberia Medical Center Welcomes Dr. Damian J. Delhomme, OB/GYN
 Delhomme Joins IMC Physician Network
2/28/2020 Coronavirus: Preparation, Prevention and Education are Key
 Iberia Medical Center provides useful resources.
3/6/2020 March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month: Dr. Son Nguyen, Gastroenterologist
 Screening Colonoscopy Saves Lives
3/12/2020 Coronavirus Updates: IMC Preparedness and Resources
 Iberia Medical Center Focuses on Patient and Community Safety
3/15/2020 New Guidelines for Entry Into IMC
 Consolidated Entry Points at Both Main and North Campuses
3/19/2020 Important Public Updates: IMC Hospital Access, Guidelines, etc.
 Latest COVID-19-related information
3/23/2020 Iberia Medical Center Announces Public COVID-19 Screening
 Scheduled for Wednesday, March 25
Community Involvement
03/01/2011Iberia Medical Center Foundation
 The hospital foundation provides funds for new equipment, renovations, and special programs… improvements that mean better healthcare for you and your loved ones
4/17/2014 Iberia Medical Center Raises the Flag for Organ Donor Awareness Month
 Iberia Medical Center raised a flag on its campus to recognize April as Organ Donor Awareness Month.



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