By HCO Staff
MANDEVILLE, La.—Nutex Health Inc. announced on July 5 the opening of its newest micro-hospital, Covington Trace ER & Hospital, in Mandeville. The hospital is conveniently located at 4107 LA-59, on the Southeast corner of Interstate 12 and Highway 59.
The new state-of-the-art 21,000-square-foot facility is open 24/7, 365 days a year, and includes an emergency room with eight private exam rooms, 10 private inpatient beds, as well as in-house imaging, pharmacy, and laboratory services.
This is Nutex Health’s second microhospital in Louisiana, accompanying Alexandria Emergency Hospital in Alexandria, LA. The Company is thrilled to expand its reach and partner with the team of highly skilled emergency physicians at Covington Trace ER & Hospital to bring patient-centered care to the Mandeville area.
“We are honored by the opportunity to bring our brand of medicine to the North Shore. Our mission is to bring more accessibility to healthcare, and we look forward to serving the communities of Covington, Mandeville, Hammond, Slidell and beyond,” stated Tom Vo, M.D., MBA, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Nutex Health.
Dr. Vo added, “The Covington facility marks our 3rd new hospital opening year-to-date, following Fort Smith and Albuquerque, moving us closer to achieving our 2023 target of 5-6 new hospital openings.”
Headquartered in Houston and founded in 2011, Nutex Health Inc. is a physician-led, technology-enabled integrated healthcare delivery system comprised of 21 micro-hospitals in eight states and primary care-centric, risk-bearing physician networks.