Patrick Haggerty, RN, MBA, FACHE has been named Program Director for Lane Behavioral Health Services at Lane Regional Medical Center.
Haggerty is responsible for coordinating all aspects of the program, including development and implementation of treatment programs, patient satisfaction, staffing and physician relations.
Haggerty has more than 30 years of healthcare experience. Prior to being program director, he was President & CEO of Visions Healthcare Solutions in Baton Rouge and the Hatteras Group in Metairie. His major work experience includes hospital administration, nursing services, and human resources management.
Haggerty received both his undergraduate and Master’s degree in Business Administration from Loyola University in New Orleans. He is Board Certified in Hospital Administration and a Fellow of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is also a Registered Nurse (California) who completed his nurse training in the U.S. Army at Fitzsimmons General Hospital in Denver Colorado. He is affiliated with numerous professional healthcare and civic associations.
A native of New Orleans, Haggerty resides in Baton Rouge. He has three children, Melissa, Jessica and Patrick (Jr.) and two grandchildren, Michael age "three and a half” and Lauren one year old. His personal interests include fishing, hunting, snow skiing, scuba diving and leisurely reading.
"Lane Behavioral Health Services is an intensive outpatient program designed to help individuals through times of stress, fear, depression, anxiety, and behavioral or emotional crises,” says Haggerty. "It is a medically-directed, active treatment program that teaches practical ways to take charge and develop the long-term skills needed for personal success. Physician referrals are not required. Anyone may contact me directly, especially individuals needing help, as well as their family members, friends, clergy, assisted living/group home facilities, retirement communities, physicians, and behavioral health professionals.”
For more information or to schedule a confidential assessment, call (225) 658-6640.