Lane Announces $50M Expansion Project

The Lane Regional Medical Center Board of Commissioners recently held a strategic planning meeting during which Administration outlined a plan for a $50M hospital expansion project. 

In order to support its vision to become the best community healthcare system in the nation, the Board unanimously voted to move forward with the four-year project to give Lane an updated facility focused entirely on patient-centered care. 

Some of the major changes planned include a four-story tower to house a new operating suite double its current size, expansive new patient rooms, renovation of existing areas, and relocation of patient registration to the front entrance.

An architectural firm will be hired in the coming months to start the design process, with ground breaking slated for the summer of 2020. 

“We are excited about the future of Lane and what this expansion means to all those we currently serve,” says Lane CEO Larry Meese.  “As we move forward with our strategic plan and vision for the future of Lane, we will continue to work towards our mission to provide exceptional healthcare services to every patient, every time.”

One of the largest employers in Zachary, Lane Regional Medical Center is a 139-bed, regional healthcare system that serves as the primary resource for more than 200,000 residents throughout Zachary and the surrounding regions of Baker, Central, Clinton, Jackson, St. Francisville, and North Baton Rouge.

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