While family support is important to the healing process of the patient, please keep in mind the patient's need for rest, quiet and privacy. To maintain a restful environment, we request the following:
Occasionally relatives stay overnight with patients. Sofa beds are available for this purpose.
Located on the first floor of the hospital, Lane Cafeteria offers a variety of just-like-home meals and à la carte selections for hospital visitors and staff. These include a hot line, sandwich and cold selections, salad bar, and snack and dessert selections.
The Lane Gift Shop is located on the first floor's main hallway and is operated by the Lane Auxiliary. Items available include gifts for all occasions, toys, collectibles, magazines, books, greeting cards, jewelry and an assortment of candy and snacks. Room delivery is available upon request.
The Lane Gift Shop is open Monday – Friday, from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m.
The ATM cash machine and the main vending machines are located in the vending area near the cafeteria. Newspaper stands are located in the front lobby.
FREE, unlimited parking is available campus-wide, conveniently located to all public entrances.
Cell phones are allowed within the hospital except in posted areas, such as the Intensive Care Unit, Telemetry Unit and Imaging/X-ray Department. For the safety of our patients, please refrain from using your cell phone in these areas.
Please note that our staff utilizes hand-held devices including iPads and iPhones to communicate patient and provider needs throughout the hospital.
Please be sure to check your belongings before you leave the hospital. Should you forget something, you may call 225-658-4000.
For the health of our patients, visitors and staff, smoking and tobacco products are not permitted ont his campus, including all buidings, parking lots and grounds. If you smoke or use tabacco products, please discuss nicotine replacement options with your physician. This will ensure your comfort during your stay.
Facts you should know:
Benefits of Quiting:
Tips for Quiting Smoking:
The Louisiana Smoking Cessation Trust has funds available for smoking and tobacco cessation, allowing Lane Regional Medical Center and Cardiovascular Institute of the South to offer Commit to Quit, a comprehensive program to help patients successfully quit the use of tobacco.
Most, if not all, services are FREE, including:
It's never too late to quit. For more information, please call our Tobacco Treatment Coordinator at 1-877-288-0011 or visit www.cardio.com/quitsmoking.