Baton Rouge General Corporate Communications
8490 Picardy Avenue, Suite 500A
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70809
(225) 763-4280 (Phone)
(225) 763-4290 (Fax)
Email Corporate Communications
Our Media Relations team is on call 24/7 to assist members of the media.
After regular business hours, please call (225) 819-1100 to reach the
on-call media relations contact.
Baton Rouge General Medical Center recognizes the important role the media
plays in keeping the community informed. The General's Media Relations
team strives to provide media professionals with accurate information
and reputable sources on a wide variety of medical and health related
topics while protecting the rights of our patients and their families.
Baton Rouge General's primary responsibility is to protect the confidentiality,
health and legal rights of each patient and we will work with the media
within the guidelines of reasonable conduct and the Health Insurance Portability
and Accountability Act (HIPAA). For more information, please review our
HIPAA Quick Reference Guide.
Interviews and contact between the news media and Baton Rouge General Medical
Center physicians, staff or patients should be carried out through the
Corporate Communications Department. Additionally, any video footage and/or
photographs taken on Baton Rouge General's campus must be arranged
through Corporate Communications. For background information on Baton
Rouge General, please see the
About Us section.