Lafayette General Health names new chief medical officer
Lafayette General Health names Amanda Logue, M.D., Chief Medical Officer
Lafayette – Lafayette General Health (LGH) announces Amanda Logue, M.D., has accepted the position of Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Officer (CMO) for the health system effective May 21, 2019.
In 2009, Dr. Logue joined the LGH family and has served in various positions to include: Department Chair of Medicine, Physician Champion for Electronic Medical Record (EMR) implementation, Medical Director of the Hospitalist Department, Hospitalist/Internal Medicine Physician and her most recent role with LGH as Senior Vice President/Chief Medical Information Officer.
Under Dr. Logue’s leadership, she led the physician transition to a fully electronic medical record in the inpatient, emergency, surgical, and ambulatory spaces and recently achieving HIMSS Level 7 distinction. In addition, she developed an informatics team focused on process improvement through the use of technology and leading the implementation of several IS projects designed to improve the use of technology and analytics throughout LGH. She has managed many strategic business, quality, innovation, and population health objectives, thereby becoming an integral part of Lafayette General Health.
Dr. Logue attended LSU and earned a Bachelor of Science in Microbiology with a minor in Chemistry. In 2005, she earned a Doctor of Medicine Degree from LSU Health Science Center in Shreveport, LA. She completed her internship and residence in Internal Medicine at the University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center.
“I am excited to transition to my new role and to continue working with the extraordinary and talented medical staff at Lafayette General Health,” says Dr. Logue. “Lafayette General Health has a long-standing history of serving the healthcare needs of our community, and I welcome the opportunity to work together to promote excellence in patient care as we further the mission of our health system,” continued Logue.
About Lafayette General Health
Lafayette General Health (LGH) is a non-profit, community-owned regional healthcare system committed to always delivering excellence. LGH serves the south-central region of Louisiana by aligning with facilities across a 10-parish area known as Acadiana.
LGH’s flagship hospital, Lafayette General Medical Center, in operation since 1911, is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit corporation that does not pay out any revenue to shareholders as for-profits do. LGH also owns or manages Lafayette General Surgical Hospital, Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital, St. Martin Hospital, University Hospital & Clinics, Acadia General Hospital and Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital, and has several affiliations with facilities across the region. Both Lafayette General Medical Center and University Hospital & Clinics are major teaching hospitals, providing graduate medical education across many disciplines. LGH owns LGMD, a non-profit corporation that operates and manages several physician clinics including Family Medicine and Internal Medicine, as well as many specialists and surgeons. LGH is a founding member of the Ochsner Health Network, a collaboration of leading health systems across the greater Gulf South region. LGH property and assets total over $500 million, employing approximately 4,500 staff. For more information about LGH and its affiliates, visit LafayetteGeneral.com.