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Ochsner Honors Heart Patients Helped with Impella Devices at Celebration of Life Event

It’s smaller than the width of a pencil, but it’s making a big difference in the lives of heart patients across the U.S. and in Southeast Louisiana during cardiac emergencies. The Impella CP, from Abiomed, the world’s smallest heart pump is providing life-saving... read more

Ochsner Employees Comfort Breast Cancer Survivors …  Through Knitting

For women battling breast cancer, a mastectomy can have a heavy physical and emotional toll. This is compounded by the fact that many report feeling “not themselves” or “incomplete” after surgery. A group of Ochsner employees is stepping up to offer these women a free and... read more

innovationOchsner & Evidation Health Partner to Measure Digital Health Outcomes in Clinical Studies

Last week innovationOchsner (iO), an innovation lab and accelerator created by Ochsner Health System, announced a partnership with Evidation Health, a company launched by GE Ventures and Stanford Health Care. This strategic partnership leverages the strengths of each organization to conduct robust clinical studies to determine the real-world impact of... read more

Ochsner Physician to Receive Distinguished Honor for Work in Cardiovascular Medicine & Hypertension

Already celebrated as a pioneer in his field of hypertension, Ochsner Health System’s, Edward Frohlich, M.D. is being honored for his contributions in cardiovascular medicine by the prestigious, Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, Massachusetts; a Harvard Medical School teaching hospital. read more

Unique Medical School Program Takes a Global Approach to Educating Future Physicians

On November 14,  2015, teachers, students and family members gathered for a Culmination Ceremony for the University of Queensland (UQ) Ochsner Clinical School. The class of 63 aspiring physicians was the 4th in this unique program’s brief, but incredibly successful, history. Since 2009, UQ Ochsner Clinical School has been on... read more

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owners Gayle & Tom Benson Donate $20 Million to Ochsner

Ochsner Health System announced today a $20 million gift – the largest gift in the history of the organization – from New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owners, Gayle and Tom Benson to expand cancer care services and advance clinical research within the Gulf South region.  read more

CareChex® Names Ochsner Among Top 10% In Nation In 13 Specialties

CareChex® – a division of Comparion®   has recognized Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* among the top 10% in the nation in 13 different specialties in its 2016 hospital rankings. read more

The 30th Annual Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease Awarded to Sir Richard Peto

This week the selection committee of the Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease awarded Sir Richard Peto its 30th annual award. The $15,000 prize was presented, along with a medal and plaque commemorating this achievement, at the annual meeting of the American College of Chest Physicians in Montreal, Canada. read more

Ochsner First and Largest Provider Across Southeast to Install GE Healthcare Low Dose CT Technology

Ochsner Health System becomes one of the first and largest health systems in the nation and the first in the Southeast to partner with GE Healthcare to provide patients with higher quality images with lower, safer doses of radiation. Ochsner now offers low dose radiation computed tomography (CT) technology across... read more

Ochsner & Bonnabel Magnet Academy Partner in Award-Winning Comprehensive Health & Wellness Efforts

The Alliance for a Healthier Generation recognized Bonnabel Magnet Academy High School, in partnership with Ochsner Health System, with a 2015 National Healthy Schools Silver Award for transforming its environment into a healthier place.  read more

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