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Ochsner Health System Enrolls Second Patient in Phase 3 Trial for Early Onset Preeclampsia

Ochsner Health System announced today that it has enrolled its second patient in a Phase 3 clinical trial for the treatment of preeclampsia during the 23rd to 30th week of pregnancy, or early onset preeclampsia.  read more

Ochsner Health System Named to 2015 “50 Great Health Systems to Know” by Becker’s Hospital Review

Ochsner Health System is proud to announce its selection as one of the “50 Great Health Systems to Know” for 2015 by Becker’s Hospital Review. This national honor focuses on health systems that “pursue to provide high-quality healthcare to the communities they serve.” Ochsner is the... read more

Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center Receives Two Prestigious Awards

HIMSS Analytics awarded Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center with a Stage 7 Award. Chabert also received a four-star rating from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) Hospital Consumer Assessment of Healthcare Providers and Systems (HCAHPS) Star Ratings. read more

Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Opens New Wound Care Center

Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank has now opened its new, innovative Wound Care Center for the specialized treatments of chronic wounds. The Wound Care Center offers a multi-disciplinary team of medical experts, representing specialties such as podiatry, infectious disease, general surgery, internal medicine, nutritional counseling and hyperbaric medicine, to... read more

Ochsner Medical Center Named One of “100 Great Hospitals in America”

Becker's Hospital Review has recognized Ochsner Medical Center as one of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” This is the fourth consecutive year that Ochsner Medical Center has been recognized with this award and is the only hospital in Louisiana named to the list. read more

Ochsner is the Only Hospital in a Four State Region to Offer National Study in Stroke Prevention

Ochsner Medical Center is now enrolling patients in a national study that determines the best treatment for carotid atherosclerotic stenosis – the asymptomatic narrowing of the carotid artery, a major artery that supplies oxygenated blood to the head and neck area – which increases the risk for stroke. read more

Lafayette General Health and Ochsner Health System Create Future Vision for Healthcare in Southwest

Today, Lafayette General Health (“LGH”) and Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”) celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for patients across southwest Louisiana.  read more

Ochsner Health System First in Nation to Manage Chronic Diseases with Apple Watch

Ochsner Health System, based in New Orleans, LA, announced today that it is the first hospital in the nation to manage patients suffering from chronic diseases using the new Apple Watch.  read more

HIMSS Analytics Honors Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge With Stage 7 Award

HIMSS Analytics awarded Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge with a Stage 7 Award – the second hospital to receive this designation across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee. read more

Ochsner Develops Advanced Tablet-Based Application to Recruit Patients in Clinical Research

Ochsner Health System recently reached a milestone by recruiting 100 patients into a registry called Health in Our Hands, using a novel tablet-based application and an electronic process for obtaining informed consent. read more

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