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Iberville Parish and Ochsner Health System Host Ribbon Cutting and Tours of New Medical Complex

BATON ROUGE – Iberville Parish and Ochsner Health System held a ribbon cutting and hosted tours of the new Iberville Ochsner Medical Complex on Friday to premier the new $25 million, 43,000 square feet medical complex.  This facility will house a 24-hour, 7-day a week emergency department, along with a clinic... read more

Ochsner Recognizes 100 New Doctors-In-Training at White Coat Ceremony

100 University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School students received their white medical coats at a formal ceremony on Saturday, January 10, at the Mahalia Jackson Theatre, symbolizing their official entry into the medical profession. read more

King Cake Festival is Sunday, January 25

 The second annual King Cake Festival will be held Sunday, January 25, 2015 in Champions Square at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Inaugurated last year to celebrate New Orleans’ favorite carnival treat and raise funds for pediatric programs at Ochsner Hospital for Children. read more

Dawn Pevey-Mauk Named One of Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s Forty Under 40

Dawn Pevey-Mauk, Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Operating Officer, Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge (OMC-BR), was recently named one of Greater Baton Rouge Business Report’s Forty Under 40. This list celebrates the best and brightest professionals in the Capital Region. Candidates are nominated by a member of their... read more

Nearly 40 Babies Celebrated First Birthday With Ochsner Baptist

Ochsner Baptist Women’s Pavilion recently celebrated their one year anniversary of bringing babies back to Baptist! To commemorate this milestone, Baptist invited all of their first babies born within the first few weeks of the opening to join in the festivities.  read more

HIMSS Analytics Honors Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore With Stage 7 Award

HIMSS Analytics awarded Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore in Slidell, La., with a Stage 7 Award – the only hospital to receive this designation across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee. read more

Ochsner Baton Rouge Shares Tips to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease during Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month. No magic spell can prevent the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease on thinking and memory. And scientists have yet to find a pill that can cure it. But positive news is out there: Research is shedding light on ways to... read more

Terrebonne General Medical Center and Ochsner Health System Announce Strategic Partnership

Today, Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) and Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) announce their intent to expand their current successful collaborative efforts in managing Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center into a more formal strategic partnership.  read more

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge Offers Tips and Awareness for World Diabetes Day

Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), World Diabetes Day strives to unite and empower diabetes awareness and advocacy. Diabetes affects approximately 400 million, causes five million deaths annually and brings enormous financial burdens (550 billion USD in health-related expenditures). However, more than 70% of type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed through... read more

Ochsner Health System Announces New Partnership with Louisiana Fire Soccer Association

Ochsner Health System recently announced its partnership as the official healthcare provider for the Louisiana Soccer Association (LA Fire), an extended youth soccer program of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club for athletes in the Greater New Orleans area.  read more

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