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Ochsner Baptist Offers Non-Surgical Treatment for Relief of Chronic Pain

Ochsner Baptist is the first in New Orleans to offer COOLIEF* Cooled Radiofrequency Treatment, a non-invasive, outpatient option for those suffering from chronic back, hip or knee pain lasting for longer than three months.  read more

Ochsner Medical Center Named One of 125 Hospital and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs

Becker's Hospital Review has recognized Ochsner Medical Center on its list of 125 Hospitals and Health Systems With Great Orthopedic Programs. Ochsner is the only hospital in Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama to receive this award.  read more

Ochsner Baton Rouge Gives Tips on How to Incorporate More Fruits and Veggies into your Diet

September is Fruits & Veggies – More Matters Month, and it’s a good time to stop and ask, are you getting enough fruits and vegetables in your diet? Start boosting your daily consumption of fruits and vegetables with a few easy eating tips from the Produce for... read more

Fall Cleaning: Your Medicine Cabinet

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is September 27, 2014, and Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge will be participating from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Physician Plaza 1 next door to the hospital.  read more

Ochsner Baton Rouge Shares Insight on Palliative Care

A recent Wall Street Journal article published last Sunday explains the ins and outs of palliative care – addressing misconceptions, explaining when and how families should access this level of care, and talking about palliative care as it relates to the larger healthcare picture. Jay Brooks, MD, Chairman of the... read more

John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute to Offer Free Health Screenings on Sept. 27th

Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute (JOHVI) is offering free heart and vascular health fair screenings on Saturday, September 27th. read more

Ochsner Welcomes Back Dr. Opoku-Boateng, One of Two Fellowship-Trained Endocrine Surgeons in LA

Ochsner welcomes back Adwoa Opoku-Boateng, MD, FACS, to its surgery department. Dr. Opoku-Boateng is fellowship-trained in endocrine surgery, one of only two such specialized surgeons in the state of Louisiana. read more

Ochsner’s Moonlight and Miracles Gala Raises Money to Benefit Cancer Services and Research

Ochsner Health System invites you to party under the stars on the turf of the Superdome at the Moonlight & Miracles Gala on Friday, November 14!  This year’s theme is “Seeing the Whole Spectrum” which recognizes all forms of cancer through various ribbon colors. Funds raised... read more

Workforce Collaborative Invests $288,000 in Training that Results in Jobs

New Orleans Works (NOW), a workforce collaboration focused on making sure that workers get the training they need in order to succeed in the healthcare field, is helping low- to middle-skilled workers prepare for the growing number of jobs in the burgeoning healthcare field. NOW announced that its partnership... read more

River Parishes Hospital to Join Ochsner Health System

Today, River Parishes Hospital, an acute-care hospital in LaPlace, La., announced its plans to  join Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”), a national referral center and one of the Gulf South’s leading health systems. The acquisition of River Parishes by Ochsner will help ensure the delivery of... read more

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