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Ochsner Named One of Healthgrades 2015 America’s 100 Best Hospitals™

Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* were named as one of the Healthgrades 2015 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™.  The distinction makes Ochsner one of the top two percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured... read more

Ochsner Specialty Health Center– Cut Off Hosts Free Grand Opening Event, Health Screenings

Physicians and staff of Ochsner Specialty Health Center – Cut Off held an event Saturday, February 28 to celebrate the grand opening of Ochsner’s newest health clinic. read more

Ochsner Health System’s Telestroke Program Announces 30th Site Location

Since  August 2009, Ochsner Medical Center was the first hospital in Louisiana to use telemedicine to treat stroke and has become one of the fastest growing networks in the country with 30 active spoke hospitals. Glenwood Regional Medical Center in West Monroe, LA, recently joined the Telehealth Network as the 30th... read more

Patient Center Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI) Executive Director Visits Ochsner Health System

 Dr. Joe V. Selby, Executive Director of the Patient Centered Outcomes Research Institute (PCORI), recently visited New Orleans and the Ochsner Health System where he participated in the Perkin Forum and delivered a lecture entitled, "From Public Health to Precision Medicine."  read more

Ochsner Health System Selected for Spinal Surgery Research at AOSpine Global Conference

The Orthopaedic Department at Ochsner Health System will be honored at the annual AOSpine Global conference in Buenos Aries, Argentina on May 20-23, 2015.   read more

Ochsner Uses Cutting-Edge Stroke Treatment Proven Superior in New England Journal of Medicine Study

A new study published online in the New England Journal of Medicine found that intra-arterial stroke treatment, which removes the clot from inside the artery in a minimally invasive procedure, is significantly more effective for some patients than administering the intravenous clot-busting drug tissue plasminogen activator (tPA), which is the... read more

Healthgrades Recognizes Two Ochsner Campuses As Top Five Percent Nationwide

Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus have received the Healthgrades 2015 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence™ for the sixth year in a row.   read more

Ochsner STAR Summer Program Now Accepting Applications

Ochsner Health System is now accepting applications for their 9th Annual STAR Summer Scholars Program (Science, Technology, Academic, Research).  read more

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge Offers Tips to Have a Hearty Workout for Your Heart

Your heart, about the size of your fist, is a highly efficient pump. According to the American Heart Association, your heart pumps nearly 2,000 gallons of blood every day, or 5-1/2 quarts a minute and beats 100,000 times a day. Unlike other muscles, your heart muscle does not tire from use. Your... read more

Ochsner Statement on HHS Medicare Delivery System Reform Announcement

Ochsner applauds HHS for their efforts to accelerate Medicare away from volume and towards value-based payments.  read more

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