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Ochsner Wins Best Comprehensive Integration Award from Intelligent Health Association at HIMSS 2015

The Intelligent Hospital Association today announced that Ochsner Health System was awarded the Best Comprehensive Integration for 2014. The award is given to a hospital or health system that effectively and seamlessly integrates technologies to provide a comprehensive solution in a health care facility.  read more

Ochsner & Slidell Memorial Hospital Sign a Letter of Intent to Form Strategic Partnership

Today, Slidell Memorial Hospital (“SMH”) and Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”) announced the signing of a Letter of Intent to form a strategic partnership focused on delivering the highest quality, coordinated, patient-centered care along with preventive healthcare and patient education, positioning both organizations for success in the... read more

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge awarded Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge announced today that it has achieved the Healthgrades 2015 Patient Safety Excellence Award™, a designation that honors hospital performance in the prevention of serious, potentially preventable complications during hospital stays.  The distinction places Ochsner-Baton Rouge among the top 10% of hospitals in the nation... read more

Ochsner Health System Introduces New Platform for Telemedicine Program

Ochsner Health System has introduced a new platform that successfully integrates its CareConnect360 telemedicine program with Epic, its electronic medical record system (EMR) and Cisco's Connected Health video solution. read more

Ochsner Health System Introduces innovationOchsner (iO)

Ochsner Health System announced today at the Health Innovation Summit at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW) the launch of its first entity that will support innovative companies in revolutionizing care to revolve around their patients. Ochsner also reiterated the launch of a three-year health innovation challenge in collaboration with GE... read more

Ochsner Invited to Health Care Payment Learning & Action Network Kick Off at the White House

Today, Ochsner Health System joined President Obama and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Sylvia M. Burwell, as well as state representatives, insurers, providers, business leaders, and consumers at the White House to kick off the Health Care Payment Learning and Action Network (“Network... read more

Third Class of Ochsner Clinical School Graduates Participate in Match Day

Along with all other medical school graduates across the United States, the members of the third University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School (UQ-OCS) graduating class received their residency match results on Friday, March 20. This year, 25 of the 28 students who entered the match received residency spots and will soon be at hospitals... read more

Changes in Healthcare Delivery Essential to Combat Chronic Disease

Chronic disease accounts for 7 of every 10 deaths in the United States and more than 75% of total health care costs. In an article published in The American Journal of Medicine, Ochsner physicians discuss how existing healthcare delivery models are poorly constructed to manage chronic disease, and how a reengineering of... read more

Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner First to Introduce Silent Scan MRI Technology

Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner announces the addition of Silent Scan MRI (Magnetic Resonance Imaging) technology by GE Healthcare to significantly reduce testing noise, helping to improve the overall patient experience.  read more

Ochsner and GE Healthcare Challenge Healthcare Innovators at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week

Ochsner Health System and GE Healthcare announced today their three-year commitment to The Idea Village as co-sponsors of what will be an annual Healthcare Innovation Summit. read more

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