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Ochsner on Forefront of Cancer Treatment with New Radiosurgery Treatment System

Doctors at Ochsner Medical Center are now treating patients with cancer and certain neurological conditions with an advanced form of non-invasive radiosurgery which enables doctors to carry out efficient delivery of ultra-precise shaped-beam radiosurgery procedures with accuracy in fractions of millimeters, targeting tumors more precisely and quickly.  read more

Ochsner Now Accepting Applications for New Medical Assistant Training Program

Ochsner Health System, Delgado Community College, JOB1 and Providence Community Housing have partnered through a grant from New Orleans Works (housed at the Greater New Orleans Foundation) to offer the MA N.O.W. program. read more

Ochsner Physician Selected for 2014 American Cancer Society Fore A Cure Corporate Golf Classic

Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge’s Jay Brooks, MD, has been selected as this year’s American Cancer Society Fore A Cure Corporate Golf Classic honoree. read more

72-year-old To Complete 2600 Mile Bike Ride Down Mississippi River In Name of Marrow Donor Awareness

For the past nine weeks, Steve Matchett has been on a quest to raise donations for and bring awareness to the importance of marrow donation for blood cancers by cycling the length of the Mississippi River. On Tuesday, August 19, Matchett's finish line will be at Ochsner's Benson Cancer... read more

Moody’s Affirms Ochsner’s Baa1 Rating; Outlook Stable

Moody's Investors Service has reaffirmed the Baa1 rating assigned to Ochsner Health System and states Ochsner’s financial outlook remains stable. This outlook reflects Moody’s belief that Ochsner will continue to improve operating performance in FY 2014 and enhance liquidity and related balance sheet ratios. read more

Ochsner Hosts Cancer Services Expo; Free Screenings Offered

Ochsner Health System will offer free health screenings at Lakeside Mall in Metairie on Friday, August 22 and Saturday, August 23. read more

Ochsner Health System Awarded New Research Grant from National Cancer Institute

Ochsner Health System has been awarded a National Cancer Institute (NCI) Community Oncology Research Program (NCORP) grant. NCI is a premier federal funding agency that supports innovative and cutting edge clinical research for the benefit of cancer patients. read more

Ochsner – Baton Rouge Only Hospital in LA Named Baby-Friendly

Baby-Friendly USA today announced that Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly designated birth facility -- the only hospital in Louisiana that has this designation. read more

Ochsner Creative Media Services Team Takes Home Four Prestigious Telly Awards

Ochsner Health System’s Creative Media Department received Silver and three Bronze Awards at the prominent 35th Annual Telly Awards for two videos: “Miracles” and “Addison’s Story.” read more

Ochsner’s O Bar Uses Interactive Health Technology to Enhance Patient Engagement

Ochsner Health System is the first in the country to introduce the concept of a ‘genius bar’ in a health setting. The O Bar shares physician-recommended health apps at its state-of-the-art iPad® bar. Patients with diabetes, high cholesterol or who need help quitting smoking can test the best apps to... read more