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Ochsner Health System Is Fully Prepared Should an Ebola Case Arise

Ochsner Health System is fully prepared should an Ebola case arise. We have a systemwide protocol in place at each of our facilities for the screening and isolation of any patient suspected of having the disease. read more

CareChex® Names Ochsner Top 10% In Nation In 17 Specialties, Including Overall Hospital Care

Ochsner has been recognized as #1 in the nation for both medical excellence and patient safety in liver transplant by CareChex® – a division of Comparion®. CareChex® also named Ochsner among the top 10% in the nation in 17 different specialties, including overall hospital care, overall medical care, cancer care,... read more

CareChex® Names Ochsner #1 In Baton Rouge In 9 Specialties, Including Overall Hospital Care

CareChex®, a division of Comparion®, has named Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge number one in Baton Rouge for medical excellence in 9 specialties, including Overall Hospital Care, Overall Surgical Care, Cardiac Care, Major Cardiac Surgery, Coronary Bypass Surgery, Gastrointestinal Care, General Surgery, Interventional Coronary Care and Pneumonia Care. ... read more

Ochsner Health System Announces New Leadership Positions

Ochsner Health System recently announced new administrative leadership positions. read more

Pete November Named Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Ochsner

Pete November has been promoted to Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer for Ochsner Health System. read more

Ochsner St. Anne Hosts Free Women’s Health Expo

Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital will host a free Women’s Health Expo on Thursday, October 23 aimed at caring for all generations. Join us to meet and greet your Ochsner St.  Anne physicians and nurse practitioners. read more

St. Tammany Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System Share Future Vision for Healthcare

Today, St. Tammany Parish Hospital (“STPH”) and Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”) celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on increasing local access to care, improving quality and reducing the cost of healthcare for area patients. Together, the two entities serve as the most comprehensive,... read more

Ochsner Health System First Epic Client to Fully Integrate with Apple HealthKit

Ochsner Health System, based in New Orleans, La., announced today that it is the first Epic Systems client to successfully integrate its electronic health record (EHR) with the new Apple HealthKit.  read more

A Simple Way to Keep the Flu Away

Unfortunately, some people think that getting a flu immunization is too much trouble or costs too much. Or, they swear that a flu immunization will make them sick or make them more likely to catch the flu—or even colds. read more

Ochsner Baton Rouge to Offer Advanced 3D Mammography Screening Beginning Oct. 6

Ochsner Health System is proud to offer highly advanced Hologic® 3D mammography (digital breast tomosynthesis) as part of its comprehensive women’s services in New Orleans and Covington, and now Baton Rouge.  According to several studies, 3D mammography has been found to identify up to 40 percent more... read more

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