News Releases

Search Tools

Search by Year/Month

Search by Keyword/Category

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

Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Invites Patients to Tour Hologic® 3D Mammography Mobile Coach

On Friday, January 30th, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank will the host the Hologic® 3D digital breast tomosynthesis (also known 3D mammography) mobile coach to show local women the benefits of this technology and how it works.  read more

Iberville Parish and Ochsner Health System Host Ribbon Cutting and Tours of New Medical Complex

BATON ROUGE – Iberville Parish and Ochsner Health System held a ribbon cutting and hosted tours of the new Iberville Ochsner Medical Complex on Friday to premier the new $25 million, 43,000 square feet medical complex.  This facility will house a 24-hour, 7-day a week emergency department, along with a clinic... read more

Are you a member of the Media?

Gain exclusive access to all of our media resources including photos, b-roll video and more.

Register Today