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HIMSS Analytics Honors Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore With Stage 7 Award

HIMSS Analytics awarded Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore in Slidell, La., with a Stage 7 Award – the only hospital to receive this designation across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee. read more

Ochsner Baton Rouge Shares Tips to Reduce Risk of Alzheimer’s Disease during Awareness Month

November is National Alzheimer’s Disease Awareness month. No magic spell can prevent the devastating effects of Alzheimer's disease on thinking and memory. And scientists have yet to find a pill that can cure it. But positive news is out there: Research is shedding light on ways to... read more

Terrebonne General Medical Center and Ochsner Health System Announce Strategic Partnership

Today, Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) and Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) announce their intent to expand their current successful collaborative efforts in managing Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center into a more formal strategic partnership.  read more

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge Offers Tips and Awareness for World Diabetes Day

Led by the International Diabetes Federation (IDF), World Diabetes Day strives to unite and empower diabetes awareness and advocacy. Diabetes affects approximately 400 million, causes five million deaths annually and brings enormous financial burdens (550 billion USD in health-related expenditures). However, more than 70% of type 2 diabetes can be prevented or delayed through... read more

Ochsner Health System Announces New Partnership with Louisiana Fire Soccer Association

Ochsner Health System recently announced its partnership as the official healthcare provider for the Louisiana Soccer Association (LA Fire), an extended youth soccer program of the Chicago Fire Soccer Club for athletes in the Greater New Orleans area.  read more

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Program Now at Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge

Pulmonary rehabilitation (rehab) programs help people with chronic lung problems breathe better and improve their overall health and strength. The programs are led by healthcare professionals who are trained to treat people with lung disease. With their help, patients learn about their condition and gain skills to help manage it. read more

Healthcare Professionals from across the U.S. Set to Attend First Ochsner Conference on Tobacco

Health care professionals from across the U.S. will travel to New Orleans on Friday, November 14, 2014, to attend the first Alton Ochsner Conference on Tobacco hosted by Ochsner Health System and the Louisiana Campaign for Tobacco-Free Living.  The conference will commemorate the 75th Anniversary of the late Dr. Alton... read more

New Research Study Shows Marked Benefits for Cancer Prevention with Diet High in Omega-3 Fatty Acid

A new research review published will once again have people asking for a second helping of wild Alaskan salmon at the dinner table.  read more

Ochsner to Offer High-Risk Pregnancy Services on Gulf Coast

Beginning October 27, 2014, Ochsner Health System will offer Maternal Fetal Medicine services at its new health center in Biloxi: Ochsner Specialty Health Center – Cedar Lake.  read more

Ochsner Baton Rouge Shares Helpful Hints to Have a Hazard-Free Halloween

When we think of Halloween, we picture children laughing in colorful costumes, jack-o'-lanterns glowing in house windows, and buckets brimming with candy and treats. Experts warn, however, that this fun-filled night can pose safety hazards. read more

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