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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

Ochsner Named One of Healthgrades 2015 America’s 100 Best Hospitals™

Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* were named as one of the Healthgrades 2015 America’s 100 Best Hospitals Award™.  The distinction makes Ochsner one of the top two percent of more than 4,500 hospitals nationwide for its consistent, year-over-year superior clinical performance as measured... read more

Ochsner Specialty Health Center– Cut Off Hosts Free Grand Opening Event, Health Screenings

Physicians and staff of Ochsner Specialty Health Center – Cut Off held an event Saturday, February 28 to celebrate the grand opening of Ochsner’s newest health clinic. read more

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

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