Ochsner Announces Breast Self-Awareness Initiatives

Except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the U.S.  Many experts say self-awareness is a key factor in early detection.  read more

Latest News from Ochsner Health System

Ochsner Receives 2018 Innovator Award from Association of Community Cancer Centers

The award specifically honors Ochsner Cancer Institute’s Precision Cancer Therapy Program (PCTP), a partnership with non-profit Translational Genomics Institute (TGen), which offers early-phase clinical trials to Ochsner cancer patients.  read more

Sight Medical, LLC & Ochsner Release Whitepaper on Redesign of Surgical Process in Ortho Surgeries

Ochsner has released a whitepaper describing the results of its partnership with SIGHT Medical, LLC to transform, redesign and automate various aspects of medical device surgical processes into a new automated model.  read more

John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute Implants First Impella 5.0 Heart Pump with Impella Connect

By utilizing the new Impella Connect technology, physicians bypass the traditional route of waiting for updates from the resident or nurse on duty. Now, the physician can remotely access patient data in real-time via an iPhone app regardless of location ... read more

Updates from To Your Health Blog

Seizures and Epilepsy: Debunking Common Myths

Seizures can be dangerous. There are a lot of generalizations and common misconceptions regarding seizures and epilepsy, and how to act in the event of a seizure. Knowing the difference between myths and facts is the key to helping a... read more

Did You Know that More Comfortable Mammograms Exist?

For women over 40 getting a mammogram, a more comfortable and accurate option is now available. read more

My Child Has an ACL Tear. Now What?

Knee injuries in children are rising as kids become more involved in high-level athletics, and the complexity of these injuries has increased as well. read more

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