FCC Chairman Ajit Pai Visits Ochsner Medical Center to Explore Healthcare Innovation

Chairman Pai, who was appointed to his position in January 2017, has a special interest in utilization of technology and telehealth services to improve healthcare access and quality. A pioneer in healthcare innovation and digital health, Ochsner briefed Chairman Pai on several of its programs that leverage technology to improve health outcomes and provide increased, more convenient access to quality care.

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Ochsner Health System Named a Walmart Center of Excellence for Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery

Ochsner is the 12th healthcare organization in the nation and the 1st in Louisiana to be named a Walmart Center of Excellence for joint replacement surgery.


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Benson Cancer Center 5-Year Survival Rates in 4 Main Malignancies Surpass National Averages

As a nationally-recognized leader in clinical research and innovation, Ochsner’s ability to deliver coordinated care, comprehensive screening and cutting-edge therapies have contributed to an even bigger improvement for patients treated in Ochsner facilities.


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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport to Boost Minimum Wage to $12.00 per hour

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Board of Directors approve minimum wage increase for all employees.


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Cath Lab 101: Behind the Laboratory Door

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