Ochsner Offers New Orleans Area Schools Innovative Smart Technology to Help Stop the Spread of Illness in Classrooms

Kinsa Smart Thermometers partnered with Ochsner Health System to sponsor the FLUency Program, a community health initiative that invites families and staff at select schools to receive free Kinsa Smart Thermometers as a way to prevent illness and promote a healthier school year.

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Ochsner & Lambeth House Launch Pilot Program for Memory Care

This partnership between a continuous care retirement community and regional healthcare leader is the first of its kind in Louisiana to infuse interactive technology into its care plan for residents.


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OMC-Hancock to Host Flu Shot Event Monday

It takes up to 14 days after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body. For this reason, getting the shot later can still be beneficial, and vaccination can occur throughout flu season, even into January or later.


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Ochsner Health System Becomes Founding Member of National Coalition to Reduce Chronic Drug Shortage

Ochsner Health System has teamed up with 11 health systems as founding members of Civica Rx, a new not-for-profit generic drug company.


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Updates from To Your Health Blog


What is Mako Robotic Surgery?

Mako is robotic arm assisted surgery that is an innovative tool for orthopedic surgeries including hip replacements and knee replacements.

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A Look at Healthcare, Then and Now

In the last 50 years, healthcare has seen numerous changes. Read on to learn more about how healthcare has evolved throughout the years at Ochsner and beyond.

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How Smart Thermometers Help Students Stay Healthy

App-enabled smart thermometers help students stay healthier by tracking fever, symptoms and influenza-like-illness activity in real time.

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