Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
Ochsner Receives 2018 Innovator Award from Association of Community Cancer Centers. Ochsner is One of Only Seven Programs Nationwide to Receive an ACCC Innovator Award.
Ochsner Medical Center - Kenner and Ochsner Medical Center - West Bank Campus received international recognition as Baby-Friendly Designated birth facilities by Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. The “Baby-Friendly” designation is given after a rigorous on-site survey is completed (2018).
Ochsner Hospital for Children was honored with the Children’s Hospital Association (CHA) Pediatric Quality Award at the 2018 Quality & Safety in Children’s Health Conference. The only hospital in Louisiana to be recognized by (CHA), Ochsner Hospital for Children was honored in the category of Patient Safety and Reduction of Harm as the top example based on 110 submissions from 60 children’s hospitals across the country. The Pediatric Quality Awards (PQA) honor and share best practices for pediatric improvement initiatives that can be replicated to achieve positive results in children’s hospitals.
Healthgrades, the nation's most trusted source of health care provider information, has named Ochsner Health as one of the Distinguished Hospitals for Clinical Excellence™ for the ninth year in a row. This prestigious distinction places Ochsner among the top five percent of U.S. hospitals for clinical outcomes – and the only hospitals in the tri-state area of Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi to receive the award.
Healthgrades also named Ochsner Health as one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Coronary Intervention for three consecutive years (2015 – 2017).
Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist*, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus**, Ochsner Medical Center Kenner, Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge and Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center have been recognized for Five-star ratings, Specialty Excellence Awards and are among the top 5 and 10% in the nation by the Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation. Every year, Healthgrades – the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals – evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.
Ochsner received the prestigious “Five-Star” recognition for quality care performance across 14 procedures and conditions. Additionally, Ochsner facilities ranked in the “Top 5% and “Top 10% of the Nation” across seven areas. Ochsner Medical Center**, Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge and Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center also received a total of six Specialty Excellence Awards™.
A complete list of recognitions can be found below.
TOP 5% AND 10% IN THE NATION
Ochsner Health Receives Prestigious 2018 HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence for Innovation Work. The HIMSS Davies Award of Excellence recognizes outstanding achievement of organizations that have utilized health information technology to substantially improve patient outcomes and value.
Only 22 hospitals in the nation have been recognized as an Advanced Hospital, and Ochsner is the only hospital in Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama appointed to this list.
Formerly known as the Truven Health Analytics® 100 Top Hospitals, this study spotlights the best-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on a balanced scorecard of publicly available clinical, operational, and patient satisfaction metrics and data.
Indeed named Ochsner Health as one of the Top-Rated Workplaces: Best Hospitals. The Indeed data analytics team analyzed data from more than 72 million ratings and reviews listed on Indeed Company Pages to determine who’s leading the pack for employee experience in the US in 2018.
This year Ochsner Health ranked #11 in the country, moving up seven spots from its 2017 ranking of #18. Ochsner Health is the only health system in Louisiana to rank in the top 25 for 2018. To view the full list of winners click here.
Dawn Cram, IS Director of Enterprise Imaging, Ochsner Health System, received an honorable mention inthe RAD Women (#RADxx) Trailblazer category.
Beth Walker, COO of Ochsner Medical Center-Jefferson Highway (New Orleans), was named one of 130 Women Hospital and Health System Leaders to Know of 2017.
The 17th annual Nightingale Awards and Gala, hosetd by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation (LNF), recognized the achievements of nurses, hospitals and nursing programs across the state in a variety of categories. This year, Ochsner received the below honors:
Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner was recently named one of 10 “Best Hospital for Nurses 2017” by nurse.org. Slidell Memorial Hospital was also included in the top 10 list.
Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge was awarded an A in patient safety (2017).
Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* have again been ranked among the best hospitals in the country in four medical specialties, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017-18 Best Hospitals rankings. Only 61 hospitals in the country ranked nationally in four or more specialties. The annual Best Hospitals rankings recognize hospitals that excel in treating the most challenging patients. This is the 17th time since 1996 Ochsner has been recognized among the Best Hospitals in America.
Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery specialties in the new 2017-18 U.S. News and World Reports Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only hospital in Louisiana and Mississippi to be recognized and offers one of the largest pediatric cardiology programs in the Gulf South.
U.S. News publishes Best Children’s Hospitals to help families of children with rare, complex or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings are available at Best Children’s Hospitals and will appear in the U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Hospitals 2018” guidebook.