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Ochsner ALS Center Offers Innovative Program to Preserve Patient Voices

In 2016, Cille Norman, 61, of Newton, Mississippi, experienced unexplained weakness in her hands that continued to worsen in other areas of her body. After consulting a number of physicians and undergoing a battery of tests, Cille was diagnosed with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). read more

Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Expand Partnership with New Comprehensive Weight Loss Center

On Tuesday, May 16, Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore celebrated the grand opening of the Slidell Comprehensive Weight Loss Center. read more

Ochsner Health System’s Michael Hulefeld named to “Top 25 COOs in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare

Michael Hulefeld,  Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer (COO),Ochsner Health System , has been named as one of the 2017 “Top 25 COOs in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. read more

Ochsner Psychologist Responds to ‘13 Reasons Why’ Concerns

As Netflix’s new mega-hit “13 Reasons Why”, continues to draw more viewers by the day, criticism of the new show is also growing from members inside the medical community concerned about the show’s impact.  read more

Ochsner Health System Adopts Magseed® as Standard of Care for Use in Breast Lumpectomy Procedures

Ochsner Health System announced today that the system has adopted Magseed® from Endomag, the cancer healthcare company, as the standard of care for breast lesion localization, having identified the system as simpler and more effective than alternative techniques. Magseed was chosen as the preferred alternative to wire localization, based... read more

Ochsner Patient Story: Brothers in Blue

Jason Triche, a St. John the Baptist Parish Sheriff Deputy, was badly wounded when he came under fire in the line of duty. His future was uncertain until he met Robert. read more

Moody’s Upgrades Ochsner Health System’s Bond Outlook to A3 from Baa1

Moody’s Investors Service upgraded its current positive rating from a Baa1 to A3 and Fitch Ratings has upheld its financial outlook on Ochsner Health System at an A-. Both affirmed a stable outlook.  read more

Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center Designated as Louisiana’s Only Center of Excellence by Hidden Scar

The Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center at Ochsner has been recognized by Hidden Scar™ as a designated Center of Excellence.  The Hidden Scar approach to breast surgery offers patients the option of minimal scarring when undergoing a lumpectomy or mastectomy. By offering this procedure, the Lieselotte Tansey Breast Center,... read more

National MS Society Honors Ochsner at New Orleans On the Move Luncheon

On the Move Luncheon is a nationwide program created to empower communities with the knowledge, inspiration and relentless resolve to end multiple sclerosis forever. Held in cities across the country, the Luncheon maximizes the collective impact to change the world for people with MS. read more

Ochsner Health System Participates in New Healthgrades CareChats Program

Ochsner Health System is participating in new program by Healthgrades -- the leading online resource for information about physicians and hospitals -- called CareChatsTM, a digital solution that allows patients and providers to communicate between visits.  read more

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