Ochsner Health announces the return of ambulatory and acute care services to Terrebonne and Lafourche Parishes through the reopening of health centers/clinics and hospital services following Hurricane Ida.
While in New Orleans, Texas 4000 riders met with key adult and pediatric oncology physician leaders, gaining insight into the lifechanging work happening every day at the Benson Cancer Center. The riders also celebrated a patient’s milestone moment, lining the hallways with Ochsner staff for a social distanced clap out as Ochsner cancer patient and avid triathlete and cyclist Daniel Allemond was discharged following a successful bone marrow transplant after a six-year battle against leukemia.
Dr. Shields and Dr. Cummings join the ranks of more than 55 scientists, researchers and industry leaders recognized by Ochsner Health over the last three and a half decades. Bestowed annually, this prestigious honor celebrates individuals who have made major contributions regarding the relationship between smoking and disease along with the development of innovative treatment modalities.
The 2020-2021 Patient Safety Award and Grant focuses on preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). Urinary tract infections are one of the five most common types of healthcare-associated infections.
The LSU Health Shreveport General Practice Residency (GPR) program is a one-year residency program for dentists to increase their knowledge and skills after completing dental school. The residency program will be based in the Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Academic Medical Center and David Raines Community Health Center and other community clinics. Emily Neely DDS, Assistant Professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery, at LSU Health Shreveport is serving as the residency program director.