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Ochsner Health physician receives national appointment and prestigious honor

June 12, 2024

Ochsner Health is proud to recognize two recent professional accomplishments of Dr. Gerald “Gerry” Cvitanovich, chief strategy officer of Ochsner Urgent Care and Occupational Health.

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St. Bernard Parish Hospital included among Becker’s 100 Great Community Hospitals

June 11, 2024

This marks the second consecutive year St. Bernard Parish Hospital has earned the honor of being named a Great Community Hospital.

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Ochsner welcomes latest da Vinci robotic surgical system

June 10, 2024

The da Vinci 5’s biggest innovation is enabling the surgeon’s hands to feel the same amount of pressure used by the robotic instruments.

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Ochsner Health hosts Black Men’s Health Event on May 25

May 21, 2024

Presented by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson, along with community partner The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, The Black Men’s Health Event advances a core mission to improve healthcare access, health equity and health outcomes.

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Ochsner Health hosts BD Medication Management Advisory Board

May 20, 2024

Ochsner Health recently welcomed more than 20 healthcare executives from 10 renowned US health systems at the BD Strategic Medication Management Advisory Board event. Facilitated by BD, the two-day event occurred on April 30 and May 1 at Ochsner facilities in New Orleans, Louisiana.

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Ochsner Health recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes

May 16, 2024

Dedicated to enhancing access and opportunities for all its employees, Ochsner Health is a frontrunner in fostering a professional environment where diversity is celebrated, and every employee is empowered to contribute to the collective success of the organization.

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Ochsner Baton Rouge opens new outpatient infusion pharmacy

May 15, 2024

The pharmacy is designed with patient comfort and accessibility in mind. Each of its six patient rooms offers a spa-like environment, providing patient care in a peaceful, supportive setting that promotes healing.

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Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge certified for stroke readiness

May 13, 2024

The designation means OMC-Baton Rouge meets The Joint Commission's designation for readiness to treat patients who experience severe stroke.

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Ochsner Health named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces 2024 for Mental Wellbeing

May 7, 2024

The ranking survey conducted included responses from more than 250,000 young professionals and more than 1.5 million company reviews.

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Ochsner Health designated 'WellSpot' by La. Dept. of Health

May 6, 2024

WellSpot is the first voluntary designation program of its kind in Louisiana, encouraging organizations and individuals to make small, healthy lifestyle changes in spaces where residents spend most of their time.

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