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Ochsner Receives 2018 Innovator Award from Association of Community Cancer Centers

The award specifically honors Ochsner Cancer Institute’s Precision Cancer Therapy Program (PCTP), a partnership with non-profit Translational Genomics Institute (TGen), which offers early-phase clinical trials to Ochsner cancer patients.  read more

Sight Medical, LLC & Ochsner Release Whitepaper on Redesign of Surgical Process in Ortho Surgeries

Ochsner has released a whitepaper describing the results of its partnership with SIGHT Medical, LLC to transform, redesign and automate various aspects of medical device surgical processes into a new automated model.  read more

John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute Implants First Impella 5.0 Heart Pump with Impella Connect

By utilizing the new Impella Connect technology, physicians bypass the traditional route of waiting for updates from the resident or nurse on duty. Now, the physician can remotely access patient data in real-time via an iPhone app regardless of location – hospital, home or in-between.  read more

Ochsner Health System Awarded $1.6 Million Grant by the National Institutes of Health

The grant, which will be used over a four-year period, will help healthcare providers safely manage non-cancer related chronic pain in primary care settings across South Louisiana. read more

Two Ochsner Hospitals Designated as Baby-Friendly Facilities

Based on the Ten Steps to Successful Breastfeeding, this prestigious international award recognizes birth facilities that offer mothers the environment, education and support needed to successfully reach their goals and provide them with the best possible birth experience. read more

Ochsner Announces Breast Self-Awareness Initiatives

Except for skin cancers, breast cancer is the most common cancer in women in the U.S.  Many experts say self-awareness is a key factor in early detection.  read more

22 Ochsner Nurses Named to “Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana” List

Ochsner's nursing staff has a history of acknowledgments by the Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana Foundation for their commitment to patient care. Approximately 550 Ochsner nurses have been recognized since the program launched.   read more

Ochsner Health System and LSU Health Shreveport Join Forces to Improve Healthcare in North Louisiana

The State of Louisiana , the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Board of Supervisors on behalf of LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport and the Faculty Group Practice, and Ochsner Health System announced today that they have signed the final Public Private Partnership Agreement in Shreveport and Monroe. read more

Ochsner Hospital for Children Celebrates Opening of Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development

This week, leaders from Ochsner Hospital for Children, local dignitaries and community members celebrated the long-anticipated opening of the Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development . read more

Ochsner Eat Fit Partners with Pigeon Catering to Bring Healthy Lunches to Local Schools

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention states that the prevalence of adult obesity rates ranking 35 percent or above is higher in 2017 versus 2016, with Louisiana among the top seven in this unfortunate ranking. That is why Eat Fit NOLA, a nonprofit initiative of Ochsner Health System, has... read more

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