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Ochsner Health System has joined the Excelera national specialty pharmacy network

Ochsner Health System has joined the Excelera national specialty pharmacy network. The Excelera® network consists of point-of-care specialty pharmacies owned by health systems and academic medical centers.  read more

Ochsner is Among Top 5% of Hospitals in Clinical Outcomes in Nation According to Healthgrades

Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center  and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* have received the Healthgrades 2016 Distinguished Hospital Award for Clinical Excellence ™ for the seventh year in a row. read more

Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Celebrate New Partnership and Future Vision of Healthcare

On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Health System  celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on the continuation of high quality care, cost reduction through coordinating and improving resources, and increased local access to care for the residents of the Slidell community. read more

Ochsner Renews Commitment to Federal Initiative To Cut Costs and Put Patients at the Center of Care

Ochsner Accountable Care Network (OACN) was selected as one of nearly 150 renewing Medicare Shared Savings Program Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs), providing Medicare beneficiaries with access to high-quality, coordinated care across the United States. read more

Ochsner Clinical School Recognizes Largest Class to Date with White Coat Ceremony

On Saturday, January 9, a group of 123 third-year medical students celebrated a milestone in their journey to become physicians with the Ochsner Clinical School’s sixth annual White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony cloaked the doctors-in-training with their white coats for the first time. read more

Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Health System Finalize Partnership

Slidell Memorial Hospital (“SMH”) and Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”) have affirmed a strategic partnership focused on delivering the highest quality of coordinated, patient-centered care for the Slidell community. The new agreement was recently reviewed by the Louisiana Attorney General, who had no objection. The partnership will... read more

Ochsner Health System Opens Doors to ALS Center

Ochsner Health System announces the opening of the new ALS Center at the Ochsner Center for Primary Care and Wellness. The center offers comprehensive care for patients with Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) and related disorders. The center’s team also provides patients with a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach with a... read more

Warner Thomas named to “130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know”

Ochsner Health System President and CEO, Warner Thomas, has been named as one of the 2015 “130 Nonprofit Hospital and Health System CEOs to Know,” by Becker’s Hospital Review.  This prestigious list features some of the most extraordinary presidents and CEOs in the healthcare field today. read more

Ochsner Medical Center Named to “100 Hospitals with Great Orthopedic Programs 2015”

Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway is named among this year’s “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Orthopedic Programs” by Becker’s Hospital Review, for the second year in a row. read more

Ochsner Health System Outlines Safety of Carotid Surgery and Acute Stroke Care

A newly released study in the Journal of Vascular Surgery has shown that doctors may have more treatment options at their disposal for patients who have suffered minor or moderate-sized strokes. The five-year study, conducted by Ochsner Health System in New Orleans, could offer access to more aggressive treatment to... read more

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