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Ochsner Offers Advice on Headache Treatment Techniques

Headaches can be extremely disabling when they become frequent and severe. Some people experience headaches more than 15 days each month. Headaches take a toll at a personal, professional and recreational level. Fortunately, there is a lot that doctors can do to help those with severe headaches. In addition to... read more

3 Things You Didn’t Know About Choosing an OB

Pregnancy often includes a lot of repeat trips — to the bathroom, to the fridge and most importantly, to the doctor. The obstetrician you choose at the beginning of your pregnancy may impact the decisions you make down the road. Dr. Rajiv Gala from Ochsner Baptist advises on three important... read more

Ochsner Health System Patient and ESPYS Jimmy V Award Winner Launches The Jarrius JJ Robertson Fund

Ochsner Health System is proud to announce “The Jarrius JJ Robertson Fund” – a fund dedicated to providing families of pediatric liver transplant patients with financial assistance for unexpected expenses. Jarrius, or JJ, will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the 25th ESPYS award ceremony... read more

Ochsner Distinguished as “Most Wired” for 11th Straight Year by Hospitals & Health Networks Magazine

For the 11th consecutive year, Ochsner Health System has been named as a Most Wired Advanced Hospital in the 19th annual Health Care’s Most Wired Survey by Hospitals & Health Networks (H&HN) magazine.  read more

CHRISTUS Health and Ochsner Health System Announce Plans for Partnership in Lake Charles

The anticipated agreement will build on the collective strengths of both CHRISTUS Health and Ochsner. read more

Ochsner Hospital For Children Nationally Ranked in Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News

Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery specialties in the new 2017-18 U.S. News and World Reports Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only hospital in Louisiana... read more

Ochsner Offers Tips to Keep Your Family Safe Around Fireworks this Fourth of July

With the Independence Day holiday around the corner, fireworks may seem like a fun way for your family to celebrate our nation’s birthday. Dr. Monica Williams with Ochsner Health Center - Destrehan offers the following tips for staying safe around fireworks this Fourth of July. read more

Ochsner Health System to Revitalize Recently Closed Louisiana Heart Hospital

 Ochsner, working together with each of its partners, St. Tammany Parish Hospital (STPH) and Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH), plans to repurpose the recently closed building to open a Post-Acute Care Hospital to include long-term acute care, skilled nursing and inpatient rehabilitation services in one convenient St. Tammany location.  read more

St.  Charles Parish Hospital Names New Chief Operating and Nursing Officer

St. Charles Parish Hospital has named Terrell Neal as Chief Operating and Nursing Officer (COO/CNO), effective May 15, 2017. Neal most recently served as Vice President of Patient Care Services at Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway. read more

Ochsner Hospital for Children Physician Named Master Pediatrician by American Academy of Pediatrics

The Louisiana Chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics (LA AAP) honors Ochsner Hospital for Children Pediatrician, Raj Warrier, M.D., as one of two “Master Pediatricians” in the state of Louisiana for 2017.  read more

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