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Tylertown Resident Celebrates the Holidays Cancer-Free Thanks to SMRMC-Ochsner Partnership

Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center (SMRMC) in partnership with Ochsner Health System has provided many patients access to high-quality care close to home including patient Molly Lee of Tylertown, Miss. Currently cancer-free, Molly is grateful to spend the holidays with family and friends thanks to The Mississippi Cancer Institute (MCI)... read more

Ochsner Baptist Earns National Award for Top Teaching Hospital

Highlighting its nationally recognized achievements in patient safety and quality, Ochsner Baptist -- a Campus of Ochsner Medical Center, was named a Top Teaching Hospital for the first time by independent hospital watchdog organization, The Leapfrog Group.  read more

Ochsner Health System Joins BSWRI and TGen to Explore Early Detection Test for Pancreatic Cancer

A group of the nation’s premier cancer researchers — including investigators from Ochsner’s Precision Cancer Therapies Program (PCTP) – have joined Baylor Scott & White Research Institute (BSWRI) and the Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) in securing a $5.13 million federal grant to develop an early detection... read more

Ochsner Patients Invited to Join Millions on Evidation’s Achievement Platform

Today, innovationOchsner (iO) and Evidation Health announce that hundreds of Ochsner patients have joined Evidation’s Achievement, a consumer rewards platform for health-related actions.  read more

Ochsner Health System Announces Expansion of Medical Assistant Training Program

Ochsner Health System, Jefferson Parish and the Louisiana Workforce Commission (LWC) recently announced plans to expand Ochsner’s Medical Assistant (MA) Training Program in Jefferson Parish. The Shrewsbury Medical Assistant Training Program, which will host its first session in January 2018, is tuition-free and open to Jefferson Parish residents ages 18... read more

Ochsner Health System Introduces New Prenatal Digital Medicine Program for the Gulf South

Ochsner Health System introduces Connected MOM (Maternity Online Monitoring), an exciting new Digital Medicine Program that allows expectant mothers to use advanced wireless technology to manage prenatal health. This is the first-of-its-kind program created by a healthcare system, and Ochsner is the only hospital in the Gulf South region to... read more

Ochsner Accountable Care Network Announces Over $5.5 Million in Savings

The Ochsner Accountable Care Network, LLC is pleased to report its 2016 results, which included a reduction in the expected cost of care by over $5.5 million and improved coordination of care to 37,942 Medicare beneficiaries. read more

Ochsner Health Center – East Causeway Approach Now Open in Mandeville

Ochsner Health System, the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and local leaders recently celebrated the opening of Ochsner Health Center – East Causeway Approach. The new facility, conveniently located at 3235 East Causeway Approach, will offer primary care, pediatrics, endocrinology, lab services and radiology.  read more

UQ Ochsner Clinical School Honors Largest Class to-Date at 2017 Culmination Ceremony

The University of Queensland (UQ) Ochsner Clinical School honored its class of 2017 at its sixth Culmination Ceremony on Saturday, November 18. read more

Ochsner Baptist Offers UroLift® System to Treat Patients for Enlarged Prostate

Ochsner Baptist – A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center is now treating patients with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. read more

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