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Ochsner Baptist Opens New Women’s Walk-In Care Location

Ochsner Baptist has opened a new clinic specifically for urgent obstetric or gynecological needs. This new clinic location provides a new option for patients seeking timely women’s care without scheduling an appointment in advance. read more

Ochsner Celebrates 11th Class of STAR Scholars

Ochsner Health System is proud to announce the 16-member graduating class of the 11th Annual STAR Summer Scholars Program (Science, Technology, Academic, Research). This rigorous full-day, four week program is offered to selected high school students who have an interest in pursuing education and careers in science and medicine. The... read more

Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs Now Open

Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs is now open to serve the medical needs of the community one year after last year’s flood devastation. As the region continues to rebuild from the August 2016 floods, Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs, located at 30819 Highway 16, Denham Springs, LA 70726, provides residents... read more

Ochsner-Tulane Collaboration Reveals Potential Blood Biomarker for Stroke Diagnosis

 A collaboration between Ochsner Medical Center Vascular and Endovascular surgeon, Dr. Hernan Bazan and Tulane University School of Medicine Assistant Professor, Dr. Cooper Woods is developing new understandings on carotid plaque rupture and stroke. read more

Ochsner Announces Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development

Today, Ochsner Hospital for Children announced plans for the Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development. The Boh Center for Child Development will offer personalized, family-centered patient care to children with neuro-muscular, or physical disabilities, and neuro-cognitive, behavioral and communication-related conditions such as autism. The facility is, in part, generously... read more

Ochsner Nationally Ranked in Four Specialties and Named #1 in LA by U.S. News & World Report

Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist* have again been ranked among the best hospitals in the country in four medical specialties, according to U.S. News and World Report’s 2017-18 - Best Hospitals rankings. The annual Best Hospitals rankings recognize... read more

Ochsner Opens New Ochsner Medical Complex – River Parishes

Today, Ochsner Health System opened its new Ochsner Medical Complex – River Parishes, completing a relocation of services from the former River Parishes Hospital campus to a newly-constructed, state-of-the-art facility near Tiffany Drive and Airline Highway in LaPlace. The new 20,000 square foot medical complex housing a 24-hour, 7-days a week... read more

Partners Acquire BrightMatter Technology for Neurosurgery

Today, St. Tammany Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System announced next steps in bringing complex neurological care to patients on the North Shore. BrightMatter™, the latest innovation in brain tumor and disease diagnoses and surgery, is now available to patients at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans as well... read more

Ochsner Offers Free Cancer Screenings August 4 & 5 at Clearview Mall

Free screenings include skin cancer, head & neck, glucose, cholesterol levels, blood pressure and nurse consultations. read more

Ochsner Celebrates 10,000th Delivery Since Returning Women’s Services to Ochsner Baptist in 2013

On Tuesday, July 25, the Women’s Pavilion at Ochsner Baptist celebrated its 10,000th delivery since bringing babies back to the hospital in 2013.  read more

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