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Ochsner Medical Student Association Names 2016 Teacher of the Year

The Ochsner Medical Student Association (OMSA) has named Sonia Malhotra, MD of Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway as 2016 Teacher of the Year. read more

Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs South Celebrates Grand Re-Opening After Devastating Flood

Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs South, along with the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the facility’s grand re-opening to serve the medical needs of the community. As the region continues to rebuild from the devastating August flooding, Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs South, located at 139... read more

Ochsner Health System Offers Tips for Avoiding Holiday Trips to the Emergency Room

Dr. Brian Seymour with St. Charles Parish Hospital provides tips to help you stay injury-free and healthy as you turn your home into a winter wonderland read more

Ochsner Hospital for Children Offers Tips For Toy Safety Ahead of “Black Friday” Shopping

Tis’ the season for giving, but for too many children, what they receive during the holidays can be harmful. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there were 185,500 toy-related ER visits in 2015 in children under 15 years old. read more

Ochsner – North Shore Takes Home “Innovation Award”  at 16th Annual Business Appreciation Awards

 Ochsner – North Shore is the proud recipient of the 2016 “Innovation Award” for its success in treating patients through the TeleStroke program. The award was presented by the St. Tammany West Chamber of Commerce at this year’s Business Appreciation Awards. read more

St. Charles Parish Hospital Receives Stage 7 Designation by HIMSS Analytics

HIMSS Analytics has recently awarded St. Charles Parish Hospital with a Stage 7 Award of the HIMSS Analytics Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adoption Model.  read more

Ochsner Health System’s ALS Center Awarded Recognized Treatment Center Status

The Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association has recently awarded the Ochsner ALS Center the status of Recognized Treatment Center in the Association’s nation-wide network of Certified Treatment Centers of Excellence.  read more

Ochsner Cancer Institute Advises on Pregnant Women with Cancer

Although cancer in pregnant women is not common, about 1 in every 1,000 pregnancies, it is not extraordinarily rare either, especially for women who have children later in life. Dr. Jacob Estes, Section Head of Gynecology Oncology, Ochsner Cancer Institute, provides insight on the many factors that influence the treatment plan,... read more

Ochsner Health System and Louisiana Workforce Commission Expand Medical Assistant Training Program

The program is a tuition-free Medical Assistant training and development program targeted to the unemployed and underemployed of St. John, St. James and St. Charles parishes. read more

Don’t Let Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Ruin Your Online Holiday Shopping

Don’t let increased clicking and computer time cause carpal tunnel syndrome to worsen and affect your ability to grab that expiring deal, or even your day-to-day activities. read more

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