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Feeling Sleepy This Thanksgiving - Don’t Blame the Turkey!

The old myth says that eating too much Thanksgiving turkey will cause us to feel sleepy, but that isn’t the case.  read more

How to Avoid Common Thanksgiving Injuries

The Ochsner Health System Emergency Department shares tips for avoiding the following Thanksgiving injuries - burns, cuts, food poisoning and more.  read more

New Orleans Ranked Among Top 25 Cities in National Health Index

New Orleans has been named among the top 25 cities of one million or more residents that are getting healthcare right in the 2019 National Health Index, a study of cities nationwide. The National Health Index is published by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals. read more

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office and Ochsner Health Network Announce Partnership

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (STPSO) and Ochsner Health Network  are pleased to announce the launch of the Blue Connect Network for STPSO employees.  read more

Ten Ochsner Facilities Receive ‘A’ Grade for Patient Safety

Ten Ochsner Health System facilities, including three partner hospitals, were awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade.  read more

Great American Smokeout is November 15

According to Lindsey White, Director of the Tobacco Cessation Program at Ochsner Health System, quitting is a process, not a one-time event. Ochsner’s partnership with the Smoking Cessation Trust offers free counseling and medications for anyone wanting to take steps toward a healthier, tobacco-free lifestyle.  read more

Ochsner Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Oncology Programs

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center at Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway (OMC - Jefferson Highway) was once again recently named to the 2018 Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” list. It was the only hospital in Louisiana to be... read more

Ochsner Health Network Hosts 2nd Annual Value Summit 2018

This unique event is the only opportunity of its kind for healthcare industry decision makers to come together to explore new ideas and share best practices for delivering high-quality care in a value-based environment across multiple stakeholder groups.  read more

Ochsner Health System Launches Ochsner Anywhere Care, Powered by American Well

Ochsner Health System announced the launch of Ochsner Anywhere Care, a consumer-facing virtual visit platform for urgent care visits. In partnership with leading telehealth platform, American Well®, Louisianans can now connect with board-certified primary care providers for secure, live, on-demand video visits.  read more

Tips for a Happy and Healthy Halloween

help make the holiday a safe and enjoyable one for all, Ochsner Hospital for Children shares the following safety tips in mind when going about your evening or planning out your "trick or treat" fun. read more

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