Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. As the largest academic medical center in Louisiana, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals to be leaders who can meet evolving healthcare challenges.
Governor John Bel Edwards joined leaders from Ochsner Health System and LSU to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and its accomplishments, along with a groundbreaking for the Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport.
With the completion of the 1,000th heart transplant, Ochsner joins the ranks of 13 other prestigious health care systems across the United States to have reached this milestone – Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, to name a few.
The Louisiana Emergency Response Network recognized Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport as a Pediatric Level II Trauma Program on July 1, making it the first and only program in Louisiana. The recognition reinforces the highly specialized trauma care provided at Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and highlights its community education and injury prevention initiatives.
Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only awarded to a facility that exceeds standard requirements at the time of its triennial survey. Benson Cancer Center has been continuously CoC-accredited since 1986.
Awarded annually, this honor recognizes an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contributions which have advanced AHA/ASA international goals. Recipients are recognized as a leader or major contributor in an activity, enterprise or program of the AHA at the international level. Dr. Ventura was recognized with this honor during the annual AHA/ASA awards luncheon this June in Plano, Texas