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Ochsner Hospital for Children Named a ‘Best Children’s Hospital’ by U.S. News & World Report

June 16, 2020

U.S. News introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on pediatric hospitals in the United States. For the fourth year in a row, Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to receive this prestigious honor.

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Ochsner Health Facilities Recognized with an ‘A’ by Leapfrog in Spring 2020 Patient Safety Grades

May 13, 2020

Eleven Ochsner Health facilities, including five partner facilities, earned an ‘A’ Spring 2020 Hospital Safety Grade from The Leapfrog Group, a designation that recognizes efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

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Three Ways to Thank a Nurse

May 8, 2020

Do you want to thank the nurse who has made a difference in your life? Ochsner Health has compiled three ways to thank a nurse during this special week – all while social distancing!

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St. Charles Parish Hospital Names New Chief Executive Officer

March 9, 2020

During his tenure at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Neal has led significant improvements in quality, experience and safety culture.

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U.S. News & World Report Names Ochsner’s Skilled Nursing Facility a 2019-2020 Best Nursing Home

January 28, 2020

The facility earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for Short-Term Rehabilitation. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures. Ochsner’s SNF is also one of only eight facilities in Louisiana to achieve this prestigious recognition.

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Warner Thomas Recognized as one of the 100 Most Influential People by Modern Healthcare

December 10, 2019

This prestigious recognition program acknowledges and honors individuals who are deemed by their peers and the senior editors of Modern Healthcare to be the most influential individuals in the industry, in terms of leadership and impact.

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Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center Receives 'A' Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 7, 2019

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.

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Ochsner Medical Center- Hancock Receives 'A' Fall 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade

November 7, 2019

The Leapfrog Group is an independent national watchdog organization driven by employers and other purchasers of health care committed to improving health care quality and safety for consumers and purchasers.

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23 Ochsner Nurses Honored Among Louisiana’s Best

October 17, 2019

Ochsner's nursing staff has a history of acknowledgments by the Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana Foundation for their commitment to patient care. Approximately 570 Ochsner nurses have been recognized since the program launched more than 30 years ago.

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