Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. And 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.
Beginning on Oct. 15, many Louisiana residents enrolled in Medicare will again have the chance to join Medicare Advantage benefit plans offered by OHP -- this time for the 2023 plan year. Premiums and copays will continue to start at $0 and include a wide range of cost-saving features and wellness programs not available with original Medicare, such as prescription drug coverage, fitness, dental, hearing and vision benefits.
Ochsner physiatrist Dr. Erin Derbigny says the most common cause of muscle pain is tension and stress. Body positioning, body mechanics and repetitive activity can contribute to long-term pain or soreness.
OACN’s 2021 clinical successes, highlighted by a 100% quality score, can be attributed to increasing primary care physician visits, focusing on high-risk patient care coordination and support, reducing unnecessary hospitalizations through ambulatory care coordination, and improving patient satisfaction.
For 18 years, Ochsner Health has celebrated its employees, leaders, physicians, and teams for going above and beyond by exhibiting the spirit of leadership through the health system’s mission, vision, and core values.
The annual “Top Doctors” honorees are selected by Castle Connolly’s physician-led team of researchers, who review peer-nominations from licensed physicians and follow a rigorous screening process. A total of 528 physicians in 59 specialties were recognized in this year’s list.
Joseph Gormley, a California resident, had no plans for an extended stay in the Crescent City when he landed in the Louis Armstrong New Orleans International Airport on Aug. 9. He is is recovering safely at Ochsner Medical Center—New Orleans following a dramatic resuscitation by an Ochsner Health cardiologist that friends and family describe as “divine intervention.”
Ochsner is excited to announce tuition assistance for at least 10 applicants to Loyola University of New Orleans’ new accelerated Bachelor of Science in nursing (ABSN) program for this spring. The degree program is enrolling now for the Spring 2023 academic term, with a deadline of December 1, 2022.
Ochsner LSU Health – Spring Lake, primary care welcomes primary care physician Dr. Leticia Antunes and physician’s assistant Kayce Kirk. The providers will see patients at Ochsner LSU Health – Spring Lake, primary care located at 8445 Line Ave, Suite 100, Shreveport, La., 71106.
Through Epic’s partnership with Tempus, which analyzes cancer cells to understand a patient’s disease at the molecular level, Ochsner physicians can now seamlessly order tests and access discrete biomarkers within the patient’s electronic health record (EHR) to offer highly personalized cancer treatment options.