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Ochsner Health Pledges Zero Health Gaps for World Health Day

April 6, 2023

World Health Day, celebrated annually on April 7, is an initiative of the World Health Organization (WHO). WHO aims to “promote health, keep the world safe and serve the vulnerable – so everyone, everywhere can attain the highest level of health and well-being.”

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Ochsner Eat Fit Celebrates 10 Years

March 22, 2023

Nearly 600 partners feature the Eat Fit seal on their menus. Last year alone, more than 1.4 million Eat Fit meals were served in restaurants across the state and nine schools now feature Eat Fit approved items in their school cafeterias. Peer-reviewed research has validated the success of the Eat Fit program, as well as the Alcohol Free For 40 Challenge.

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Ochsner Health Network Leads the Way in Value-Based Care

February 28, 2023

OHN’s population health efforts bring together more than 5,500 physicians and healthcare providers to improve care quality and patient outcomes and improve healthcare efficiency.

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Ochsner Eat Fit Brings Sophistication to Zero-Proof Cocktails

November 8, 2022

A guidebook featuring 50+ elegant recipes to elevate the zero-proof mixology game

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Ochsner Health Reveals New Findings: Digital Health Pilot Dramatically Improves Outcomes for Medicaid Patients Battling Chronic Diseases, Among First to Do So

October 17, 2022

The statistically and clinically significant results of the pilot program– one of the first in the country – showed that enrollment in Ochsner Digital Medicine brought nearly half of all out-of-control Hypertension patients under control at only 90 days.

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Back-to-School Stress: Ochsner Experts Share Advice for Parents

August 25, 2022

"Kids pick up on their parent’s anxiety. So, if parents are worried, kids can feel anxious and go to school with those kinds of fears.”

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Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club Presents Men’s Health Fair, Sponsored by Ochsner Xavier Institute of Health Equity and Research

May 25, 2022

The Men’s Health Fair will offer free healthcare services, medical screenings, and healthcare best practices as well as 30-minute healthcare education sessions about colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and peripheral artery disease – all healthcare issues common to men.

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Ochsner 65 Plus - Bocage Opens This Fall

May 17, 2022

Ochsner 65 Plus visits are typically longer than traditional primary care visits, allowing patients to schedule physician appointments up to an hour. Patients and their care teams get to know one another, and family and friends are welcome.

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Ochsner Health Donates 20,000 Windowed Masks to Schools & School Systems Across Louisiana

December 7, 2020

The donated windowed masks are being distributed by the schools and school systems to teachers and staff who rely on students seeing their lips to connect to the subject being taught, such as phonics for young children. These specialty areas include pre-kindergarten to second grade teachers, special education teachers and staff, school therapists and foreign language teachers.

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Ochsner Health Joins Thousands of Top U.S. Hospitals to Encourage Everyone to #MaskUp

November 19, 2020

If the nation stays on its current course, hospital leaders are increasingly concerned that more healthcare facilities will be overwhelmed as shortages of healthy caregivers make it difficult to handle a rapidly increasing number of patients.

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