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Ochsner Health System Addresses Five Common Organ Donation Myths

April 3, 2019

According to Donate Life America and the Louisiana Organ Procurement Agency, more than 114,000 men, women and children are currently waiting for lifesaving organ transplants and in Louisiana, more than 2,000 people are on the waiting list.

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Ochsner Urgent Care Opens New Clinic in Central Business District

April 1, 2019

The 3,050 square foot facility is located on the first floor of the Whitney Hancock building (formerly One Shell Square) and features four exam rooms and one larger treatment room. The clinic offers a variety of walk-in services for adult and pediatric (six months and up) patients.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Announces Major New Healthcare Campus

April 1, 2019

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport announces a new location, Margaret Place, at 1 Saint Mary Place in Shreveport, La. With an initial investment of $40 million the neurosurgery surgery center will open by May 2019. Phase 1 of the new campus includes 75,000 square-feet to open in 2019. Plans for further expansion are currently underway and include a new orthopaedic and sports medicine center in 2020 at the Margaret Place campus.

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Ochsner Academics Leader Nationally Recognized for Excellence in Graduate Medical Education

March 27, 2019

Awarded annually, the Parker J. Palmer Courage to Lead Award honors designated institutional officials – individuals who are responsible for all graduate medical education programs at institutions that sponsor residency programs – for excellence in overseeing residency programs.

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Daniel Denis, MD Performs Ochsner's First Sacroiliac Joint Fusion with the iFuse Implant System

March 25, 2019

The iFuse procedure is designed to offer a minimally invasive solution for patients who are no longer responding satisfactorily to conservative care and the prospect of a traditional open surgery is not desirable.

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Ochsner Cardiologist Recognized by American College of Cardiology

March 25, 2019

Awarded annually, the Master of the ACC Award recognizes and honors Fellows of the ACC who have consistently contributed to the goals and programs of ACC and have provided leadership in important ACC activities.

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University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School Announces 2019 Residency Match Day Results

March 15, 2019

The UQ Ochsner Clinical School’s Match Rate is comparable with the national Match Rate for U.S. medical schools. Additionally, 2019 marks the seventh year in a row that UQ Ochsner Clinical School’s Match Rate has been 90% or above.

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Discovery Health Sciences Academy and Ochsner Announce Partnership to Open New K-8 School

March 14, 2019

This school will help meet a need for more STEM education in Louisiana by building on Ochsner’s long history of working with local schools, students and teachers to bring science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education to the community.

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Ochsner Health System Physician Receives UroLift® Center of Excellence Designation

March 13, 2019

The designation recognizes that Dr. Larsen has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport - Monroe Medical Center Unveils the Area's First Hybrid OR

March 7, 2019

The new Hybrid OR at the Monroe Medical Center allows the medical team to treat patients needing multiple surgical specialties and diverse imaging in one space.

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