News Releases

St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office and Ochsner Health Network Announce Partnership

November 9, 2018

The St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office (STPSO) and Ochsner Health Network are pleased to announce the launch of the Blue Connect Network for STPSO employees.

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Eleven Ochsner Facilities Receive 'A' Grade for Patient Safety

November 9, 2018

Ten Ochsner Health System facilities, including three partner hospitals, were awarded an ‘A’ from The Leapfrog Group’s Fall 2018 Hospital Safety Grade.

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Great American Smokeout is November 15

November 9, 2018

According to Lindsey White, Director of the Tobacco Cessation Program at Ochsner Health System, quitting is a process, not a one-time event. Ochsner’s partnership with the Smoking Cessation Trust offers free counseling and medications for anyone wanting to take steps toward a healthier, tobacco-free lifestyle.

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Ochsner Medical Center Among Nation’s Top Oncology Programs

November 8, 2018

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center at Ochsner Medical Center - Jefferson Highway (OMC - Jefferson Highway) was once again recently named to the 2018 Becker’s Hospital Review “100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Oncology Programs” list. It was the only hospital in Louisiana to be recognized.

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Ochsner Health Network Hosts 2nd Annual Value Summit 2018

November 7, 2018

This unique event is the only opportunity of its kind for healthcare industry decision makers to come together to explore new ideas and share best practices for delivering high-quality care in a value-based environment across multiple stakeholder groups.

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Ochsner Health System Launches Ochsner Anywhere Care, Powered by American Well

November 1, 2018

Ochsner Health System announced the launch of Ochsner Anywhere Care, a consumer-facing virtual visit platform for urgent care visits. In partnership with leading telehealth platform, American Well®, Louisianans can now connect with board-certified primary care providers for secure, live, on-demand video visits.

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Can being scared help your heart health?

October 29, 2018

With Halloween just around the corner, William Bennett, MD, PhD a cardiologist at St. Charles Parish Hospital breaks down the science behind being scared and how it impacts your heart health.

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Ochsner Health Network and Walmart Team Up to Improve Quality and Reduce Healthcare Costs

October 26, 2018

Ochsner Health Network (OHN) is pleased to announce the Ochsner Accountable Care Plan (ACP) through OHN, to Walmart and Sam’s Club associates working in select facilities in the New Orleans Metro, North Shore and Baton Rouge areas.

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Ochsner Receives 2018 Innovator Award from Association of Community Cancer Centers

October 16, 2018

The award specifically honors Ochsner Cancer Institute’s Precision Cancer Therapy Program (PCTP), a partnership with non-profit Translational Genomics Institute (TGen), which offers early-phase clinical trials to Ochsner cancer patients.

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Sight Medical, LLC & Ochsner Release Whitepaper on Redesign of Surgical Process in Ortho Surgeries

October 16, 2018

Ochsner has released a whitepaper describing the results of its partnership with SIGHT Medical, LLC to transform, redesign and automate various aspects of medical device surgical processes into a new automated model.

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