Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. 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.
Ochsner has invested in the St. Bernard Parish community and is committed to continuing to bring exceptional healthcare services close to home. Access to high-quality healthcare has greatly expanded in St. Bernard Parish since the beginning of the partnership.
Impact Network's group of 20 providers, including 12 board-certified physicians and eight additional advanced practitioners, specialize in treating hospitalized patients in both medical and intensive care settings, as well as caring for patients recovering from surgery.
The Workforce Opportunity for Rural Communities Initiative Grant from the U.S. Department of Labor and the Delta Regional Authority (DRA) will be used to help qualified applicants find careers in the healthcare industry. Over the course of three years, the goal is to hire 300 veterans into clinical and non-clinical careers with Ochsner.
According to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, smoking cigarettes is the leading cause of preventable deaths. Louisiana has one of the highest smoking rates in the United States. Ochsner Health and Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit formed a key partnership to create the Lung Cancer Awareness, Education and Prevention Program to improve lung health and overall wellness.
The partnership between Ochsner Health and Delgado is key to the collaborative Healthy State by 2030 initiative, an ambitious, ten-year plan to lift Louisiana off the bottom of national health rankings.
Created in partnership with Ochsner Health, this new clinic and its providers will serve students, faculty, and staff by treating non-emergency illnesses and injuries that are most traditionally seen by an urgent care provider and non-physician.
The new $1.9 million Loyola Ochsner Nursing Simulation Lab – the “Sim Lab” – on Loyola’s campus is a high-tech outfitted center that allows students immersive and hands-on learning opportunities in simulated inpatient and outpatient settings, as they prepare for careers in hospitals, labor and delivery rooms, emergency rooms, and other clinical settings.
Opening in 2023, the $22 million, 65,000-square-foot facility will include a 60-yard indoor field and two full-size outdoor turf sports fields, serving as a hub for athletes of all ages and offering an incredible array of services.