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.
St. Charles Parish Hospital has been recognized as a 2018 ‘Top General Hospital’ by The Leapfrog Group. The honor is designated based on data gathered through its annual hospital survey, which compares hospital performance on national patient safety, quality, efficiency and management standards.
What to give a family member or friend with cancer can stump even the most creative gift-giver during the holidays. Karen Wynn, BSN, RN, who manages the chemotherapy infusion center at the Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center at Ochsner, offers the following suggestions.
New Orleans has been named among the top 25 cities of one million or more residents that are getting healthcare right in the 2019 National Health Index, a study of cities nationwide. The National Health Index is published by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
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.
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.