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.
Ochsner's nursing staff has a history of acknowledgments by the Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana Foundation for their commitment to patient care. Approximately 550 Ochsner nurses have been recognized since the program launched.
The State of Louisiana , the Louisiana State University and Agricultural and Mechanical College Board of Supervisors on behalf of LSU Health Sciences Center Shreveport and the Faculty Group Practice, and Ochsner Health System announced today that they have signed the final Public Private Partnership Agreement in Shreveport and Monroe.
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention states that the prevalence of adult obesity rates ranking 35 percent or above is higher in 2017 versus 2016, with Louisiana among the top seven in this unfortunate ranking. That is why Eat Fit NOLA, a nonprofit initiative of Ochsner Health System, has teamed up with Pigeon Catering & Events to bring more nutritious meals to students, offering Eat Fit on the menus of 12 local schools.
According to Monica Williams, M.D., Primary Care Physician with Ochsner Health System, whether in green or black forms, tea offers many benefits for you heart, your overall health, and your state of mind.
CHRISTUS Health and Ochsner Health System have finalized an agreement for a joint venture. CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick and CHRISTUS Ochsner Lake Area includes two hospitals, a charitable foundation, an ambulatory surgery center, imaging centers and clinics. This joint venture will also be responsible for all future healthcare facilities and services operated by the two health systems in the Lake Charles area.
The Ochsner Accountable Care Network (OACN) is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that consists of over 2,250 providers in Louisiana and Mississippi. OACN was founded to improve health outcomes and support efforts to improve population health across Louisiana and the Gulf South.
The selection committee for the 2018 Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease recently bestowed its 33rd annual award to Drs. Geoffrey Fong and Eric Hoffman for their contributions that clarify the relationship of tobacco smoking with public health and lead to tobacco-related disease prevention and control.
Dr. Gregory Larsen, Urologist at Ochsner Baptist – A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center, announced that his 100th patient has been treated with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH.