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U.S. News & World Report Names Ochsner’s Skilled Nursing Facility a 2019-2020 Best Nursing Home

January 28, 2020

The facility earned Best Nursing Homes status by achieving a rating of “High Performing,” the highest possible rating, for Short-Term Rehabilitation. U.S. News gives the designation of Best Nursing Home only to those homes that satisfy U.S. News’s assessment of the appropriate use of key services and consistent performance in quality measures. Ochsner’s SNF is also one of only eight facilities in Louisiana to achieve this prestigious recognition.

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116 Doctors in Training at University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School Receive White Coats

January 16, 2020

Receiving a white coat is an iconic rite of passage for a doctor-in-training. Established in 2010, the UQ Ochsner Clinical School is a unique four-year training, academic and clinical experience, which takes place across two continents, providing students with a global perspective as they train to become doctors. Through this program, students gain exposure to global health concepts by experiencing both the Australian and American healthcare systems.

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Xavier University and Ochsner Health Launch New Physician Assistant Program

January 15, 2020

Of the more than 500 applications received, 40 aspiring PAs were accepted and will begin classes in January. Following three semesters of classroom instruction, the PA students will complete approximately 2,000 hours of hands-on clinical experience through 11 rotations at various Ochsner facilities.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital—Therapy & Wellness Now Open in Destrehan

January 14, 2020

The new Therapy & Wellness center will offer the latest in top-rated exercise equipment, innovative techniques and a team that puts the patient first, providing a level of care second to none.

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Eat Fit King Cake: Low Carb, Gluten Free, Dairy Free

January 7, 2020

Centered on an all-natural clean ingredient label, the Eat Fit King Cake is made with almond flour and coconut flour. It’s sweetened with locally-made Swerve, a natural, plant-based sweetener, with no artificial sweeteners or colors. Each serving has just two grams net carbs and zero sugar.

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Ochsner Health Systems’ Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship Designed to Meet Community Need

January 3, 2020

Louisiana has the second highest rate of babies born premature (before 37 weeks gestation) in the country. Ochsner Health System’s Maternal Fetal Medicine Fellowship is designed to train OBGYNS to become experts in high-risk pregnancies.

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New Year, New Me?

December 30, 2019

If you’re planning on making a New Year’s resolution, Dr. Nicole Giambrone – a primary care physician with Ochsner Health Center – Lake Terrace – has a few tips for you.

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Safety Tips for Packing Up Holiday Decorations

December 27, 2019

Before you tackle taking down holiday decorations, check out these tips from Ajsa Nikolic MD, MHAwith Ochsner Urgent Care for staying safe and accident free.

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Holiday Toy Safety Tips

December 19, 2019

If you still have a few holiday gifts to check off your list, make sure to put safety first with these tips from Dr. Leslie King – a pediatrician from Ochsner Health Center for Children – Covington.

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5 Fireworks Safety Tips for New Year’s Eve

December 17, 2019

With New Year’s Eve just around the corner, Dr. Meg Marino with Ochsner Hospital for Children shares how you can ring in the new decade safely by following five firework safety tips.

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