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.
Three-Year Accreditation with Commendation is only awarded to a facility that exceeds standard requirements at the time of its triennial survey. Benson Cancer Center has been continuously CoC-accredited since 1986.
Awarded annually, this honor recognizes an individual or group of individuals for outstanding contributions which have advanced AHA/ASA international goals. Recipients are recognized as a leader or major contributor in an activity, enterprise or program of the AHA at the international level. Dr. Ventura was recognized with this honor during the annual AHA/ASA awards luncheon this June in Plano, Texas
Leonardo Seoane, MP, FACP has been named Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at LSU Health Shreveport. Dr. Seoane will continue in his role as Senior Vice President and Chief Academic Officer of Ochsner Health System in addition to his new role with LSU Health Shreveport.
By 2030, older Americans will account for nearly 30 percent of the nation’s populace. In the coming decades, demand is expected to increase exponentially for health care professionals who treat and care for older adults.
Hospital and Emergency Departments remain open. The urgent care clinics located within Ochsner’s Greater Baton Rouge health centers will reopen on Sunday, July 14. Normal Sunday hours are 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Due to the expected impact from Tropical Storm Barry, Ochsner Health System will close outpatient healthcare facilities including Ochsner Health Centers, Ochsner Urgent Care clinics, Ochsner Therapy & Wellness Centers and Vision and Fitness Centers on Saturday, July 13, 2019. All Ochsner hospitals and emergency departments remain open.
Due to tropical storm Barry, Ochsner health centers and urgent care clinics will close on Saturday, July 13. Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge (17000 Medical Center Dr., Baton Rouge, LA 70816) remains open and under normal operations, as does the ER at Ochsner Medical Complex – Iberville (25455 La Hwy. 1, Plaquemine, LA 70764).