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 LSU Health Shreveport will open an Urgent Care in Shreveport on Tuesday, December 3 in the University Place shopping center at 1641 E. 70th Street, Suite 300, and a Bossier City location will open Thursday, December 5 at 2113 Airline Drive, Suite 100. Hours for both Urgent Care locations will be 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Monday through Friday and 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday.
The 2018 savings represented an 81% increase in savings per beneficiary and a 12% increase in total savings over 2017, resulting from collaboration and development of programs focused on benefiting patients and improve the overall health of the region.
Ochsner staff will be onsite to also discuss cancer services and survivorship, community resources, dermatology, breast health, colon and rectal cancers, radiation and chemotherapy, smoking cessation, financial support, and much more.
Louisiana is ranked fourth in the nation for highest HIV case rates and New Orleans is fourth in the nation for number of HIV case rates among the large metropolitan areas in the nation. Ochsner Health System is making preventative HIV treatment more accessible by offering HIV PrEP services at Ochsner Health Center – Tchoupitoulas.
It takes up to 14 days after vaccination for antibodies that protect against flu to develop in the body. For this reason, getting the shot later can still be beneficial, and vaccination can occur throughout flu season, even into January or later.