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.
Chairman Pai, who was appointed to his position in January 2017, has a special interest in utilization of technology and telehealth services to improve healthcare access and quality. A pioneer in healthcare innovation and digital health, Ochsner briefed Chairman Pai on several of its programs that leverage technology to improve health outcomes and provide increased, more convenient access to quality care.
Kinsa Smart Thermometers partnered with Ochsner Health System to sponsor the FLUency Program, a community health initiative that invites families and staff at select schools to receive free Kinsa Smart Thermometers as a way to prevent illness and promote a healthier school year.
Ochsner Health System announced the launch of Ochsner Anywhere Care, a consumer-facing virtual visit platform for urgent care visits. In partnership with leading telehealth platform, American Well®, Louisianans can now connect with board-certified primary care providers for secure, live, on-demand video visits.
Today, Ochsner Health System announced it launched new artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help treat patients more proactively. Cloud and AI technologies from Epic and Microsoft power the platform, augmenting existing early warning alerts with the goal to eliminate adverse events in advance of a potential event.