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Delgado to Open New Ochsner Center for Nursing and Allied Health, Featuring Evening and Weekend Classes

October 21, 2022

The partnership between Ochsner Health and Delgado is key to the collaborative Healthy State by 2030 initiative, an ambitious, ten-year plan to lift Louisiana off the bottom of national health rankings.

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Southern University at New Orleans partners with Ochsner Health to open Ochsner Health Center - SUNO

October 17, 2022

Created in partnership with Ochsner Health, this new clinic and its providers will serve students, faculty, and staff by treating non-emergency illnesses and injuries that are most traditionally seen by an urgent care provider and non-physician.

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The Path to a Practical Nursing Career Can Now Start in High School

October 4, 2022

New Orleans Career Center, Delgado Charity School of Nursing, Ochsner Health Join Forces to Pilot New LPN Apprenticeship Program.It is the only program of its kind in New Orleans.

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Loyola College of Nursing and Health Opens Loyola Ochsner Nursing Simulation Lab

September 27, 2022

The new $1.9 million Loyola Ochsner Nursing Simulation Lab – the “Sim Lab” – on Loyola’s campus is a high-tech outfitted center that allows students immersive and hands-on learning opportunities in simulated inpatient and outpatient settings, as they prepare for careers in hospitals, labor and delivery rooms, emergency rooms, and other clinical settings.

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Ochsner, Elite Training Academy Create New BR Sports Complex

September 14, 2022

Opening in 2023, the $22 million, 65,000-square-foot facility will include a 60-yard indoor field and two full-size outdoor turf sports fields, serving as a hub for athletes of all ages and offering an incredible array of services.

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Ochsner Health and the Urban League of Louisiana Team Up for ‘The Big Health Event’

September 14, 2022

The Big Health Event is the latest strategy being advanced by Ochsner Health, the event’s sponsor, and the Urban League of Louisiana. The goal is to improve health care access, advance health equity and better health outcomes among underserved communities in New Orleans and across Louisiana. The Big Health Event is free and open to the public.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Welcomes Internationally Renowned Orthopedic Surgeon James Andrews, MD with Community Forum Event at BHP YMCA

September 14, 2022

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is welcoming Dr. James Andrews, internally renowned orthopedic surgeon and sports medicine specialist, on Thursday, October 13 with a community event at the BHP Billiton YMCA located at 3455 Knight Street, Shreveport, La. 71105. The event is open to the public.

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Rush Health Systems Officially Becomes Ochsner Rush Health

August 1, 2022

Today’s announcement is a conclusion of the process that began with a letter of intent to merge in June 2021. Work has already begun to expand access to patients in east Mississippi and West Alabama, including more opportunities for patients to receive high-quality, innovative care close to home.

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Ochsner, East Baton Rouge EMS Reach Patient Data-Sharing Agreement

July 18, 2022

The agreement, the first of its kind in Baton Rouge, enables EMS and Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge to share patient information electronically when EMS delivers patients to the emergency department.

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Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club Presents Men’s Health Fair, Sponsored by Ochsner Xavier Institute of Health Equity and Research

May 25, 2022

The Men’s Health Fair will offer free healthcare services, medical screenings, and healthcare best practices as well as 30-minute healthcare education sessions about colorectal cancer, prostate cancer, and peripheral artery disease – all healthcare issues common to men.

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