In recognition of the excellence the partnership brings to the service district, St. Tammany Parish Hospital announces the naming of its pediatric section, Ochsner Hospital for Children at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.
The 24-hour schedule coupled with the June opening of a level two pediatric intensive care unit (PICU) staffed by Ochsner Hospital for Children establishes the STPH | Ochsner partnership as the most qualified and capable health system for children on the Northshore.
Ochsner Hospital for Children was recognized in two specialties, cardiology and heart surgery and gastroenterology and gastrointestinal surgery, in the new 2019-20 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings published online today.
The consortium aligns regional centers and an advocacy group into a collaboration led by the Hypoplastic Left Heart Syndrome Program at Mayo Clinic to accelerate innovation and discovery sciences, as well as bring clinical trials and expertise to patients across the country.
The MA Now Program in St. Tammany is being fully funded by Tri-Parish Works through the Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA) and open to those living in or near St. Tammany Parish and age 18 and older.