News Releases

Ochsner Offers Healing Yoga and Meditation to Help Cancer Patients

February 4, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Techniques promote healing of mind, body and spirit bring solace to cancer patients.

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White Coat Ceremony Marks the Beginning of Medical Students’ Clinical Training

January 17, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Sixty-seven University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School students officially received their white medical coats at a formal ceremony on Sunday, January 12, at the Audubon Tea Room, symbolizing their official entry into the medical profession.

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CareChex® Names Ochsner #1 In Baton Rouge, Top 10 Percent In Nation For Hospital & Surgical Care

January 16, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – CareChex®, a division of COMPARION, has named Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge number one in Baton Rouge for medical excellence in 11 specialties, includin

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The Perkin Alternative Birthing Center Opens At Ochsner Baptist

January 13, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Thanks to a generous donation led by Nicolas Perkin, New Orleanians now have more options when it comes to birthing choices. The Perkin Alternative Birthing Center (ABC) open

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Ochsner Baptist Women's Pavilion Welcomes First Baby

December 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS - As of 4:43 p.m. on Sunday, December 1, babies are truly back at Baptist! The Ochsner Baptist Women’s Pavilion welcomed its first baby late yesterday afternoon, jus

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Women's Pavilion Officially Opens At Ochsner Baptist

December 2, 2013

NEW ORLEANS -- Babies are back at Baptist! Today, Ochsner Medical Center completed the move of its Women’s Services departments from the Jefferson Highway location to the

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“Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital and Chabert Medical Center today were named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accre

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CareChex® Names Ochsner Number Two In The Nation In Overall Hospital Care

November 3, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – CareChex®, a division of COMPARION, has named Ochsner1 number two in the country and number one in Louisiana in Overall Hospital Care in its 2014 hospital

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35 Ochsner Clinics Achieve Stage 6 Designation From HIMSS Analytics

October 29, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – HIMSS Analytics recently announced that 35 Ochsner Health System clinics achieved Stage 6 designation of the HIMSS Analytics Clinic Electronic Medical Record (EMR) Adopt

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Ochsner Chief Academic Officer Receives Award From American Academy Of Pediatrics

October 28, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – William W. Pinsky, MD, FAAP, received the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2013 Founder’s Award (Section of Cardiology and Cardiovascular Surgery)

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