News Releases

Ochsner’s Telestroke Program Reaches 3,000th Consult In Less Than Five Years

April 29, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Since August 2009, however, through Ochsner’s TeleStroke program, over 3,000 patients around the state have been able to receive specialized care from Ochsner neurologists in that integral timeframe between symptom onset and treatment.

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Second Class Of Ochsner Clinical School Graduates Participate In Match Day

April 28, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Along with all other medical school graduates across the United States, the members of the second University of Queensland-Ochsner Clinical School (UQ-OCS) graduating class received their residency match results on Friday, March 21.

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Cancer Survivors Invited To Celebrate Life At “Hope Floats” Festival

April 10, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – In honor of National Cancer Survivors Day, the Ochsner Cancer Institute invites cancer survivors – and those who are still fighting – to join our Krewe of Hope for a special celebration in a city that knows a thing or two about endurance, hope and survival.

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Ochsner Medical Center Named One Of "100 Great Hospitals In America"

April 4, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Becker's Hospital Review has recognized Ochsner Medical Center as one of “100 Great Hospitals in America.” This is the third consecutive year that Ochsner Medical Center has been recognized with this award.

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Louisiana Clinical Data Research Network Partners With Ochsner Health System

March 25, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- The PCORI-funded Louisiana Clinical Data Research Network (LACDRN) recently added Ochsner Health System to its collaborative team of partners who are working to develop and expand a health data network that will be part of PCORnet: the National Patient-Centered National Clinical Research Network.

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Ochsner Chief Academic Officer To Race In 2014 Toyota Grand Prix Of Long Beach Pro/celebrity Race

March 24, 2014

Dr. William Pinsky is the Chief Academic Officer of Ochsner Health System and he is also a race car driver who will compete among the likes of Kyle Petty and Al Unser, Jr. in the Toyota Grand Prix of Long Beach Pro/Celebrity Race on April 12.

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Robotic-Assisted Simple Prostatectomy Provides Faster Relief For Men With Urinary Issues

March 20, 2014

BATON ROUGE -- William Senn, age 73, didn't think he had any prostate issues. He didn't have problems urinating and he didn't have any other symptoms. But his PSA score remained high for decades. It wasn't until Dr. Dudley Atkinson, a urologist at Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge, suggested he undergo an ultrasound that he realized just how big his problem was.

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Ochsner Achieves Recognition As One Of Healthgrades America’s 100 Best Hospitals In 2014

March 17, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank* were named as one of America’s 100 BestTM hospitals by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.

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March 19 is National Kick Butts Day

March 13, 2014

NEW ORLEANS -- Local Smoking Cessation Programs Encourage Young People to Share the “Kick Butts” Message with their Parents/Grandparents.

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Ochsner Named One Of The Nation's 100 Top Hospitals By Truven Health Analytics

March 11, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* were this week named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven He

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