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Ochsner Recieves Certifications, Awards

March 10, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner is proud to have earned new certifications and award recognition recently.

Ochsner Baptist is Gift Designated
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Flushing Away Your Cancer Risk

March 1, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Colorectal cancer is the second leading cause of cancer death in the U.S., although, with the help of a colonoscopy every ten years, this disease can be highly tre

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Ochsner Health System to Manage Hancock Medical

February 19, 2014

BAY ST. LOUIS -- The Hancock Medical Board of Trustees has agreed to a two-year management agreement for Ochsner Health System to manage Hancock Medical Center. The Board of Trustees, working closely with the Hancock County Board of Supervisors, announced the deal Wednesday.

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Two Ochsner Campuses Recognized As Top 5% Nationwide In Hospital Quality Clinical Excellence

February 17, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Healthgrades, the nation's most trusted source of health care provider information, has named Ochsner Medical Center and its West Bank Campus Distinguished Hospitals

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Ochsner Medical Center Named To Top 100 Lists By Becker's Hospital Review

February 17, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center is proud to have earned accolades and recognition through its leading reputation in healthcare excellence and contributions to groundb

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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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