Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. As the largest academic medical center in Louisiana, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals to be leaders who can meet evolving healthcare challenges.
According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, an average of 200 people end up in the ER with fireworks-related injuries on New Year’s Eve and New Year’s Day. Common injuries are burns and nearly half of these incidents involve people's hands and fingers.
New Orleans has been named among the top 25 cities of one million or more residents that are getting healthcare right in the 2019 National Health Index, a study of cities nationwide. The National Health Index is published by Healthgrades, the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals.
Ochsner Health Network (OHN) is pleased to announce the Ochsner Accountable Care Plan (ACP) through OHN, to Walmart and Sam’s Club associates working in select facilities in the New Orleans Metro, North Shore and Baton Rouge areas.
New data from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention states that the prevalence of adult obesity rates ranking 35 percent or above is higher in 2017 versus 2016, with Louisiana among the top seven in this unfortunate ranking. That is why Eat Fit NOLA, a nonprofit initiative of Ochsner Health System, has teamed up with Pigeon Catering & Events to bring more nutritious meals to students, offering Eat Fit on the menus of 12 local schools.