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OCHSNER HEALTH ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH DR. JAMES ANDREWS AND ANDREWS MEDICINE

March 17, 2022

Building upon Ochsner’s award-winning sports medicine and orthopedic programs, Dr. Andrews will bring his expertise, research and education platform, newly launched as Andrews Medicine, to strengthen the best-in-class care for patients and athletes across Louisiana and Mississippi.

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St. Bernard Parish Hospital Honored with LAMMICO's 6th Annual Patient Safety Award and Grant

August 18, 2021

The 2020-2021 Patient Safety Award and Grant focuses on preventing catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTIs). Urinary tract infections are one of the five most common types of healthcare-associated infections.

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Rush Health Systems to Join Ochsner Health

June 17, 2021

This agreement builds upon the existing strategic partnership agreement between the two health systems announced in 2019.

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Ochsner Health and Xavier University Announce Two New Graduate Degree Programs

March 23, 2021

Genetic counseling and health informatics programs will be offered to students through classroom instruction at Xavier and clinical rotations at Ochsner Health facilities will be offered to genetic counseling students.

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River Place Behavioral Health Opens New Adolescent Unit to Serve Patients from Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge

March 23, 2021

River Place Behavioral Health’s new adolescent unit has officially opened to treat adolescents age 12-17 who struggle with conditions like depression, ADHD, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and anxiety.

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Louisiana Women’s Healthcare Joins Ochsner Health to Advance Women’s Health Across the State

March 19, 2021

Louisiana Women’s Healthcare (LWH) has signed a definitive agreement to become part of Ochsner Health (Ochsner), paving the way for enhanced digital offerings and greater convenience for the 70,000 women LWH cares for each year in the Greater Baton Rouge region.

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Ochsner Health Selects CarePort® to Streamline Patient Care Transitions

March 16, 2021

Ochsner Health will implement CarePort Care Management and CarePort Guide across 18 hospitals to support enhanced care coordination and informed patient choice during the post-acute care selection process.

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Ochsner Health Invests $20M, Partners with Delgado to Train Next Generation of Healthcare Providers

February 26, 2021

The Ochsner Delgado School of Nursing and Allied Health will help meet critical workforce demands while providing opportunities for locals to thrive in high-wage careers.

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Loyola New Orleans and Ochsner Health Unveil New Partnership To Advance Nursing Education & Address Ongoing Nursing Shortage

October 21, 2020

The four-year, full-time undergraduate program, which leads to a pre-licensure Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree, features in-person classroom instruction at Loyola and hands-on clinical training with Ochsner Health. This new program, which has received approval by the Louisiana State Board of Nursing and is pending approval from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC)*, is designed to address a critical workforce shortage facing both Louisiana and the nation.

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Lafayette General Health Joins Ochsner Health

October 1, 2020

Now the largest and most comprehensive healthcare provider in the Gulf South, Ochsner is committed to expanding clinical services focused on the critical health needs of Acadiana and advancing digital innovation and patient-centered solutions in the Acadiana region.

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