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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.