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Ochsner Medical Center Performs First In Utero Surgery In Gulf South Region

March 11, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Little Kolby Boudreaux is moving his legs and feet. While this is something most parents take for granted, for Kolby it’s remarkable. He underwen

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Ochsner Medical Center Named One of 100 Hospitals with Great Oncology Programs

February 28, 2013

NEW ORLEANSBecker's Hospital Review has recognized Ochsner Medical Center on its list of 100 Hospitals and Health Systems with Great Onc

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Ochsner Implants First Total Artificial Heart In The Gulf South Region

February 26, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – The John Ochsner Heart & Vascular Institute (JOHVI) at Ochsner Medical Center has performed the Gulf South Region’s first Total Artificial Heart (TAH) implant.

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Ochsner's Dr. Joseph Bisordi Named One Of ‘100 Hospital And Health System CMOs To Know’ By Becker’s

January 30, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Becker’s Hospital Review has named Dr. Joseph E. Bisordi, Executive Vice President and Chief Medical Officer, Ochsner Health System, one of the "100 Hospital and Health

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Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute Named No. 1 in the Nation for Liver Transplants

January 27, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – CareChex, a division of The Delta Group specializing in rating the quality of hospital and physician care, has named the Ochsner Multi-Organ Transplant Institute number one in the countr

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Ochsner to Establish First Location in Iberville Parish

January 21, 2013

BATON ROUGE – Ochsner Health System announced today that it is establishing its first location in Iberville Parish. Ochsner Health Center – Plaquemine will be located at 24730 Plaza Dr

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Ochsner-Kenner Only Hospital In Louisiana To Offer Nanoknife Procedure

January 11, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner is the only hospital in the state to be equipped with a surgical device called a Nanoknife that is used to eliminate malignant tumors.


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More Doctors, Hospitals Partner to Coordinate Care for People with Medicare

January 10, 2013

NEW ORLEANS, LA – The Ochsner Accountable Care Network has been selected as one of 106 new Accountable Care Organizations (ACOs) in Medicare, ensuring as many as 4 million Medicare beneficiaries across the United States now have access to high-quality, coordinated care, Health and Human Services (HHS) Secretary Kathleen Sebelius announced today.

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Ochsner Medical Center Named Consumer Choice Award Winner For 17th Year In A Row

January 8, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – National Research Corporation (NRC) announced that New Orleans residents have named Ochsner Medical Center the Consumer Choice Award winner for the 17th consecutive year

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TIF procedure for GERD patients at Performed Ochsner Baton Rouge

May 29, 2013


Dr. Louis Jeansonne performs the TIF procedure for GERD patients at Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge, LA (May 29, 2013) – Ochsner Medical Center – B

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