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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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Ochsner Baton Rouge’s Dr. Jay Brooks Named to Louisiana Cancer and Lung Trust Fund Board

January 29, 2013

BATON ROUGE, LA - Dr. Jay Brooks, MD, Chairman of the Ochsner Baton Rouge Hematology/Oncology Department, has been appointed to the Louisiana Cancer and Lung Trust Fund Board by Governor Bobby Jindal.

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Ochsner Cancer Programs Receive National Re-Accreditations

June 13, 2013

New Orleans, LA – Ochsner Health System today proudly announced two national re-accreditations by the American College of Surgeons. The Ochs

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Revolutionary MRI Technology Now Available at Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital

January 9, 2013

RACELAND – Imagine looking out over snowcapped mountains or a bubbling stream. You hear the water gurgling, the birds singing and fish splashing. Then the MRI Technologist asks you h

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