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News Releases

Ochsner Health and NASA Celebrate Opening of Ochsner Health Center – Michoud

March 20, 2018

Ochsner Health System and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are pleased to announce the opening of Ochsner Health Center – Michoud.

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Ochsner Celebrates Excellence in the 2018 Residency Match

March 16, 2018

The University of Queensland (UQ) – Ochsner Clinical School 2017 graduating class celebrated Match Day results with an impressive 95 percent Match Rate through the National Residency Match Program.

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Ochsner Health Celebrates Opening of New West Campus Location

March 15, 2018

Today, Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) celebrated the opening of the new West Campus, a major milestone in the $360 million expansion to its Jefferson Highway campus.

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Ochsner Now Offering Pediatric Neurology & Plastic Surgery at McComb Children's Clinic

March 12, 2018

Ochsner Hospital for Children is proud to offer exceptional specialty care to residents of McComb, Mississippi and the surrounding areas.

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Wins Quality Award from Children’s Hospital Association

March 12, 2018

The only hospital in Louisiana to be recognized by (CHA), Ochsner Hospital for Children was honored at the 2018 Quality & Safety in Children’s Health Conference in the category of Patient Safety and Reduction of Harm as the top example based on 110 submissions from 60 children’s hospitals across the country.

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Ochsner Named Among Top 100 Hospitals® by IBM Watson Health™

March 6, 2018

Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus and Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge have been named to IBM Watson Health’s 100 Top Hospitals®, an annual study identifying top-performing hospitals in the U.S. based on overall organizational performance.

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Chamberlain University & Ochsner Open New Campus in New Orleans to Help Address Nursing Shortage

March 1, 2018

Chamberlain University and Ochsner Health System announced that they have entered into an educational alliance agreement that includes the opening of a new Chamberlain University campus on the West Campus of Ochsner Medical Center on Jefferson Highway in New Orleans.

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Ochsner Health Adopts New AI Technology to Save Lives in Real-time

February 28, 2018

Today, Ochsner Health System announced it launched new artificial intelligence (AI) technology to help treat patients more proactively. Cloud and AI technologies from Epic and Microsoft power the platform, augmenting existing early warning alerts with the goal to eliminate adverse events in advance of a potential event.

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Eat Fit Expands Statewide in Partnership with Blue Cross Blue Shield Foundation of Louisiana

February 26, 2018

Through their partnership with BCBSLAF, Eat Fit is launching in Acadiana (Lafayette) and Southwest Louisiana (Lake Charles), and expanding its Baton Rouge presence in early 2018.

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Ochsner Health Receives Prestigious Pulmonary Hypertension Association Accreditation

February 26, 2018

The goal of the accreditation program is to improve outcomes of patients with Pulmonary Hypertension (PH), a debilitating disease of the lungs that affects the functioning of the heart and can lead failure of the right side of the heart and death.

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