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Ochsner Health Teams Up with Son of a Saint to Invest in New Orleans’ Youth

August 31, 2020

The donation to Son of a Saint will fund critical programmatic staff and enhance the organization’s services to promote the whole person—mind, body and spirit—through healthcare educators, social workers and mental health providers, as well as support and provide opportunities for Ochsner’s male staff to mentor boys in the program.

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Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health Sign Strategic Partnership Agreement

June 24, 2020

Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health have signed a Strategic Partnership Agreement to expand access to high-quality, cost effective care in the communities the organizations serve.

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Named a ‘Best Children’s Hospital’ by U.S. News & World Report

June 16, 2020

U.S. News introduced the Best Children’s Hospitals rankings in 2007 to help families of children with rare or life-threatening illnesses find the best medical care available. The rankings are the most comprehensive source of quality-related information on pediatric hospitals in the United States. For the fourth year in a row, Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana or Mississippi to receive this prestigious honor.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital Names New Chief Executive Officer

March 9, 2020

During his tenure at St. Charles Parish Hospital, Neal has led significant improvements in quality, experience and safety culture.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital—Therapy & Wellness Now Open in Destrehan

January 14, 2020

The new Therapy & Wellness center will offer the latest in top-rated exercise equipment, innovative techniques and a team that puts the patient first, providing a level of care second to none.

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Ochsner LSU Celebrates One Year and Groundbreaking for LSUHS Center for Medical Education

October 3, 2019

Governor John Bel Edwards joined leaders from Ochsner Health System and LSU to celebrate the one-year anniversary of Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport and its accomplishments, along with a groundbreaking for the Center for Medical Education at LSU Health Shreveport.

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Teche Regional Medical Center Announces New Name and CEO

October 1, 2019

The Louisiana Attorney General’s office approved the partnership agreement on September 25 and facility management transferred to Ochsner effective today, October 1. Ochsner and LifePoint Health, the previous operator, have collaborated to ensure a smooth transition over the last several months.

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Lafayette General Health Signs Letter of Intent to Merge with Ochsner Health System

September 25, 2019

The merger builds on the clinical affiliation between the two health systems and the combined organization will be the largest and most comprehensive healthcare providers in the Gulf South to improve access to high quality healthcare across the region.

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Rush Health Systems and Ochsner Health Announce Strategic Partnership

September 17, 2019

As part of the agreement, Rush will also gain access to Ochsner’s nationally-recognized billing practices and other support services with the goal of delivering a more seamless experience for patients and providers.

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Healthcare Partners Bring Post-Acute Care Services to Lacombe

September 12, 2019

Working together as partners, Ochsner Health System (OHS), St. Tammany Parish Hospital (STPH) and Slidell Memorial Hospital (SMH) are offering long-term acute care and rehabilitation services in one location at 64026 Highway 434, Lacombe, LA 70445.

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