linked in pixel

News Releases

Loyola New Orleans and Ochsner Health Unveil New Partnership To Advance Nursing Education & Address Ongoing Nursing Shortage

October 21, 2020

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.

Read More

Lafayette General Health Joins Ochsner Health

October 1, 2020

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More

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.

Read More