To improve lung health and overall wellness, Ochsner Health and Chevron’s Gulf of Mexico Business Unit have formed a key partnership to create a lung cancer awareness, education, and prevention program.
OHN achieved the top-tier ranking based on its performance relative to chronic disease care goals. It earned high scores across categories, including Hypertension, Optimal Diabetes Care, Optimal Vascular Care, and Optimal Chronic Kidney Disease Care.
Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center was redesignated with the Gift by the Louisiana Department of Health. The Gift is an evidence-based program for Louisiana birthing facilities designed to increase breastfeeding rates and hospital success by improving the quality of their maternity services and enhancing patient-centered care.
This year, the competitive Ochsner STAR program will celebrate its 16th annual summer session for qualifying high school juniors. STAR provides students, particularly those with limited means or access to STEM education, a cost-free opportunity to explore the world of healthcare.
Ochsner Health and Pennington Biomedical Research Center analyzed 4,752 records from two large prevalence studies in both cities. The New Orleans data were collected in May 2020, the Baton Rouge data in July 2020.
Led by its Office of Professional Well-Being, Ochsner will invest the funds in programs to create an organizational culture that supports the well-being and resilience of the workforce, institutionalize effective practices and boost workforce engagement.
The new facility, across the street from Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge, will offer expanded hours for drive-thru PCR testing, as well as vaccine doses and boosters for eligible children and adults.
There is nothing more important to us than the safety and security of our employees and our patients. Workplace violence in any form – physical, verbal, non-verbal or emotional – is unacceptable, and we will not tolerate this behavior.