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News Releases

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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St. Charles Parish Hospital Commemorates 5-Year Anniversary of Ochsner Health Partnership

September 3, 2019

Ochsner has invested in the St. Charles Parish community and is committed to continuing to bring exceptional healthcare services close to home.

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First Children’s Hospital comes to the Northshore

July 8, 2019

In recognition of the excellence the partnership brings to the service district, St. Tammany Parish Hospital announces the naming of its pediatric section, Ochsner Hospital for Children at St. Tammany Parish Hospital.

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Civica Rx and Xellia Pharmaceuticals to Produce Essential Antibiotics to Reduce Chronic Drug Shortages

May 15, 2019

Civica Rx (Civica, Inc.) and Xellia Pharmaceuticals announced a product supply agreement under which Xellia will manufacture essential antibiotics, including Vancomycin and Daptomycin, for Civica’s member health systems which includes Ochsner Health System.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital Now Offering Chemotherapy Infusion Services

April 23, 2019

This new offering is an enhancement to St. Charles Parish Hospital’s continuing commitment to treating those in the community with cancer.

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St. Bernard Parish Hospital Welcomes Kim Zweifler, PhD

February 28, 2019

Dr. Zweifler's focus at St. Bernard will be counseling and therapy for anxiety, stress-related problems, depression, family and relationship issues, grief and loss and marital issues.

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Xavier University and Ochsner Health Launch New Physician Assistant Program

February 8, 2019

The 28-month, full-time graduate program, which leads to a master’s degree in health sciences, is comprised of three semesters of classroom instruction followed by 16 months of clinical training within the Ochsner Health System.

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St. Tammany Parish Hospital and Ochsner Expert Neurosurgeons Introduce Robotic Microscope and Turn Inoperable into Operable

January 24, 2019

The neurosurgeon uses BrightMatter™ to map the best possible approach to the tumor, attempting to avoid damaging structures responsible for critical functions such as speech, movement, vision and memory.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport reports key improvements

January 21, 2019

In the first 100 days of the new partnership, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is adding new equipment and upgrading facilities at both its Shreveport and Monroe campuses. Key leadership positions have been added and process improvements have been implemented with a focus on improving our communities’ access to care and enhancing patient safety and quality.

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