Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. And as the largest academic medical center in Louisiana, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals to be leaders who can meet evolving healthcare challenges.
Compiled by The Chartis Center for Rural Health, this annual recognition program honors outstanding performance among the nation’s rural hospitals based on the results of the Chartis Rural Hospital Performance INDEX.
Effective today, Ochsner American Legion Hospital becomes part of the Ochsner Lafayette General region and will operate under a long-term lease agreement that includes the hospital, medical office building and affiliated facilities. The Jennings leadership team will continue to manage day-to-day operations of the hospital.
The ranking, considered the most prestigious worldwide, measures academic achievement based on bibliometric information and includes more than 160,000 researchers from the more than 8 million scientists considered to be active around the globe. Altogether, 22 scientific fields and 176 subfields are considered in the list.
Ochsner Health and St. Bernard Parish Hospital are providing first aid and technology resources to local residents, first responders and volunteers. Both an Ochsner Mobile Unit and Ochsner OBar Bus will be stationed at Patricia Park, 1809 Karl Drive in Arabi, from 9 a.m. – 3 p.m. beginning Friday, March 25.