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Ochsner Hospital for Children Celebrates Opening of Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development

This week, leaders from Ochsner Hospital for Children, local dignitaries and community members celebrated the long-anticipated opening of the Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development . read more

Ochsner Eat Fit Partners with Pigeon Catering to Bring Healthy Lunches to Local Schools

New data from the Centers for Disease Control and prevention states that the prevalence of adult obesity rates ranking 35 percent or above is higher in 2017 versus 2016, with Louisiana among the top seven in this unfortunate ranking. That is why Eat Fit NOLA, a nonprofit initiative of Ochsner Health System, has... read more

Ochsner Health System and NASA Celebrate Opening of Ochsner Health Center – Michoud

Ochsner Health System and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) are pleased to announce the opening of Ochsner Health Center – Michoud. read more

St. Bernard Parish Hospital Opens Primary and Specialty Care Clinics

St. Bernard Parish Hospital is pleased to announce the openings of Ochsner Health Center - St. Bernard and Ochsner Specialty Health Center - St. Bernard.  read more

Ochsner Health System Provides Updated Recommendations for Patients Experiencing Flu

Louisiana is experiencing a higher than normal influenza (flu) season. Per the updated guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)*, Ochsner Health System is following the recommended protocols at its primary care, urgent care and emergency room locations for seasonal influenza activity and antiviral treatment of patients... read more

Ochsner Health Center – East Causeway Approach Now Open in Mandeville

Ochsner Health System, the St. Tammany Chamber of Commerce and local leaders recently celebrated the opening of Ochsner Health Center – East Causeway Approach. The new facility, conveniently located at 3235 East Causeway Approach, will offer primary care, pediatrics, endocrinology, lab services and radiology.  read more

Ochsner Baptist Offers UroLift® System to Treat Patients for Enlarged Prostate

Ochsner Baptist – A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center is now treating patients with the UroLift® System, a proven, minimally invasive technology to treat men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, or BPH. read more

Ochsner Medical Center Launches Infection-Fighting Robots to Enhance Patient Safety

Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway is setting a new standard for patient care by deploying Xenex LightStrike® Germ-Zapping Robots® to improve patient safety and reduce the risk of healthcare-associated infections (HAI).   read more

Tips for Staying Safe and Healthy After a Hurricane

As residents look at any rainfall damage from Hurricane Harvey, physicians at Ochsner Health System are advising everyone to be extremely cautious as they begin the clean up process. read more

Ochsner Offers Tips for Reducing Anxiety During and After A Hurricane

As Southeast Louisiana residents await the eastern edge of Hurricane Harvey, stress and anxiety levels and tension are understandably on the rise. Ochsner Health System offers the following advice for reducing “natural disaster stress” amongst loved ones. read more

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