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Ochsner Health System Patient and ESPYS Jimmy V Award Winner Launches The Jarrius JJ Robertson Fund

Ochsner Health System is proud to announce “The Jarrius JJ Robertson Fund” – a fund dedicated to providing families of pediatric liver transplant patients with financial assistance for unexpected expenses. Jarrius, or JJ, will be honored with the Jimmy V Perseverance Award at the 25th ESPYS award ceremony... read more

Ochsner Hospital For Children Nationally Ranked in Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery by U.S. News

Ochsner Hospital for Children has been ranked among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country for pediatric cardiology and heart surgery specialties in the new 2017-18 U.S. News and World Reports Best Children’s Hospitals rankings. Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only hospital in Louisiana... read more

Ochsner Psychologist Responds to ‘13 Reasons Why’ Concerns

As Netflix’s new mega-hit “13 Reasons Why”, continues to draw more viewers by the day, criticism of the new show is also growing from members inside the medical community concerned about the show’s impact.  read more

New Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic Opens At TGMC As Part of Ochsner Health Network Partnership

 Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) and Ochsner Health System hosted a ribbon cutting and open house on Tuesday March 7, 2017, to celebrate the opening of a new pediatric subspecialty clinic, a joint venture between TGMC and Ochsner Hospital for Children. read more

Smoothie King Donates Life-Changing, Sensory Machine to Ochsner Hospital for Children

The holidays may be over, but not at Ochsner Hospital for Children, now home to the region’s first-ever VECTA Deluxe Machine. read more

Ochsner Hospital for Children Offers Tips For Toy Safety Ahead of “Black Friday” Shopping

Tis’ the season for giving, but for too many children, what they receive during the holidays can be harmful. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there were 185,500 toy-related ER visits in 2015 in children under 15 years old. read more

Ochsner Hospital for Children Cancer Patient Shares His Story of Hope

On September 18, 2015, after only four months of marriage, Daniel Allemond and his wife were given the news he had leukemia. Learn more about his story of hope. read more

Expanded State-of-the-Art Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Opens at Ochsner Hospital for Children

Ochsner Hospital for Children, a children’s hospital within Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway, celebrated a milestone, Wednesday, with the expansion of its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and establishment of a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit read more

Eight Essentials for Staying Healthy During Flu Season

Flu season starts as early as this month and can run as late as May. In preparation, we're listing eight essential tips to keep you and your loved ones protected this year.  read more

Ochsner Hospital for Children Patient Lights Up Good Morning America

Jarrius Robertson needs no introduction—he’s quite possibly one of the most charming teenagers you will ever be fortunate enough to meet. read more

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