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Blue Cross Honors Ochsner Health Network Primary Care Doctors as Top Performers in Quality Blue Program

January 4, 2019

The doctors earned Top Performer awards for treating patients who have the chronic conditions targeted in Quality Blue – diabetes, hypertension (high blood pressure), vascular disease and chronic kidney disease.

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Ochsner Named One Of The Nation's 100 Top Hospitals By Truven Health Analytics

March 11, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* were this week named among the nation’s 100 Top Hospitals® by Truven He

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National MS Society Honors Ochsner at New Orleans On the Move Luncheon

April 24, 2017

On the Move Luncheon is a nationwide program created to empower communities with the knowledge, inspiration and relentless resolve to end multiple sclerosis forever. Held in cities across the country, the Luncheon maximizes the collective impact to change the world for people with MS.

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Seven Ochsner Facilities Earn LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader Designation

April 3, 2018

Seven Ochsner facilities have earned the “LGBTQ Healthcare Equality Leader” designation from the Human Rights Campaign Foundation. The Human Rights Campaign Foundation (HRC), the educational arm of the nation's largest lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ) civil rights organization released its 11th edition of the Healthcare Equality Index (HEI).

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Ochsner Physician Recognized for Simulation Innovation

May 29, 2018

This May, Dr. Smith was recognized with the 2018 Innovation in Simulation Award during the Simulation Academy Business Meeting at SAEM18 – the annual meeting for SAEM and the largest forum for the presentation of original education and research in academic emergency medicine – in Indianapolis, IN.

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The ALS Center at Ochsner Named ALS Certified Treatment Center of Excellence

June 1, 2018

The ALS Center at Ochsner is the only center in the state to have earned this designation, which is reserved for hospitals that meet the highest levels of established national standards of care in the management of Amyotrophic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS).

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Ochsner one of 35 medical centers nationwide selected for National Initiative

September 5, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Clinic Foundation is one of 35 medical centers nationwide selected to participate in National Initiative IV: Achieving Mastery of CLER, sponsored by the Alliance

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Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge is First in State to Reach CMS Clinical Area Improvements

September 18, 2013

BATON ROUGE, LA – Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge recently received an award from the Louisiana Hospital Association for being the first hospital in the state to demo

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Ochsner Medical Center Receives Highest Nursing Credential With Prestigious Magnet® Recognition

September 25, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center has attained its third Magnet® recognition as part of the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s (ANCC) Magnet Recognition Program®. This voluntary c

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47 Ochsner Nurses Named Among 2013 “Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana”

October 9, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System is proud to announce that a record-breaking 47 Ochsner Registered Nurses were named among the 2013 “Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana.&rdqu

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