News Releases

Ochsner Accountable Care Network Announces Over $11.5 Million in Savings

September 3, 2018

The Ochsner Accountable Care Network (OACN) is an Accountable Care Organization (ACO) that consists of over 2,250 providers in Louisiana and Mississippi. OACN was founded to improve health outcomes and support efforts to improve population health across Louisiana and the Gulf South.

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Ochsner Baton Rouge Boosts Patient Safety with Expanded Use of Capnography

May 31, 2013

BATON ROUGE, LA- Ochsner Medical Center –Baton Rouge recently expanded its use of capnography to monitor patients using pain medication through patient controlled anal

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42 Ochsner Health Network Nurses Named to “Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana” List

September 20, 2016

Forty-two Ochsner- affiliated Registered Nurses through the Ochsner Health Network were named among the 2016 Great 100 Nurses of Louisiana.

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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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