News Releases

Ochsner Health System to Boost Minimum Wage Rate by 48 Percent

December 6, 2018

Ochsner Health System has announced a minimum wage increase from $8.10 per hour to $12 per hour, effective January 20, 2019.

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Ochsner Health System Physician Receives UroLift® Center of Excellence Designation

March 13, 2019

The designation recognizes that Dr. Larsen has achieved a high level of training and experience with the UroLift® System and demonstrated a commitment to exemplary care for men suffering from symptoms associated with Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH).

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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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“Top Performer on Key Quality Measures®” Recognition from The Joint Commission

November 6, 2013

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner St. Anne General Hospital and Chabert Medical Center today were named Top Performer on Key Quality Measures® by The Joint Commission, the leading accre

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Two Ochsner Campuses Recognized As Top 5% Nationwide In Hospital Quality Clinical Excellence

February 17, 2014

NEW ORLEANS – Healthgrades, the nation's most trusted source of health care provider information, has named Ochsner Medical Center and its West Bank Campus Distinguished Hospitals

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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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