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Ochsner Health physician receives national appointment and prestigious honor

June 12, 2024

Ochsner Health is proud to recognize two recent professional accomplishments of Dr. Gerald “Gerry” Cvitanovich, chief strategy officer of Ochsner Urgent Care and Occupational Health.

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St. Bernard Parish Hospital included among Becker’s 100 Great Community Hospitals

June 11, 2024

This marks the second consecutive year St. Bernard Parish Hospital has earned the honor of being named a Great Community Hospital.

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Ochsner Health recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes

May 16, 2024

Dedicated to enhancing access and opportunities for all its employees, Ochsner Health is a frontrunner in fostering a professional environment where diversity is celebrated, and every employee is empowered to contribute to the collective success of the organization.

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Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge certified for stroke readiness

May 13, 2024

The designation means OMC-Baton Rouge meets The Joint Commission's designation for readiness to treat patients who experience severe stroke.

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Ochsner Health named to Newsweek’s America’s Greatest Workplaces 2024 for Mental Wellbeing

May 7, 2024

The ranking survey conducted included responses from more than 250,000 young professionals and more than 1.5 million company reviews.

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Ochsner Health hospitals and partners earn an ‘A’ Spring 2024 Hospital Safety Grade from the Leapfrog Group

May 1, 2024

Leapfrog assigns an “A,” “B,” “C,” “D” or “F” grade to general hospitals across the country based on over 30 measures of errors, accidents, injuries and infections as well as the systems hospitals have in place to prevent them.

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Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans achieves Magnet® designation for nursing services for the fifth time

April 30, 2024

Receiving Magnet®️ recognition is a great achievement for OMC-New Orleans, firmly placing the hospital in the top echelon for professional nursing practices. 

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Ochsner Health Receives 2024 Top Workplaces Culture Excellence Awards

April 15, 2024

The Top Workplaces program has a 17-year history of surveying and celebrating people-first organizations nationally and across 60 regional markets. Top Workplaces awards are based on feedback from a research-backed employee engagement survey. 

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Ochsner Health Nurses Honored by the Louisiana State Nursing Association

April 1, 2024

LSNA selected 40 outstanding nurse leaders 40 years of age and under who exemplify dedication to the nursing profession and demonstrate the qualities of a good leader.

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