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Ochsner Health designated 'WellSpot' by La. Dept. of Health

May 6, 2024

WellSpot is the first voluntary designation program of its kind in Louisiana, encouraging organizations and individuals to make small, healthy lifestyle changes in spaces where residents spend most of their time.

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Ochsner Health joins Hall of Fame Health to serve its communities of football families and combat veterans

April 3, 2024

Through its renowned clinical programs, nationally recognized physicians, and convenient locations across Louisiana and Mississippi, Ochsner will greatly expand Hall of Fame Health’s ability to meet the needs of families by utilizing our concierge-style service.

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Health & Wellness Day in New Orleans East set for March 9

March 4, 2024

Health and Wellness Day in New Orleans East and its community outreach strategies are intentional, and data driven. 

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Ochsner Health Network announces multi-million dollar impact

December 20, 2023

The latest report from Ochsner Health Network boasts more than $56 million in total cost-of-care savings to our community’s most vulnerable populations, with $38 million in rewards to be shared among the network’s providers.

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Ochsner Health Announces New Chief Community Medical Officer

November 6, 2023

The new community medical officer role comes a year after the formation of the 38-member Healthy State Advisory Board and furthers the collective Healthy State mission of creating healthier, happier and more productive communities, with health equity at the forefront of these efforts. Together, Healthy State members from every sector bring resources to underserved communities; better understand the impact of health and social conditions; utilize data, technology and innovation to improve outcomes; and invest in Louisiana’s economic growth and workforce.

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National Event to Address Food Insecurity, Obesity and Chronic Conditions in Louisiana

November 2, 2023

The Institute for Value-Based Medicine (IVBM) is renowned for promoting value-based care and advancing healthcare practices. This upcoming event brings together panels of distinguished healthcare and community experts who will delve into the latest innovations of value-based care. Together, they will discuss ways to address food insecurity, obesity and chronic conditions, which are major challenges in Louisiana.

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St. Charles Parish Hospital to Sponsor Satellite Center Open House

October 31, 2023

Guests will have the opportunity to speak with current Satellite Center team members (students) and facilitators (teachers) about their experiences. Guests are also invited to attend a smoking and vaping prevention presentation from Ochsner Health’s smoking cessation program.

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Ochsner Health Hosts Flu Shot Fairs in Greater New Orleans Region on Saturday, September 23

September 18, 2023

Ochsner Health is offering convenient options to get a flu shot in the Greater New Orleans region with annual drive-thru and walk-up flu fairs for patients ages six months and older. Appointments are preferred. Patients should visit Ochsner.org/flu for more information and call 1-866-OCHSNER or visit MyOchsner.org to book appointments for the whole family.

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Ochsner, Tulane, RH Impact launch maternal health equity center

August 18, 2023

Tulane University, Ochsner Health and the community nonprofit RH Impact have been awarded a seven-year, $16.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a research center of excellence focused on finding solutions to address Louisiana’s disproportionately high maternal mortality rate.

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Validation Institute confirms savings from Ochsner Digital Medicine

June 26, 2023

Ochsner Digital Medicine has achieved Validation for Savings by the Validation Institute, an independent non-profit organization. The Institute confirmed in a new propensity-matched study that members of Ochsner Connected Health’s chronic disease management program have lower per member per month costs than similar non-participants.

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