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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 Announces Raffle for a Chance to “Shake It Off” at The Eras Tour with Taylor Swift

March 11, 2024

Each raffle ticket is priced at $100 for the opportunity to have “The Best Day” witnessing the magic of the Eras Tour in person while creating memories that are sure to “Long Live” for a lifetime. In addition to two suite tickets, the grand prize includes an “Enchanted” dinner for two at Miss River located in the Four Seasons Hotel New Orleans.

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Ochsner Neurologist Named to National Board

May 4, 2023

The American Academy of Neurology represents over 40,000 members and is the largest professional association of neurologists and neuroscientists in the world.

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Ochsner Health Recipient of 2022 WebMD Choice Awards

November 15, 2022

Ochsner Health received recognition from WebMD as part of the 2022 WebMD Choice Awards.

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Ochsner Health Receives Transformational Gift to Build State-of-the-Art Neuroscience Center

September 27, 2022

The new Debra H. and Robert J. Patrick Neuroscience Center will be the only freestanding major neuroscience facility of its kind between Houston and Atlanta. The center will establish the first and only multi-specialty early onset dementia clinic, expand patient education and caregiver support, and include a state-of-the art neurological rehabilitation center with an integrative therapies program for brain health.

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Back-to-School Stress: Ochsner Experts Share Advice for Parents

August 25, 2022

"Kids pick up on their parent’s anxiety. So, if parents are worried, kids can feel anxious and go to school with those kinds of fears.”

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Ochsner Neuroscience Institute Named a Comprehensive Care Center by The Parkinson’s Foundation

August 12, 2022

Ochsner is the first and only health system in Louisiana to hold this newly established distinction. This expansion of the Parkinson’s Foundation’s Global Network aims to increase access to high-quality care in markets across the U.S.

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Ochsner Health Receives $700K Dementia Care Grant from the National Institute on Aging and National Institutes of Health

July 27, 2022

Ochsner is part of a network of institutions receiving a total of $7 million from NIA/NIH to study the Care Ecosystem dementia care model program originally developed at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF).

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Ochsner Medical Center awarded Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Certification from The Joint Commission

July 7, 2022

The Advanced Comprehensive Stroke Certification is the most demanding stroke certification and is designed for hospitals that have specific abilities to receive and treat the most complex stroke cases. Ochsner Medical Center has been an Advanced Comprehensive Stroke center for the past nine years.

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Ochsner Health Named a Center of Excellence by The Huntington’s Disease Society of America for the Sixth Consecutive Year

March 7, 2022

Ochsner Health is the first and only health system in Louisiana to hold this distinction since its first award in 2016.

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