Ochsner is committed to a clinically-integrated research program with the ultimate goal of improving the health and wellness of our patients and communities. As the largest academic medical center in Louisiana, we are training the next generation of healthcare professionals to be leaders who can meet evolving healthcare challenges.
The new Robert J. and Debra H. 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.
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.
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).
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.
For the 2021-22 rankings and ratings, U.S. News evaluated more than 4,750 medical centers nationwide in 15 specialties and 17 procedures and conditions. In the 15 specialty areas, 175 hospitals were ranked in at least one specialty. In rankings by state and metro area, U.S. News recognized hospitals as high performing across multiple areas of care.