News Releases

Expanded State-of-the-Art Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Opens at Ochsner Hospital for Children

November 2, 2016

Ochsner Hospital for Children, a children’s hospital within Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway, celebrated a milestone, Wednesday, with the expansion of its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and establishment of a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Advises on Tailgating with Toddlers

September 5, 2017

Whether you're kicking off football season at a day-long tailgate party, or heading out to the parade route during Carnival season, outdoor celebrations are often a family affair that include children of all ages. Here is some advice for keeping your little fans safe this season no matter what the activity may be.

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New Pediatric Subspecialty Clinic Opens At TGMC As Part of Ochsner Health Network Partnership

March 8, 2017

Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) and Ochsner Health System hosted a ribbon cutting and open house on Tuesday March 7, 2017, to celebrate the opening of a new pediatric subspecialty clinic, a joint venture between TGMC and Ochsner Hospital for Children.

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CN Miracle Match and Ochsner Hospital For Children Raise Over $625,000 To Fund Pediatrics

March 9, 2016

Less than a year ago, CN announced that Ochsner Hospital for Children had been selected as the sole U.S. beneficiary of the 2015 CN Miracle Match campaign, a charitable initiative to rally communities to support children’s hospitals in North America.

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Smoothie King Donates Life-Changing, Sensory Machine to Ochsner Hospital for Children

January 23, 2017

The holidays may be over, but not at Ochsner Hospital for Children, now home to the region’s first-ever VECTA Deluxe Machine.

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Ochsner Patient, Singing Sensation Brings Attention to Cleft Palate Awareness & Prevention Month

July 26, 2016

His story captured the hearts of millions of Americans when he appeared on the final season of American Idol; born with a cleft palate, Cameron Richard continues to amaze.

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CN Miracle Match Challenges New Orleans Community to Support Ochsner Hospital for Children

April 21, 2015

Today, Ochsner Hospital for Children announced that it has been selected as the sole U.S. beneficiary of the 2015 CN Miracle Match campaign, a charitable initiative to rally communities to support children’s hospitals in North America.

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Offers Tips For Toy Safety Ahead of “Black Friday” Shopping

November 21, 2016

Tis’ the season for giving, but for too many children, what they receive during the holidays can be harmful. According to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC), there were 185,500 toy-related ER visits in 2015 in children under 15 years old.

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Women’s Choice Award® Names Ochsner Hospital for Children One of “America’s Best”

October 12, 2016

Ochsner Hospital for Children is the only children’s hospital in Louisiana to receive the 2016 Women’s Choice Award® as one of America’s Best Hospitals for Children.

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Thomas Morstead & Triumph Over Kid Cancer Team Up to Support Ochsner Hospital for Children

October 5, 2016

Ochsner Hospital for Children announced it is teaming up with the What You Give Will Grow foundation, inspired by New Orleans Saints’ punter, Thomas Morstead and Triumph Over Kid Cancer (TOKC) to benefit the hospital’s Child Life program.

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