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Ochsner Children’s presents Autism Acceptance Month virtual series

March 21, 2024

The Michael R. Boh Center for Child Development at Ochsner Children’s is hosting a series of free educational webinars for parents and professionals in celebration of Autism Acceptance Month. While the observance takes place in April, the series began in March and will continue through May.

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Ochsner Children’s Hospital advocates to close the gap in pediatric heart care

February 20, 2024

As the only pediatric heart transplant program in Louisiana and the only program in the state to offer advanced mechanical support options for pediatric cardiology patients, Ochsner Children’s Hospital is committed to advocating for additional medical devices to enhance its high-quality care to pediatric patients awaiting transplant.

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Gayle Benson Makes Historic Donation for New Home for Ochsner Children’s Hospital

December 13, 2023

Ochsner Health announces plans for The Gayle and Tom Benson Ochsner Children’s Hospital, made possible through a transformational gift from Mrs. Gayle Benson.

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Introduces Pediatrics Residency Program

November 15, 2023

Beginning in July 2024, pediatric interns will begin ACGME-accredited residency training at Ochsner Medical Center-New Orleans, with newborn nursery and neonatology rotations at Ochsner Baptist.

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Ochsner Hospital for Children Named #1 Hospital for Kids in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report

June 21, 2023

For the third consecutive year, Ochsner Hospital for Children has been named the #1 hospital for kids in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report.

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Ochsner Health Implants Life-Saving Heart Devices in Pediatric Patient

June 1, 2023

Ochsner Hospital for Children, among the top ranked hospitals in the nation for pediatric cardiology and congenital heart surgery, recently performed groundbreaking procedures to treat severe heart failure in a child.

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Latest Ochsner Health Pediatric Cardiac Surgical Data Shows Superior Outcomes for the Region

February 13, 2023

Recent pediatric outcomes for congenital heart patients show the hospital system’s highly specialized surgeons performed significantly better than others in the region -- even when caring for the most complex cases. For the fifth year in a row, Ochsner’s surgical outcomes also continued to exceed national averages.

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Family Birthing Center brings top-notch care to Ochsner St. Anne

October 24, 2022

Delivering quality healthcare close to home is the single most important contribution we make. But there are many other ways we make a positive impact on the communities we serve. Our Obstetrics and Gynecology program is another way we are making a difference.

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Ochsner Opens Urgent Care Clinic in Denham Springs Nov. 1

October 24, 2022

The new clinic, located at 27342 Juban Road, Suite 102, offers a variety of walk-in services for adult and pediatric patients at least 6 months old.

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Ochsner LSU Health - Spring Lake Welcomes New Primary Care Providers

August 30, 2022

Ochsner LSU Health – Spring Lake, primary care welcomes primary care physician Dr. Leticia Antunes and physician’s assistant Kayce Kirk. The providers will see patients at Ochsner LSU Health – Spring Lake, primary care located at 8445 Line Ave, Suite 100, Shreveport, La., 71106.

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