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Ochsner Medical Center - New Orleans achieves Magnet® designation for nursing services for the fifth time

April 30, 2024

Receiving Magnet®️ recognition is a great achievement for OMC-New Orleans, firmly placing the hospital in the top echelon for professional nursing practices. 

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Ochsner 65 Plus Clinic Opens in Lafreniere area of Jefferson Parish

March 5, 2024

Ochsner 65 Plus is designed exclusively for older patients. It offers personalized healthcare, social support, and wellness resources to care for all aspects of a person's well-being.

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Ochsner St. Mary welcomes Marcia Blereau, NP

February 6, 2024

As a family medicine nurse practitioner, Marcia cares for conditions such as arthritis, diabetes, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, annual check-ups, and immunizations.

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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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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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Ochsner Health Hosts Flu Shot Fairs in the Greater New Orleans Region on Saturday, October 21

October 5, 2023

On Saturday, October 21, 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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STHS, Ochsner Health Announce New Family Medicine Residency Program

September 25, 2023

The St. Tammany Health System/Ochsner Family Medicine Residency Program will fulfill the growing demand for physicians and establish a healthcare workforce pipeline by training a diverse cohort of excellent, well-rounded physicians.

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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 Health to integrate generative AI into patient messaging

September 18, 2023

A small group of Ochsner clinicians will participate in testing a new Epic feature that drafts responses to routine patient requests, which will then be reviewed and edited by the clinicians. The feature is meant to speed up app response time to patients and allows doctors to spend more time with patients.

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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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