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Ochsner Health wins innovator award funds for Connected MOM

June 24, 2024

A national competition by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) Office on Women’s Health identifies and rewards innovative programs that ensure women with hypertension during pregnancy and/or postpartum receive appropriate monitoring and follow-up. Ochsner Health has been named among the final winners for its program Ochsner Connected Maternity Online Monitoring (MOM).

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Ochsner Health Hospitals Accredited as Surgical Review Corporation Centers of Excellence

February 20, 2024

This accreditation recognizes Ochsner Health’s commitment to a high standard of quality patient care delivery and safety.

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H.E.R. Institute Announces the Opening of NOLA Baby Café at Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner

November 20, 2023

NOLA Baby Café is open every Thursday from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. in the Creole Room of Ochsner Medical Center – Kenner, located at 200 West Esplanade Ave. This collaboration provides free resources covering perinatal health, breastfeeding, child development and positive parenting practices geared to expecting parents, parents with children, families and caregivers.

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Ochsner Health Receives National ‘Birthing-Friendly’ Designation

November 17, 2023

To earn the designation, hospitals and health systems must prove that they have participated in a statewide or national perinatal quality improvement collaborative program and have implemented evidence-based quality interventions in hospital settings to improve maternal health.

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Ochsner, Tulane, RH Impact launch maternal health equity center

August 18, 2023

Tulane University, Ochsner Health and the community nonprofit RH Impact have been awarded a seven-year, $16.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to establish a research center of excellence focused on finding solutions to address Louisiana’s disproportionately high maternal mortality rate.

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Ochsner in America’s Best Maternity Hospitals by Newsweek

May 25, 2023

Three Ochsner Health hospitals have been recognized as part of Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals for 2023. Only 384 hospitals nationwide (and only eight in Louisiana) made the magazine’s annual list of Best Maternity Hospitals, which recognizes hospitals that excel in providing high-quality care to mothers and newborns.

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Ochsner Medical Center is the Highest Rated Maternity Hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News & World Report

December 5, 2022

Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans, inclusive of Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist*, is the highest-rated maternity hospital in Louisiana, according to Best Hospital for Maternity ratings released today by U.S. News & World Report – the global authority on hospital ratings and consumer advice.

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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 Baton Rouge Announces ‘Mammo Week 2022’

September 23, 2022

Each day of Mammo Week 2022 features prizes and activities at a different Ochsner location that offers mammograms.

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