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The New Orleans Business Alliance and two of the region’s largest healthcare organizations—Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana and Ochsner Health System—today announced they are looking for new partners to address critical behavioral health needs for their customers.
Developed by Ochsner’s innovation lab, innovationOchsner (iO), the health system’s program will proactively identify patients who are at higher risk for certain hereditary cancers and heart disease with the goal of early detection and prevention of future illness.
The InnovationHub shares engaging health and wellness content through a variety of devices and activities, including tablets, a 3-D hologram and a 9-foot tall, curved, three-sided display from LG Electronics, believed to be the first-of-its-kind in the world.
Chairman Pai, who was appointed to his position in January 2017, has a special interest in utilization of technology and telehealth services to improve healthcare access and quality. A pioneer in healthcare innovation and digital health, Ochsner briefed Chairman Pai on several of its programs that leverage technology to improve health outcomes and provide increased, more convenient access to quality care.
Kinsa Smart Thermometers partnered with Ochsner Health System to sponsor the FLUency Program, a community health initiative that invites families and staff at select schools to receive free Kinsa Smart Thermometers as a way to prevent illness and promote a healthier school year.