Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
Leaders across healthcare are working to improve their system in a variety of ways, but some parts of care and delivery are being overlooked, leaders told Becker's.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
Ochsner Health is joining nearly 80 of the world’s most recognized academic medical centers and health systems as a new member of the Academic Consortium for Integrative Medicine and Health.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz New Orleans
Leaders of all backgrounds bring varying styles and perspectives to roles at hospitals and health systems. This includes the next generation of healthcare leaders, who bring their own approaches to the issues they focus on each day, including philanthropy, technology and culture.
Becker's asked some of our "rising stars" under 40 to answer the following question: As a young leader in healthcare, what unique perspectives or approaches do you bring to your role that you believe are particularly valuable in driving innovation and addressing the evolving needs of patients and healthcare providers?
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology
In the midst of staff shortages, health systems and healthcare groups have become more creative and focused on retention strategies.
From listening to nurses to providing more well-being and flexibility options to improving patient safety, leaders shares the top retention strategies used to decreased turnover rates.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Clinical Leadership
Last fall, Ochsner Health leaders selected Dr. Yvens Laborde to be the first physician to fill the role of chief community officer.
During a recent interview, Dr. Laborde—an internist originally from Port au Prince, Haiti—discussed his new position and how he will prioritize the health challenges Louisiana faces.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON American Medical Association
Critics have raised concerns around the NCLEX test and the rate at which students are passing the exam, but chief nursing officers told Becker's there are reasons for the improved scores.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
From its social and economic fabric to the physical environment and the behavior of its residents, Louisiana has been ranked the least healthy state in the nation for two years in a row.
A new initiative, spearheaded by the Louisiana Center for Health Equity, is hoping to identify and implement solutions that will help lift the state out of its trailing position. Dubbed LA40by2030, the working group behind the initiative reasons that, starting from the bottom, the state might not make it straight to the top. Instead, the plan is to make it to 40th in the nation by the end of the decade.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Acadiana Advocate
A new charter school in Baton Rouge is accepting applications for the 2024-25 school year.
Baton Rouge Ochsner Discovery Health Sciences Academy, 17255 S. Harrells Ferry Road, opened in August 2023 and serves Pre-K through fourth grade.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON BR Proud
Medscape last week released its 2024 Physician Burnout & Depression Report, with the data showing that both burnout and depression remain relatively high despite slight decreases from last year.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Advisory Board