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.
Beginning in 2015, Ochsner has been committed as an official healthcare sponsor of NOEW, a week-long event produced by The Idea Village to celebrate and uplift the entrepreneurial community of greater New Orleans, bringing content and education on healthcare innovation to the stage. From nationally recognized healthcare thought leaders to experiential and interactive exhibits, Ochsner has ensured that health and healthcare innovation in the region is emphasized as an opportunity and powerful force for creating healthier communities across the state.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz New Orleans
New Orleans-based Ochsner helped form SafeSource Direct during the COVID-19 pandemic, and the supply company says it could become the largest manufacturer of nitrile gloves in the U.S. in 2023.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
When St. Patrick opened in 1908, it was dedicated on St. Patrick’s Day and was Lake Charles’ first hospital. First named St. Patrick Sanitarium, it had 50 beds, an operating room and a sterilizing room. The name was later changed to CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital before becoming CHRISTUS Ochsner St. Patrick Hospital.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KPLC-TV
Ochsner Lafayette General Orthopedic Hospital celebrating schools that put "Sports Safety" at the forefront.
Four schools in Acadiana received the National Athletic Trainers' Association Safe Sports School Award.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KATC
Ochsner has implemented pharmacogenomics, how patients metabolize certain drugs and warnings of possible side effects, into its EHR system so that clinicians can adjust dosages for patients and provide more individualized care, according to a March 16 release from Ochsner.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
Throughout the program, Ochsner LSU Health professionals across many disciplines will provide mentorship to students, preparing them to make intentional career decisions. In addition to career chats and tours of the facilities, the program incorporates hands-on learning opportunities. Students will conduct clinical skills training and have the chance to experiment with science laboratory equipment.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KTBS
Dr. Breaux earned her medical doctorate (MD) from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center where she graduated Cum Laude. She received her bachelor’s degree from Louisiana State University where she also graduated Cum Laude and completed her residency program at University of Alabama at Birmingham Hospital in Birmingham, AL.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Lafourche Gazette
Eating disorders can be especially dangerous because they are a mental health disorder with a physical component. People affected will either restrict food intake so they are not getting enough calories, or they will purge calories, either by vomiting or taking laxatives or even over-exercising, all of which can cause harm.
Dr. Jennifer Seidenberg, a pediatrician with Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport who specializes in eating disorders, says there are symptoms parents should be aware of.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KTBS
The two entities have discussed the possibility of opening a medical school for the past few years. Those talks intensified as Ochsner and Xavier partnered on multiple initiatives, including Ochsner Xavier Institute for Health Equity and Research, and the Xavier University Physician Assistant Program. A genetic counseling program will start, and a Doctor of Physical Therapy program is in the planning stages.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Nola.com
The NCAA Football Rules Committee on Friday approved a proposal to keep the clock running when a team makes a first down except in the last two minutes of a half.
Dr. Geoffrey Hogan, a primary care sports medicine physician at Ochsner Medical Center, says this new rule change could shorten games and possibly limit the amount of injuries we see on the field.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WAFB