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Selim Krim, MD, a transplant cardiologist with the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute, was waiting for his bags with others when Joseph Gormley began to code. With the help of two women, they performed CPR on the scene and Dr. Krim delivered one shock with an automated external defibrillator. Mr. Gormley was revived and remained stable and conscious until paramedics arrived.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
Ochsner LSU Health – Spring Lake, primary care welcomes primary care physician Dr. Leticia Antunes and physician’s assistant Kayce Kirk. The providers will see patients at Ochsner LSU Health – Spring Lake, primary care located at 8445 Line Ave, Suite 100, Shreveport, La., 71106.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz Magazine
Ochsner Health System will assist with tuition for at least 10 prospective nurses who are accepted to a new Loyola University of New Orleans’ accelerated nursing program that will launch in January, the latest step in efforts to address a severe nursing shortage.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Nola.com
The purpose of the Big Health Event is to promote health and wellness as a priority for the African American community and other communities of color. We applaud Ochsner for leading the Healthy State by 2030 initiative which aims to help Louisiana become one of the top 40 healthiest states to live and thrive through enhancing health care access and improving health equity and health outcomes.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Louisiana Illuminator
“We are now essentially having climate change that is synonymous with being a hot tub,” says Veronica Gillispie-Bell, an obstetrician gynaecologist at Ochsner Health in New Orleans. As healthcare providers taking care of pregnant individuals, she says, we need to do more to understand the risks and work harder to provide solutions.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON National Geographic
"We've found that these EHR integrations significantly reduce the amount of time physicians spend ordering and reviewing our clinical tests and reports, and as a result spend more time with their patients, equipped with the data needed to make informed treatment decisions," said James Chen, MD, senior vice president of cancer informatics at Tempus, in an Aug. 29 Ochsner Health news release.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
Ochsner is calling on Louisiana residents who want to pivot their careers and help fill the nursing shortage in local communities. The health system has announced tuition assistance for at least 10 applicants to Loyola University of New Orleans’ new accelerated Bachelor of Science in nursing program for this spring. The degree program is enrolling now for the spring 2023 academic term, with a deadline of Dec. 1.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz New Orleans
Ochsner Health, through its Precision Medicine Program, has incorporated Epic’s Orders and Results Anywhere integration with its Genomics module. Through Epic’s partnership with Tempus, which analyzes cancer cells to understand a patient’s disease at the molecular level, Ochsner physicians can now seamlessly order tests and access discrete biomarkers within the patient’s electronic health record (EHR) to offer highly personalized cancer treatment options.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz New Orleans
The Center for Disease Control and Prevention finds more than 173,000 children and teens are treated for concussions and other traumatic brain injuries in hospital emergency rooms in the country each year.
Now that high school sports are in full swing, doctors are warning athletes, coaches and parents about the signs of a concussion.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WAFB
The gap is an echo of disparities seen during the COVID-19 pandemic, when certain racial groups were a disproportionately large share of cases but a smaller fraction of the people initially receiving vaccinations, said Dr. Yvens Laborde, director of global health education at Ochsner Health in New Orleans.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON PBS