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New Ochsner Facility to Provide First-of-its-kind Care to Special Needs Children in Region

Ochsner Medical Center-Baton Rouge earns Acute Stroke Ready Certification from Joint Commission

Diagnostic and Interventional Cardiology | May 24, 2024

Ochsner Medical Center - Baton Rouge has earned The Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval and the American Stroke Association’s Heart-Check mark for Acute Stroke Ready Certification.

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Great leaders in healthcare | 2024

Becker's Hospital Review | May 24, 2024

Healthcare is rapidly evolving and the best leaders have embraced change and are leading organizations on the forefront of transforming care delivery.

The included leaders are using innovative digital technology, novel care delivery approaches and creative care solutions to shape the future of healthcare.

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Ochsner opens 'spa-like' infusion pharmacy

Becker's Hospital Review | May 24, 2024

Ochsner Baton Rouge (La.) has opened a new outpatient and home infusion pharmacy for chronic, specialty and acute home infusion therapies.

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Examining the mechanisms and clinical potential of a promising non-opioid pain therapy candidate

Medical Xpress | May 17, 2024

A recent publication in Scientific Reports unveils a promising non-opioid pain treatment developed by a team led by Dr. Hernan Bazan, the John Ochsner Endowed Professor of Cardiovascular Innovation at Ochsner Health.


Louisiana needs more physicians. Now more will be trained in Lafayette.

The Acadiana Advocate | May 17, 2024

The general surgery residency program launched at Ochsner Lafayette General Medical Center will target the increasing physician shortage in the state, OLG’s chief medical officer Dr. Amanda Logue said.

Logue, who spoke with Jan Swift of the Discover Lafayette podcast, noted how 140,000 patients came though Ochsner University Clinics last year. The state also ranks third for the shortage of physicians by 2030, according to a Human Resources for Health analysis.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport Obtains Second Vital Piece of Lifesaving Technology with AEP Foundation Grant

Bossier Press-Tribune | May 17, 2024

Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport now has a second vital piece of lifesaving technology thanks to a $25,000 grant from the American Electric Power Foundation (AEP Foundation).

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Will Sutton: Xavier Ochsner medical school poised to succeed

The Times Picayune | May 17, 2024


12 hospital executives' thank-you notes to nurses

Becker's Clinical Leadership | May 10, 2024

In honor of National Nurses Month and National Nurses Week (May 6-12), hospitals and health systems are recognizing the difference nurses make in their organizations.

The American Nurses Association's theme of National Nurses Week, "Nurses Make the Difference," highlights nursing excellence and how nurses embody the spirit of compassion and care in every healthcare setting.

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The 'enormous change' afoot for Ochsner's IT team

Becker's Health IT | May 10, 2024

New Orleans-based Ochsner's IT team is in the midst of an agile transformation to modernize the department and become a strategic asset to the system.

Amy Trainor, RN, senior vice president and CIO of Ochsner, told Becker's the department rebranded as "information services" to reflect the team's responsibility of delivering services to customers internally and externally. The change affects how the department strategizes around digital transformation, patient experience, access and cybersecurity.


These Companies Combat Burnout by Prioritizing Mental Wellbeing

Newsweek | May 10, 2024

A workplace that prioritizes mental health is one where employees have a greater opportunity to perform their job well.

According to the U.S. Office of Disability Employment Policy, about one in five Americans experience some form of mental health condition every year. In recent years, companies across the country have been working to better address the needs of employees, including by improving workplace culture and enabling better work-life balance.