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.
Ochsner Baton Rouge was named Hospital of the Year in the 61-160 beds category by the Louisiana State Nurses Association and the Louisiana Nurse Foundation and named as an American Great Workplace for Families and Parents by Newsweek Magazine.
This marks the third time Ochsner was awarded Hospital of the Year in the last four years.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON BR Proud
St. Tammany Health System and Ochsner Health have announced a family medicine residency program that will welcome its inaugural resident class at a purpose-built clinic in north Covington in July 2024.
The St. Tammany Health System/Ochsner Family Medicine Residency Program aims to fill the growing demand for physicians and establish a healthcare workforce pipeline. Family medicine physicians are the only specialists qualified to treat most ailments and provide comprehensive health care for people of all ages — from newborns to seniors.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz New Orleans
Ochsner Health has established a proactive bridge between crucial shortages in medical staff and a new generation of doctors and nurses by offering tuition assistance to promising students entering the Ochsner Scholars program.
With a collective focus of developing Louisiana’s health care workforce with key initiatives to increase a pipeline of health care professionals, the goal is to rebrand the state into a healthier economic region.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON New Orleans City Business
Ochsner is excited to announce tuition assistance for 100 Nurse Scholars pursuing Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degrees this spring to students across Louisiana and Mississippi. Ochsner is also covering tuition for up to 10 Physician Scholars interested in pursuing careers at Ochsner in primary care or psychiatry. Dedicated to growing the pipeline of doctors, nurses and allied health professionals, these programs are key workforce development initiatives to transform Louisiana into a healthier place to live and thrive.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz New Orleans
Ochsner Health is celebrating 10 years of its “Eat Fit” initiative with “Eat Fit Dine Out Day”. It’s a day where they celebrate and support their local restaurant partners.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KNOE
Ochsner Health Beat: New law expanding lung screening criteriaVIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WVUE
Ochsner Health this month is launching a pilot program that uses artificial intelligence to send "simple messages" to patients through its MyOchsner app portal.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Healthleaders
A recent study published by the CDC found 20% of mothers with children under the age of 18 reported mistreatment while receiving maternity care for their youngest child. The rate increased to approximately 30% when looking at the reports of Black, Hispanic, and multiracial respondents as well as those with public insurance or no insurance.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON AJMC
Remote-patient monitoring can help with physician burnout, as it can unload some of their day-to-day tasks, Richard Milani, MD, chief clinical transformation officer at Ochsner Health, told the AMA on Sept. 8.
The New Orleans-based health system has been using two different types of remote patient monitoring to help its staff.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
Tiffany Murdock, DNP, MSN, has a well-rounded background in healthcare, starting her career as a nurse tech. In the nearly 20 years since, she's served in numerous leadership roles, including as the first female CEO of Singing River Health System in Ocean Springs, Miss.
In late August, she stepped into her new role as vice president and chief nursing officer of Ochsner Health — a role in which she'll lead the strategy and direction for more than 9,000 nurses at the New Orleans-based system.
Becker's recently caught up with Dr. Murdock to learn more about what prompted her to make the move from CEO to CNO, immediate priorities in the new role and more.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review