Ochsner In the News

Slidell Memorial Hospital, Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore Awarded 'A' Safety Grade

Healthcare Journal of New Orleans | Mar 6, 2019

This designation recognizes efforts in protecting patients from harm and meeting the highest safety standards in the United States.

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4 Health Systems Develop Novel Approaches to Patient Engagement

Becker's Hospital Review | Mar 5, 2019

New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System has deployed a digital medicine program that combines patient-reported blood pressure data, clinical data and coaching to treat patients with hypertension.

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This Hospital Modeled itself after the Apple Store, and Lets Pregnant Mothers use Gadgets to Monitor their Health at Home

CNBC | Mar 4, 2019

Ochsner has enrolled 1,000 pregnant patients in the "Connected MOM" program, which provides wireless blood pressure cuffs and weight scales to monitor them from home.

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The Metrics Healthcare Leaders Check Daily

Becker's Hospital Review | Feb 22, 2019

Becker's asked healthcare leaders to share the metrics they check daily to track their organization's performance.

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Eat King Cake, Get Fit Too!

BRProud.com | Feb 21, 2019

There's a way to have your King Cake and eat it too, this Mardi Gras season thanks to a new, Keto approved King Cake option now on store shelves.

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Local Surgeon Uses Novel Techniques to Reduce Radiation Exposure for Patients

KTBS | Feb 15, 2019

Most treatments can expose patients to high levels of repetitive radiation which can lead to more serious problems, but one surgeon at Ocshner LSU Health Shreveport is using novel techniques that can significantly reduce radiation exposure.

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Walmart Adds 12th Center Of Excellence To Knee, Hip Surgery Network

Forbes | Feb 15, 2019

The program for lower joint replacement surgery is the latest effort by Walmart to partner with well-known U.S. healthcare providers to improve health quality and lower costs for its more than 1 million employees.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport raising minimum wage to $12.00 per hour

MyArkLaMiss.com | Feb 12, 2019

The new pay rate will impact more than 320 employees at the health system’s Shreveport and Monroe, La. facilities.

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Ochsner Medical Center - Hancock Pushes for Heart Health

WXXV | Feb 12, 2019

Special deliveries happen often, almost daily, at Ochsner Medical Center-Hancock. Meet Amir Buckhalter who is just one day old, but he’s already in good hands and making a difference, wearing a red cap as part of an overall push to raise awareness for heart disease.

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Ochsner, Xavier, aim to diversify the Physician Assistant profession with new master’s program

NOLA.com | Feb 8, 2019

Ochsner Health System and Xavier University have partnered to launch a new Physician Assistant graduate program that will kick off in January 2020

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