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Ochsner LSU Health Update

MyArkLaTex | Feb 7, 2019

In the first 100 days of the new partnership between Ochsner Health System and LSU Health Shreveport, change is underway.

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Ochsner Reduces Patient Falls by 51% with Telesitters

HealthLeaders | Jan 25, 2019

Telesitter programs at hospitals across the country have reported similar reductions in falls, as well as savings over utilizing bedside sitters.

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Ochsner and Lambeth House partner using telehealth to care for dementia patients

NOLA.com | Jan 23, 2019

In an effort to improve the patients’ quality of life, Lambeth House partnered with Ochsner Health System last summer to conduct a year-long study looking at how they could better manage the care of patients with dementia using interactive technology.

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Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport reports key improvements in first 100 days

KTBS | Jan 22, 2019

In the first 100 days of the new partnership between Ochsner Health System and LSU Health Shreveport, change is underway. The new organization, Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport, is adding new equipment and upgrading facilities at both its Shreveport and Monroe campuses.

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Ochsner's Baton Rouge medical complex to open next week as sector continues growing

The Advocate | Jan 9, 2019

Ochsner Medical Complex High Grove, a $116 million medical center featuring a multi-specialty clinic and surgical hospital, will open next week in Baton Rouge, serving as an “anchor site” for the New Orleans-based health system’s operations in the Capital Region.

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Healthcare Changes: What the Consumerism Trend Means for Patients and Providers

BIZ New Orleans | Jan 7, 2019

Ochsner Health System’s President and CEO Warner Thomas weighs in on what the consumerism trend means for patients and providers.

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9 Tips to Get 2019 Off on a Healthy Foot

The Advocate | Dec 30, 2018

The flip of the calendar signals a fresh start, and lots of us are ready to make changes — particularly ones that will improve our health. And, while our intentions are good, experts warn you should make sure the modifications you decide on are actually doable.

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Ochsner Medical Center-Hancock Receives 'A' Grade for Patient Safety

Pharmacy Choice | Dec 29, 2018

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

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University of Queensland Ochsner Clinical School Honors 2018 Graduates

BIZ New Orleans | Dec 28, 2018

The 105 graduating students successfully completed medical education through a unique four-year training, academic and clinical experience across two continents.

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Your Cancer Risks and Lifesaving Screening to Know About

St. Charles Herald Guide | Dec 17, 2018

Data shows that the earlier that we can detect and diagnose cancer, the better odds we have of beating the disease.

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