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Ochsner In the News

Ochsner launches new health plan

Becker's Hospital Review | Oct 11, 2021

Ochsner's Medicare Advantage plans feature $0 deductibles and prescription drug, fitness, hearing, vision and dental coverage, according to the release.

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Ochsner to host pop-up vaccine clinics throughout October

BR Proud | Oct 7, 2021

Need to get vaccinated? Ochsner Health will be hosting Pop-Up COVID-19 Vaccination Clinics throughout the month of October.

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Four Ochsner locations voted best places to work

KATC | Oct 4, 2021

Ochsner Abrom Kaplan Memorial Hospital, MTS Physical Therapy, Ochsner St. Martin Hospital and Ochsner University Hospital & Clinics have all been selected by Modern Healthcare as 2021 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.

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Ochsner LSU Health Monroe recognized for improving outcomes for expectant mothers

The News Star | Oct 4, 2021

Ochsner LSU Health's Monroe Medical Center is one of eleven hospitals in the state to be recognized by the state health department and Louisiana Perinatal Quality Collaborative that have achieved new designations for committing to practices that improve quality and outcomes for women giving birth.

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Ochsner kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness month by painting the parking lot pink

BR Proud | Oct 1, 2021

Ochsner staff painted the lines in the parking lot pink for Breast Cancer Awareness month and even made chalk drawings by staff outside the door for patients to enjoy.

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Ochsner begins offering third dose of COVID-19 vaccine

BR Proud | Sep 27, 2021

Following updated guidance from the CDC and FDA, the Louisiana Department of Health has also approved the Pfizer COVID-19 booster vaccine for adults at increased risk, so starting today, the Ochsner Health System will begin offering those shots at all of their vaccine sites.

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Ochsner, Northshore Technical team up on blood drives

Nola.com | Sep 27, 2021

Northshore Technical Community College and Ochsner Blood Bank are teaming up to host multiple blood drives in observance of Blood Cancer Awareness Month, which draws attention to blood cancers.

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Ochsner to offer drive-through flu shots Oct. 9 in Raceland, Houma and Morgan City

Houma Today | Sep 27, 2021

Ochsner Health will offer drive-through flu shots Oct. 9 in Raceland, Houma and Morgan City.

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Ochsner sending mobile clinic to areas hit hardest by Hurricane Ida

WDSU | Sep 23, 2021

In partnership with multiple community partners across the New Orleans and Bayou areas, Ochsner is deploying its mobile care units across the state to deliver COVID-19 vaccines, testing, and urgent care services in locations where community members may also pick up critical items like nonperishable food, water and other household and cleaning supplies.

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Ochsner Health on helping patients & community post-Hurricane Ida

American Medical Association | Sep 23, 2021

In today’s episode of Moving Medicine, a discussion with Ochsner Health President and CEO Warner Thomas and Chief Medical Officer Robert Hart, MD, about the impact of Hurricane Ida and Ochsner’s efforts to safeguard its patients and community in the aftermath.

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