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.
Northeast is one of 14 East Baton Rouge Parish-based schools that are part of the new partnership with Ochsner Health System and sports medicine, which provides athletic trainers. An Ochsner team of athletic trainers is assigned to work multiple EBR schools, attending practices and games. The Ochsner team also includes sports medicine physicians and a Saturday morning injury clinic at its Summa location on Bluebonnet.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Advocate
New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System and Irving, Texas-based Christus Health have finalized a joint venture agreement for Ochsner to become a minority member of Christus Health Southwestern Louisiana.
Under the agreement, Christus Health will manage Christus Ochsner St. Patrick and Christus Ochsner Lake Area hospitals in Lake Charles, La. Ochsner will manage all physician and clinic operations within the 13 Lake Charles area clinics.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
LSU and Ochsner Health System will take over operations of northern Louisiana's safety net hospitals in Shreveport and Monroe Oct. 1 after the LSU Board of Supervisors approved the partnership Friday.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Shreveport Times
With more of us plugged in to portable devices than ever, should we be worrying about the impact of sending sound straight into our eardrums? The World Health Organization thinks so: They’ve warned that listening to audio devices too loud and for too long is damaging the hearing of millions of teenagers and young adults. So how can we protect our hearing while also enjoying our favorite songs or podcasts? Listen up.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Brit + Co
Dr. Haber specializes in pediatric spine surgery, pediatric trauma and fractures, foot and ankle problems, limb lengthening and deformities. He treats children with neuromuscular problems, such as cerebral palsy and spine bifida.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Spine Review
Jeff Bezos said, “If you do build a great experience, customers tell each other about that.” What’s true for Amazon is also true for the highly competitive world of hospitals where over 5,000 compete across America. The most successful providers seem to have one thing in common – an aligned and consistent patient experience.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Forbes
Earlier this year, a team at the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute (JOHVI) performed a double left ventricular assist device (BIVAD) implantation—the first of its kind in the United States.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON MD Magazine
The clinic will offer primary care services as well as orthopedic and podiatry services for patients. The location will also offer personalized physical therapy with a care team available to help treat a variety of conditions including back and neck pain, joint injuries and repetitive stress injuries.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON NOLA.com
Melanoma is aggressive, and had spread to Butler's lungs and abdomen. When a friend recommended he seek treatment at Ochsner, he was so weak, he could barely walk, and was nearly 100 pounds lighter. He was also at risk because of several other health problems of the heart, high blood pressure, diabetes and the auto immune disease rheumatoid arthritis. The head of Ochsner Hematology/Oncology, Dr. Zoe Larned, gave him hope with immunotherapy, a drug more recently approved that allows immune cells to go around melanoma's barrier and kill them.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WWL-TV
Ochsner’s early evidence showed that within three months, more than two-thirds of those receiving the digital intervention had their blood pressure in control, compared with 31 percent in a group that got traditional care. Whether that will translate into saving lives, preventing strokes or saving money remains to be rigorously proven, but the health system has 2,500 patients in its digital hypertension program and has expanded its platform to other areas, including pregnancy and diabetes.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Washington Post