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.
October marks five years since Ochsner Health and LSU Health Shreveport partnered with a vision to improve the health and well-being of their communities. The newly formed Ochsner LSU Health System of North Louisiana (Ochsner LSU Health) and its partners committed to make healthcare more accessible to all, improve quality, expand patient-centered technology, support the growth of the medical school and enhance research in the region. Building on the strengths of Ochsner Health and LSU Health Shreveport, the healthcare system has exceeded expectations for progress in these areas and continues to focus on its commitments to North Louisiana.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz Magazine
Historically, Louisiana has struggled to provide adequate access to medical care for many pregnant women, especially in rural and underserved communities. This is an important issue needing broader attention, and it is encouraging to see it featured.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Nola.com
Ochsner LSU Health - Monroe Medical Center received a Level III trauma verification from the American College of Surgeons, making them one of nine adult trauma centers in the state and the first medical center in Northeast Louisiana to receive the verification.
With this verification, Ochsner will ensure those in need of emergency services will be able to receive high-quality, life-saving care closer to home.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON KNOE
Ochsner Medical Center and Ochsner Hospital for Orthopedics & Sports Medicine has earned the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval for Total Hip and Knee Replacement Accreditation. They are two of only three hospitals in Louisiana with this accreditation.
“We are honored to be recognized by the Joint Commission, a global leader in driving quality improvement and patient safety,” said George Chimento, system chair of orthopedic surgery, Ochsner Health. “This recognition is a testament to the dedication and hard work of our orthopedic teams who put patients first every day, from the clinic to the operating room. Returning our patients to a life free of pain and renewed mobility is the ultimate reward.”VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz New Orleans
Ochsner Health and the Urban League of Louisiana are proud to announce the Big Health Event, a comprehensive and free event that prioritizes health and wellness for the entire family.
The free Big Health Event will be held at the Raising Canes River Center on from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 7.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON BR Proud
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