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Lafayette General, Ochsner merger official; System will now be known as Ochsner Lafayette General

The Advocate | Oct 1, 2020

Lafayette General Health System signed a letter of intent Wednesday morning on its merger with Ochsner Health System.

LGH will now be known as Ochsner Lafayette General, and the system will enhance access to care and improve the health and well-being of communities across Acadiana, LGH officials said this prior to a Wednesday press conference.

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Singing River and Ochsner introduce Singing River Gulfport

Mississippi Business Journal | Oct 1, 2020

Singing River and Ochsner both view this as an exciting opportunity to further serve the communities along the Gulf Coast with the exceptional, leading-edge technology and medical expertise of both organizations.

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New Orleans cancer center completes $56M expansion

Becker's Hospital Review | Sep 30, 2020

The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans completed a $56 million expansion, doubling its size.

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Dr Joseph Biggio Discusses Ochsner Health's Connected MOM Program, COVID-19 Pregnancy Challenges

AJMC | Sep 15, 2020

At Ochsner Health, providers are leveraging the system’s Connected Maternity Online Monitoring (MOM) digital medicine program to minimize expectant mothers’ risks of contracting COVID-19.

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New chief diversity officer enhances inclusion work at Ochsner Health

Nola.com | Sep 15, 2020

In March, Deborah Grimes took over as the health system’s first ever chief diversity officer.

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Rajan A.G. Patel, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, is recognized by Continental Who's Who

Business Insider | Sep 14, 2020

Rajan A.G. Patel, MD, FACC, FAHA, FSCAI, is being recognized by Continental Who's Who as a Top Interventional Cardiologist in the field of Medicine with Ochsner Medical Center.

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Baby in NICU sees parents' faces for 1st time thanks to innovative masks

Good Morning America | Sep 9, 2020

With the challenges of COVID-19, Amara had never seen her parents' faces entirely. Infection risks meant "strict scrubbing precautions" and face masks during visits. Only one parent could stop by at a time. Mom and Dad became concerned covering up would hinder their child's development of social cues and non-verbal communication skills. A speech therapist mentioned she might have a solution.

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Born With 1 Hand, She's an Inspiration in Virus Fight

US News & World Report | Sep 9, 2020

Two years out of medical school, respiratory therapist Savannah Stuard is on the front lines of the fight against COVID-19 in New Orleans, operating ventilator equipment or manually pumping air into patients’ lungs.It's challenging work under any circumstances, involving 12-hour shifts, head-to-toe protective equipment and constant vigilance to avoid catching or spreading the disease. It's even more complicated for Stuard, who was born without a left forearm.

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Stagnation or Risk: CEO Warner Thomas on the Shape of Things to Come

The Art of Change | Sep 9, 2020

Taking on risk today is the only way to make it tomorrow. That’s the underlying message from Warner Thomas when giving his perspective on the long-term outlook for the healthcare industry.

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Albany Resident First to Benefit From FDA-Approved Treatment

The Advocate | Dec 11, 2019

To meet the growing demand from patients across the country, Ochsner Medical Center-Kenner opened a new, dedicated infusion space to administer peptide receptor radionuclide therapy, which was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for the treatment of neuroendocrine tumors.

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