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.
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Advocate
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Mississippi Business Journal
The Gayle and Tom Benson Cancer Center at Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans completed a $56 million expansion, doubling its size.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON AJMC
In March, Deborah Grimes took over as the health system’s first ever chief diversity officer.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Nola.com
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Business Insider
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Good Morning America
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON US News & World Report
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Art of Change
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.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON The Advocate