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.
The project was awarded a $1.6 million grant by the National Institutes of Health on Oct. 4. Dr. Eboni Price-Haywood, the director of the Ochsner Center for Outcomes and Health Services Research said that Ochsner has made changes to their current prescribing system to avoid overprescribing opioid-related medications.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON NOLA.com | The Times-Picayune
Nearly 20-percent of children in Louisiana have special healthcare needs, however resources for help has been limited. The Boh Center is expanding access to pediatric subspecialty services and behavior and developmental pediatric resources for thousands of patients.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON FOX8 (WVUE)
The September 2018 edition of American Airline's inflight magazine "American Way" highlights Louisiana as a great place to live, work, play and invest. Ochsner Health System President and CEO Warner Thomas is featured in the magazine’s “The Trailblazers” feature along with LSU President F. King Alexander, CenturyLink President and CEO Jeff Storey, Entergy Chairman and CEO Leo Denault, Tulane University President Michael Fitts and Louisiana Lt. Gov. Billy Nungesser.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON American Way
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
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
ADL (The Anti-Defamation League) has selected Warner Thomas and Steve Gleason as this year’s A.I. Botnick Torch of Liberty Award winners. Thomas and Gleason were chosen for their “commitment to the community and to the values of ADL.”VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Healthcare Journal of New Orleans
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