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.
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport is comprised of two partners with a deep and rich history of serving Shreveport and our state. Our Shreveport roots date back to 1876 when the hospital was first established to provide care to anyone in need. Through the decades, the hospital evolved into an academic medical center that trains the majority of physicians providing care in our community.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Biz Magazine
Ochsner Health in Baton Rouge said its clinic offers Pfizer vaccines to adolescents and adults from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on weekdays. Children can receive a vaccine at this location on Saturdays from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON BR Proud
High school teams are ready to take on competition this fall. Dunham High Coach Neil Weiner said they’re one of them.
“We’re excited about being able to play and I’m just really always looking forward to watching our guys go play on Friday nights,” he said.
In contact sports like football, basketball and soccer, concussions are not uncommon.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON BR Proud
New Orleans-based Ochsner Health System is expanding its cancer care to rural areas of Southwest Louisiana, 7KPLC reported Aug. 23.
Ochsner already opened services in Lake Charles, La., and will begin services at Jennings American Legion Hospital Sept. 7.
"I can do [cancer treatment] here in Moss Bluff instead of going to Lake Charles and having someone come with me and inconvenience them. So, I just go by myself now because it's so convenient," Theresa Hales, an Ochsner cancer patient, told the news outlet.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
Four Ochsner Health team members will take part in a panel discussion on www.nola.com from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, August 25, where you will hear directly from them about how Ochsner is advancing cancer care every day. They’ll discuss medical treatments, clinical trials, state-of-the-art technology and facilities, and the holistic approach Ochsner takes to treat the whole person.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Nola.com
In an interview with Chief Healthcare Executive, Thomas outlined the system’s work with other groups to help improve Louisiana’s public health. He says the recently completed merger with Rush Health Systems, now known as Ochsner Rush Health, will focus on eliminating health disparities.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Chief Healthcare Executive
The digital health space is ever changing, and CIOs need to be ready for disruption. Denise Basow, chief digital officer at Ochsner Health in New Orleans, joined the "Becker's Healthcare Podcast" to talk about digital disruption.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Becker's Hospital Review
Warner Thomas, president and CEO of Ochsner Health, spoke with Chief Healthcare Executive about the merger, the work to complete the deal, and the plans to expand healthcare services in Mississippi.
“We’re really excited at Ochsner about merging Rush Health into Ochsner Health,” Thomas says. “I think it’s going to be great for the citizens in that community and great for that organization. We’ve been working on this for a long time. This has been a long time coming.”VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Chief Healthcare Executive
"Anatomy ABC For Your Doctor To Be" is an ABC picture book written in rhyme with each letter corresponding to a body part.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON WWL-TV
A group of medical professionals have pioneered the path to reducing epileptic seizures in North Louisiana. In late July, a medical team from Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport performed their first implantation of responsive neurostimulation (RNS) device.VIEW THIS ARTICLE ON Shreveport Times