Telehealth FAQs

What is telemedicine? In brief, telemedicine (telehealth) is the remote delivery of healthcare services and clinical information using telecommunications technology. This includes a wide array of clinical services using internet, wireless, satellite and telephone media. How typical is telemedicine? Telemedicine…

Testimonials

The Ochsner Telehealth Network prides itself with a 100% retention rate of partner sites since its start in 2009. Below are a few quotes from our partners: “This has been the timeliest, necessary, and most appreciated investments we’ve ever made.…

Why Ochsner Telehealth?

The quality of care The Ochsner Health System has continuously proven the quality of care given to each patient. Currently, Ochsner Health System is rated #2 in the country for health care by CareChex and #1 in Louisiana by U.S.…

Ochsner’s Telehealth Network

Ochsner’s Telehealth Network is comprised of over 35 facilities providing an abundance of virtual services. The network is based on a hub and spoke model which encompasses our promise to keep local patients local. If a patient needs a higher…

Our Services

Our menu of services include programs that are used in an array of health care settings. Please contact us if there is a service that you are interested in at your hospital as we are happy to share resources to…

Celeste Dale

Celeste received a Master of Science degree in Nursing Anesthesia from Louisiana State University in New Orleans. She worked as a Registered Nurse in various capacities for over 3 years and then as a CRNA for over two years in…

Jason Sheard

Jason received a Master of Science degree from Texas Tech University Health Science Center in Lubbock, Texas. Prior to joining Ochsner, Jason worked as a Registered Nurse in the Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit for over 4 years.

Anita Dabon

Anita received a Master of Science degree in Nursing from Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center in New Orleans. Prior to joining Ochsner, Anita worked as a Registered Nurse in units such as the ICU, Telemetry and Internal Medicine. Additionally,…

Lynsey Shaffer

Lynsey received a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Louisiana State University at Shreveport. During her training, Lynsey completed several clinical rotations in Family Medicine, Plastic Surgery, Gastrointestinal, Cardiology, Surgery, Emergency Medicine, Radiology, Psychiatry and Sports Medicine.…

Arden Ballard

Arden received a Master of Science degree in Physician Assistant Studies from Philadelphia University in Pennsylvania. Prior to joining Ochsner, he worked in private practice as a Physician Assistant with over three years of experience in occupational/industrial medicine.