Public Relations Contacts
New Orleans - Bayou Regions:
Stafford Scott Maestri: firstname.lastname@example.org, 504-842-9143
Giselle Hecker: email@example.com, 504-842-9219
Baton Rouge - North Shore Region:
Shelly Dupre, Impact Management Group: firstname.lastname@example.org, 225-819-1540
In compliance with Federal HIPAA regulations, and out of respect for patients and their families, Ochsner Health System cannot comment on current or previous patients.
NEW ORLEANS– On Thursday, January 22, 2009, from 5:30 pm until 7:30 pm, at Ursuline Academy, 2635 State Street, New Orleans, LA 70118, Ochsner and the Ursuline Parents Club invite parents, students and the community to participate in a FREE Ochsner Blood Drive and Health Fair. Blood drive participants will receive free cholesterol and blood pressure screenings, and for all male donors, PSA screenings. In addition to the Health Fair, two guest speakers will attend: • 6:00 pm: Shannon Lovell, Social Worker from Ochsner Psychiatry…
World-Renowned Cardiothoracic Surgeon Dr. John Ochsner Honored at Private Unveiling01-21-09_JO_OHVI_Dedication.doc
Ochsner honors world-renowned cardiothoracic heart surgeon and medical pioneer Dr. John Ochsner as it celebrates the dedication of the “John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute.”
Uptown Campus Continues Growing Services; Three Local Physicians ReturnBaptist_Internal_Medicine_Services.doc
Along with its recently opened full-service ER, Ochsner Baptist has brought Internal Medicine services back to the uptown campus and three physicians have returned to their pre-Katrina service area
Uptown New Orleans Campus Opens Community ER, Expanded ICU, and All-Private Hospital Wing
NEW ORLEANS - At a ribbon cutting ceremony at 10:00am on Monday, January 12, 2009, DHH Secretary Alan Levine and New Orleans City Councilwoman Stacy Head will join Ochsner Baptist Medical Center and the community to celebrate the opening of its full-service Emergency Room and a 43 all-private room hospital wing at 2700 Napoleon Avenue in Uptown New Orleans. This additional $12 million investment includes expanding the Ochsner Baptist ICU from three to 12 beds and is in addition to the more than $20 million…
Elmwood Fitness Center is renewing its reality weight loss program as it localizes “The Biggest Loser” in New Orleans beginning February 2nd for individuals 18 years and older.
Last Baby of the Year Yields Biggest Tax Savings in a Struggling Economy01-05-09_Last_Baby__New_Years_Babies-1.doc
It’s always the first baby of the New Year that grabs media headlines, but as our nation faces financial challenges, a Gretna, LA, family is celebrating their last tax break of 2008.
The holidays are a time for celebration, but Ochsner Health System has some serious advice for revelers who plan to indulge in spirits this New Year’s Eve.
Ochsner Psychiatrist Offers Tips to Overcome Holiday Stress Reactions
NEW ORLEANS - Do you have control over stress, or does it control you? With the holidays around the corner, many New Orleanians may be feeling ovewhelmed. Ochsner Medical Center Chairman of Psychiatry Dr. Alvin Rouchell, MD, offers advice to cope with the hustle and bustle this season. "Stress and feelings of being overwhelmed are your body's warning signs and you should take them seriously," explains Dr. Rouchell. "Sit down with a partner or friend and have a heart-to-heart discussion about what's going on in…
"I Can Do It" Fundraiser Helps Combat Growing Epidemic
WHAT: Elmwood Fitness Center, a service of Ochsner, will host its 4th Annual Youth Fitness Rock & Ride Event, a fun-filled family event to benefit the "I Can Do It" Program. Each participant can attend a 45- minute spin class outdoors with live music by 5 Finger Discount, and enjoy food and drinks before and after the class. This event is OPEN TO THE PUBLIC. Spin classes will be taught by Elmwood instructors while the band plays live music for all ages to enjoy. WHEN:…
NEW ORLEANS -Halloween is looming and the food guide pyramid only allows 10% of calories for most kids to come from extra treats like candy. So, what is a parent to do? One thing could be to give out toys instead of candy,” suggests Elesha Kelleher, RD, MPH, at Elmwood Fitness Center. Parents may also try giving out stickers, pencils, Play-Doh or glow sticks instead of food, suggests Kelleher, a mother of three.