Ochsner Baton Rouge Offers 9 Clinic Locations

BATON ROUGE (5 pm) – Ochsner Baton Rouge announces the following health centers, clinics and urgent care location openings for Wednesday, August 17, 2016. All open locations will offer regular hours of operation. Patients are asked to call 225-761-5200 for…

Ochsner Baton Rouge is Transferring Some of Most Critical Patients As Precautionary Measure

BATON ROUGE (12pm) – Due to severe weather and flooding around Ochsner Medical Center Baton Rouge (O’Neal campus), approximately 20 critically ill patients have been transferred to other Ochsner facilities and an additional 20 will be transferred shortly, as a…

8/13/16 6 PM WEATHER UPDATE: Ochsner Baton Rouge Remains Open

BATON ROUGE – Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge (O’Neal campus) remains open providing all services including emergency care if needed. The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) also remains open and patients have not been evacuated. Please be advised, however,…

Ochsner Health System Named a National Innovation Finalist by Harvard Business and Medical Schools

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System has been named one of four finalists in the Health Acceleration Challenge by the Forum on Health Care Innovation – a collaboration between Harvard Business School (HBS) and Harvard Medical School (HMS) – for…

STAR Program 10th Anniversary Class Enjoys 5-Week Exploratory Experience

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner’s 10th Anniversary STAR Program class of 20 high school students enjoys its five-week odyssey of exploratory experiences at Ochsner Medical Center, culminating July 22nd. The STAR Program, first launched in 2006, provides qualified high school students…

Singing River Health System and Ochsner Bring Lifesaving Helicopter Transportation to Gulf Coast

OCEAN SPRINGS, MS – Singing River Health System and Ochsner Health System today announced a new partnership that will bring lifesaving helicopter transportation to the Gulf Coast area. Effective today, the Ochsner Flight Care Program, operated by Med-Trans Corporation, will…

Ochsner Health System and Acadia Healthcare to Build a Regional,  82-Bed Behavioral Health Hospital

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) and Acadia Healthcare (Acadia) announced a strategic partnership formed to provide critically needed behavioral health services to the River Parishes, the state and the region. Together, the partners will work to repurpose the…

Baton Rouge Builder Secures $50,000 Donation for Ochsner Transplant and Oncology Programs

Baton Rouge, La. – Nearly 18 years following a successful kidney transplant at Ochsner Medical Center New Orleans (OMCNO), Baton Rouge resident Greg Flores credits his continuing health to the excellent care given by the Ochsner Nephrology staff and the…

Ochsner Baptist Medical Center Welcomes Lakeside Women’s Specialty Center Physicians

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner welcomes the physicians of Lakeside Women's Specialty Center who recently joined the team at Ochsner Baptist Medical Center. Lakeside Women’s will now be seeing patients at two convenient locations and delivering babies in the beautifully renovated…