Pet Therapy Brings Healing Power of Pets to Ochsner Patients

It’s well-known that interactions with a gentle, friendly pet can have significant health benefits. Numerous studies have shown that animals have the ability to promote healing, reduce stress, and lower blood pressure. For years, the New Orleans Visiting Pet Program…

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…

General Health System and Ochsner Health System Announce Plans To Form A Strategic Partnership

BATON ROUGE, La. – Today, General Health System (GHS) and Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) announced the signing of a Letter of Intent (LOI) to form an integrated, strategic partnership that brings together two of the State’s most respected healthcare providers.…

St. Charles Parish Hospital Celebrates Opening of Plantation View Medical Offices

Today, St. Charles Parish Hospital held a ribbon cutting to celebrate the new Plantation View Medical Offices in Destrehan. This facility offers Urgent Care Medical Services and Primary Care with additional services to soon include OB/GYN, Pediatrics, Urology and Pharmacy…

Fourth Class of Ochsner Clinical School Graduates Participate in Match Day

NEW ORLEANS – Today, medical students across the nation celebrated the next phase in their journey to become physicians when they received their results from the National Resident Matching Program (NRMP). This included students with the Ochsner Clinical School in…

Ochsner & GE Healthcare Announce Winner of National Health Innovation Challenge at NOEW

New Orleans, LA, – Today, Ochsner Health System and GE Healthcare announced the winner of the “Wear Your Health” Innovation Challenge at the Healthcare Innovation Summit at New Orleans Entrepreneur Week (NOEW). The “Wear Your Health Challenge was a national…

Ochsner Health System Continues to Transform Healthcare With “Optimal Hospital”

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System continues to transform healthcare using the latest advancements from Apple. A national leader in healthcare innovation and no stranger to using iOS devices, Epic apps and Apple's HealthKit to better care for patients, Ochsner…

Ochsner Health System Announces $360 Million Expansion to Jefferson Highway Campuses

NEW ORLEANS – Today, Ochsner Health System announced a $360 million expansion to its Jefferson Highway campus. Local and state government officials including Jefferson Parish President Mike Yenni; Jefferson Parish Councilman District 2 Paul Johnston; Secretary of Louisiana (LED) Economic…

Slidell Memorial Hospital and Ochsner Celebrate New Partnership and Future Vision of Healthcare

NEW ORLEANS – On Tuesday, January 19, 2016, Slidell Memorial Hospital (“SMH”) and Ochsner Health System (“Ochsner”) celebrated the formation of a long-term, strategic partnership focused on the continuation of high quality care, cost reduction through coordinating and improving resources,…