New Guidelines To Prevent Sudden Infant Death Syndrome

There are few things more tragic to the parents of a new baby than Sudden Infant Death Syndrome, or SIDS. Unfortunately, even with all that has been done in recent years to raise awareness, many people still don’t know all…

Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs South Celebrates Grand Re-Opening After Devastating Flood

BATON ROUGE – Ochsner Health Center – Denham Springs South, along with the Livingston Parish Chamber of Commerce, celebrated the facility’s grand re-opening to serve the medical needs of the community. As the region continues to rebuild from the devastating…

Ochsner Hospital for Children Cancer Patient Shares His Story of Hope

Watch Daniel’s story: https://news.ochsner.org/videos/daniel-strong-daniel-allemonds-story NEW ORLEANS – On September 18, 2015, after only four months of marriage, Daniel Allemond and his wife were given the news he had leukemia. When most people picture someone who is diagnosed with cancer, an…

Southwest Health System and Ochsner Health System Announce Strategic Partnership

McComb, MS. – Today, Southwest Health System (Southwest) and Ochsner Health System (Ochsner) announced a strategic partnership that brings together two strong healthcare providers in the region. The partnership is designed to allow the collaboration needed to offer patients access…

Expanded State-of-the-Art Pediatric Intensive Care Unit Opens at Ochsner Hospital for Children

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Hospital for Children, a children’s hospital within Ochsner Medical Center – Jefferson Highway, celebrated a milestone, Wednesday, with the expansion of its Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU) and establishment of a Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit. This…

Ochsner Hospital for Children Patient Lights Up Good Morning America

Jarrius Robertson needs no introduction—he’s quite possibly one of the most charming teenagers you will ever be fortunate enough to meet. Also an internet sensation, the Reserve, LA teen spent Tuesday Oct. 18 on the set of ABC’s Good Morning…

Ochsner Opens First Freestanding Emergency Room in Marrero

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System, Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic healthcare system, held a ribbon cutting ceremony with local business leaders and government officials to celebrate Ochsner Emergency Room – Marrero. The new facility – located at 4837 Lapalco Blvd.,…

Leukemia Patient Receives Big Surprise, Meets Saints’ Tim Hightower at Ochsner Hospital for Children

September is Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, a time to shine a light on the types of cancer that largely affect children, survivorship issues, and to help raise funds for research and family support. In the U.S., an estimated 15,780 children…

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…