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…

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…