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…

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…