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,…

Ochsner Clinical School Recognizes Largest Class to Date with White Coat Ceremony

NEW ORLEANS – On Saturday, January 9, a group of 123 third-year medical students celebrated a milestone in their journey to become physicians with the Ochsner Clinical School’s sixth annual White Coat Ceremony. The ceremony cloaked the doctors-in-training with their…

Ochsner Employees Comfort Breast Cancer Survivors …  Through Knitting

NEW ORLEANS – For women battling breast cancer, a mastectomy can have a heavy physical and emotional toll. This is compounded by the fact that many report feeling “not themselves” or “incomplete” after surgery. A group of Ochsner employees is…

New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owners Gayle & Tom Benson Donate $20 Million to Ochsner

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Health System announced today a $20 million gift – the largest gift in the history of the organization – from New Orleans Saints and Pelicans Owners, Gayle and Tom Benson to expand cancer care services and…