CareChex® Names Ochsner Among Top 10% In Nation In 13 Specialties

NEW ORLEANS –CareChex® – a division of Comparion® has recognized Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist Medical Center and Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus* among the top 10% in the nation in 13 different specialties in its 2016 hospital…

Ochsner Health System Honors 17 New Medical Assistant Candidates through MA Now Training Program

New Orleans – Last month, Ochsner Health System and Delgado Community College honored 17 students at a graduation ceremony for the MA Now medical assistant training program. MA Now is one way Ochsner is working to make the community stronger…

Love in the Perfect Storm: Hurricane Katrina – 10 Years later

NEW ORLEANS – Ten years ago, Bryan Condon and Allison Martin found love in the most hopeless of places: the storm-ravaged halls of New Orleans’ Tenet-owned Memorial Medical Center, colloquially known in the community as “Baptist.” The then teenagers were…

Katrina Tattoo: Symbol of Hope and Strength

No matter where you were when Hurricane Katrina struck the region, the damage it inflicted is still etched into the hearts and minds of all who live here. Everyone has their personal story of what happened 10 years ago. For…

New Northshore Pediatric Specialty Clinic Opens as Part of Ochsner Health Network Partnership

COVINGTON – St. Tammany Parish Hospital and the St. Tammany West Chamber hosted a ribbon cutting and open house on Thursday to celebrate the opening of a new pediatric specialty clinic, a joint venture between St. Tammany Parish Hospital and…

Ochsner Nationally Ranked in Six Specialties and Named #1 in LA by U.S. News & World Report

NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist Medical Center* have again been ranked among the best hospitals in the country in six medical specialties, according to U.S. News and World Report’s…

Partner Healthcare Organizations From Across La. Celebrate Launch Of Ochsner Health Network

NEW ORLEANS – On Thursday, June 18, 2015, elected officials, along with the founding partner organizations came together to officially launch and celebrate the Ochsner Health Network. Speakers included Kathy Kliebert, Secretary of the Department of Health and Hospitals; Warner…

HIMSS Analytics Honors Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore With Stage 7 Award

NEW ORLEANS – HIMSS Analytics awarded Ochsner Medical Center - North Shore in Slidell, La., with a Stage 7 Award – the only hospital to receive this designation across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Arkansas and Tennessee. HIMSS Analytics developed the EMR…

Three Healthy Party Food Ideas for Super Bowl Sunday

Super Bowl Sunday is second only to Thanksgiving Day when it comes to how many calories we scarf down, with the average fan consuming an additional 1200 calories throughout the day! So if losing weight is one of your New…

Healthy Roasted Eggplant Dip

Weight gain and other health issues can be common during events like Carnival and the Super Bowl. If you’re drinking alcoholic beverages, remember to pace yourself and drink plenty of water. And if you’re hosting, offer plenty of healthy options.…