Ochsner Health is a system that delivers health to the people of Louisiana, Mississippi and the Gulf South with a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate.
The Ochsner-Xavier Institute for Health Equity and Research will advocate for policies that improve community health, with a special focus on areas recognized to significantly impact health outcomes, including:
We will also serve as a resource to policymakers and other stakeholders by providing education and research to support targeted policy changes.
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