CHRISTUS Health Louisiana

A Partner of Ochsner Health System

Since 2015, Ochsner Health System and Christus Health Louisiana have been working together to provide residents of Louisiana comprehensive, integrated and innovative care.

Through our long-term strategic partnership with CHRISTUS Health, we are reducing healthcare costs for patients while improving quality and increasing local access to care. More patients are being treated closer to home, while still having access to the nationally recognized specialists and the depth and breadth of care Ochsner is known for.

Some of the new and expanded services at CHRISTUS Health hospitals that have resulted from our partnership include:

  • TeleStroke, TelePsych, TeleICU and other TeleHealth Services
  • Infectious diseases
  • Pediatric cardiology
  • Pediatric ophthalmology

By sharing best practices, integrating our technology, building a cross-organizational clinical teamwork model and making joint investment in new physicians and programs, we are able to continue to expand patient services and resources in the region with a relentless focus on quality and value.

Learn more about CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini (Alexandria).
Learn more about CHRISTUS Highland (Shreveport).
Learn more about CHRISTUS Natchitoches Regional.
Learn more about CHRISTUS St. Patrick (Lake Charles).
Learn more about CHRISTUS Coushatta.

CHRISTUS Health Louisiana and Ochsner Health System: Powerful Partners

Since joining forces, Ochsner and CHRISTUS Health have taken many steps to provide more specialty coverage, leading to greater access to high-quality care.

Ochsner TeleStroke services are now offered at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, CHRISTUS Coushatta Regional Medical Center and CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital. TeleNICU Services are offered at St. Frances Cabrini Hospital and CHRISTUS Health Shreveport-Bossier Health System. Other TeleHealth services are being implemented at various CHRISTUS Health locations.

CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital now has pediatric ophthalmology services available in partnership with Ochsner.

Pediatric cardiology services are now offered more frequently at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital.

Cancer clinical trials, in partnership with Ochsner, are available at CHRISTUS St. Frances Cabrini Hospital, CHRISTUS St. Patrick Hospital and CHRISTUS Shreveport-Bossier Health System.

The ICU at St. Frances Cabrini now has infectious disease coverage through Ochsner.

CHRISTUS Health Louisiana established an in-house call center with backup support from Ochsner.

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