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Refer a Patient

At Ochsner Health, physicians experience a comprehensive and seamless referral process guided by our Clinic Concierge. This specialized team partners with you to manage all aspects of outpatient clinic referrals including completing patient registration in an accurate and timely manner, ensuring insurance details are thoroughly verified, and arranging all necessary patient appointments. You also can depend on open lines of communication between our Clinic Concierge and your clinic. We will consistently keep you updated on your patients using your chosen mode of communication, thus ensuring a smooth transition and continuity of care for your patients.

Reach our Clinic Concierge at 855-312-4190.

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Clinic Concierge

At Ochsner Health, we tailor our services to meet your unique needs. Therefore, we take great care in documenting and adhering to your specific preferences for receiving follow-up communication about the progress of your referred patients. This ensures that you are kept informed in a manner that is most convenient and effective for you, enhancing your ability to provide continuous care.

Reach our Clinic Concierge by phone at 855-312-4190 or fax at 504-842-8416.

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To provide you with more efficient service and communication, we also offer Care Everywhere Referrals Management through Epic. Like sharing patient chart information between organizations, you can make your referral to Ochsner Health directly through Epic and eliminate the need for printing or faxing.

Referral Center
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    When your patients need a higher level of care, our Ochsner Patient Flow Center helps guide you through the hospital transfer process. Our dedicated, expert team of registered nurses stands ready 24/7 to quickly and efficiently assist you in transferring both adult and pediatric patients to any Ochsner facility. With our focus on continuity of care and a superior experience for you and your patients, we coordinate all aspects of the transfer process including triage, patient registration, bed assignment and transportation via ambulance or helicopter.

    As part of our commitment to a strong partnership with you, we also ensure that the referring team will receive important updates consistently throughout the transfer process via phone call.

    For adult transfers, connect with our Patient Flow Center by calling the number associated with your current location.

    For pediatric transfers, connect with our Patient Flow Center by calling 504-842-7337.

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    Refer a patient to the Ochsner Transplant Institute at 504-842-3925.

    When your patients have complex health problems requiring transplant services, you can count on our Ochsner Transplant Institute to deliver faster, high-quality organ transplant care across the Gulf South. Our advanced program includes liver, kidney, lung, heart and more. We work closely with our referring physician partners before and after transplant to ensure the best possible outcomes for our shared patients. Call Our Transplant Hotline 24/7 to reach our dedicated team who will guide you through a streamlined referral process.

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    We believe in partnering with our patients and their referring physicians to achieve better health together. Our leading adult care team provides a full range of specialty and hospital services to ensure your patients can access the right experts at the right time and location. In addition, our commitment to safety and quality underscores our patient-centered approach to every aspect of care delivery.

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    We believe in providing accessible expertise for you, our physician partners, and for the families you serve. At Ochsner Children's Hospital, we collaborate with our referring physician community to care for the whole child. Our dedicated pediatric care team is here to address every aspect of a child’s health as they grow. From preventive care, including immunizations, to innovative solutions for complex conditions to life-saving treatments, such as heart and lung transplants, we provide comprehensive services among the best in the nation.

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Why Ochsner?

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Ochsner Health has been serving the Gulf South for more than 80 years. Together, we partner to inspire healthier lives and build stronger communities. With patients as our shared priority, we focus on providing exceptional quality, safety and service. As a result, Ochsner has been ranked as the best hospital in Louisiana by U.S. News and World Report for the past 12 years.

Thank you for the pivotal role you play in making Ochsner the top destination for care in the Gulf South. Together, we continue to elevate the health of our region.

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