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Study Finds Reasons for Differences in Cost and Savings in Medicare Programs Not Yet Defined

A retrospective study of data from Ochsner Health explores cost and savings differences between Medicare Advantage and Medicare Shared Savings Program beneficiaries.
21-Sep-2022 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Flu Season 2022: 8 Tips for Staying Healthy

Sarah Knight, MD, Primary Care, Internal Medicine at Ochsner Health shares tips for staying healthy this flu season.
14-Sep-2022 10:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Warner Thomas takes new role as President & CEO of Sutter Health, Pete November named Ochsner Health CEO

Ochsner Health Board of Directors announces Warner Thomas will enter the next chapter of his career. Pete November named as Thomas's successor
13-Sep-2022 11:55 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ochsner Health and the Urban League of Louisiana Team Up for ‘The Big Health Event’

The Big Health Event is the latest strategy being advanced by Ochsner Health, the event’s sponsor, and the Urban League of Louisiana. The goal is to improve health care access, advance health equity and better health outcomes among underserved...
12-Sep-2022 1:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ochsner Accountable Care Network announces sixth straight year of exceptional quality outcomes and multi-million-dollar healthcare savings

OACN’s 2021 clinical successes, highlighted by a 100% quality score, can be attributed to increasing primary care physician visits, focusing on high-risk patient care coordination and support, reducing unnecessary hospitalizations through...
8-Sep-2022 12:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Over 200 Ochsner Doctors Recognized in Annual “Best Doctors” List

205 physicians from across Ochsner Health and partners named to the 2022 New Orleans Magazine “Best Doctors” list
6-Sep-2022 3:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Heart Attack Patient Recovering After ‘Divine Intervention’ by Ochsner Cardiologist at New Orleans Airport

A 70-year-old man is recovering safely at Ochsner Medical Center—New Orleans following a dramatic resuscitation by an Ochsner Health cardiologist that friends and family describe as “divine intervention.”
1-Sep-2022 2:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ochsner Health Expands Ochsner Scholars Program for Loyola’s New Accelerated Nursing Degree

Ochsner Health is calling on aspiring nurses who want to pivot their careers and help fill the critical nursing shortage in local communities. Ochsner is excited to announce tuition assistance for at least 10 applicants to Loyola University of New...
30-Aug-2022 5:30 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ochsner Offers Tips for Pain Awareness Month

12-Sep-2022 10:20 AM EDT

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Ochsner Health Experts Available to Discuss National Essential Medicine Shortage Awareness

6-Sep-2022 1:05 PM EDT

Ochsner Health expert available to comment on Multiple Myeloma

1-Sep-2022 11:05 AM EDT

Ochsner Health expert available to comment on Gynecologic Cancer awareness

Chad Hamilton, M.D., Associate Research Director for the Ochsner Cancer Institute is available to comment on gynecologic cancers, treatments, and research.
1-Sep-2022 10:05 AM EDT

Ochsner Health expert available to media during World Alzheimer’s Month

Ochsner Health neuropsychologist John Sawyer, MD, is available to offer comment on Alzheimer’s disease and cognitive and memory disorders.
31-Aug-2022 6:05 PM EDT

U.S. asthma deaths increased for first time in two decades with highest risk to Black, Latino and Native American people

25-Aug-2022 12:50 PM EDT

Back-to-School Stress: Ochsner Experts Share Advice for Parents

After a summer of highly publicized events and ongoing fears over COVID-19, many parents may be worried a little more than usual over the start of the new school year. Ochsner mental health experts encourage parents to talk to their children about...
25-Aug-2022 12:05 PM EDT

AUG. 30: Ochsner Health to Host Facebook Live Q&A on Monkeypox

25-Aug-2022 10:05 AM EDT

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The not-for-profit organization is inspiring healthier lives and stronger communities. Its focus is on preventing diseases and providing patient-centered care that is accessible, affordable, convenient and effective. Ochsner Health pioneers new treatments, deploys emerging technologies and performs groundbreaking research, including over 700 clinical studies.

It has more than 36,000 employees and over 4,600 employed and affiliated physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties. It operates 47 hospitals and more than 300 health and urgent care centers across Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Gulf South; and its cutting-edge Connected Health digital medicine program is caring for patients beyond its walls. As Louisiana’s top healthcare educator, Ochsner Health and its partners educate thousands of healthcare professionals annually. To learn more, visit https://www.ochsner.org/.


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