July 10, 2020
The coronavirus disease 2019 pandemic presents a new challenge: patients have severe flu-like symptoms, but the virus can also cause renal failure. Doctors and patients need analgesics that go easy on the liver and kidneys but are not addictive, and this week researchers at LSU Health New Orleans Neuroscience Center of Excellence announced they have discovered a new class of drugs that can do the job.
July 09, 2020
Ochsner Health announced Paul J. Kenny, PhD as the 2020 recipient of the annual Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease, which recognizes scientific research achievements that provide major insights into the biological mechanisms relating tobacco smoking and human disease.
November 26, 2019
The director of the John Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute (JOHVI), Christopher J. White, MD, MACC, MSCAI, FAHA, FESC, FACP has been recognized by Vascular Interventional Advances Physicians (VIVA) with the 2019 ATLAS award for his impact as a scholar and leader in the vascular field.
October 29, 2019
Accountable care organizations (ACOs) face a learning curve before they start achieving savings. David Carmouche, MD, president of the Ochsner Health Network and executive director of the Ochsner Accountable Care Network, explains how the Ochsner ACO was able to find success and how other ACOs can get over the learning curve to achieve savings.
Ochsner Accountable Care Network Announces More Than $12 Million in Savings for Medicare Beneficiaries
October 09, 2019
2018 savings improved by 12% and impacted over 24,000 people
September 13, 2019
The clinical trials network expands with a focus on minority cancer patients.
September 06, 2019
Nearly 50 years after performing the first heart transplant in the Gulf South, Ochsner Health System has successfully completed its 1000th heart transplant. With the completion of the 1000th heart transplant, Ochsner joins the ranks of 13 other prestigious health care systems across the United States to have reached this milestone–Cleveland Clinic, Duke University, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, University of Pennsylvania, to name a few.
August 21, 2019
For 34 years, Ochsner Health System has annually recognized scientists who have made major contributions regarding the relationship between smoking and disease along with the development of innovative treatment modalities.
August 11, 2019
OMC-Kenner is one of about 100 sites in the country to offer PRRT and is the only site in Louisiana..
August 09, 2019
Enrollment for GUIDE-HF Clinical Trial Now Open
July 24, 2019
Leonardo Seoane, MD, FACP, has been named Associate Vice Chancellor of Academic Affairs at LSU Health Shreveport.
July 19, 2019
Hector Ventura, MD, is awarded the 2019 Ron Haddock AHA/ASA International Impact Award.
May 13, 2019
The Ochsner Health System facilities, including 3 partner hospitals, have received an A grade from the Leapfrog Group’s Hospital Safety Grade.
May 09, 2019
In recognition of National Stroke Awareness Month, Ochsner Health System has provided tips on stroke prevention and treatment.
May 08, 2019
In an effort to increase access to pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP) for HIV prophylaxis, Ochsner Health System is offering the pill at Ochsner Health Center – Tchoupitoulas.
May 26, 2018
Two study abstracts presented at the International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research 23rd Annual International Meeting, in Baltimore, Maryland, examined the prevalence of preventive and opioid treatment for migraine.