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Ochsner Health Physician Receives National Appointment and Prestigious Honor

Ochsner Health is proud to recognize two recent professional accomplishments of Dr. Gerald “Gerry” Cvitanovich, chief strategy officer of Ochsner Urgent Care and Occupational Health.
12-Jun-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

St. Bernard Parish Hospital included among Becker’s 100 Great Community Hospitals

This marks the second consecutive year St. Bernard Parish Hospital has earned the honor of being named a Great Community Hospital.
11-Jun-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ochsner Medical Center welcomes latest da Vinci robotic surgical system

The da Vinci 5’s biggest innovation is enabling the surgeon’s hands to feel the same amount of pressure used by the robotic instruments.
10-Jun-2024 11:15 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Comparative Study on Dual vs Single Cardioversion for Atrial Fibrillation in Obese Patients

A team of Ochsner Health cardiologists recently published an article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) Cardiology comparing two treatment strategies for patients with atrial fibrillation and obesity.
4-Jun-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Ochsner Health hosts Black Men’s Health Event at Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club on May 25

Presented by the Janssen Pharmaceutical Companies of Johnson and Johnson, along with community partner The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, The Black Men’s Health Event advances a core mission to improve healthcare access, health equity and...
21-May-2024 12:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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Ochsner Health hosts BD Medication Management Advisory Board

Ochsner Health recently welcomed more than 20 healthcare executives from 10 renowned US health systems at the BD Strategic Medication Management Advisory Board event. Facilitated by BD, the two-day event occurred on April 30 and May 1 at Ochsner...
20-May-2024 5:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ochsner Health recognized as one of America’s Best Employers for Diversity by Forbes

Dedicated to enhancing access and opportunities for all its employees, Ochsner Health is a frontrunner in fostering a professional environment where diversity is celebrated, and every employee is empowered to contribute to the collective success of...
16-May-2024 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

Ochsner Health Highlights Innovative Non-Opioid Pain Therapy Candidate Publication

A recent publication in Scientific Reports unveils a potentially groundbreaking non-opioid pain treatment developed by a team led by Dr. Hernan Bazan.
16-May-2024 11:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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