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Warner Thomas, CEO, Reflects on Hurricane Katrina

Ochsner CEO Warner Thomas reflects on the impact of Hurricane Katrina on the healthcare landscape in New Orleans, and Ochsner's role in the recovery.

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Then and Now: Ochsner’s Journey Since Hurricane Katrina

As we pause to remember and reflect on the 10th anniversary of Hurricane Katrina, take a step back in history and view milestones and moments at Ochsner and in New...

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Considerations Before Traveling Abroad for Healthcare

Medical tourism currently resides in a grey area in medicine. There are a few drawbacks that should be considered before heading to a foreign country for medical care.

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Ochsner Remembers: The Story of the Katrina Lapel Pin

Over the past decade, many symbols have come to represent the post-Katrina recovery era: waterlines etched on buildings, blue tarps, a roofless Superdome. For Ochsner, there is one image that...

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Nurses Rock! Nurse Rebecca’s Story

This week, we join together with the American Nursing Association and hospitals all across the country to celebrate National Nurses Week, which concludes on May 12, the birthday of Florence Nightingale,...

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Ochsner’s O Bar Makes it Easier for Patients to Manage their Health

Ochsner Health System is the first in the country to introduce the concept of a ‘genius bar’ in a health setting. The O Bar shares physician-recommended health apps at its...

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7 Easy Steps to Ideal Heart Health

Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death in the United States?

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New Restrictions for Hydrocodone Prescriptions

The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency recently published a rule that places a more-restrictive classification on hydrocodone combination products, or HCPs. These products are now being reclassified from the more-permissive...

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