September 10, 2019

The North Oaks Rehabilitation Hospital Board of Managers announces its appointment of Physiatrist Rishi Pathak, MD, as medical director and chief-of-staff.

As medical director, Pathak will provide guidance and leadership to the staff responsible for the hospital’s comprehensive medical rehabilitation services offered to maximize the functional independence and quality of life for each patient.

September 10, 2019

Nearly 50 years after performing the first heart transplant in the Gulf South, Ochsner Health System has successfully completed its 1,000th heart transplant. With the completion of the 1,000th 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, and University of Pennsylvania, to name a few.

September 10, 2019

This September marks the fifth anniversary of the partnership between St. Charles Parish Hospital and Ochsner Health System, which established the sharing of best medical practices and the implementation of advanced technology, resulting in improved quality, expanded access to care, and reduction in medical costs.

September 10, 2019

The Louisiana Department of Health held a three-day Opioid Action Summit that brought together hundreds of healthcare providers, subject matter experts, and addiction treatment providers who are dedicated to addressing the opioid epidemic.

The summit included more than two dozen panels, breakout sessions, and discussions surrounding addiction and recovery, all focused on responding to the opioid crisis that is costing the state hundreds of lives and millions of dollars each year.

September 2, 2019

Two hundred and twenty-three physicians from across Ochsner Health System and its partner hospitals were named to the 2019 “Best Doctors” list published annually by New Orleans Magazine.