Healthgrades: Ochsner Recognized in Top 5%, Top 10% Nationally

Ochsner Medical Center, Ochsner Baptist*, Ochsner Medical Center – West Bank Campus**, Ochsner Medical Center Kenner, Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge and Leonard J. Chabert Medical Center have been recognized for Five-star ratings, Specialty Excellence Awards and are among the top five and top ten percent in the nation by the Healthgrades 2018 Report to the Nation.

Every year, Healthgrades – the leading online resource for comprehensive information about physicians and hospitals – evaluates hospital performance at nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide for 34 of the most common inpatient procedures and conditions.

Ochsner received the prestigious “Five-Star” recognition for quality care performance across 14 procedures and conditions. Additionally, Ochsner facilities ranked in the “Top 5%” and “Top 10%” of the nation across seven areas. Ochsner Medical Center**, Ochsner Medical Center – Baton Rouge and Leonard J. Charbert Medical Center also received a total of six Specialty Excellence Awards™.

Healthgrades is the first third party organization to objectively rate hospital quality with a focus on outcomes. Using three years of Medicare patient data (2014-2016), Healthgrades’ statistical model compares actual versus predicted performance for specific patient outcomes. A Five-Star rating reflects that outcomes were significantly better than expected.

More information about the Healthgrades recognitions and other Ochsner honors may be found at