Ochsner Health System
is southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system. Driven by a mission to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate and Innovate, coordinated clinical and hospital patient care is provided across the region by nine hospitals, both owned and managed, and more than 40 health centers in Louisiana. Ochsner has been named the Consumer Choice for Healthcare in New Orleans for 18 consecutive years and is the only Louisiana hospital recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across eight specialty categories. Ochsner employs more than 14,000 employees, over 900 physicians in over 90 medical specialties and subspecialties and conducts over 300 clinical research trials annually. Ochsner Health System is proud to be a tobacco-free environment.
- Ochsner successfully passed an aggressive and highly competitive accreditation process by the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations (JCAHO) to gauge a health system's quality of care and patient safety.
- Ochsner has achieved Magnet Nursing Services Recognition designation. This status recognizes and rewards Ochsner for superlative care.
- Ochsner Health System is one of the largest, Independent Academic Medical Centers in the U.S.
- Ochsner has more than 200 medical residents in 19 Ochsner-sponsored programs