NEW ORLEANS – Tulane University has been awarded $150,000 from the Patient-Centered Outcomes Research Institute to use equity-focused design to improve community participation in public health research against COVID-19. The Eugene Washington PCORI Engagement Award will fund an “equity focused, human centered design process to understand the needs and values...
NEW ORLEANS – Ochsner Medical Center, inclusive of Ochsner Medical Center- West Bank Campus and Ochsner Baptist, has been ranked the No. 1 hospital in Louisiana for the ninth consecutive year and recognized as a Best Hospital for 2020-21 by U.S. News & World Report. Ochsner was also ranked...
COVINGTON –U.S. News & World Report named St. Tammany Health System high performing for 2020-21 in care of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and congestive heart failure. The annual ratings, now in their sixth year, assist patients and physicians to make informed decisions about best places for care of conditions and...
HOUMA, La. – Cardiovascular Institute of the South has been selected by Modern Healthcare as one of the 2020 Best Places to Work in Healthcare.  “It has been an especially trying year for the world, and healthcare in particular, as COVID-19 ravages our communities and your workplaces,” said Aurora Aguilar,...
COVINGTON – St. Tammany Health System and its flagship St. Tammany Parish Hospital have received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s 2020 Get with the Guidelines Target: Stroke Honor Roll Gold Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award, which STHS has won previously, recognizes the hospital’s commitment to ensuring stroke patients...
NEW ORLEANS – The 35th annual Alton Ochsner Award Relating Smoking and Disease has been awarded to Paul J. Kenny,  the Ward-Coleman Professor and Chair of the Nash Family Department of Neuroscience at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai in New York. This prestigious honor bestowed by Ochsner...
COVINGTON – St. Tammany Quality Network presented its 2020 second-quarter Medical Director’s Award to the Northlake Pulmonary Group for its outstanding care in treating critically ill COVID-19 patients at St. Tammany Health System. “The care this group provided to our sickest patients was nothing short of spectacular” said Dr. Michael...
RALEIGH, N.C. – Monica Smiley, CEO and publisher of Enterprising Women magazine, has appointed Wendy Coulter, Jennie McNeill Campbell and Jill Vitiello to the Enterprising Women Advisory Board.   “Wendy Coulter, Jennie McNeill Campbell and Jill Vitiello are each amazing leaders and role models in their communities,” said Smiley. “Enterprising...
NEW ORLEANS – For the fourth consecutive year, Ochsner Hospital for Children has been named among the top 50 children’s hospitals in the country by U.S. News & World Report. Ochsner Hospital for Children was recognized in cardiology and heart surgery in the new 2020-21 Best Children’s Hospitals rankings...
COVINGTON – Healthgrades named St. Tammany Health System one of America’s 100 Best Hospitals for Spine Surgery. The hospital was awarded for Spine Surgery Excellence and Spinal Fusion Surgery in its annual performance evaluation of nearly 4,500 hospitals nationwide. In the same survey, Healthgrades awarded STHS the Outstanding Patient...