Ochsner Health System

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Ochsner Health System is a not-for-profit health care provider based in southeast Louisiana. Its flagship hospital is Ochsner Medical Center, located in Jefferson Parish, Louisiana a short distance from the New Orleans city limits. Ochsner Health System also has various other clinics and medical centers in Greater New Orleans, Baton Rouge, and other locations across South Louisiana.

Ochsner was founded by Dr. Alton Ochsner.

In July 2006, Ochsner announced it would be purchasing Memorial Medical Center, Meadowcrest Hospital, and Kenner Regional Medical Center from Tenet Healthcare Corporation.

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