Ochsner Medical Center, historically also known as Ochsner Clinic, Ochsner Hospital, and Ochsner Foundation Hospital, is a hospital in Jefferson, Louisiana, a short distance from the city limits of New Orleans.
History [ edit ]
As the flagship of the
Ochsner Health System, the non-profit hospital was founded by Dr. Alton Ochsner, opening as "Ochsner Clinic" on 2 January 1942.
Facilities [ edit ]
The hospital currently has 473 acute care beds and is completely accredited by the Joint Commission of Health Care Organizations (JCAHO).
It includes acute and sub-acute facilities; centers of excellence Ochsner Cancer Institute, Ochsner Multi-Organ
Transplant Center and Ochsner Heart and Vascular Institute. [1 ]
In 2010, it opened a new family birthing center in
Baton Rouge. [2 ]
It has been consistently rated one of the US' best hospitals by
US News. [3 ]
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