For the fourth consecutive year, Louisiana Healthcare Connections has been named the Outstanding Employer of the Year by the Louisiana Nurses Foundation. The annual award recognizes a Louisiana company that supports nurses and fosters professional growth, achievement, and innovation in the nursing profession.
The Ochsner Accountable Care Network, LLC (OACN) reported its 2019 performance results, which include a reduction in the expected cost of care by more than $23M for 31,000 Medicare beneficiaries. The 2019 savings represented a 53% increase in savings per beneficiary (nearly $800 per patient) and an 81% increase in total savings over 2018. This report marks OACN’s third consecutive year of successful clinical performance. The progress in chronic disease management and preventive health programs positively impacted the overall health of the elderly population throughout the region.
Terrebonne General Medical Center (TGMC) is taking proactive steps to enhance its disinfecting procedures by adding the Clorox® Total 360® System and the UVDI-360 Room Sanitizer. Together, these two devices will add an extra level of protection and prevention against illness-causing germs, including the virus that causes COVID-19.
Ochsner Health is announced that four of its hospitals have been named a 2020 Guardian of Excellence Award® winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have achieved the 95th percentile or above for performance in Patient Experience.
The hospitals honored are:
·Ochsner Baptist, A Campus of Ochsner Medical Center in New Orleans won the Guardian of Excellence® for Patient Experience in Ambulatory Surgery
The Tulane Transplant Institute has been named a Center of Excellence (COE) for liver, kidney, and pancreas transplants by Optum, a leading health services company. The COE designation recognizes organizations that provide high-quality, cost-effective care to patients receiving organ transplants.
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