Today, U.S. News & World Report named Ochsner Medical Center – New Orleans (OMC), including its Baptist and West Bank campuses, the Best Hospital in Louisiana for the 11th consecutive year. As part of the annual review, Ochsner and its partners also received more than 50 additional accolades by U.S. News, the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice.
Ochsner Hospital for Children has been named #1 in Louisiana in the new Best Children’s Hospitals for 2022 – 23 rankings published online today for the second consecutive year by U.S. News & World Report – the global authority in hospital rankings and consumer advice.
Ochsner LSU Health Shreveport joins just three other hospitals in Louisiana to have a Comprehensive Stroke Center, the others are located in the New Orleans area.
More than 800 coastal scientists, managers, and professionals from federal and state agencies, academia, non-profits and industry have come together this week in Baton Rouge to network, collaborate and discuss coastal research and management in the Gulf of Mexico as part of the first-ever in-person Gulf of Mexico Conference (#GOMCON).
Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards welcomed guests to the state Tuesday, during the opening plenary.
Over 800 coastal researchers and managers will get the chance to explore more than 25 regional tools on display April 26 at the Gulf of Mexico Conference (#GOMCON) in Baton Rouge, La. The Tools Café gives participants a unique opportunity to access some of the newest and best tools for coastal resilience, data management, and conservation while learning about these resources directly from developers who created each tool.
The Gulf of Mexico Alliance has released the Governors’ Action Plan IV for Healthy and Resilient Coasts, signed by the governors of all five Gulf states: Alabama, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Texas. This is the fourth in a series of collaborative work plans that identifies priority issues, focus areas, and actions to enhance the environmental and economic health of the Gulf of Mexico.
In support of National Hurricane Preparedness Week, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance encourages all Gulf Coast residents to get ready for the upcoming hurricane season. Individuals, families, and communities all have a role to play in reducing their risk from hurricanes and other natural disasters.
The study by Tulane University scientists sets out to learn more about organic carbon that is transported in large quantities by the Mississippi River.
Building on the success of the “Embrace the Gulf” 2020 campaign, the Gulf of Mexico Alliance is continuing the initiative this year with a new focus on improving the health of the Gulf. This year’s goal is to turn awareness into action through easy steps that make a difference in coastal communities, habitats, and wildlife.
Hurricane Laura devastated parts of Louisiana and Texas last week with high winds and flooding, as communities in California battle severe wildfires. Federal government programs intended to help communities in the aftermath of disaster face additional challenges this year due…
Hurricane Laura is set to make landfall on the coasts of Texas and Louisiana, putting millions in danger of dealing with two crises – a Category 4 storm and a pandemic – at the same time. The looming disaster arrives on…
Professor Leslie M. Kantor, a reproductive health expert at the Rutgers School of Public Health, is available to comment on the Supreme Court’s ruling to strike down a restrictive Louisiana abortion law which would have limited the state to one abortion…
The $2.7 million grant from the National Institutes of Health will enable researchers to identify interventions that will lead to a healthier, more resilient Native American community.
For its latest portrait collection, “#DearNurses,” DearWorld.org is partnering with the American Association of Critical-Care Nurses to capture portraits and letters of 40 front-line critical care nurses working in COVID-19 units across south Louisiana
To date, 12 state governors have issued executive orders to suspend restrictions on full scope of practice for Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetists (CRNAs). The American Association of Nurse Anesthetists (AANA) supports these positive actions to enhance access to care for patients with COVID-19.
The Women’s Prison Project is a first-of-its-kind collaboration between Tulane’s Domestic Violence and Criminal Justice clinic.
The U.S. Supreme Court will begin hearing arguments on March 4 in June Medical Services LLC v. Russo, a case challenging Louisiana’s law requiring physicians who perform abortions to have admitting privileges at a local hospital. Every abortion case that reaches the Supreme Court has high stakes, but Marie Griffith, director of the John C.
President Donald Trump has made no secret of his choice for the next governor of Louisiana – Republican businessman Eddie Rispone. But Brian Brox, an associate professor of political science at Tulane University, says that while Trump has a high…
A new study published in the peer-review journal PLoS ONE shows that citizen science volunteers using a relatively low-cost tool can help increase the size and accuracy of a red tide monitoring network to better protect public health from the impacts of toxic algae in the Gulf of Mexico.