Oschsner North Shore cares for the entire family – LIVING WELL Magazine

From grandchildren to great-grandmothers, Ochsner North Shore cares for the entire family

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Whether your 7-year-old granddaughter has a fever or your 67-year-old husband watches the TV too loud and cannot hear clearly – you can count on Ochsner North Shore. With 10 convenient health center locations in Abita Springs, Covington, Hammond, Mandeville and Slidell, accessing Ochsner physicians and providers is easy. Ochsner North Shore’s physicians offer care for everything from allergies to orthopedics and audiology services to general surgery. Ochsner also boasts the state’s first 23-hour outpatient surgery center at Ochsner Health Center – Covington, providing patients more personalized care in a comfortable setting.

Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore in Slidell is a full-service, 165-bed hospital offering 24-hour emergency services, labor and delivery, a Pediatric Intensive Care Unit (PICU), state of the art cardiac catheterization lab,  medical–surgical services and cancer therapy. Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore’s Physical Medicine and Stroke Center offers advanced rehabilitation, including the state’s only Lokomat which uses robotic technology designed to help semi-paralyzed patients and stroke victims learn to walk again.

Specially created for those 50 and better, Ochsner’s Golden Opportunity program offers a unique experience for North Shore residents. Members enjoy a broad range of wellness services, educational information and seminars, preventive health screenings, special discounts, social activities and travel opportunities, including day and overnight trips. In addition to the Golden Opportunity program, Ochsner Medical Center – North Shore in Slidell has an extensive volunteer program with opportunities throughout the hospital.

Ochsner North Shore is a part of southeast Louisiana’s largest non-profit, academic, multi-specialty, healthcare delivery system – Ochsner Health System. Ochsner Health System is over 850 physicians strong with experts in more than 90 specialties. All of this means patients have access to a network of physicians and medical providers to ensure they receive the best care possible.  Ochsner honors most major insurance providers including Blue Cross Blue Shield of Louisiana, Cigna, Humana and UnitedHealthcare.

For more information on Ochsner, log on to www.ochsner.org.