2017 Frontline Healthcare Worker Champion: Ochsner Health System

The largest private employer in Louisiana, Ochsner Health System employs nearly 18,000 people across 60 health centers and 29 owned, managed, and affiliated hospitals. It has been executing its stated mission — to Serve, Heal, Lead, Educate, and Innovate — since its inception in 1942. As a learning institute, Ochsner has educated thousands of physicians, nurses, and other clinicians throughout its history. It is the only Louisiana hospital to have been recognized by U.S. News & World Report as a “Best Hospital” across three specialty categories.