Ochsner Health System opens in North Baton Rouge

Ochsner Health System celebrated the opening of its newest Baton Rouge area location, Ochsner Health Center – Harding Boulevard, on December 12, 2012. Dr. Andriette Fitch, an internist and pediatrician, has been appointed lead physician at the new center. Fitch previously practiced at Westside Family Healthcare in Plaquemine. The 2,000 square foot clinic is conveniently located … Continue reading

Letter: Allow employers to determine tobacco-free workforce policy

Every year 6,400 Louisiana adults die from tobacco use, which remains the nation’s leading cause of preventable deaths. As a physician and CEO of Ochsner Health System, I have seen firsthand the impact of this statistic and work everyday to change it through medical treatment, education, and advocacy. I have an obligation to improve the … Continue reading