and people are far more than
their medical conditions.
At Ochsner Extended Care Hospital, we provide care for patients with complex medical needs within a specialized setting – staffed by healthcare professionals dedicated to helping patients recover from conditions ranging from cardiovascular and neurological disorders to infectious diseases and trauma.
We know the people we serve, understand their needs, and tailor healthcare to ensure the best journey possible.
We’re passionately committed to making healthcare better every day by leading the industry in clinical excellence and service quality.
We empower our clinicians and staff to embrace the communities they serve, because the best care happens in the context of strong relationships.
Our long-term acute care hospital provides intense, specialized treatment for patients who require service for an extended period of time – often transferring from intensive care units in traditional hospitals.
Our highly trained healthcare staff at Ochsner Extended Care Hospital focuses on care customized for each and every individual. We get to know the patients and families we serve. Their health, happiness, and well-being is the reason and motivation behind everything we do.
- Antibiotic Therapy
- Case Management and Social Services
- Complex Respiratory Services, including Ventilator Weaning, Pulmonary Hygiene, Tracheotomy, and Chest Physiotherapy
- Daily Physician Intervention and 24-hour Nursing Care
- Discharge Planning
- Laboratory, Radiology, and Pharmacy
- Nutrition and Dietary Management
- Pain Management
- Patient and Family Education
- Physical, Occupational, and Speech/Language Therapies
- Specialized IV Team
- Telemetry/Cardiac Monitoring
Generally, Medicare and/or Medicaid will cover the cost of facility-based, long-term acute care services for those patients who meet either program’s eligibility requirements. Private insurance companies, managed care organizations, and workers’ compensation plans may also pay for facility-based services.
Important things to say when facility-based care makes sense for your patients.
Provide better treatment for medically complex, post-acute needs.
Discover the wide range of complex medical conditions treated by facility-based care.
Understand the financial aspects of your care and how to get support.
Discover continuity of care in the transition from emergency rooms or physicians offices to a long-term care facility.
Learn how facility-based care can help in your treatment plan.
This is the way healthcare is meant to be. You can be empowered to provide the kind of service you can be proud of. Our emphasis on person-centered care affords the time and the opportunity to make a real difference in people’s lives — every day.