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The Support You Need to Feel Your Best

Ochsner Digital Medicine helps members manage their high blood pressure or Type 2 diabetes from home while staying connected to a dedicated care team.

You're Here Because It Works

79%
of enrolled members achieved blood pressure control
81%
of enrolled members met their A1C goal after six months.

What is Digital Medicine? — David Houghton, MD - Provider and Digital Medicine Medical Director

Who is the Ideal Patient for Ochsner Digital Medicine?

Why Digital Medicine?

Different

A true clinical approach. Our licensed clinicians provide medication management and can adjust medications, as needed.

Experienced

A physician-curated program backed by an 80+ year academic health system.

Remote Care

Manage your condition remotely without the need for additional clinic visits. Receive unlimited calls and messages with your dedicated Digital Medicine care team (comprised of a licensed clinician and health coach) through the MyOchsner app.

Track progress. Stay Motivated. Feel Better.

Meet Our Team

The Digital Medicine team provides you with one-on-one personalized care every step of the way. Your care team includes a licensed clinician who manages medications and a health coach who helps you take better care of yourself.

What is a Health Coach?

What is a Clinician?

Health Coaches

Cameron Pigeon

My Why

Work with the individuals in our program, each day is a dream come true.

Megan Savoie

My Why

I love interacting with and meeting different people.

Rachael Swanson

My Why

I love being a cheerleader for individuals in our program and keeping them motivated to want to meet those goals!

Heather Pattison

My Why

Small changes go a long way.

Adrian Hawley

My Why

I help individuals take charge of their own health.

Kodi Labat

My Why

When working with individuals to meet their goals, I focus on encouragement.

Sandra Paz

My Why

I enjoy listening to patients and being a trusted resource to help educate, motivate and encourage them towards a healthy lifestyle.

Carmel Cordray Noble

My Why

I love watching people grow into better versions of themselves and being there to support them should they struggle along the journey.

Allan Mizell

My Why

I love helping people become the best versions of themselves.

Alicia Frazier Dabezies

My Why

Health coaching bridges where you start out with your health with where you want to be. You decide on your own health goals, and we help you take baby steps to get you there!

Carrie Chou

My Why

The role of a clinical pharmacist isn’t always to add more medicine. We work with each person to incorporate lifestyle changes and medications that are right for them. This includes stopping or decreasing medicine doses when lifestyle changes lead to improved health.

Mia Monson

My Why

One of my favorite parts of my role with digital medicine is the relationships I am able to form with my patients, and seeing them achieve their health goals!

Megan Colosino

My Why

As a clinical pharmacist, I strive every day to make a difference in a patient’s life. My patients and I are on the same team working together as one to gain control of their disease state and improve their lives.

Urvi Patel

My Why

As a clinical pharmacist in the Digital Medicine team, I feel I am practicing at the top of license by working under a collaborative agreement in an interdisciplinary environment.

Marilyn Du Vall

My Why

It is such a joy to celebrate small (and big) wins with my patients as we work together towards achieving their health goals and improving their quality of life!

Karly Bergquist

My Why

As your clinical pharmacist, I work with you and your healthcare team to make your future brighter, safer, and healthier!

Alaa Elsayed

My Why

I love being able to change patients' lives on a daily basis! It's a blessing to be a part of this dedicated clinician team to improve patient care.

Digital Medicine Services Coordinator and Administrative Team

Kayonica Lawson

Project Manager

I enjoy hearing the excitement in patients' voices when they hear they will have a team that will be dedicated specifically to them, to help them monitor their progress and to help them achieve the ultimate goal of a better quality of life.

Erika Pillsbury

Manager, Growth & Development

I enjoy meeting our patients and hearing their feedback when they say they really enjoy our program and love their care team! It makes me feel like we are truly making a difference in their lives.

Ashlyn Matuté

Events, Community Engagement, and Content Specialist

I enjoy going to local Ochsner facilities and connecting with people. Whether someone is looking to enroll in our program or is already a member, I love being able to interact with the community!

Impacting the Health of the Workplace in a Meaningful Way

High blood pressure and Type 2 diabetes are costly conditions. Help your employees manage their health with Ochsner Digital Medicine.

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Nathaniel Lee
Patient Services Coordinator, Ochsner Digital Medicine

“I'm honored to be a part of the Ochsner family, being at the forefront of innovative new
technology. Working on the Digital Medicine team is a heartwarming adventure that
introduces our patients to new technology to monitor their health. Hearing the patients
express their appreciation after learning a new technology makes coming to work an
everyday pleasure.”

Frequently
Asked Questions

Is Digital Medicine right for me?

Digital Medicine helps patients manage their high blood pressure and/or Type 2 diabetes from home while staying connected to a dedicated care team. We’ve helped thousands of patients achieve their health goals.

Click here to visit our sign-up site to begin the enrollment process. If you have a MyOchsner account, sign in and check your messages for the next steps. If you don’t have an account, schedule a virtual visit to get started.

Am I eligible to join?

To join Digital Medicine, you need to be at least 18 years old, own a smartphone, have a diagnosis of high blood pressure and/or Type 2 diabetes.*

Click here to start the sign-up process to see if you are eligible.

* Subject to clinical exclusionary criteria.

What will it cost?

Ochsner Digital Medicine is a covered service under many employer benefits and health insurance plans (which may be subject to applicable patient responsibility amounts).

Our scheduling site makes it easy to get started. If you’re not covered through your insurance or employer, you can choose the self-subscription option. The monthly subscription fee is $30 for one program and $35 for two (not including the digital device).

Click here to visit our sign-up site and find out more details about your coverage.Still need more information? Call our team at 866-273-0548.

"Ochsner was really ahead of its time in developing tools to remotely monitor patients with chronic diseases so that they stay more connected to the health system and achieve better outcomes...We’ve employed these tools with patients in all different demographics. We’ve been able to improve on the management of diseases like diabetes and hypertension, even in patients who could never achieve control prior to beginning those programs."

Denise Basow, MD
Executive Vice President and Chief Digital Officer, Ochsner Health

"I feel like this is more normal. Someone’s got my back and…I will be able to use [the program] for the rest of my life."

Kay King
Digital Medicine Member

"That’s what this program does. It frees you up to actually have a life. It gives you your life back."

Brenda O'Keefe
Digital Medicine Member

"I love the Ochsner Digital Medicine program. As a physician, I love having the Digital Medicine team helping me because it’s like having other coaches on the team. Digital Medicine does empower patients to be more active in their care."

Dr. Victoria Smith
Physician

"The Ochsner Digital Medicine Care Team helped me by guiding me in every way possible – giving me tips on my diet and adjusting my medication on the fly. They are a good support team."

Roel Mercado
Digital Medicine Member

"The program has really helped me focus more on my health. I feel totally different now."

Lance Daniels
Digital Medicine Member

"I can keep my blood pressure under control by using this program. It’s changed my life. I never thought I’d even need it… but now that I have it, I’m so glad that they’ve been there with me every step of the way."

Naomi Chatterton
Digital Medicine Member

"My care team has been really helpful. They’ve explained things to me. They’ve offered me suggestions. I really like the fact of daily accountability. I’ve lost about 103 pounds. I feel better. I have energy that I didn’t have a year ago. Ochsner Digital Medicine to me a lifesaver. It’s given me a new lease on life. It’s given me the opportunity to go and enjoy life better."

Kathy West
Digital Medicine Member

"Quick. Easy. As a mom of two sick babies I needed care quick and at home while they took a nap. The provider was professional and to the point, making my visit quick. Painless and easy. This was my first ever virtual visit and I highly recommend!"

B. Adcock
Connected Anywhere Member

"The provider was awesome. Highly recommended and will utilize this service again. Nothing like seeing a provider from the comfort of your own home. Great audio and visual."

M. Talamo
Connected Anywhere Member

"Very convenient to install the app and very professional caring service. Actually better than driving to a medical center, especially when I am feeling weak and not well."

T. Duroncelay
Connected Anywhere Member

"Always a short wait, the nurses and physicians are exceptionally kind and professional, and being able to receive care from ANYWHERE is fantastic! I love everything about this."

B. Hemmelder
Connected Anywhere Member

"[My patients] feel like they actually have control of their health,” he says. With Digital Medicine, we have done better with empowering patients than with any single thing I could’ve done."

Dr. Jake Rodi
Primary Care Physician

"I love the Ochsner Digital Medicine Program. I love being able to have more people on the team helping me with my patients to manage their chronic conditions."

Dr. Victoria Smith
Associate Medical Director, Ochsner Health

"This is not just about blood pressure and ‘take more medicine.’ This is about ways to maintain better cardiovascular health."

Dr. Chris White
Head of Cardiology, Ochsner Heath

"I'm honored to be a part of the Ochsner family, being at the forefront of innovative new technology. Working on the Digital Medicine team is a heartwarming adventure that introduces our patients to new technology to monitor their health. Hearing the patients express their appreciation after learning a new technology makes coming to work an everyday pleasure."

Nathaniel Lee
Patient Services Coordinator

"I know I’m sleeping better–my hair, my skin, my vision–just different things that you start to notice that we take for granted that are all tied into our blood pressure and blood sugar. I’m a living testimony that it (the program) works! I know for a fact Ochsner Digital Medicine has saved my life."

Aisha Walker
Member