Ochsner Center for Innovation

The new Ochsner Center for Innovation will serve as the headquarters for innovation Ochsner (iO), an innovation group Ochsner formed in 2015. The Center will be a state-of-the-art collaboration space for Ochsner and its partners to develop, test, and implement innovative healthcare solutions with a focus on digital health, precision medicine and advanced analytics to shape the future of healthcare. In addition to iO staff workspaces, key components of the Center include: a makerspace, where new technologies can be created; a prototype lab, featuring a full-scale mock hospital room, waiting room, and exam room where new technologies can be tested; flexible office spaces; collaboration spaces to promote organic tenant interactions; and a training center to host conferences and community events, including job trainings, business assistance programs, and educational seminars.

New Orleans, Louisiana


30,000 SF

Project Team
Trey Trahan, Brad McWhirter, Conner Bryan, James Babin, Shelby Downs, Robbie Eleazer, Jarri Hasnain, Michael Pryor, David Schneider

Asakura Robinson, Morphy Makofsky, YKMH Consulting, Jensen Hughes, The Boundary

AIA Louisiana, Merit Award, 2021
AIA New Orleans, Merit Award, 2020
Architecture MasterPrize, Honorable Mention, Healthcare Architecture, 2020
American Architecture Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, 2020
International Architecture Award, The Chicago Athenaeum, 2020


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