Greater Tulsa Reporter
The American Red Cross has issued a call for individuals with type O negative and AB blood to make an appointment to give after severe winter weather in some parts of the country caused about 250 Red Cross blood drives to cancel in March, resulting in more than 8,500 uncollected blood donations.Read More
Senior Star recently announced its three-year term of accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) and the launch of a new website by the American Seniors Housing Association (ASHA), whereyoulivematters.org, a website that Senior Star employee Letitia Jackson played a role in developing.Read More
Since opening the doors of The Griffin Promise Autism Clinic, 2552 E. Kenosha St., in Broken Arrow, in August 2014, Executive Director Lori Frederick remains surprised by the clinic’s continued growth.Read More
Two of Tulsa’s most established and innovative orthopedic groups recently joined to form Advanced Orthopedics of Oklahoma. The affiliation, between Central States Orthopedics (CSO) and Eastern Oklahoma Orthopedic Center (EOOC), will combine the strengths of both organizations to allow them to better serve patients in the Tulsa and surrounding communities. The larger group is now comprised of 29 physicians whose collective goal is to continue to provide superior patient care and service.Read More
Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) is currently enrolling patients nationwide, across its five-hospital system, to the Targeted Agent and Profiling Utilization Registry (TAPUR) Study-the American Society of Clinical Oncology’s (ASCO) first-ever clinical trial.Read More
Cancer Treatment Centers of America at Southwestern Regional Medical Center in Tulsa (CTCA) announces the addition of two new surgical oncologists, Pragatheeshwar Thirunavukarasu, M.D. (known as Dr. Prag) and Huan Nguyen Vu, M.D. In addition, Vu serves as Medical Director of Surgical Services.Read More
The practice of yoga has seen a sharp uptick in national popularity in the past four years. Tulsa is no exception to that.
Broken Arrow native Joe Picorale, owner of Be Love Yoga Studio, co-founded Tulsa’s I Am yoga, music and art festival in 2011 when there were only three local yoga studios, he says.Read More
Area leaders held a press conference at the Tulsa Chamber of Commerce offices recently to discuss the launch of the Tulsa Regional Mental Health Plan that is led by a steering committee made up of 16 Tulsa-area mental health care professionals, foundations and community leaders.Read More
As a culmination to “Let’s Talk” month in October, the Tulsa Campaign to Prevent Teen Pregnancy hosted a luncheon on Nov. 10 in downtown Tulsa to celebrate its third anniversary and honor Community Champion and Changemaker Award recipients.Read More
On Election Day, Gatesway Foundation debuted its transportation program by providing free, handicap-accessible transportation to LIFE Senior Services and Vintage Housing residents in order to vote.Read More
In November, Bailey Medical Center celebrated its 10-year anniversary.
Bailey Medical Center treated its first patient on Nov. 21, 2006, said CEO Keith Mason at the hospital’s anniversary celebration on Nov. 17.
This past fall Jose Minguez, a patient relations advocate and interpreter for Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Tulsa, took a challenging examination. And he passed it. Few people in the state will ever take this exam, let alone receive a proficient score. What makes Minguez such a special employee at this Tulsa cancer center is the calling behind why he pursued the achievement in the first place.Read More
Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) announces that its hospital located in Tulsa has been named 2016 Guardian of Excellence Award winner by Press Ganey. The Guardian of Excellence Award recognizes top-performing health care organizations that have consistently achieved the 95th percentile or above of performance in patient experience.Read More
In its efforts to raise awareness for various forms of cancer and to recognize those who have triumphed over the disease, Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa, 10109 E. 79th St., recently held two special events.Read More
In July, John Oje was named executive chef at Cancer Treatment Centers of America (CTCA) in Tulsa. Oje replaced Kenny Wagner, who left to reopen his family’s restaurant Paddy’s Irish Restaurant in south Tulsa.Read More