Greater Tulsa Reporter
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
A little over eight years ago Dr. Tom Vanderpool (a local Jenks optometrist) went on a fishing trip to Bimini, Bahamas, with a few of his buddies. What he expected to be some down time with friends and relaxing in a beautiful location was spoiled by an unexpected storm. Because of that storm, and Vanderpool’s curiosity, many children in the Bahamas can see better today.Read More
As part of National Health Center Week, Aug. 7-13, the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma partnered with Morton Comprehensive Health Services to provide meals and snacks for individuals at various Morton locations.Read More
Utica Park Clinic (UPC) proudly announces the appointment of three medical providers, Heidi Dawson, PA-C, Timmeni Stevens, D.O., and Candice Earp, APRN-CNP. UPC, a service of Hillcrest HealthCare System, is one of the largest physician groups in Oklahoma, offering over 200 primary and specialty care providers who practice in over 50 clinics throughout northeastern Oklahoma.Read More
For the fifth year, Bailey Medical Center of Owasso has been named one of the “100 Best Places to Work in Healthcare” by Modern Healthcare. Bailey Medical Center is one of only three Oklahoma health care organizations on the 2016 list.Read More
Collinsville resident Linda Caton, RN, who is a nurse in the pulmonary department at Cancer Treatment Centers of America in Tulsa (CTCA), in July, received a DAISY award for the compassionate care she gives to patients.Read More
CHEERING THE PATIENTS: University of Tulsa Head Football Coach Philip Montgomery and members of the Golden Hurricane football team spread some cheer with the patients at The Children’s Hospital at Saint Francis in Tulsa, June 28. From left are Nathan Walker, Trent Martin, Coach Montgomery, Dane Evans, Blake Belcher and Keevan Lucas.Read More