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Hillcrest Hospital South Receives ACC Chest Pain Center with Primary PCI Accreditation

The American College of Cardiology (ACC) has recognized Hillcrest Hospital South for its demonstrated expertise and commitment in treating patients with chest pain. Hillcrest Hospital South was awarded Chest Pain Center Accreditation with Primary PCI in April based on rigorous onsite evaluation of the staff’s ability to evaluate, diagnose and treat patients who may be experiencing a heart attack.

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Hillcrest Medical Center First in Nation to Achieve DNV GL Healthcare Accreditation for Palliative Care

Tulsa, Okla. (July 24, 2018) – Hillcrest Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma is the first hospital in the nation to be certified by DNV GL Healthcare for palliative care services. DNV GL Healthcare introduced a certification for palliative care providers earlier this year. The hospital is affiliated with Hillcrest HealthCare System, which operates seven acute care hospitals across northeast Oklahoma as well as the Tulsa Spine & Specialty Hospital, Oklahoma Heart Institute clinics and Utica Park Clinic.

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Hillcrest Medical Center First in Tulsa to Achieve Baby-Friendly Designation

TULSA, Okla. (June 19, 2018) Hillcrest Medical Center is the first hospital in Tulsa to receive international recognition as a Designated Baby-Friendly birth facility for its commitment to breastfeeding mothers and their babies. Baby-Friendly USA, Inc. is the U.S. authority for the implementation of the Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative, a global program sponsored by the World Health Organization and the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF).

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Is flu season over? Not yet, according to local doctors.

TULSA, Okla. (April 4, 2018) – Is the flu season over? Not quite, according to doctors.

This flu season has been especially brutal, resulting in more than 4,500 hospitalizations and, tragically, 253 deaths from Sept. 1, 2017 – March 20, 2018 according to the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH). OSDH reported no new deaths resulting from influenza from March 21 – March 27, 2018, though during the same time period 27 Oklahomans were hospitalized due to flu complications.

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Welcome AllianceHealth Pryor to the Hillcrest family

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Hillcrest HealthCare System enters into

long-term operating agreement with Mayes County Hospital Authority

 

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Hillcrest Medical Center Receives Excellence Through Insight Award from National Health Care Organization

Hillcrest Medical Center (HMC) was recently recognized with an Excellence Through Insight award from HealthStream, Inc, a national health care organization focused on improving patient outcomes through the development of the health care workforce.

The awards are given annually to HealthStream clients who perform above industry and peer benchmark levels in a variety of categories. HMC was recognized for Most Improved Outpatient Satisfaction in the large hospital category (250+ beds) based on 2015 HealthStream data primarily collected from patient telephone surveys.

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Oklahoma Heart Institute implants first-of-its-kind naturally dissolving heart stent in patient with coronary artery disease

Tulsa, OK (August 23, 2016) Oklahoma Heart Institute (OHI) recently became one of the first hospitals in Oklahoma to offer patients with coronary artery disease a new treatment option that literally disappears over time.

Mary Seago of Liberty Mounds, OK, was the first OHI patient to be implanted with the world's first FDA-approved dissolving heart stent. The Absorb bioresorbable vascular scaffold is a major advancement in the treatment of coronary artery disease, which affects 15 million people in the United States and remains a leading cause of death worldwide.

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Fitness Trackers Can Help Keep Healthful Resolutions

Nat Torkelson, MS, RN, Administrative Director of Cardiovascular Services at Oklahoma Heart Institute tries not to miss her water aerobics class three times a week. But that’s not the only time she’s logging physical activity. Every thirty minutes she gets a reminder if she’s been sitting at her desk without getting up.

“There may be days that I have a lot of meeting time or in-office time, so my steps may be 3,000 or 4,000, and of course you aim for 10,000,” Nat explains. “The days that I greet in the lobby of the hospital, I have plenty of steps and I get more than 10,000.”

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Smoking & Lung Cancer: How to Get Screened

Are you a smoker or use tobacco and scared about lung cancer? Or have you quit, but still worry about the toll on health? According to the American Cancer Society, in 2012, about 42 million Americans used tobacco products – ranging from cigarettes, to cigars, e-cigarettes, hookahs, and chews or spit tobacco. Lung cancer is the leading cause of cancer deaths among men and women in the United States. Every year, it claims more lives than colon, breast, ovarian, and prostate cancers combined.

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Hillcrest Partners with Tulsa Roughnecks

The Tulsa Roughnecks and Hillcrest HealthCare System recently announced a major partnership between the two organizations. In the agreement, Hillcrest HealthCare System will be the Official Medical Provider of the Roughnecks soccer team as well as the presenting sponsor of the team’s inaugural 2015 season.

“Today is an important day for our new soccer team,” said Roughnecks President Mike Melega. “The commitment given by Hillcrest HealthCare System is big for professional soccer in Tulsa and is a great first step for a successful return to the pro game for our city.”

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