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  • St. John Selected to Participate in Second Affordable Care Act Patient Program Focused on Quality
    and Cost Savings of Care

      TULSA, Okla., July 8, 2014 - St. John Health System reached a new landmark in its effort to provide coordinated medical care at a lower cost with its recent participation as a C...

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  • St. John Becomes Oklahoma’s Only MD Anderson Cancer Network® Affiliate

      TULSA, Okla., July 1, 2014 — St. John Medical Center formally announced today that it is the first and only hospital in Oklahoma to become a certified member of MD An...

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  • St. John Sapulpa Hospital Seeks Junior Volunteers

      Sapulpa, Okla., June 10, 2014 – St. John Sapulpa Hospital is seeking junior volunteers for Generation Impact, an exciting volunteer program for high school stude...

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  • St. John Prepares to Host 21st Annual Street Party

      Tulsa, Okla., May 22, 2014 – St. John Health System’s largest fundraising party and one of Tulsa's largest outdoor fundraising events will will be held June 7, 2014 o...

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  • St. John Celebrates New Riverside Clinic Location

      Tulsa, Okla., April 10, 2014 -- St. John Health System and representatives from the Tulsa Catholic Diocese, Tulsa Regional Chamber and Tulsa community leaders&nbs...

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  • Owasso, Broken Arrow High Schools to Meet in St. John Battle of the Bats

      March 31, 2014, TULSA, OKLA. -- Two of the state’s premier high school baseball programs will face off in the second annual St. John Battle of the Bats on Friday, Apr...

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  • St. John to Host Celebrating the Art of Healing

    Celebrating the Art of Healing, an annual educational symposium for cancer patients and survivors, as well as the families, friends and medical professionals who care for them, is slated for Saturd...

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  • Enrollment Deadline for Health Insurance Marketplace is March 31

      The deadline to enroll for healthcare coverage through the Health Insurance Marketplace is March 31. Individuals may call St. John Health System’s Marketplace...

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  • March 4 Weather-related Service and Office Closures

      Due to inclement weather, the following St. John Health System offices have modified hours or closures at the following locations for March 4:   Late Openings...

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  • St. John Clinic Expands Women’s Health Specialists in Owasso

      Owasso, Okla., Jan. 30, 2014  -- St. John Owasso is pleased to announce the addition of obstetrics and gynecology surgical specialists Charles Knife Chief, M...

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  • St. John Broken Arrow Receives Accreditation from DNV

      Broken Arrow, Okla., December 12, 2013 -- St. John Broken Arrow has been awarded full accreditation from DNV Healthcare for a three-year term. This accreditation provides compliance ...

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  • Weather-related Service and Office Closures

      Due to inclement weather, the following St. John Health System offices have modified hours or closures at the following locations for December 6:   Early Closur...

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  • St. John, Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates Partner with Broken Arrow and Owasso Public Schools for Sports Medicine and Athletic Trainer Services

      Tulsa, Okla., October 16, 2013 -- St. John and Tulsa Bone & Joint Associates have partnered with Broken Arrow Public Schools and Owasso Public Schools to provide compre...

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  • St. John Owasso and Owasso Public Schools Present Annual Community Health Fair

    October 8, 2013 -- St. John Owasso will join forces with Owasso Public Schools and Smith Farm Marketplace to present the Owasso Community Health Fair. The event will be held Saturday, Octobe...

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  • St. John Broken Arrow and Broken Arrow Public Schools Present Annual Community Health Fair

      Oct. 1, 2013 -- St. John Broken Arrow will join forces with Broken Arrow Public Schools to present the Broken Arrow Community Health Fair. The free event will be held Saturday, Octob...

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  • St. John Earns Specialized STAR Program Certification for Cancer Survivorship Care

      Tulsa, Okla., September 10, 2013 – St. John Health System announced today that it is the first health system in Oklahoma to earn STAR Program® certification from Mas...

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  • St. John Heyman Stroke Center Awarded Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers

      Tulsa, Okla., August 7, 2013 – St. John Heyman Stroke Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as meeti...

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  • St. John Broken Arrow to Reopen Effective Immediately

    June 13, 2013 -- St. John Broken Arrow hospital will reopen effective immediately in response to the City of Broken Arrow’s water testing showing no contamination. St. John Broken Arrow ...

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  • St. John Broken Arrow Temporary Closure

    As a result of potential water contamination issues in the City of Broken Arrow, St. John Broken Arrow hospital is discontinuing operations until further notice. Over the last few days, patients an...

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  • St. John to Host 20th Annual Street Party

    Tulsa, Okla. – St. John Health System’s largest fundraising party is back! Preparations are underway at St. John Medical Center for St. John Street Party, one of Tulsa's largest out...

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  • Earth Day 2013 Tips from the St. John Green Team

    April 22 is Earth Day. While the guest of honor has no objections to being stepped on, there are many things we can do to make sure our little planet is treated with respect. The suggestions below ...

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  • St. John Stroke Center Receives Third Consecutive Gold Plus Award

    December 19, 2012 St. John Medical Center's Stroke Center has received the American Heart Association and American Stroke Association's Get With The Guidelines – S...

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  • December Injury Prevention

    The deer are running, and hunting season is upon us. Trauma centers such as St. John are seeing an increase in the numbers of injury incidents related to hunting because safety precautions are...

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  • November Injury Prevention

    Thanksgiving is well-known as being the most traveled weekend of the year. The following checklist will help you focus on the safety measures to consider before hitting the road.

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  • St. John Broken Arrow to Host Free Community Health Fair

    Broken Arrow, Okla. -- St. John Broken Arrow hospital will host its free community health fair on Saturday, November 3 from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. The event will be held on the St. John Broken Arro...

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  • St. John Medical Center Named Top Hospital by National Research Corp.

    For Immediate Release: October 22, 2012 Tulsa, Okla. -- St. John Medical Center has been named as a 2012 Consumer Choice Award Winner by the National Research Corporat...

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  • St. John Owasso/Smith Farm Market Present Community Health Event

    Owasso, Okla. – St. John Owasso is joining forces with Smith Farm Marketplace to promote healthy lifestyles at the fifth annual Owasso Community Health Fair. The event, which takes place...

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  • October Injury Prevention

    One in three US teens between 6th and 10th grades is involved with bullying in some manner. That is equivalent to 5.7 million teens, according to statistics released from the National You...

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  • Kiser Named as St. John Medical Center Chief Nursing Executive

    St. John Medical Center is pleased to announce the appointment of Pam Kiser, MS, RN, CPHQ as chief nursing executive and vice president of nursing. Kiser, a 25-year healthcare veteran, will ov...

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  • Marian Health System, Ascension Health Sign MOU

    Tulsa, Okla. -- The Sisters of the Sorrowful Mother (SSM), sponsors of Marian Health System, have announced plans for a partnership with Ascension Health, the nation’s largest Catholic a...

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  • September Injury Prevention

    Walking is good exercise for both mind and body. It can seem routine and automatic, but you should always keep in mind safety guidelines to keep yourself and others safe. Incid...

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  • Special Deliveries at St. John Owasso

    Every mother’s wish is to have a smooth pregnancy and delivery without issue. But when a delivery situation becomes high-risk or complications arise, St. John Owasso and neonatal nurse p...

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  • St. John Broken Arrow Seeks Auxiliary Program Volunteers

    As the St. John Health System’s newest hospital, St. John Broken Arrow, grows, so does the need for volunteers. Auxiliary volunteer applications are currently being accepted for position...

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  • OMNI Sapulpa to Provide $30 Student Physical Examinations

    Playing sports is a great way for students to stay fit, but first, you need to know if your child is fit enough to participate. OMNI Medical Group will provide sports physical exams for area a...

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  • August Injury Prevention

    August is typically the hottest month of the year, and this year is no exception. Several dangers exist to being out in the heat, especially if the preventative basics of personal heat protection aren...

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  • St. John Opens Educational Child Care Services to the General Public

    Tulsa, Okla., July 2, 2012 – St. John Health System announced today that it will open its Chapman Child Learning Center services to the community, as a part of a new management arrangeme...

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  • July Injury Prevention

    Did you know the fourth of July is the most popular grilling day in America?  Ninety percent of grill owners say they use their grills on the fourth according to the 23rd International We...

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  • Stroke Center Receives Gold Plus Performance Achievement Award

    The St. John Stroke Center has received the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Performance and Quality Achievement Award for the second consecutive year from the American Stroke Associat...

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  • Health Reform: We Cannot Go Back

    "Health Reform: We Cannot Go Back" from the Catholic Health Association Visit www.YouTube.com/HealthReformWor...

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  • June Injury Prevention

    Backpacking and hiking are popular outdoor activities, but a good time may be spoiled by animals and plants that can negatively affect your health. The following tips will help you to ...

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  • Stocking your medicine cabinet for Summer

    Summertime is nearly here. Dr. Todd Hoffman offered his tips on what you need to stock your medicine cabinet to be summer-ready during a recent interview with the Tulsa World's Jason Ash...

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  • Green Fest 2012

    Eco-friendly transportation will be center stage at St. John Medical Center’s fourth annual Green Fest on April 11. Fuel-saving rides like the Chevy Volt, Smart Fortwo, To...

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  • April Injury Prevention

    April is alcohol awareness month. There are few topics that carry the same importance as talking about the use and abuse of alcohol. Alcohol, a legal substance, is commonly used in our culture...

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  • March Injury Prevention

    Springtime is coming soon, and this season will bring us the risk of severe weather, including strong winds, hail, lightening and tornadoes. Although tornadoes may occur in all 50 states and ...

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  • February Injury Prevention

    At some point this year,  you or someone close to you will likely take some kind of medication for an illness or health need. This could be an over-the-counter or prescription medication...

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  • St. John Adds OB-GYN Hospitalist Program

    As a part as its overall commitment to women’s health and care for expecting mothers, St. John Medical Center is launching an OB-GYN hospitalist program. The OB-GYN hospi...

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  • December Injury Prevention

    During this holiday season, it is extremely important to consider how you decorate from the perspective of safety. The following suggestions offer easy tips to keep your home safe. ...

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  • November Injury Prevention

    The holidays are coming, and two things are certain: lots of food and fun, and lots of family gatherings partner with the pending season. While this is what many of us come to expect, reg...

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  • Nurse of the Year Awards

    St. John Health System was well-represented at the 2011 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards recently, with nine nursing employees honored in the statewide awards gala held September 29, 20...

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  • October Injury Prevention

    Now that fall has arrived, outdoor activities are soaring. To perpetuate the fun and minimize injuries, here are some common safety tips to follow, courtesy St. John Trauma Services Injury Pre...

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  • Urgent Care Expanding Hours

    St. John Urgent Care is pleased to announce expanded clinic hours to serve our patients. Effective November 1, hours will be extended to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m., 7 days a week. ...

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