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  • St. John Plans Comprehensive Outpatient Cancer Center

    December 11, 2014, Broken Arrow, Okla. -- St. John Health System has announced plans for a comprehensive outpatient cancer care center to be built on the St. John Broken Arrow campus, 1000 W. Boise...

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  • St. John Offers Free Health Insurance Marketplace Assistance

    December 3, 2014, Tulsa, Okla. – The Health Insurance Marketplace open enrollment period for 2015 is underway and continues through Feb. 15. The Marketplace is a way for indi...

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  • St. John Clinic Opens New Medical Facility in Claremore

    November 14, 2014, Claremore, Okla. – St. John Clinic will open a new location at 1910 S. Falcon Ave. in Claremore (behind Lowe’s) the week of November 17.  The location will ...

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  • Stroke Team Honored Again for Quality Care

    Oct. 15, 2014 — The St. John Heyman Stroke Center again received highest honors from the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association: the Get With The Guidelines® G...

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  • St. John to Host Free Cancer Symposium for Health Care Professionals

    Physicians, nurses and allied health professionals are invited to attend St. John Medical Center’s 2014 cancer symposium, “Current Trends in the Treatment of Colorectal Cancer,&rdq...

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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 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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  • 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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  • Tread Lightly: Fall Prevention for Seniors

      Fall prevention of seniors is one of the most important safety precautions that should be learned by seniors and their caretakers.  With the winter still in full swing, the risk...

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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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  • Start your 2014 in a Fit Frame of Mind with the St. John Health Club Fitness Class Sampler

      The St. John Siegfried Health Club will offer its annual New Year's Day Group Fitness Sampler day to help you get your 2014 started right. Join us at the Health Club, 1819 E. 19t...

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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 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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  • Heyman Stroke Center Awarded Advanced Certification

    The St. John Heyman Stroke Center has been recognized by The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association as meeting The Joint Commission's standards f...

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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 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • May Injury Prevention

    May is National Trauma Awareness Month, and this year’s focus is on the dangers of distracted driving. This is an ever growing concern that puts drivers, passengers, and other vehicles on the ro...

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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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  • September Injury Prevention

    Recent news reports have drawn attention to bullying in our communities. Bullying is an aggressive behavior that is intended to cause harm or distress, occurs repeatedly over time and involves...

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  • July Injury Prevention

    When the weather warms, ladders come out of storage for painting, cleaning and home repairs. Ladder-related injuries are once again proving to be plentiful this summer season. Individuals shou...

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  • St. John Health Club Summer Seminar Series

    Join the St. John Health Club for Real Life Eating, a summer seminar series discussing practical tips and information on our relationship with food. Schedule: ...

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  • June Injury Prevention: Stopping the Cycle of Violence

    Abuse: an ugly word for ugly behaviors. There are a number of different types of abuse, but all focus upon power and control over others. This “power” comes from belittling, intimi...

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  • St. John Stroke Center Receives Stroke Association Achievement Award

    Tulsa, Okla. -- The St. John Stroke Center has received the Get With The Guidelines-Stroke Gold Plus Performance and Quality Achievement Award from the American Stroke Association.

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  • May Injury Prevention: Motorcycle Safety

      Like flowers blooming in spring, so also is the prevalence of motorcycles and motorcyclists on our roads. The mistake many riders make is not taking the necessary time to reacquaint them...

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  • Green Fest 2011

    Join us for Green Fest 2011 at St. John Medical Center! Green Fest will return to the Mary K. Chapman Health Plaza, 1819 E. 19th Street, Tulsa,  on April 19 from 11 ...

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  • St. John Launches Weight Management Institute

    Tulsa, Okla. -- Obesity is a nation-wide health problem affecting more than 70 million American adults, according to the CDC National Center for Health Statistics. St. John Medical Center is j...

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  • $500,000 Donation Presented to St. John by Volunteer Group

    TULSA, OKLA – St. John Health System announced today that it has received a $500,000 donation from the health system’s auxiliary volunteer group. The donation is the first installm...

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  • December Injury Prevention

    Once again, it’s time to celebrate all of the December holidays with family, friends and parties. We often hear, “This year we’re really going to scale back,” or, &ldqu...

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  • St. John Health System Names New CEO

    November, 1, 2010 – St. John Health System (SJHS) announced today ...

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  • November Injury Prevention

    An announcement was recently made stating that Medicare recipients would not receive a cost of living adjustment for 2011. While services continue to have escalating costs, personal dollars ha...

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  • St. John to Host Free Film Screening

    St. John Health System, Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center and Facing Our Risk of Cancer Empowered (FORCE) are proud to offer a free screening of In the Family, a docum...

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  • St. John Stroke Director Recognized with National Stroke Award

    Dr. Anna Wanahita, St. John Stroke Center co-medical director, recently received a national Power to End Stroke (PTES) award at the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association (AHA/...

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  • October Injury Prevention

    Falls are especially dangerous for people 65 and over. A fractured hip can be devastating and may cause the elderly to lose their independence by having to go to physical rehabilitation or ext...

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  • September Injury Prevention

    Over the last four years, monthly injury prevention articles have provided information and reminders on how to increase safety and health. With the recent passage of health care reform, the pr...

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  • Power to End Stroke Concert to be held Nov. 5

    St. John Medical Center is proud to be the premier sponsor of the American Heart Association’s Power To End Stroke 2010 Most Powerful Voices Gospel Tour concert. The event will be held a...

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  • Join us for the 2010 Route 66 Marathon and Expo!

    August 3, 2010 -- Just in time for the Route 66 Quarter Marathon coming Saturday August 3, The Route 66 Quarter Marathon announced St. John's partnership for the 2010 Marathon Health, Fit...

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  • August Injury Prevention

    Hearing is one of the body systems that tend to function almost invisibly until it is lost. Losing one’s hearing can be due to a multitude of events, which includes situations such as ch...

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  • OMNI Medical Group 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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  • St. John Foundress to be Presented as Beatification Candidate

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  • St. John Health System CEO Announces Transition Plans

    May 5, 2010, Tulsa, Okla. -- Sister M. Therese Gottschalk, St. John Health System president and chief executive officer, announced today the intent to transition from her present role. Gottsch...

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  • May Injury Prevention

    As a part of its overall outreach, St. John tracks all injuries admitted through its trauma services branch. This registry gives a pulse on what types of injuries are occurring in our communit...

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  • Dr. Lam Le honored in Oklahoma Magazine

    April 23, 2010 -- Dr. Lam Le, St. John Wound Center medical director, was honored as one of Oklahoma Magazine's incredible women making a difference. The article, which features six other...

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  • Medical Office Building Now Open in Broken Arrow

    A new medical office building adjacent to St. John Broken Arrow now offers prime space for Broken Arrow-area health care professionals. The hospital’s medical office building offers spac...

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  • St. John to host NFL physician to discuss cartilage restoration

    St. John Medical Center will host Dr. Deryk Jones, New Orleans Saints team physician/and orthopedist, for a free public event discussing cartilage restoration on Tuesday, April ...

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  • St. John Stroke Center Receives American Stroke Association Award

    Tulsa, Okla. -- The St. John Stroke Center has received the Get With The GuidelinesSM-Stroke Silver Plus Performance and Quality Achievement Award from the American Stroke Associati...

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  • April Injury Prevention

    April begins a new season of festive activities - from high school proms and graduations, to outdoor sporting events. Parents and caregivers hold an important responsibility to talk to teens a...

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  • St. John to Sponsor Vestido Rojo

    March 17, 2010  -- St. John will serve as the premier sponsor for Vestido Rojo, an American Heart and Stroke Association event held March 20.  The event is held in conjunction w...

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  • February Injury Prevention

    February is the month of love. St. John Injury Prevention wants to remind you of a way other than romance and flowers to show love to your friends and family. This year, consider the following...

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  • St. John Medical Center Receives Prestigious ANCC Magnet Designation

    It’s one of the highest levels of recognition a medical center can achieve. St. John Medical Center has achieved Magnet designation for excellence in nursing services by the American Nur...

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  • January Injury Prevention

    January is the month of New Year’s resolutions. So often the resolutions we make are unrealistic and difficult to maintain, and by February, plans have been abandoned. Th...

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  • St. John Awarded with Excellence in Workplace Award

    St. John Medical Center was recently selected as the recipient of the 2009 Excellence in the Workplace Environment award from the Oklahoma Nurses Association (ONA). The award was presented as ...

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  • Complete Flu Information

    As a part of our commitment to your health and public health issues, St. John has assembled this page as a source of current information regarding the H1N1 and novel flu strains, as well as ...

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  • August Injury Prevention

    Camping is a favorite pastime at the many campgrounds and lakes in our area, especially during the summer months. A little knowledge and good prevention practices can make these activities fu...

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  • Fight of Our Life Tour and Grammy Artist Come to Tulsa

    July 16, 2009 – In an effort to increase awareness and educate the African American community about their risk for stroke, Grammy award-winning Gospel artist Kirk Franklin has teamed up ...

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  • Stroke Center's Joint Commission Accreditation Celebration

    Come celebrate with the St. John Stroke Center as we commemorate the Center's recent Joint Commission accreditation.  A reception will be held Tuesday, July 21 at 11:30 a....

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  • July Injury Prevention

    As the summer heats up, so also does the need for sun safety. (In reality, sun safety is important all year!) Utilize these handy tips in your sunny weather pursuits.

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  • OSU Medical Center Names New CEO

    Tulsa, Okla. – St. John Health System has named Jan Slater to the position of Oklahoma State University Medical Center (OSUMC) chief executive officer. A seasoned medical executive with ...

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  • Tulsa Life Flight to Expand Services in Eastern Oklahoma

    June 3, 2009 - Saint Francis Health System and St. John Health System along with Air Methods, Inc. are pleased to announce a new arrangement for the provision of Tulsa Life Flight serv...

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