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Welcome to the ongoing conversation between current and former patients at Norman Regional Health System. We believe in the power of community to enhance the healthcare experience, and we encourage all of our patients and caregivers to respectfully share here. Thank you for being part of the conversation.

Amazing NICU Staff by Anonymous

Monday, May 4, 2009

My granddaughter was in the NICU over the last weekend. She was released on Wednesday. I have to tell you the staff in the NICU are true angels! They are loving and caring beyond belief. I just wanted to let everyone know what beautiful people Norman Regional has there! They are incredible!

Thank you by Anonymous

Monday, April 27, 2009

(I was) not (having) one of my best days but when I went to the ER at Moore Medical Center (they took) great care of me. I received the help I needed. I was put in (a room) where I received the best care. I am glad to share that everyone who took care of me on the unit at Moore Medical Center was awesome. The lab assistants that came in were outstanding. All the staff went out of their way to make sure I had all I needed and was comfortable.

An Honor by Norman Regional Health Foundation

Friday, April 17, 2009

The family of one of our patients has asked me to relay their appreciation for the exceptional care and kindness rendered to their loved one who passed away very early this morning. Daughter Toni Carter gave permission to share their story including their names, if we wish. Over the past twenty years Norman Regional has cared for Betty and Jim Chase on several occasions, always providing wonderful medical care with utmost compassion. Betty passed away some time ago, in her home. This morning about 1:30, Jim passed away in PCU. Jim was 88 years old, had a full life, and was blessed by the ability to live independently until very near the end. Last night he visited with Toni and other family members. He asked to have his beloved dog visit him, since he had been with us for two weeks, and he missed her. During the night, Jim's heart stopped and he quit breathing. By his own request he was not resuscitated. Today, Jim's daughter, Toni, who works for a different hospital in the metro area, called me to tell me that she was certain nothing would please her dad more than to direct contributions in his memory to our hospital, as a way of expressing appreciation and of providing continued exceptional care for other patients in the future. What an honor for our Foundation to accept those gifts on behalf of the excellent work done by our clinical staff, so exceptional that even when the outcome is sad, the patient's family feels good about their experience with our health system. On behalf of the Chase Family, thank you, All.

Smoke Free! by Rajeanna Squyres

Wednesday, March 4, 2009

I would like to thank Jerry Deming, RN, for her support and guidance when I decided to quit smoking. The smoking cessation classes offered by NRHS and taught by Jerry helped me quit. I’d been a smoker for about 30 years, but had my last cigarette Sept. 16, 2008 – the first day of class. I’d like others struggling to quit to know what a great job Jerry is doing. This program is helping a lot of people.

NRHS offers tobacco cessation classes free to employees and patients. For more information or to register for a class, call (405) 440-8802.

Outstanding Care by T. Nelson

Monday, February 16, 2009

My daughter was hospitalized in Moore for 3 days for asthma. We initially went to ER and after a couple of hours of trying to get her heart rate up they decided to admit her. I want to thank the entire staff for the quality care and professional displayed while we were there. We were met with hospital service by staff on EVERY level; Volunteers, Dietary, Technicians, RNs, housekeeping, Respiratory Theraptists, Physician, etc. This is her second time being hospitaled (was there in 2007) and I was impressed at the number of familiar faces. Thanks again to a tremendous staff who took excellent care of her (and me since I had to stay with her due to her age).
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