Norman Regional Health System

Norman Regional, Oceans to Build Behavioral Health Center

Tuesday, May 30, 2023

Norman Regional Health System and Oceans Healthcare have announced a new Behavioral Health Center at Porter Health Village in Norman, Oklahoma.

The expansion of behavioral health services in south central Oklahoma, with the new 48-bed hospital offering state-of-the-art facilities and more than doubling Norman Regional's inpatient capacity for adult and senior behavioral health patients.

Safe and Fun-Filled Summer: Kids' Safety with Dr. Kate Cook

Friday, May 26, 2023

As the Memorial Day weekend approaches and families gear up for summer activities, it's essential to prioritize the safety and well-being of our children. Dr. Kate Cook, a Pediatric Hospitalist at Norman Regional’s HealthPlex sheds light on crucial aspects of summer safety.

A Lifelong Journey of Healing: 50 Years with Norman Regional

Friday, May 26, 2023

Randy Wallace, with 50 years of experience in behavioral medicine at Norman Regional, has made a lasting impact through therapeutic activities, patient support, and compassionate care. His work at Norman Regional Health System has helped improve the emotional and physical well-being of countless individuals. As the system expands its behavioral health services in collaboration with Oceans Healthcare, Randy's legacy continues to grow, promoting holistic healing and wellness.

Residents Match with Norman Regional Health System

Thursday, May 25, 2023

Spring of 2023, Norman Regional Health System gained 10 new residents. Seven of those matches are College of Medicine or College of Osteopathic Medicine graduates. Three of those matches are College of Pharmacy graduates.

Norman Regional Earns First-in-Nation OBED Accreditation

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Norman Regional Health System is excited to announce Norman Regional HealthPlex’s OBED (Obstetrical Emergency Department) has received first-in-the-nation accreditation by CIHQ (Center for Improvement in Healthcare Quality) as a Center of Excellence.

Understanding the Importance of Speech Therapy

Monday, May 22, 2023

Better Speech and Hearing month raises awareness about communication disorders and the role of speech therapists everywhere who provide life-changing treatment to their patients. To our speech therapists, we recognize the importance of your role in our health system and community. We are thankful to have healers so dedicated to empowering their patients.

Moore Remembrance: 10 Years After the Storm

Thursday, May 18, 2023

May 20, 2013, will forever be etched in the memories of the people of Moore, Oklahoma. On that day, a devastating EF-5 tornado tore through the city, leaving a path of destruction and claiming the lives of 25 individuals. Norman Regional Health System, in collaboration with the City of Moore and Moore Public Schools, is hosting a community day of healing and remembrance Friday, May 19 to share the stories and honor the courage of those affected.

Project SEARCH Wraps Up 6th Year, Honors Achievements

Wednesday, May 17, 2023

Project SEARCH, a remarkable transition program for students with disabilities, has just concluded its sixth year, marking yet another milestone in its mission to empower and prepare young individuals for competitive community employment.

Amniotic Fluid Embolism, Labor and Delivery Nurses and How your Blood Donations Help

Thursday, May 11, 2023

Learn about amniotic fluid embolism and the vital role blood donations play in managing this condition. By donating blood, you can directly contribute to saving lives and supporting our dedicated nurses in their fight against AFE.

Nurse Shares Personal Struggle with Postpartum Depression

Tuesday, May 9, 2023

May is Mental Health Awareness Month, we recognize the importance of monitoring the mental health of new and expectant mothers, particularly for postpartum mood disorders. Identifying whether it's a case of "baby blues" that will pass on its own or a perinatal mood disorder can be challenging but crucial.