Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline offers resources for fathers to quit tobacco

Monday, June 3, 2019

This Father’s Day, the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline is encouraging fathers who use tobacco to make the healthy decision to quit. From the decisions they make to the habits they practice, their behaviors can have a lasting effect on their children.

Norman, Moore EMS and first responders honored for live-saving care of heart attack patients

Tuesday, May 28, 2019

EMSSTAT, an emergency medical service (EMS), was recognized with the 2019 Mission: Lifeline® EMS Gold Plus Level Recognition Award. The American Heart Association (AHA) Mission: Lifeline program honors EMS agencies and their partners in first response for outstanding outcomes in the care of patients who experience severe heart attacks.

EMSSTAT paramedic to speak at EMS Show in London

Friday, May 24, 2019

Justin Hunter, PhD(c), MPA, NRP, FP-C, a critical care paramedic with Norman Regional Health System’s EMSSTAT and an EMS Program Director and Assistant Professor for Oklahoma State University, is set to speak at The Emergency Medical Services (EMS) Show 2019 in London.

Norman Regional acquires Norman nephrology clinic

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

Norman Regional Health System recently acquired Sooner Nephrology Associates, a clinic in Norman that is home to Cuong Nguyen, MD, Dustin Tedesco, MD, and David Williams, MD. The clinic’s new name is Norman Regional Nephrology Associates.

Norman Regional HealthPlex receives an ‘A’ in hospital safety

Monday, May 20, 2019

Norman Regional HealthPlex scored at the top of the class according to national non-profit The Leapfrog Group. The hospital was awarded an “A” in the spring 2019 Leapfrog Hospital Safety Grade.

New clinically integrated network aims to improve quality of healthcare in community

Wednesday, May 15, 2019

NHealth, formerly NPHO, is a clinically integrated network comprised of primary and specialty care providers, physicians and Norman Regional Health System. 

Norman Regional announces the 12 winners of the 2019 Spirit of Nursing Award

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Healers had the opportunity to nominate a nurse who they thought exemplified #TheNormanWay and goes above and beyond in their daily work as just another way to celebrate our nurses during #NursesWeek! There were 42 nurses nominated in total.

You’re invited to the Heart Healthy Breakfast at the Women’s Expo

Thursday, April 18, 2019

Norman Regional Health System would like you to join us for the Heart Healthy Breakfast to kick off the OKC Women’s Expo With A Cause from 8:30 - 10 a.m. Saturday, May 4 at the Oklahoma Expo Hall at the Oklahoma State Fair Park, 3001 General Pershing Blvd. in Oklahoma City. 

Norman North student comes face-to-face with her dream career path

Monday, April 8, 2019

Elisia Johnson, a senior at Norman North High School, recently had the opportunity to meet with Cardiothoracic Surgeons James Neel, MD, and Kyle Toal, MD, at Norman Regional HealthPlex after writing a letter to the team at the Norman Regional HealthPlex Heart Hospital about her dreams of becoming a cardiothoracic surgeon.

Car accident victim warns others of dangers of distracted driving

Monday, April 8, 2019

We often hear of the dangers of texting and driving, but the truth is that taking our eyes off the road for any reason whatsoever is dangerous, even if just for a second. Janie Schmidlkofer, 58, learned that the hard way when she got into a car accident.