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Summer rain leading to early fall allergy season

August 5, 2014 Leave a comment

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The sniffling and sneezing has already started for many allergy sufferers and doctors with the Oklahoma Institute of Allergy & Asthma are warning that Fall allergy season could be the worst in three years. Read more…

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Categories: Medical

Video: Kenya children say thank you to St. Mary’s students

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People in Guthrie continue to do great things for their community and for those that are in need. The children at St. Mary’s Catholic School are among those who help with special events throughout the year to do such things. Their latest project is now helping children over 8,000 miles away in Siaya, Kenya. Read more…

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First flu death reported in Logan County

January 30, 2014 Leave a comment

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The Logan County Health Department announced today the first reported flu death this flu season in Logan County.  There were five newly reported flu-associated deaths in the state during the last week in Logan, Carter, Comanche, LeFlore and Tulsa counties, bringing the total deaths to 25 statewide this flu season. Read more…

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Mercy rural hospitals participate in National Pilot Program to improve care

November 21, 2013 Leave a comment

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OKLAHOMA (Nov. 20, 2013) – Mercy will participate in a national pilot project for small rural hospitals to improve care for patients who transfer from the emergency department. The project is supported by OFMQ, Oklahoma’s Medicare Quality Improvement Organization, and the Oklahoma Office of Rural Health. Oklahoma was one of eight states selected to work on the recently launched pilot project funded by the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services.  Read more…

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Mercy Hospital Logan County Emergency Department Patient Satisfaction Ratings Increase Across the Board

April 22, 2013 Leave a comment

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Mercy Hospital Logan County’s emergency department is focused on providing the best care possible for Guthrie and its surrounding communities. And their focus is paying off. A recently released study of the department reveals improvements in all areas surveyed – including wait times and overall quality of care. Read more…

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Mercy Hospital Logan County recruits ER docs

November 15, 2012 Leave a comment

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GUTHRIE, Okla. – In the emergency department, seconds count. That’s why Mercy Hospital Logan County has recruited three physicians with a combined 65 years of medical experience – 61 years focused on emergency care. Read more…

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Mercy Hospital Logan County resumes operations following chemical leak

November 12, 2012 Leave a comment

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Around 2 a.m. Monday, Mercy Hospital Logan County co-workers were draining an instrument they use to run tests (like glucose, liver panels, kidney, etc.) in the lab. Because of a backed-up pipe, chemicals leaked onto the lab floor. Read more…

Categories: Medical, News
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