Now Offering Monoclonal Antibody Therapy, a Breakthrough COVID-19 Treatment Under Emergency Use Authorization by the FDA

By jsmith | January 29, 2021

Tulsa ER & Hospital now offers monoclonal antibody therapy as an alternative COVID-19 treatment option for those who meet the criteria mentioned below. The infusion therapies offered, including Eli Lilly’s bamlanivimab, and the combination of casirivimab and imdevimab, are under Emergency Use Authorization (EUA) issued by the U.S. Food and Drug Admisinstration (FDA). Casirivimab and…

Emergency Room Services

By jsmith | January 19, 2021

Providing the care you deserve It may be hard to remember a time when anything other than COVID-19 came to mind when you thought of the hospital. And although our healthcare workers on the frontlines have certainly given this pandemic their all, hospital and emergency room care extend far beyond the coronavirus.  As we take…

The Gift-Giving Guide for Safe Children’s Toys

By jsmith | December 4, 2020

It’s the season of giving! Whether you’re shopping for the kids in your life or looking to donate gifts, here are a few helpful things to keep in mind to ensure you’re buying safe toys. 10 Tips for Giving Gifts to Children Before buying a gift, read the label! Warning labels on the package should…

Movember, Getting into the Thick of Men’s Health

By jsmith | November 5, 2020

Could your facial hair save a life? That’s certainly the goal of “Movember,” a global initiative to raise awareness for men’s mental and physical health issues. Movember was created in 2003 by a group of guys who wanted to put a stop to avoidable, premature male death. The idea? Grow a mustache for the month…

What You Should Know About Breast Cancer

By jsmith | October 19, 2020

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! One in eight women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime, so chances are, this cancer has unfortunately affected each of us in some way. BCAM is a time for women to gather information, share their stories, and literally take health into their own hands with self-examination.…

A Complete Look into Women’s Health – Mind and Body

By jsmith | September 16, 2020

The last Wednesday of September is recognized as National Women’s Health and Fitness Day!   This day, taking place on September 30 is the largest national annual health promotion event for women of all ages. Along with participating in locally organized events, National Women’s Health and Fitness Day is a chance to direct the focus on…

Parenting in a Pandemic: Back to School Safety Tips

By jsmith | August 20, 2020

As a parent, there are countless life milestones you’ve been preparing for since you had your first child. Although the first day of school is on that list, no one could have anticipated the circumstances we’re currently under. Some things may be out of our control, but there are ways to feel more prepared for what you’re walking into. This…

Receiving Emergency Care During the Pandemic

By jsmith | July 27, 2020

It can be unsettling to think about spending time in a hospital or ER right now, but the reality is that emergencies don’t stop just because we’re in the middle of a pandemic. That’s why we’ve adapted our approach, to keep our patients safe, give them peace of mind, and prevent cross-contamination from COVID-19. Don’t…

Staying Safe in Public

By jsmith | June 24, 2020

As Tulsa navigates through phase 3 of re-opening, it’s imperative that we don’t become lenient with safety precautions. Whether you have something that can’t be done over the phone or are just trying to find a sense of normalcy again, you’ve probably started venturing out, or even traveling by now. When going out in public,…

Tulsa ER & Hospital forgives $2.1 million in patient medical debt

By jsmith | May 15, 2020

This press release was published on May 11, 2020 by KTUL staff member Megan Butler, and can be found here. TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Tulsa ER & Hospital announced it will forgive $2.1 million of current outstanding medical debt for patients who received service at the hospital from December 2019 through April 1, 2020. “In…