Child advocacy organization praises Sen. Griffin for legislation promoting public/private partnerships for social programs

Child advocacy organization praises Sen. Griffin for legislation promoting public/private partnerships for social programs

State Sen. AJ Griffin’s legislation to enhance partnerships between the Department of Human Services and Oklahoma’s non-profit and private sectors has won the praise of the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA).  Griffin’s measure, Senate Bill 748, would help Oklahoma address problems associated with poverty, incarceration and mental health outcomes.

Make healthy swaps to eat better and move more in 2017

Improve your health every day with small, simple changes from Shape Your Future and the TSET Healthy Living Program serving Logan County.

Make healthy swaps to eat better and move more in 2017

The New Year often includes goals to eat healthier and get more exercise. To make sure that Oklahomans don’t drop the ball on their healthier lifestyle goals, Shape Your Future and the TSET Healthy Living Program (HLP) serving Logan County share ways to make healthy swaps. By encouraging Oklahoma families to try swapping out a […]

Free help with Medicare open enrollment could lead to major savings

Free help with Medicare open enrollment could lead to major savings

OKLAHOMA CITY – Medicare beneficiaries in Oklahoma can get free, unbiased help reviewing their Medicare Advantage and prescription drug plans for 2017. The Oklahoma Insurance Department’s Medicare Assistance Program (MAP) and its partner agencies are offering the assistance during the open enrollment period. Last year, MAP counselors helped Oklahoma beneficiaries save an average of $1,900 […]

Study finds uncompensated care fund crucial for Oklahomans’ health

Study finds uncompensated care fund crucial for Oklahomans’ health

OKLAHOMA CITY – Members of the Senate Health and Human Services met Tuesday to hear from local healthcare organizations about the importance of the health center uncompensated care fund (UCF) to the health and well-being of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma Department of Health stopped distributing payments to federally qualified health centers (FQHCs) for health care to the […]

Guthrie welcomes two new doctors

Pictured below is Dr. Arvin Pourtorkan (left) and Dr. Casey Cochran (right) have joined Mercy Clinic – Guthrie Academy.

Guthrie welcomes two new doctors

GUTHRIE, Okla. – Two Oklahoma natives have joined Mercy Clinic – Guthrie Academy as family physicians, each sharing a unique story of how they chose medicine as a career. For Dr. Arvin Pourtorkan, it was as easy as drawing from a hat.

Lewis Joins Mercy Clinic on Waterloo Road

Lewis Joins Mercy Clinic on Waterloo Road

Mercy Clinic Primary Care-Edmond Waterloo has added another doctor to the team with the addition of Dr. Kristen Lewis. A board-certified physician, Dr. Lewis says that although practicing medicine is now her passion, it isn’t always something she dreamed of doing.

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