Hillcrest COVID-19 Call Center
Hillcrest HealthCare System has an established COVID-19 Call Center. Operators are available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer patient questions, provide support and connect them to a provider. The Call Center line is 918-574-0920.

For more information call us at   (918) 376-8000

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In March, Bailey Medical Center, along with Hillcrest HealthCare System announced a new partnership with Tulsa Roughnecks as the official medical provider for the soccer team, providing day-to-day medical care and training for the players. Utica Park Clinic Owasso orthopedic surgeon, Dr. Jon Orjala, attends all home games to provide care to players as needed.

Not only are the Roughnecks fun to cheer on, they are also motivation to be active as well. “We hope the new Roughnecks will encourage our community to spend more time being physically active,” shares Hillcrest HealthCare... Read More »

The Adventures of the Bailey Bears is a photo journal of 14 Bailey Bears representing departments of Bailey Medical Center. The departments have creatively dressed and named their bears and will be sharing photos of the bears’ adventures beginning April 1 throughout the summer on our Bailey Medical Center Facebook page. Follow along and like, comment and share photos with your family and friends.

Baxter, Facilities/Security/Material Management/Pharmacy

Magellean the Bear Explorer, Volunteers

Gypsy, Med-Surg/ICU

Boo Boo the Bailey Bear, Emergency Department ... Read More »

During pregnancy, the placenta plays a critical role in supplying a growing fetus with nutrients and water. The placenta also makes a variety of hormones to maintain the pregnancy. In early pregnancy, hormones can cause increased insulin secretion and decreased glucose produced by the liver, which can lead to hypoglycemia (low blood glucose levels). As the pregnancy progresses, some of these hormones (estrogen, cortisol, and human placental lactogen) can have a blocking effect on insulin, a condition called insulin resistance.

As the placenta grows, more of these hormones are... Read More »

A new total knee replacement procedure is now available for nearly all patients requiring knee replacement surgery. This procedure requires a smaller incision, speeds recovery and offers a more natural feel than more traditional knee replacement systems. The ConforMIS iTotal G2 patient-specific knee replacement system utilizes the latest in 3D-printing technology to reconstruct the patient’s knee based on a CT scan of their current knee. A 3D printer manufactures cutting blocks specific to the patient’s knee, reconstructing the dimensions of their knee previous to arthritis. Specialized... Read More »

It is a ritual half of Americans incorporate into their daily routine, according to researchers. Taking vitamins and supplements may be advised by a health care provider or self-prescribed. While vitamins are essential nutrients our bodies require to function properly, many of us get what we need through our diet. For those with special nutritional concerns and women who are pregnant, nursing or planning on becoming pregnant, a health care provider will advise on the type and amount of vitamins and supplements needed to support balanced nutrition. If you are taking multivitamins or... Read More »

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) identified a fast-moving virus, hitting the Midwest, as EV-D86. It was first discovered in the 1960s in California and has remained somewhat dormant until recently. More than 80 cases of EV-D86 have been reported this month. It is one of about 100 types of Enteroviruses, which are typically prevalent throughout the summer and early fall. However, most types are similar to the common cold. EV-D86, on the other hand, is presenting with predominant respiratory problems severe enough to cause hospitalization for many affected patients. ... Read More »

Alexander's mother, Olga, will have a great story to tell her son when he is older of his birth at Bailey Medical Center. Olga and her husband, Andrey, share their experience at Bailey.

 

Dietitian Rene Norman, RD/LD, joins us on the blog today to talk about the benefits of cauliflower and how to prepare it so the whole family can enjoy this good-for-you "white food."

The “no white foods” diet is still around. People following it don’t eat white bread, white rice, white pasta or white potatoes. These foods typically raise blood sugars.  However, cauliflower is not one of those white foods. One cup of raw cauliflower has 27 calories, 77 percent daily value for vitamin C, 5 grams carbohydrate, 2.5 grams fiber, 2 grams protein and is a good source of potassium, folate,... Read More »