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November 2014

Ongoing – Ongoing – Tulsa City/County TRIAD Calendar of Event – November 2014 – Medicare Enrollment – Nov. 3 – Dec. 7 – http://passthrough.fw-notify.net/download/470576/http://www.lifeseniorservices.org/images/seniorline/11%20TRIAD%20November%202014%20Calendar.pdf

November 5 – Nowata Star – “Oklahoma Union hosts 8th Annual Health Fair” – The article mentioned about Ashly Gaghins, dental assistant at Nowata Family Health Center, dressed as a tooth fairy, providing dental screenings during the event.

November 5 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC) – Cassie Clayton, chief nursing officer, was interviewed by Keith Taylor on “Good Day Tulsa” regarding the Annual Fall Health Festival, Nov. 8.

 

November 6 – The Oklahoma Eagle – “Morton Annual Fall Fest Offers Free Medical and Dental Screenings”

 

November 7 – KJMM 105.3FM – Tyrone Lynn, director of operations support, was interviewed by Sonny Mac about the Annual Fall Health Festival, Nov. 8.

 

November 7 and 8 – KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) – John M. Silva, CEO, was interviewed by KC Lupp at Morton to promote the Annual Fall Health Festival event, Nov. 8. The interview was broadcast on the Nov. 7 noon news program and on Saturday morning news program.

 

November 8 – Annual Fall Health Festival at Jordan Plaza I and II, 630 E. Oklahoma,     10 a.m. – 2p.m.

 

November 8 – KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) – Annual Fall Health Festival event – John M. Silva, CEO, was interviewed for the 10 p.m. news broadcast.

 

November 8 – Tulsa World (online) – “Affordable Care (Act enrollment)” photo – There is a photo of Myron Anderson, health resource advocate manager, at the Annual Fall Health Festival. – http://www.tulsaworld.com/uploaded_photos/affordable-care/image_b309d3a6-1b6c-500f-bd3e-f926471dae89.html

 

November 8 – Tulsa World – “Affordable Care (Act enrollment)” photo – There is a photo of Joyce Segovia, patient access representative, visiting with a client about health care enrollment at the Annual Fall Health Festival – http://www.tulsaworld.com/uploaded_photos/affordable-care/image_8d6c5498-f51b-5c1b-823a-70c2b145bd36.html

November 10 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC), 6 p.m. news broadcast – Grace Burke, director of geriatric programs, was interviewed about the upcoming Marketplace enrollment process.

 

November 12 and 13 – KJRH Channel 2 (NBC), Nov. 12, 5p.m. and 10p.m.; Nov. 13, AM)Myron Anderson, health resource advocate manager, was interviewed by Cathy Tatom on the subject of the Marketplace enrollment program

November 14 – Albuquerque (New Mexico) Journal – “Health care enrollment begins Saturday” – http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OK_HEALTH_CARE_OKLAHOMA_OKOL-?SITE=NMALJ&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

November 12 – Associated Press – Myron Anderson, health resource advocate manager, was interviewed by Justin Juozapavicius on the topic of the Marketplace enrollment program.

 

November 14 – Tulsa World (Friday edition; Front page) – “Enrollment for ACA plans starts Saturday” – Myron Anderson, health resource advocate manager, was interviewed by Michael Overall on the topic of the Marketplace enrollment program – http://www.tulsaworld.com/enrollment-to-begin-saturday-for-second-year-of-affordable-care/article_f2aab8de-fbe4-53d9-bbc8-885d682d7edd.html

 

November 14 – KWGS 89.5FM – Myron Anderson, health resource advocate manager, was interviewed by Matt Trotter regarding the Marketplace enrollment process.

 

November 14 – KRMG 740AM (website)“Health care enrollment begins Saturday” by Associated Presshttp://www.krmg.com/ap/ap/oklahoma/health-care-enrollment-begins-saturday/nh64C/

 

November 14 – Albuquerque (New Mexico) Journal – “Health care enrollment begins Saturday” – http://hosted.ap.org/dynamic/stories/O/OK_HEALTH_CARE_OKLAHOMA_OKOL-?SITE=NMALJ&SECTION=HOME&TEMPLATE=DEFAULT

November 14 – Durant Democrat – “Health care enrollment begins Saturday” – http://www.durantdemocrat.com/news/news/150539890/Health-care-enrollment-begins-Saturday

November 14 – Muskogee Phoenix – “Health care enrollment begins Saturday” – http://www.muskogeephoenix.com/news/oklahoma_news/health-care-open-enrollment-to-begin-today/article_3dbc34be-6c93-11e4-afbf-934e2812b04a.html

November 14 – Poteau Daily News – “Health care enrollment begins Saturday” –http://www.poteaudailynews.com/content/health-care-enrollment-begins-saturday

November 14 – sNewsi – “Health care enrollment begins Saturday” – http://snewsi.com/20141115/AP+Oklahoma

November 17 and 18 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC) (4p.m., 5p.m. and 6p.m. news broadcast and Nov. 18 in the a.m.) – Anchor Charles Ely interviewed Myron Anderson, health resource advocate manager, regarding Marketplace enrollment – http://www.ktul.com/clip/10859781/affordable-health-care-enrollment-has-begun

November 22 – American Heart Association sponsors Vestido Rojo conference at the Renaissance Hotel and Convention Center. The conference targeted 250 Latina/Hispanic women.

 

November 30 – Tulsa WorldMorton names Michael Montague as chief medical officer and Susan Mehnert-Kay as chief of family medicine and site director for the Teaching Health Center Family Medicine Residency program – http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/businesspeople/health-michael-montague-morton-comprehensive-health-services/article_56ea4a62-047a-51db-b05b-01f3a89b6960.html, and http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/businesspeople/health-michael-montague-morton-comprehensive-health-services/article_56ea4a62-047a-51db-b05b-01f3a89b6960.html, and

 

http://www.tulsaworld.com/eedition/page-e/page_67d651eb-885c-5490-b1e6-33eded524756.html

October 2014

 

October 1 – City of Tulsa posted directional signage at and near the three (3) major intersections (Pine and Peoria, Pine and Lansing, and Pine and Martin Luther King Boulevard) for our new patients and visitors to Morton

 

October 1 – Tulsa World – “NewView Oklahoma named overall award winner at Champions of Health (and MCHS was named Champion of the Uninsured) – http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/health/newview-oklahoma-named-overall-award-winner-at-champions-of-health/article_2f4a0031-0ae4-51b8-bef6-8a23da14b36b.html

 

October 7 – Legislative tour of Midtown Homeless Health Center with Dr. Kathy LaFortune of Cong. Jim Bridenstine’s office with Dr. Laura Dempsey-Polan, Joe Taddei, Janice Mason and Jerry Goodwin

 

October 11Coalition of Hispanic Organizations Health Fair and Community Services event at St. Thomas More Catholic Church, 2720 S. 129th E. Ave.

 

October 21 – Tulsa World – “Impact Tulsa 2014 Community Impact Baseline Report” (Susan Savage, senior director of philanthropic development, assisted in the production of the report) – http://www.tulsaworld.com/impact-tulsa-community-impact-baseline-report/pdf_8b671a20-b157-562a-a289-8fbb619b0182.html

 

October 23 – Posting of the Nov. 8 Annual Fall Health Festival details in area news publications and community calendars (KJRH Channel 2 (NBC), KOTV Channel 6 (CBS), KOED Channel 11, Tulsa World and on other community calendars

 

October 26Tulsa World – Martha Rains, certified ADvantage case manager, was published in the Business People section – http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/businesspeople/health-martha-rains-morton-comprehensive-health-services/article_89947b6a-22a7-5b85-b3cb-f527fcd9aa93.html

 

October 26 – Tulsa World – Political Notebook – “Medical blues” featuring remarks made by John M. Silva, CEO, before a state legislative committee – http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/government/political-notebook/article_a4f3dfcf-76da-5a15-837c-2adacb40ed4a.html

 

October 27 – KJRH Channel 2 (NBC) – Reporter Steven Romo covered a story on the press release from St. Rep. Emily Virgin. The title of the press release was “Refusal to Accept Federal Funds Adversely Affects Oklahomans’ Health and Is Costly for Hospitals.”

 


September 2014

September 5 – Tulsa Area United Way Day of Caring – Community volunteers and MCHS employees washed buses at the Transportation building. Dr. Laura Dempsey-Polan, vice president of community advancement, joined by Ida Ivey provided a presentation, tour and lunch for the six (6) community volunteers during their visit.

September 5 – Tulsa Community College – TCC Spanish Medical Interpreting class visited MCHS for a lecture and tour provided by Cassie Clayton, chief nursing officer.

September 7 – Tulsa World – “Becky J. Frank: Listen to me, Billy, help is available” (MCHS is suggested as a resource among others for individuals battling mental health issues)

http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/readersforum/becky-j-frank-listen-to-me-billy-help-is-available/article_1aa3f881-6387-553f-af4e-582c8441e921.html

September 12 – Tulsa County Commission – CEO John M. Silva made a presentation before the County Commissioners on the current activities at Morton.

September 17KWGS 89.5FM – David Blatt, executive director of the Oklahoma Policy Institute, addressed elected officials, foundation representatives and community leaders at a Morton Health Foundation luncheon

September 19 – Morton representatives attended The Conversation with former Amb. Edward Perkins at the Tulsa Country Club. The luncheon event was hosted by Community Partners Fund. It was an opportunity to introduce Susan Savage to local musician Taylor Hanson and his father, Walker. There are potential opportunities to partnering with Taylor Hanson and others on the project.

September 20 – Morton employees, including Maiuri Ranchhod, Joe Taddei, Janice Mason and Jerry Goodwin, volunteered to serve lunch at the Salvation Army downtown, 102 N. Denver.

September 27 – Tulsa World – “Racing for a cure” (Editorial) MCHS was mentioned as a grant recipient of the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure) – http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/editorials/tulsa-world-editorial-racing-for-a-cure/article_812fa798-2af0-5828-97d3-e6ff76257d54.html

September 29 – Tulsa World“Next health plan enrollment nears – People who want health insurance or want to make changes can do so beginning Nov. 15” (Online title: “Next health insurance enrollment period begins Nov. 15”) – Interview with Myron Anderson on the Marketplace enrollment/reenrollment process – http://www.tulsaworld.com/newshomepage3/next-health-insurance-enrollment-period-begins-nov/article_68cb06ac-426f-5992-b6e0-04c771c25b99.html

September 30 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC) Reporter Ethan Calloway interviewed Myron Anderson, health resource advocate manager,on the subject of the upcoming Affordable Care Act/Marketplace insurance enrollment process.

 


August 2014

 

August 1 – El Nacional De Tulsa“Sebe ubicada al Este de Tulsa atiende a población latina – Clínica Morton Ofrece Servicios Y Programas En Español” – the article introduced OB/GYN Dr. Alejandro Lozano and discussed the expanded women’s health and teen friendly services at East Tulsa – (For the video interview, see http://youtu.be/nsnjA_zdB1Q)

 

August 1 – State of Oklahoma – Morton received a proclamation from the State of Oklahoma proclaiming National Health Center Week, Aug. 10-16, 2014.

 

August 3 – Tulsa World – Editorial “Medical bills – Fair, timely funding for FQHCs” – http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/editorials/tulsa-world-editorial-adequate-timely-funding-needed-for-health-care/article_98816e1c-d5cb-53f7-93be-81fc069290a2.html

 

August 4 – City of Bartlesville City Council – Morton received a proclamation from the City of Bartlesville proclaiming National Health Center Week, Aug. 10-16, 2014.

 

August 4 – City of Nowata City Council – Morton received a proclamation from the City of Nowata proclaiming National Health Center Week, Aug. 10-16, 2014.

 

August 5 – Tulsa Business Journal – “Champions of Health winners selected” – http://journalrecord.com/2014/08/05/champions-of-health-winners-selected-health-care-3/

 

August 7 – City of Tulsa City Council –Morton received a proclamation from the City of Tulsa proclaiming National Health Center Week, Aug. 10-16, 2014.

 

August 7 – KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) – Interview with Maria Fosburg, director of nursing, and J. C. Dunn, manager of the dental department, on “Live Tulsa” to promote the upcoming National Health Center Week events and activities

 

August 7 – City of Tulsa City Council –Morton received a proclamation from the City of Tulsa proclaiming National Health Center Week, Aug. 10-16, 2014.

 

August 7 and 10 – Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise – “Morton offers back-to-school events for National Health Center Week” – http://examiner-enterprise.com/sections/living/features/morton-offers-back-school-events-national-health-center-week.html

August 7 – The Oklahoma Eagle – “Morton celebrates National Health Center Week, August 10-16, 2014”

 

August 12 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC) – Interview with Jerry Goodwin, director of communications, on “Good Day Tulsa” regarding National Health Center Week events and activities – on the station’s website – http://www.ktul.com/story/26259276/national-health-center-week

 

August 12 – KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) – Interview with Cassie Clayton, chief nursing officer, on “Tulsa Live” to publicize National Health Center Week events and activities

 

August 13 – Tulsa World – Letter to the Editor – “Fund health care” by John M. Silva – http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/letters/letter-to-the-editor-funding-needed-for-health-care/article_ed435b50-d1c4-5d2f-9574-ccbd41758d63.html

 

August 13 – KXTD 1530AM (QueBuena) – Interview with promotoras Dora Quiñonesand Maria E. Nunez-Hernandez to inform the community about National Health Center Week events and activities, especially at the East Tulsa Family Health Center

 

August 13 – KTUZ 1270AM (LaZ) – Interview with promotoras Dora Quiñonesand Maria E. Nunez-Hernandezto inform the community about National Health Center Week events and activities, especially at the East Tulsa Family Health Center

 

August 14 – Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise – “Let’s provide affordable and accessible health care for all” (editorial) – http://examiner-enterprise.com/living/columnists/let-s-provide-affordable-and-accessible-health-care-all

 

August 15 – KXTD 1530AM (QueBuena) – Interview with promotoras Dora Quiñonesand Maria E. Nunez-Hernandezto inform the community about National Health Center Week events and activities, especially at the East Tulsa Family Health Center

 

August 15 – KTUZ 1270AM (LaZ) – Interview with promotoras Dora Quiñonesand Maria E. Nunez-Hernandezto inform the community about National Health Center Week events and activities, especially at the East Tulsa Family Health Center

 

August 15 – KXTD 1530AM (QueBuena) – Live interview with promotoras Dora Quiñones and Maria E. Nunez-Hernandezat the East Tulsa Family Health Center event during National Health Center Week events and activities


July 2014

July 3 – Meeting with KTUL Channel 8 (ABC) Reporter Kim Jackson about the upcoming National Health Center Week and partnering with her organization to promote a run/walk during the week.

July 6 – Tulsa World – Jeri Potter, director of health information management, was profiled in the Business People section. She was recently named to serve as a member of the Health Information Management Program Advisory Council at Briarcliff College in Bethpage, NY – http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/businesspeople/morton-comprehensive-health-services-jeri-potter/article_276d18f4-794a-5ecd-b6e4-7f3e2c9fc42b.html

 

July 7 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC) – Interview with MCHS CEO John M. Silva with program host Keith Taylor on “Good Day Tulsa.” The topic was the expanded women and teen friendly services at East Tulsa.

 

July 27 – Tulsa WorldMCHS CEOJohn M. Silva was profiled in the Business People section. He was appointed to serve on the National Association of Community Health Centers Region VI board of directors – http://www.tulsaworld.com/business/businesspeople/health-john-m-silva-morton-comprehensive-health-services/article_3c5b9bde-3b7f-5d4c-b9b0-42b1693e4567.html

 

July 28 – Tulsa World“Federally Qualified Health Centers balk at payment cuts, delay” –

http://www.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest/federally-qualified-health-centers-balk-at-payment-cuts-delay/article_f7e20461-e313-57d4-8405-d78219904a66.html

 

July 28 – Posted information on area Community Calendars including KJRH Channel 2 (NBC), KOKI Channel 23 (FOX), KOTV Channel 6 (CBS), Tulsa World, Our Voice, etc. to promote National Health Center Week events and activities, Aug. 10-16

 

July 31KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) – Chief Meteorologist James Aydelott presented a weather safety workshop to all employees during a Safety Fair at MCHS.


June 2014

June edition – Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers (including Union Boundary, Midtown Monitor, Jenks District Gazette, Broken Arrow Express, Owasso Rambler and Bixby Breeze)“Morton Announces Foundation” photo and cutline featuring MCHS CEO John M. Silva, Dr. Mary Anne McCaffree and Susan Savage, consultant and senior director of philanthropic development

 

June 4 – The Journal Record – “Morton, Scholl team up to test hearing” by Kirby Lee Davis, Tulsa Bureau Chief – http://journalrecord.com/2014/06/03/morton-scholl-team-up-to-test-hearing-general-news/

 

June 10 – The Journal Record – “Morton expands teen, women’s services” – http://journalrecord.com/2014/06/10/morton-expands-teen-womens-services/

 

June 11 – KJRH Channel 2 (NBC) – Cassie Clayton, chief nursing officer, was interviewed by Reporter/Associate Multi-Media Journalist Rico Bush on the subject of expanded women and teen-friendly services at East Tulsa. (The program was rebroadcast on June 12 in the morning news segments.)

 

June 15 – Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise – “Morton Comprehensive Health Center marks milestone 1st year in Bartlesville” – http://examiner-enterprise.com/living/features/morton-comprehensive-health-center-marks-milestone-1st-year-bartlesville

June 16 – Associated Press – developed an article, “Tulsa Nonprofits to Expand Services to Women, Teens,” and distributed it through its newswire (and was posted on KWGS 89.5FM website among other media outlets) –  http://publicradiotulsa.org/post/tulsa-nonprofit-expand-services-women-teens

 

June 17 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC) – Dr. Laura Dempsey-Polan, chief of community and systems development, was interviewed by Reporter Kim Jackson on the expanded women and teen-friendly services at East Tulsa. (The interview was broadcast again on June 18 on the station’s morning program.)

 

June 19 – KWGS 89.5FM – Dr. Laura Dempsey-Polan, chief of community and systems development, was interviewed by Reporter Jesika Byerly on the expanded women and teen-friendly services at East Tulsa.

 

June 20 – Tulsa World – “Morton’s east location expands services for women” – Dr. Laura Dempsey-Polan, chief of community and systems development, was interviewed by Reporter Shannon Muchmore – http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/health/morton-s-east-location-expands-services-for-women/article_62af2cda-1191-5b43-b812-5fb584ac597e.html

 

June 24 – Meeting with Al Berrios, local sales manager, and Sarah Stinnett, account manager, of KUTU Channel 25, Telemundo 25.2 television and LaZ 1270AM with Ron Owens of Phame Marketing regarding the East Tulsa expanded women’s health and teen friendly services.

 

June 26 – KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) – Interview with OB/GYN Dr. Alejandro Lozano with KC Lupp on “Great Day Green Country.” The topic was the East Tulsa expanded women and teen friendly services – http://bcove.me/fl9njv1c


May 2014

May 1 – Associated Press – AP Correspondent Justin Juozapavicius interviewed Grace Burke, director of senior outreach and education, regarding the HHS press release “Enrollment in the Health Insurance Marketplace totals over 8 million people”- http://www.hhs.gov/news/press/2014pres/05/20140501a.html. The AP article, “69K in Oklahoma enrolled in new insurance plans appeared on the AP Wire, including The Norman Transcript other AP members news outlets.

May 1 – Daily Journal (Franklin, Ind.) – “69,221 Oklahoman have chosen a health plan on the new insurance markets under health overhaul” – http://www.dailyjournal.net/view/story/5c2ff7a2e93948eb843efeb102faf7eb/OK–Heath-Overhaul-Oklahoma/#.U2Z-Ehz8HLk

May 1 – KRMG 740AM website “69K in Oklahoma enrolled in new insurance plans” – http://www.krmg.com/ap/ap/oklahoma/69221-in-okla-enrolled-in-new-insurance-plans/nfmzh/

May 1 – Muskogee Phoenix – “69K in state enrolled in new plans” – http://www.muskogeephoenix.com/statenews/x1535587244/69K-in-state-enrolled-in-new-plans

May 2Tulsa World – “Morton creates foundation to provide philanthropic support” – http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/health/morton-comprehensive-health-services-creates-foundation-to-provide-philanthropic-support/article_f71dbe98-0770-51b8-9b04-5bb3cb13db19.html

May 2 – Top News Today.org – “69K in Oklahoma enrolled in new insurance plans” – http://www.topnewstoday.org/69k+in+oklahoma+enrolled+in+new+insurance+plans,+may+1/search/18/ (Norman Transcript article circulated on website)

May 2 – Oklahoma Newswire – “69K in Oklahoma enrolled in new insurance plans” – (highlighted AP article in the The Norman Transcript and KRMG 740AM)

May 2 – The Norman Transcript – “69K in Oklahoma enrolled in new insurance plans” – Grace Burke, director of senior outreach and education, was quoted in the news article – http://www.normantranscript.com/headlines/x2117367277/69K-in-Oklahoma-enrolled-in-new-insurance-plans

May 2 – Oklahoma Newswire – “69K in Oklahoma enrolled in new insurance plans” – (highlighted AP article in the Norman Transcript and KRMG 740AM)

May 2 – Tulsa World – “Over 69,000 Oklahomans sign up for Affordable Care Act – More than half of those who enrolled are women, statistics show” – Reporter Shannon Muchmore interviewed Grace Burke, director of senior outreach and education – http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/health/over-oklahomans-sign-up-for-affordable-care-act/article_2f767446-58ce-5eb9-9025-feb70b79dd08.html

May 2 – KTUL Channel 8 (ABC), 10 p.m. broadcast – “The State of the Affordable Care Act” Grace Burke, director of senior outreach and education, was interviewed by Reporter Ethan Calloway regarding the response at Morton since the ACA enrollment has ended and people have been coming to Morton with insurance coverage now – http://www.ktul.com/video?clipId=10121030&autostart=true

May 2 – Tulsa World – “Morton Comprehensive Health Services creates foundation to provide philanthropic support” – Reporter Shannon Muchmore interviewed Susan Savage, consultant and senior director of philanthropic development – http://www.tulsaworld.com/news/health/morton-comprehensive-health-services-creates-foundation-to-provide-philanthropic-support/article_f71dbe98-0770-51b8-9b04-5bb3cb13db19.html

May 3 – Tulsa World – Editorial – “New Morton Health Foundation offers new means of meeting an old mission” – http://www.tulsaworld.com/opinion/editorials/tulsa-world-editorial-new-morton-helath-foundation-offers-new-means/article_ed878de1-95c8-5890-bfc3-779ea25e0178.html

May 9 – El Nacional De Tulsa – “¡Bienvenida! – Morton Lanza Fundación Dedicada A La Salud” (“We welcome! – Morton launches Foundation dedicated to health”) – http://www.ifoldsflip.com/i/310116/3

May 15 – The Oklahoma Eagle – “Moton Site Re Animation Project – Moves to Fateful Sight”

May 20 – Tulsa World – MCHS CEO John Silva was interviewed by Ziva Branstetter on the topic of the proposed cuts in Medicaid payments and cuts in benefits, including a cap on visits to FQHCs. This is most likely because of a flat budget received by OHCA as part of the state budget deal.

May 21 – KJRH Channel 2 (NBC) – Interview with Dr. Laura Dempsey-Polan, chief of community and systems development, with Cathy Tatom about what a family should do when faced with a difficult medical issue and the need for the appropriate health care. (We have been working on a case involving a child who has dysphagia and has a need for a special lactose high-calorie formula.)

May 21 – The Tulsa Voice – Meeting with Natasha Ball, editor of The Tulsa Voice (http://www.thetulsavoice.com/Digital-Edition/; successor newspaper to Urban Tulsa) – Topic: Overview of MCHS services and discussion of future news topics and tour of Morton. (In the meeting will be J. Goodwin)

May 22 – The Journal Record – “Shock to the system: Health Centers at risk after uncompensated care fund runs dry” – Meeting with Kirby Davis, Tulsa Bureau chief of The Journal Record (www.journalrecord.com) – Topic: MCHS services and architecture and construction of MCHS at Lansing Park and discussion of future news topics and tour of Morton (In the meeting were MCHS CEO John M. Silva and Jerry Goodwin, director of communications) – http://journalrecord.com/2014/05/22/shocks-to-the-system-health-centers-at-risk-after-uncompensated-care-fund-runs-dry-health-care/

May 23 – KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) – 12 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.Meeting with Jonathan McCall, weekend evening news anchor/reporter with KOKI Channel 23 (FOX) (http://www.fox23.com/default.aspx) – Topic: Overview of MCHS services and tour of Morton (In the meeting will be MCHS CEO John M. Silva and Jerry Goodwin, director of communications)

May 24 – KJRH Channel 2 (NBC)– Interview with Susan Savage, consultant and senior director of philanthropic development, with Steven Romo, weekend AM anchor, on the subject of the Morton Health Foundation and MCHS services. Additional persons to appear in the interview segment were Courtney Abernathy and Patricia Perkins –http://www.kjrh.com/news/local-news/historic-tulsa-clinic-developing-new-solutions-for-treating-growing-number-of-patients

May 24 – Greater Tulsa Reporter Newspapers (including Union Boundary, Midtown Monitor, Jenks District Gazette, Broken Arrow Express, Owasso Rambler and Bixby Breeze) – “Morton Health Accredited” – http://gtrnews.com/greater-tulsa-reporter/12779/morton-health-accredited

May 30 – The Journal Record – “These Walls: Morton Comprehensive Health Services” by Kirby Lee Davis, Tulsa Bureau Chief – http://journalrecord.com/2014/05/30/these-walls-morton-comprehensive-health-services-real-estate/

May 30 – OETA Channel 11 (PBS) – “Oklahoma News Report” – Interview with Dr. Susan Mehnert on the topic of women’s health and changes that are occurring in life expectancy. Dr. Mehnert made comments on the reasons why women’s health is being adversely affected in Oklahoma. Dr. Mehnert was one of several in the community that was interviewed. For your information and according to the reporter, there were two reports released by the National Institute of Health and The Center for American Progress on the topic. (The interview also was rebroadcast on May 31 and June 1.)