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Health Care in Edmond Oklahoma
OU Medical Center Edmond

OU Medical Center Edmond continues its tradition of providing Edmond citizens with quality care close to home. 2018 was a monumental year for OU Medicine, Inc. as the enterprise converted to a locally owned and operated not-for-profit health system committed to providing Oklahomans with access to advanced medical care close to home. OU Medicine’s Stephenson Cancer Center earned the National Cancer Institute’s highest rating in 2018 and ranks among the top two percent of all cancer facilities nationwide. This designation means Oklahomans no longer have to travel out of state for cutting-edge cancer treatment and research.

Closer to home, OU Medical Center Edmond works to combine the best in academic medicine with the accessibility of a community hospital. The 86-bed facility specializes in surgical procedures not normally found in community hospitals including robotic surgery, advanced urology procedures, sinus cavity procedures, complex orthopedics, thoracic surgery and colorectal surgery. The goal to bring the best physicians to Edmond so that patients and their families can stay in their community for their medical needs.

Recent additions to the roster of services offered at OU Medical Center Edmond include a new Interventional Cardiac Cath Lab, which opened in late 2017. Utilizing advanced technology, the interventional cath lab allows physicians to complete a variety of procedures – from cardiology to pain management – that would normally require a trip to a larger hospital.

To assist aging adults in living their healthiest lives, a number of senior-friendly initiatives recently launched at the hospital including the Senior Friendly ER, which not only provides for the physical needs of the patient, but also the emotional and after-care needs as well. The outpatient behavioral health program, THRIVE, assists adults 55 and older who need additional emotional support as they work on behavioral health issues.

OU Medical Center Edmond looks forward to another year of growth in 2019 with new physicians, surgeries and services joining the portfolio of health options available at the hospital. As part of the OU Medicine family, we are proud of the role we serve in caring for our fellow Oklahomans.

For more information on OU Medical Center Edmond, its services and capabilities, and the OU Medicine family, visit www.oumedicine.com.

INTEGRIS Health Edmond

Located just off I-35, on 40 wooded acres, INTEGRIS Health Edmond connects you with the finest physicians and a complete staff of experienced health care professionals – all right here where you live. “Where hospitality meets health care,” is the hospital motto, which is reflected in INTEGRIS Health Edmond’s top tier patient satisfaction scores.

Whether you’re looking to develop a relationship with a primary care doctor, you want the best in women’s services or even if the unthinkable happens and you need an emergency department you can trust, you will find it here.

Originally opened in 2011, the campus is currently expanding to meet the needs of its growing community. The hospital will grow from a 143,000-square-foot facility to 304,000 square feet with the addition of 64 new patient rooms for a total of 104 including medical surgical, ICU and labor and delivery. The expansion includes additional surgery suites, enlarged cath lab, two additional ER exam rooms for a total of 19 and a helipad allowing greater access for patients in rural communities who require a higher level of care.

The technologically advanced patient rooms are equipped with smart beds, nurse call system and a laptop mounted adjacent to the bed for all medical documentation. The paperless environment is both environmentally conscious and enhances staff efficiency

Designed with hospitality in mind, all rooms feature large windows with views of the picturesque grounds, a television, comfortable sofa sleepers and bedding for overnight visitors, a safe for valuables and room service dining. A representative from the INTEGRIS Retail Pharmacy will visit prior to discharge and will fill prescriptions before patients go home. The dedicated hospitalist team provides consistent inpatient care including coordinating care with on-site sub-specialty support.

The Intensive Care Unit at INTEGRIS Health Edmond is equipped with advanced monitoring systems to provide comprehensive care for critically ill patients. ICU patients are continuously monitored and cared for by experienced, specially-trained nurses and physicians. With these critical care services available in the Edmond hospital, families are able to be near patients during care.

INTEGRIS Health Edmond is the only hospital in Edmond that offers complete labor and delivery services. The Women’s Center is a certified Baby Friendly facility. The expansion will nearly double the size of the Women’s Center. Features include a Level 2 Special Care nursery for babies with short-term health issues, dedicated C-section suite, triage rooms, lactation services including a weekly support group, and child birth classes.

Patients and their families come to Edmond for their surgical needs not only because of the technologically advanced facility, equipment and convenient parking, but also for the personal care proudly provided by the quality staff. INTEGRIS has exceptionally skilled board-certified surgeons operating at our Edmond hospital providing specialized surgical care focusing on both safety and comfort for every patient.

Surgical Services include general; orthopedic; gynecology; female pelvic medicine and reconstructive surgery; general and female urology; ophthalmology; and ear, nose and throat. “Where hospitality meets health care,” is the INTEGRIS motto, which is reflected in INTEGRIS Health Edmond’s patient satisfaction on facial plastic surgery, brachytherapy for prostate cancer, pain management and endoscopy.

Additionally, primary care clinics are located on-campus and throughout Edmond and the metro OKC area.

The INTEGRIS Jim Thorpe Outpatient Rehabilitation Clinic offers comprehensive outpatient services that serve to return functionally impaired individuals to healthy, independent lives. The clinic is thoughtfully designed with private treatment rooms, the latest equipment and a therapeutic pool to meet the diverse needs of patients.

The Arcadia Trails Center for Addiction Recovery is scheduled to open its doors in spring 2019 and will include 40 beds, allowing individuals a place to fight substance disorders. Located on the Integris Health Edmond campus, the facility will be near the I-35 and I-44 junction, making it accessible to Oklahomans seeking help from anywhere in the region. The facility will focus on offering innovative treatment for addiction including treatment for underlying trauma that may trigger the addiction. The 60,000-square-foot facility will also feature an outpatient treatment area and conference center. Patients will receive treatment from addiction psychiatrists, social workers, nurses, dieticians, clergy, psychologists and therapists. More in-depth than current services offered in the state, Arcadia Trails will offer individualized treatment programs extending between 60 and 90 days.

INTEGRIS Health Edmond is located on the east side of I-35 between 2nd and 15th at 4801 INTEGRIS Pkwy. For more information, call (405) 657-3000 or visit www.integrisok.com/Edmond.

MERCY

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems for the third consecutive year by IBM Watson, is serves the Edmond community with convenient access for its residents and visitors. Mercy’s vast network of hospitals, clinics and specialty care spans statewide and in Edmond alone, Mercy has more than 500 coworkers dedicated to compassionate care and exceptional service.

Mercy’s 10 Edmond locations includes its Mercy Edmond I-35 campus, where primary care physicians, specialists, outpatient surgery, imaging, therapy services, pharmacy and fitness are all accessible to patients in one convenient location. The Edmond I-35 campus is currently expanding with a new, comprehensive primary care facility and full-service emergency department projected to open in September 2019. Mercy will recruit 16 new primary care providers to this multi-million-dollar expansion project. Specialists in cardiology, ear, nose and throat, gastroenterology, obstetrics and gynecology, orthopedics, pain management and surgery will continue serving patients in the existing facility.

Mercy-GoHealth has opened its first Edmond location at Covell and Kelly, which offers urgent care services for adults and children ages 6 months and older. Online check-in and pre-registration ensure patients access providers quickly and minimize time in the waiting room. Mercy-GoHealth offers immediate care for non-life-threatening ailments like cold and flu symptoms, cuts and burns, sports injuries, sprains and strains with lab services and mobile X-rays. Mercy-GoHealth will be opening a second Edmond location in early 2019.

Also serving the Edmond community is Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City, recognized for the third year as an IBM Watson 100 Top Hospital in the U.S. Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City is one of the first 15 health facilities in the nation to earn the prestigious Advanced Certification for Comprehensive Stroke Centers from The Joint Commission and the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association. This is a certification Mercy earned based on its contributions to stroke research, improving outcomes for patients, and for its ability to treat even the most complex stroke cases.

Mercy’s Coletta Building is the prime location for breast health, cancer treatment and research. The facility provides oncology services in one destination for the convenience of its patients. The Mercy Rehabilitation Hospital in Oklahoma City offers inpatient rehabilitation services for patients recovering from stroke, brain or spinal-cord injuries, amputations, complex orthopedic injuries and many other conditions.

For more information about Mercy, visit mercy.net.