Workplace shortages are hitting almost every industry, from short staffing in restaurants and other service industries to even more critical n…
Between 8,500 and 10,500 Oklahomans died, he said, noting Coweta, Pryor and Wagoner have comparable population numbers. “So which disaster in the state’s history compares to losing the entire population of a city of the size that I just listed?”
The recent removal of the only two physicians from the Oklahoma Health Care Authority Board of Directors prioritizes political power over quality health care coverage, the editorial says.
The move appears to be the latest in Stitt's unbending determination to transition the state's Medicaid system, which is administered by the OHCA, to a privately managed model despite the opposition of much of the Legislature and medical community.
She said there is still much to discover about the link between nearsightedness and digital screen time, but said the pandemic has "accelerated what already was a boom of cases."
As if on cue, the CDC on Tuesday announced it has awarded the state $36 million to support local efforts to improve vaccine uptake, equity and access for people disproportionately affected by COVID-19.
OKSHINE Executive Director Carter Kimble said the move isn't an increase in cost, just a shifting of finances for an existing contract.
Dr. George Diaz said there likely will be enough vaccine produced in the next half year to reach herd immunity levels, but the question is whether enough people will get immunized as experts stave off misinformation and dogma.
Despite a wave of opposition television ads from a state doctors’ association, a bill to allow some nurses to administer anesthesia without su…
"That is not a negotiable point. That is really a demand on our part that it be pulled from the dispensaries," Jean Hausheer, a Lawton-based ophthalmologist who is president of the Oklahoma State Medical Association, told the Tulsa World Monday afternoon. The state Board of Health will vote Tuesday on whether to adopt the proposed emergency draft rules.