MUSKOGEE, OK – Delaine Bartsch, RN, BSN, MSN has been named Administrator of the Women’s and Children’s Center at EASTAR Health System’s East Campus. Delaine has extensive clinical and administrative background in neonatal, pediatric and maternal/child nursing care. Before joining EASTAR she served as Quality Management and Population Health Facilitator for the School of Community [...]
EASTAR’S Trauma Center has been recognized for outstanding performance and dedication to the highest standards of excellence from Saint Francis Hospital, Tulsa, for their efforts in saving the life of a severely injured trauma patient.
The C.T. Thompson, M.D. Award for Excellence in Trauma Care is given annually to individuals whose contribution to patient care exemplifies [...]
MUSKOGEE, OK, September 13, 2013) – James (Jim) D. Wells has been named Chief Quality Officer (CQO) at EASTAR Health System according to Tony Young, Chief Executive Officer.
As Chief Quality Officer, Wells provides oversight for the continuous improvement of quality measures and fulfillment toward regulatory, accreditation and compliance initiatives.
Wells brings extensive experience to EASTAR with [...]
New Unit Opens on Third Floor of EASTAR’s West Campus, Serving People 55+
MUSKOGEE, OK (September 3, 2013) – EASTAR Health System is opening a new inpatient care unit to provide behavioral health services for senior adults. EASTAR Senior Care opens on Monday, September 16. The public is invited to attend a ribbon-cutting ceremony and Open [...]
Free Screenings to be offered featuring cholesterol, glucose, blood pressure and PSA
MUSKOGEE, OK. August 13, 2013. EASTAR Health System will be hosting a free Men’s Health Fair on Thursday, September 19, with free screenings and risk assessments for cancer and heart disease. The event will take place from 5-9 p.m. on the east campus (formerly [...]
Experienced Healthcare Leader Starts September 3
MUSKOGEE, OK (August 12, 2013) – Scott Bailey has been named Chief Financial Officer (CFO) for EASTAR Health System (EHS), effective September 3, according to Tony Young, Chief Executive Officer.
A proven leader with more than 25 years of experience, Bailey moves to Muskogee from Palmer, Alaska, where he has been [...]
Dr. John Makipour Completes Mini-Fellowship at Cleveland Clinic
MUSKOGEE, OK (August 1, 2013) – EASTAR Health System is launching a new surgical weight loss service in August, following special training by Dr. John Makipour who completed a mini-fellowship at Cleveland Clinic. The EASTAR Center for Obesity Treatment officially opens this month.
“Our community is so fortunate to [...]
Glad to be back in the hospital setting TULSA, OK. July 24, 2013. Tony Young says being CEO of a hospital is a complex job. It’s like running a hotel and a restaurant along with all the surgical rooms and other special considerations. And he should know.
MUSKOGEE, OK (June 7, 2013) – Anthony R. “Tony” Young has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for EASTAR Health System (EHS) by the hospital’s Board of Trustees and Capella Healthcare, effective June 17. The announcement was made jointly today by Kathy Hewitt, Chairman of the hospital’s Board of Trustees, and Robert Wampler, President of [...]
MUSKOGEE, OK. May 1, 2013. An innovative, personalized online health information resource has been launched by EASTAR Health System.
Called My Health e-News, the new service allows subscribers to designate the health information they want to receive via several free services. “Our hospital is committed to improving the health of our community, and this new resource [...]