Embassy Suites Opens Newest Property in Oklahoma City 

Embassy Suites Hotels, the Hilton Worldwide brand of upscale all-suite hotels, announced today the opening of Embassy Suites Oklahoma City Downtown/Medical Center. Located in the heart of the metropolis, this new-build hotel marks the third Embassy Suites property in the Sooner State. The full service hotel offers 195 two-room guest suites and over 10,000 square feet of meeting space. Travelers will find flavors to match any palate at the new on-site restaurant, E.S. Founders, led by Executive Chef Andrew Black.  To read the entire article, click here.

Blood Donors Sought To Save Lives - March 7

Blood donors with Oklahoma Blood Institute (OBI) at Bass Pro Shop can give the priceless gift of life to patients in our area without spending a dime. A blood drive will occur Saturday, Mar 7, from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., Bloodmobile.  To read the entire article, click here.

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February 2015

In 1965, five Oklahoma business leaders took a group to Houston to tour the Texas Medical Center. This dream to build a world class medical complex has transformed into one of the top economic engines of the state and region. Fifty years later, the Oklahoma Health Center is continuing to thrive. Currently, cranes are on the campus again for new construction. The Oklahoma Health Center Foundation will be celebrating this golden anniversary - where a dream became reality - throughout 2015. 

OMRF scientist honored by American Heart Association

The American Heart Association has presented Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist Hong Chen, Ph.D., with its Established Investigator Award. To read the entire article, click here.

Data Supports the Need for Veteran Suicide Prevention 

With a strong military presence in Oklahoma, veterans’ health issues impact more than 300,000 Oklahomans.  The men and women who have served in the military may face different health challenges than the general population, including higher rates of suicide. From 2005 to 2012, veteran suicide deaths increased by 34 percent in Oklahoma with an average of 127 veterans dying each year by suicide. According to a report released by the Oklahoma State Department of Health, there were more than 1,000 veteran suicides over this eight-year time frame. To read the entire article, click here.

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