Thousands Raised for Stroke Awareness

May 25, 2016

OKLAHOMA CITY - Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City's NeuroScience Institute has been presented with a check worth nearly $3,000 raised from a recent art show presented by Oklahoma Artists Invitational. The nonprofit, led by president Jan J. Smith, organizes a number of exhibits featuring local artists. Proceeds support stroke prevention and treatment programs at Mercy. Since the inception of Oklahoma Artists Invitational, more than $10,000 has been donated to Mercy and stroke awareness. 

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From left: Dr. Richard V. Smith, medical director of Mercy's NeuroScience Insitute; Kay Oliver, executive director of philanthropy at Mercy; Jan J. Smith, Oklahoma Artists Invitational

From left: Dr. Richard V. Smith, medical director of Mercy's NeuroScience Insitute; Kay Oliver, executive director of philanthropy at Mercy; Jan J. Smith, Oklahoma Artists Invitational

 

Mercy, named one of the top five large U.S. health systems in 2017 by Truven, an IBM Watson Health company, serves millions annually. Mercy includes 44 acute care and specialty (heart, children’s, orthopedic and rehab) hospitals, more than 700 physician practices and outpatient facilities, 40,000 co-workers and more than 2,000 Mercy Clinic physicians in Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri and Oklahoma. Mercy also has outreach ministries in Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi and Texas. 

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