El Reno News Releases

January 24, 2017

What You Need to Know About Winter Illnesses

Although spring is on the horizon, winter still packs a punch for respiratory illnesses.
January 17, 2017

Make Your New Year’s Resolutions Stick

Research suggests nearly half of the U.S. population makes a New Year’s resolution each year, but only 1 in 4 actually go on to keep it. So how do you join those elite few that see their resolutions through? Let’s start by looking at what resolutions we’re making and determine if we’re setting ourselves up for failure before the New Year even begins.
December 23, 2016

Nurse Turned Patient Inspires Others through Battle with Cancer

This holiday season, Susan Abrahamsen says she is especially grateful. In addition to having a loving family and a successful 30-year career in health care, Abrahamsen is a breast cancer survivor.
November 30, 2016

Hiring Event Scheduled at Mercy

Mercy is hiring for 37 positions in El Reno, Kingfisher and Guthrie at a hiring event on Wed., Dec. 7 at Mercy Hospital El Reno
September 29, 2016

Hundreds Attend Mercy High School Career Day

Assisting in a mock birth, stitching up after surgery and using a tourniquet to treat a trauma “patient” were just a few of the hands-on, interactive experiences students participated in during Mercy High School Career Exploration Day in Oklahoma City this week.
September 23, 2016

Mercy Sweeps Nurse of the Year Awards

A number of Mercy nurses were recently honored at the 2016 March of Dimes Nurse of the Year awards banquet which celebrated nursing excellence in Oklahoma. All winners and finalists were nominated by patients, families and colleagues in 18 different categories.
September 12, 2016

Haggins Named Medical Director of Local Nonprofit

Haggins will continue her work with Mercy while serving as medical director for Center of Family Love, a nonprofit organization that provides care to adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities.
September 2, 2016

Mercy Doc Sets Record Straight on Mammography

Early detection of breast cancer is critical. Yet efforts to cut back on mammography or even stop screening altogether have been gaining ground in the medical community's decades-long debate over testing and treatment.
July 15, 2016

Sister’s Legacy Lives on through New Cancer Center

More than 30 years after her death, Mercy honors the final wish of Sister Mary Coletta Massoth with the opening of the Mercy Cancer Center. A visionary, there is one word used often to describe Sister Coletta.