Hillcrest COVID-19 Call Center
Hillcrest HealthCare System has an established COVID-19 Call Center. Operators are available Monday - Friday, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. to answer patient questions, provide support and connect them to a provider. The Call Center line is 918-574-0920.

(918) 294-4000

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“Food is our common ground,” once famously said James Beard, founder and president of The James Beard Foundation and The James Beard Award – one of the highest honors for culinary professionals in the U.S. His comment was simple, but true and one the professionally trained, talented and experienced chefs and dietary staff of Hillcrest South believe is just as true in a hospital environment as it is in the home or at a restaurant.

I get a burning feeling in the middle of my chest.

Yes ___  No ___

I often have this burning feeling after a meal or at night.
Yes ___  No ___

This burning feeling gets worse when I lay down or bend over.
Yes ___  No ___

Over-the-counter medicines such as acid reducers or antacids help the burning go away.
Yes ___  No ___

I frequently regurgitate (burp up) my food. Yes ___  No ___

There is a bitter or sour taste in the back of my throat.
Yes ___  No ___

When patients hear the terms TED hose, or Thrombo-Embolic Deterrent Hose, and compression socks, they may think the two are interchangeable. They are in fact, two different types of compression garments for two different types of patients. In general, patients are prescribed one of the two for the treatment of various conditions, of which the most common are edema (fluid retention) and DVT (Deep Vein Thromboses, or blood clots). Having the right compression garment for the right condition can not only expedite healing, but also help to keep the patient safe.

In the spirit of October, Hillcest South dietitian Stephanie Harris, MS, RD/LD shared a skinny version of the Starbuck’s Pumpkin Spiced Latte with the News on 6, as a healthier alternative. Click here to watch this segment.

Skinny Pumpkin Spiced Latte

Hillcrest South dietitian Stephanie Harris, MS, RD/LD shares her homemade pesto recipe with us today on the blog.

Are you one of the estimated 30 million Americans suffering from gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)? Heartburn is one of the most common symptoms and when it flairs up, life can feel pretty uncomfortable. While over-the-counter-medications may provide some immediate relief, health care providers agree you should not take them for extended periods of time. Here is more information on what changes you can make to help reduce symptoms of GERD from the Tulsa Heartburn & Reflux Center @ Hillcrest South