Can you pass this Men’s Health Quiz?
Do you know where to go when you have an injury? Dr. Schmidt, Emergency Physician with OakBend Medical Center, explains which injuries warrant an ER trip and which can be handled through urgent care treatment. #NoWaitER
What is rooming in, and how does it help moms and babies bond? Payal from our Williams Way Labor & Delivery department explains in this episode of #AskOakBend.
Sudden cardiac death in teens and young adults seems to be happening more and more. Why is it happening, and what can be done to prevent it from happening to your child?
CNAs, or Certified Nursing Assistants, serve as liasons between patients and their nurses and doctors–taking care of their needs, providing meals or simply spending quality time with patients. Angie and Bernice from our ACE Unit tell us a little bit about what it takes to be a CNA. #CNAWeek
Highlights from our annual employee appreciation crawfish boil, held in May of each year!
When you get blood taken, where does it go? Jayne from our Williams Way lab walks us through the process from sample to results. #LabWeek
Do you have a cramping in your thumb or forefinger when you grab things? You may have trigger finger! What is trigger finger, exactly? OakBend Occupational Therapist Kristi Chapman explains in this edition of #AskOakBend. Listen in! #OTMonth
A few of our Wharton staff read comment cards left for them by patients!
Are there really foods that can prevent cancer? How many vegetables do you actually have to eat to protect against breast cancer? Find out on this month’s edition of Nutrition Notes with Thao, one of our Registered Dietitians!
Are eggs really bad for you? OakBend dietitian Thao Vo weighs in on cholesterol’s bad reputation.
OakBend Medical Center’s four Emergency Care Centers feature physicians with advanced training in trauma life support skills and nurses with advanced training in trauma nursing core curriculum and pediatric care. The dedicated nursing staff is credentialed in ACLS, PALS, TNCC, and ENPC. The Emergency Care Centers are affiliated with local nursing schools to provide clinical…
From the moment your labor starts until you take your newborn home, OakBend’s staff, using the latest technology, will do everything possible to give your baby a healthy and loving start. Our highly trained nurses and 30 bed full-service nursery provide a range of services for your well newborn and the newborn requiring special medical…
OakBend Medical Center is the first hospital in the United States to partner with The Arc for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Prevention. On Wednesday, October 14, a press conference announcing this partnership was held at OakBend Medical Center’s Williams Way Hospital Campus.