Hospitals Helping Patients Quit (HHPQ), an initiative of the Oklahoma Hospital Association (OHA) and program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), recently recognized 21 hospital and clinic partners for achieving notable benchmarks in reducing tobacco use in Oklahoma. Organization leaders were recognized during the OHA Annual Convention on Nov. 13.
These visionary hospitals and clinics have made a critical commitment to their patients, employees, and communities to reduce Oklahoma’s leading cause of preventable death, tobacco use and related illness. Each of these organizations has implemented a permanent and standard best-practice protocol for identifying, counseling and referring individuals to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline (OTH) for coaching support and nicotine replacement therapy.
Organizations recognized for reaching notable benchmarks in the number of referrals to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline are:
Cedar Ridge Behavioral Health, Oklahoma City, 100 referrals
Mercy Hospital Logan County, Guthrie, 100 referrals
Wagoner Community Hospital, 100 referrals
Northeastern Health System, Tahlequah, 150 referrals
Ascension St. John Jane Phillips, Bartlesville, 150 referrals
AllianceHealth Woodward, 200 referrals
Northeastern Health System Sequoyah, Sallisaw, 250 referrals
AllianceHealth Seminole, 300 referrals
The Children’s Hospital at OU Medical Center, Oklahoma City – Perinatal Program, 350 referrals
Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City, 500 referrals
INTEGRIS Deaconess, Oklahoma City, 700 referrals
Norman Regional Health System (Porter), 800 referrals
Norman Regional HealthPlex, 800 referrals
SSM Health St. Anthony Healthplex South, 800 referrals
INTEGRIS Canadian Valley Hospital, Yukon, 1200 referrals
INTEGRIS Southwest Medical Center, Oklahoma City, 1500 referrals
SSM Health St. Anthony Hospital – Oklahoma City, 1500 referrals
Mercy affiliated clinics, statewide, 3000 referrals
Chickasaw Nation Medical Center, Ada, 4000 referrals
INTEGRIS Baptist Medical Center, Oklahoma City, 5000 referrals
INTEGRIS affiliated clinics, 5000 referrals
Through effective, health care provider-driven tobacco treatment services, HHPQ partner hospitals and clinics have referred more than 40,000 patients to the OTH, resulting in an estimated 28,000 years of life saved and millions of dollars in reduced health care costs as well as personal spending on tobacco products.
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