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Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 11, 2014

Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 11, 2014
From staff reports Modified: January 10, 2014 at 10:03 pm •  Published: January 11, 2014

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Mercy Hospital gets recognition

Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City has been named one of Becker's Hospital Review's 100 Hospitals with Great Women's Health Programs. Hospitals were chosen based on clinical excellence, quality care and women's health awards. In Oklahoma City, Mercy shares this recognition with Integris Baptist Hospital. Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City's women's health services include Breast MRI of Oklahoma at Mercy Women's Center. Averaging 300 births per month, Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City's BirthPlace is another major aspect of women's care that was recognized. It has been named The Oklahoman's Readers Choice Best Hospital for Childbirth for five consecutive years. The BirthPlace is connected to a level-III neonatal intensive care unit, which provides long-term care for babies born premature and with complications. Mercy Hospital Oklahoma City's network of surgeons and physicians provides well-women exams, prenatal care and other women's health needs.

IBC Bank gives Christmas cheer

As part of the It's a Brighter Christmas program, IBC Bank employees raised funds to adopt a family for Christmas through the Putnam City Foundation. The employee donations were matched by the bank. With the extra money, employees were able to shop for and donate gifts to Positive Tomorrows, a private, tuition-free elementary school that meets the educational and social service needs of homeless children and their families. The company began the It's A Brighter Christmas program in 1995 as a way to help families and children enjoy the holidays.

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