Oklahoma business briefs for June 16
Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority gets safety award.
The Oklahoma Municipal Power Authority has earned an excellence in safety award from the American Public Power Association. OMPA is one of 98 public power systems to earn Electric Utility Safety Awards of Excellence from the Washington, D.C.-based service organization for the nation's 2,000 community owned electric utilities. More than 275 utilities entered the annual contest. OMPA earned first place in its group, which includes systems with 110,000 to 249,999 hours of worker exposure.
Clinic to join
SHAWNEE — Under a deal announced Friday, the Shawnee Medical Center Clinic will become a part of SSM Health Care Oklahoma as of Sunday. It will be renamed St. Anthony Physicians Shawnee. Terms were not disclosed. The facility employs 220, including 27 physicians. SSM Health Care Oklahoma owns two hospitals in Oklahoma: St. Anthony Hospital and Bone and Joint Hospital at St. Anthony in Oklahoma City. The company also acquired Unity Health Center in Shawnee; that transaction closes June 30.
From staff reports