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) 592-0999

June 2021

OHI patient among youngest in state to under go his-bundle pacing procedure

Teenager Hunter Parrick is one of the youngest in the state to undergo his-bundle pacing surgery from Oklahoma Heart Institute.

Traditional pacemaker leads, or wires, pace the muscle of the bottom chambers, leading to an unnatural squeeze. His-bundle leads are placed within the natural conduction system of the heart, allowing for a normal and natural squeeze.

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High blood pressure patients may be at greater risk to COVID-19 symptoms

Individuals dealing with high blood pressure could be among those at greater risk to COVID-19.

Ankit Chothani, M.D., a specialist in interventional and peripheral endovascular cardiology with Oklahoma Heart Institute, said people impacted by high blood pressure can be more suspectable to contracting the virus and possibly suffering longer-term symptoms.