Category: Hospital News

Sister, Sister

For National Siblings Day, we’re highlighting one of our sibling connections here at Bethany Children’s Health Center.  Bucy Thomas is a Family Nurse Practitioner who works mostly in our Pediatric Medical Rehabilitation Unit.  Her big sister, Pretty John, is a Registered Nurse who works with our Complex Care patients.  Although she’s the youngest of four […]

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Bethany Children’s Health Center awarded three-year CARF accreditation

 Hospital’s Brain Injury Specialty Program also receives its first accreditation Bethany Children’s Health Center announced that it has been reaccredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities (CARF) for a period of three years for its Pediatric Medical Rehabilitation Program. This is the fifth time Bethany Children’s has been reaccredited by CARF since 2012. […]

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The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital Announces Name Change and growth plans

Rebranding honors historic presence in Bethany, Oklahoma and expanded pediatric medical services. The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital unveiled a new name, logo and website today as part of a brand refresh. While the mission of the organization remains unchanged, the updated brand of the pediatric complex care and rehabilitation hospital reflects the organization’s roots in […]

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Angels Among Us

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is now Bethany Children’s Health Center. Halos offer hope and good news for patients facing invasive spinal surgery. If you’ve ever wondered about patients with the intimidating-looking hardware on their heads, it’s actually a good thing. Halo traction might look a bit frightening, but it helps children with severe spinal […]

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Faithful and Dedicated Service

Vera Doughty celebrates 31 years at Bethany Children’s Health Center and 65 years in nursing. Vera Doughty, RN, started nursing school in 1952. A lifelong animal lover, Vera had originally wanted to be a veterinarian, but knew her small frame wouldn’t be able to handle delivering cows and horses, which was routine at that time […]

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The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital Receives ACHC Accreditation

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is now Bethany Children’s Health Center. The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is proud to announce that it has received accreditation from Accreditation Commission for Healthcare (ACHC), under the nation’s original independent healthcare accreditation program and recognized by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). The hospital earned the prestigious […]

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Pediatric patient takes miracle first steps

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is now Bethany Children’s Health Center. Seeing a child take his first steps after a traumatic injury is truly a miracle. In April of 2018, Kaleb came to the Pediatric Orthopedic Clinic at The  Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital in Bethany, Oklahoma, from inpatient care in a Dallas hospital. He had […]

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National Injury Prevention Day – Let’s keep kids in Oklahoma safe!

Unintentional injuries are the #1 killer of children in the U.S. and in Oklahoma. The Pediatric Medical Rehabilitation Unit (PMRU) at Bethany Children’s Health Center treats children of all ages who have sustained serious injuries, such as traumatic brain injuries, spinal cord injuries and multiple trauma injuries.  While we strive to provide the highest level […]

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VOLUME Summer Program now accepting applications

The VOLUME Summer Program is a service-based, hands-on learning experience for high school students hoping to pursue careers in medicine, nursing, rehabilitative therapies, special education or social work. Participants have the opportunity to work one-on-one with the Hospital’s pediatric patients at bedside and in special education classrooms. VOLUME also includes educational presentations, skill and character-building […]

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Chaplaincy Students at the Hospital

For the first time, Bethany Children’s Health Center is hosting nine students from the School of Ministry at Mid America Christian University (MACU) for an eight-week training program.  The students are at the hospital for two-hour sessions on Wednesdays and Thursdays. Weekly sessions include 45 minutes of training on topics ranging from confidentiality, spiritual wellbeing […]

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Grand Opening of Miracle Stadium

The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital is now Bethany Children’s Health Center. On October 18, 2021, The Children’s Center Rehabilitation Hospital held the Grand Opening of Miracle Stadium and the Adaptive Recreation and Fine Arts Center on the hospital campus in Bethany, Oklahoma. The ballfield is part of a $5.8 million project focused on offering children […]

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