Tulsa World Editorial: OSMA Fills the Gap Left by the State COVID-19 Response


June 20, 2022 -- “Oklahoma officials failed in responding to COVID-19, landing at No. 50 among states and the District of Columbia, according to a new report from an independent research nonprofit.

The Commonwealth Fund is a respected foundation focusing on health policy reform and a high-performance health system. It released a scorecard last week — the State Health System Performance — that shows only Mississippi had a weaker response."

"Oklahoma was fortunate to have other institutions step up to give accurate and full information to the public. Those include officials from the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, Tulsa Health Department, Oklahoma State Medical Association and area hospitals.”

Read the full Tulsa World editorial.