Regional One Health nurses climbing the clinical ladder

Thirty eight nurses were recently recognized at Regional One Health for their progression in the PACE program. PACE (Professional Accountability and Clinical Excellence) is a clinical ladder program at Regional One Health, designed to promote and recognize excellence in nursing practice and provides an environment that positively impacts patient outcomes and promotes a high standard of […]

Regional One Health named one of Becker’s 150 Great Places to Work

For the second year in a row, Regional One Health was included in Becker’s Hospital Review’s 150 great places to work in healthcare in the United States.

The list features both healthcare providers as well as other types of healthcare-specific companies, such as consulting firms, health IT vendors, medical societies and more. The organizations featured on the list […]

Brain injury caregivers seminar offered at Regional One Health

Regional One Health is hosting a webinar on March 4, 2015, 2 – 3 p.m. at Regional One Health Rehabilitation Hospital.  The webinar, ”Working with Professionals Who Have Sustained a Brain Injury” will feature speaker Madelaine Sayko, President, Cognitive Compass.

For a person with a brain injury trying to return to a cognitively complex job, the challenges can […]

Eating right in 2015

The new year often brings renewed interest in healthy cooking and eating, but sometimes the resolve to eat healthier starts to diminish as time goes on. If your commitment to healthy eating is fading, try some new recipes to bring excitement to your diet.

There are great resources online for finding recipes to meet your specific […]

Winter weather safety tips

Winter weather can be both exciting and hazardous. Winter season falls, as a result of snow and ice, can lead to long term injuries and debilitating circumstances such as fractures, breaks or traumatic brain injury. Even a thin sheet of transparent ice covering a pathway puts pedestrians at risk for falls. Using extreme caution when approaching […]

Sumter named one of 100 CIOs to know by Becker’s Hospital Review

Dr. Rob Sumter, COO and CIO of Regional One Health, was named one of “100 hospital and health system CIOs to know” by Becker’s Hospital Review. The list features some of the most impressive health IT leaders from around the country dedicated to advancements and innovation in the industry.

Individuals included on the list are […]

Heart health reminders for women

February is American Heart Month. Regional One Health knows a woman’s heart, and encourages women to learn the signs of heart attack. Heart disease is no longer an illness primarily affecting men. One in three women die of heart disease or stroke every year, according to the American Heart Association. Education and lifestyle changes, however, can prevent […]

Rx for Change Featured on WREG-TV

Launched in August 2013, Rx for Change is a hospital-based violence intervention program at Regional One Health designed to promote positive alternatives to violence in our community.  The goal of the program is to reduce retaliation, criminal involvement and re-injury among youth injured by violence, as well as connect those youth and their families […]

Tips to keep it moving in 2015

The new year always brings a wave of fitness across the community, and we all feel encouraged to do what we can to get active and strive for fitness.  Some of us feel too consumed with work, school, or family living to go to the gym.  You might believe you don’t have 20 minutes a day to spare, but just a […]

Dr. Eric H. Benink Named Chief Medical Officer

Eric H. Benink, MD, MBA, FAAEM, has joined Regional One Health as Senior Vice President and Chief Medical Officer (CMO). Prior to joining Regional One Health he was the CMO at Northwest Community Hospital in Arlington Heights, Illinois and also previously held the CMO position at OSF Saint Anthony Medical Center in Rockford, Illinois.  […]