Serving the Mid-South population, stories about the life-saving work at Regional One Health and our staff are often in the news.  Some recent news stories and releases of information from the hospital are below.


Regional One Health nurses climbing the clinical ladder

Posted on April 6, 2015 · 4:13 pm

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

Posted on March 19, 2015 · 1:53 pm

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 ...
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Brain injury caregivers seminar offered at Regional One Health

Posted on February 26, 2015 · 2:38 pm

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 ...
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Eating right in 2015

Posted on February 18, 2015 · 2:44 pm

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 ...
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Winter weather safety tips

Posted on February 17, 2015 · 2:42 pm

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

Posted on February 13, 2015 · 4:47 pm

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 ...
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Heart health reminders for women

Posted on February 13, 2015 · 4:33 pm

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 ...
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Rx for Change Featured on WREG-TV

Posted on February 13, 2015 · 4:21 pm

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 ...
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Tips to keep it moving in 2015

Posted on January 27, 2015 · 10:24 am

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 ...
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Dr. Eric H. Benink Named Chief Medical Officer

Posted on December 30, 2014 · 1:03 pm

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 ...
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Third Annual Walking Challenge Gets Employees Moving

Posted on December 30, 2014 · 11:44 am

The Health and Wellness Program at Regional One Health provides employees with many opportunities throughout the year to increase their physical activity and learn healthy habits. Taking part in employee ...
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Holiday Safety Tips

Posted on December 23, 2014 · 1:57 pm

‘Tis the season to be jolly and it’s the time of year for gift-giving, celebratory decorations, great food, and cozy warm homes. However, the most wonderful time of the year ...
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Employees Pack More than 10,000 Meals at Volunteer Event

Posted on December 18, 2014 · 4:50 pm

More than 100 employees, physicians and board members at Regional One Health took part in a special volunteer opportunity on December 17 to package meals for the Mid-South Food Bank. ...
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Regional One Health supports governor’s healthcare coverage announcement

Posted on December 15, 2014 · 3:14 pm

Regional One Health applauds Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam’s announcement today to create Insure Tennessee, a new two-year health insurance pilot program. Insure Tennessee will provide health care coverage to nearly ...
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Identical Triplets Born at Regional Medical Center

Posted on December 9, 2014 · 11:02 am

Three of the mid-south’s newest residents were featured in the December 9, 2014 issue of The Commercial Appeal.  Ashton and Jennifer Hall were living in London, England when they got ...
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Regional One Health Named Top Workplace Second Consecutive Year

Posted on December 4, 2014 · 1:35 pm

Regional One Health was selected as one of The Commercial Appeal Top Workplaces of 2014 for the second consecutive year. The health system shares this honor with 49 prestigious companies ...
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Regional One Health Foundation Offers Holiday Cards

Posted on November 26, 2014 · 3:03 pm

This holiday season, consider a unique and memorable way to acknowledge how much you care about those who are dear to you. Skip the mall traffic and make a life-saving ...
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10th Anniversary of NICU Family Support Celebrated

Posted on November 26, 2014 · 2:49 pm

Having a newborn hospitalized due to premature birth or medical issues can be frightening and overwhelming for parents. The March of Dimes’ NICU Family Support Program at Regional Medical Center ...
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Caregiver Tips for a Less Stressful Holiday Season

Posted on November 26, 2014 · 2:31 pm

The Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Services at Regional One Health offers support for survivors of brain injury and their caregivers. Whether you are a caregiver for someone in your family ...
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BlueCross BlueShield Supporting Rx for Change

Posted on November 20, 2014 · 3:29 pm

The BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Foundation has donated $66,000 to assist in expanding Memphis’ first hospital-based violence intervention program at Regional One Health. This new funding from BlueCross BlueShield will ...
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Donation to Firefighters Burn Center

Posted on November 20, 2014 · 3:24 pm

Memphis Fire Fighters Association (MFFA) Foundation recently presented Regional One Health with a check for $25,000. The MFFA Foundation holds a golf tournament annually and donates 100 percent of the ...
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Bonnie Miller Receives Nurse of Distinction Award

Posted on November 10, 2014 · 12:19 pm

Bonnie Miller, perinatal safety nurse coordinator, received the Clinical Nurse Distinction Award from the Tennessee Hospital Association at their annual meeting on November 7, 2014. Miller was recognized for her ...
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Starting Small Can Lead to Big Changes in Health and Wellness

Posted on November 3, 2014 · 10:51 am

Starting small can lead to big change. This message was shared by Dr. Reginald Coopwood, President and CEO at Regional One Health, in a guest column in the Commercial Appeal on ...
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Regional One Health Reacts to Patient Safety Grades

Posted on October 30, 2014 · 9:12 am

Regional One Health is committed to providing a safe patient experience. The Leapfrog Group recently shared updated data on its online Hospital Safety Scorecard. Leapfrog assigns a letter grade (A ...
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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on October 28, 2014 · 9:12 am

Halloween is a fun-filled time for children, but there are many dangers associated with the holiday unrelated to ghouls, goblins and witches. The health care professionals at Regional One Health ...
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Regional One Health Partners With Family Safety Center Against Domestic Violence

Posted on October 13, 2014 · 8:56 am

Regional One Health is partnering with the Family Safety Center to provide assistance to staff members in order to become better equipped to serve patients impacted by domestic violence. The ...
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UT Regional One Physicians Launches

Posted on September 30, 2014 · 6:53 pm

Regional One Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center (UTHSC) have partnered to create a new academic physician group that will enhance the delivery of specialty care and ...
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Regional One Health Receives Two Employee Health Honors

Posted on August 29, 2014 · 4:02 pm

Regional One Health was named one of 73 businesses across the state as a Healthier Tennessee Workplace by the Governor’s Foundation for Health and Wellness. These are the first awards ...
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Former Patient Playing With the Memphis Rollin’ Grizzlies

Posted on August 28, 2014 · 3:30 pm

Michael Owens, a former patient of the Regional One Health Rehabilitation Hospital will be in action Friday, August 29th at the 2nd Annual Regional One Health v. Memphis Rollin’ Grizzlies ...
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Nurse Featured in Memphis Magazine

Posted on August 5, 2014 · 1:28 pm

Bonnie Miller, Perinatal Safety Nurse at Regional Medical Center, was featured in a recent issue of Memphis Magazine. Bonnie is the only perinatal safety nurse in this region, a role that ...
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New Foundation Website

Posted on August 1, 2014 · 4:07 pm

This has been a big year for Regional One Health. We were named by the Greater Memphis Chamber as one of “10 to Watch” in 2014 and announced a new ...
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Regional One Health Expands Footprint

Posted on July 29, 2014 · 10:35 am

Regional One Health’s expansion in the past year was highlighted in the July 24, 2014 edition of The Daily News. The article covers positive changes, employment growth, recent service ...
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Eleven at Regional One Health Named to Top Doctors List

Posted on July 29, 2014 · 10:33 am

Memphis Magazine has released their annual Top Doctors edition, and eleven physicians who practice at Regional One Health were among the honorees. Regional One Health is proud to be partners ...
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Safety First This Fourth of July

Posted on July 1, 2014 · 9:16 am

Firefighters Burn Center Urges Safety Summer is a time of vacations, cookouts, picnics and, of course, the Fourth of July. However, summertime also brings an increase in fires and injuries. ...
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Employees Support March of Dimes

Posted on June 26, 2014 · 4:14 pm

Employees Giving Back: March for Babies With approximately 1,500 babies being treated in the Newborn Center annually, many of which are born premature and underweight, the March of Dimes is an ...
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Regional One Health Enjoys Job Growth in 2014

Posted on June 26, 2014 · 4:04 pm

Regional One Health has grown services and workforce in the past year. This strong job growth was recognized in a recent issue of High Ground. Click here to read the ...
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Elvis Presley Trauma Center Receives Star of Life Award

Posted on June 20, 2014 · 4:05 pm

When a patient comes into the Elvis Presley Trauma Center, a team of healthcare professionals are ready and waiting for that arrival. But what if a patient is trapped in ...
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Regional One Health Honored for Midwife Program

Posted on June 20, 2014 · 3:54 pm

Regional One Health and Hollywood Primary Care were recently honored with a Better Options in Birth Award. The award, presented by statewide coalition Healthy and Free Tennessee, honors healthcare providers ...
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Employees Participate in Neighborhood Clean Up

Posted on June 20, 2014 · 3:43 pm

Regional One Health’s employee volunteer group, the Difference Makers, often donate their free time to charitable events in our community. Recently, a group of Regional One Health employees took part ...
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Employee Giving Campaign

Posted on May 30, 2014 · 3:25 pm

Regional One Health Celebrates All for One Attitude Regional One Health employees are always eager to give back. This giving spirit was celebrated on May 30th where employees were honored for ...
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Regional One Health Announces New Vice Presidents

Posted on May 22, 2014 · 2:57 pm

Regional One Health announces two new members who have joined the health system’s leadership team in the positions of Vice President of Quality and Vice President of Information Technology.  Betty Nelson, ...
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Coopwood Represents American Hospital Association in Washington

Posted on May 21, 2014 · 12:36 pm

 On May 21,2014, Reginald Coopwood, M.D., President and CEO of Regional One Health, testified before the Health Subcommittee of the Energy and Commerce Committee of the U. S. House of ...
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Nurse Manager Profiled in Memphis Medical News

Posted on May 14, 2014 · 8:43 am

Kelley Smith, Nurse Manager in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Regional Medical Center, was profiled in the May 2014 issue of Memphis Medical News. The publication typically profiles a physician ...
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Celebrating National Hospital Week

Posted on May 13, 2014 · 7:30 pm

Regional One Health is celebrating National Hospital Week May 11 – 17. A hospital is more than a place where people go to heal. It is a part of the community ...
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Foundation Launches ONEpulse

Posted on May 13, 2014 · 7:15 pm

Regional One Health Foundation has launched a new semi-annual publication for donors and friends of Regional One Health. The inaugural issue includes stories on the newly expanded Firefighters Burn Center at Regional ...
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Governor Haslam Appoints Gardner-Slater to TBI Council

Posted on May 13, 2014 · 5:08 pm

Wanda Gardner-Slater, Director of Spiritual Care at Regional One Health, was appointed by Governor Bill Haslam to the Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) Advisory Council. The Traumatic Brain Injury Program was established in May 1993 ...
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Regional One Health Named Top Workplace

Posted on May 6, 2014 · 8:21 am

Regional One Health was named one of the “150 Great Places to Work in Healthcare” for 2014 by Becker’s Healthcare. This annual listing recognizes healthcare organizations across the country including healthcare ...
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Don’t Let Fiestas Lead to Fatalities This Cinco de Mayo

Posted on May 1, 2014 · 3:43 pm

Every year on May 5th, people nationwide get together to celebrate Cinco de Mayo. From in-home fiestas to Mexican restaurants overflowing with well-intentioned party-goers looking for some good food and ...
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Foundation Gala Creates Great Fun and Funds

Posted on April 10, 2014 · 8:44 am

Regional One Health Sets Sights on Nationally Competitive Healthcare System in Memphis…Philanthropic Funds Raised During MED Night and Year-Round Help Achieve Vision  More than 900 guests attended MED Night: A Soul ...
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Spiritual Health and Wellness Conference

Posted on April 7, 2014 · 2:50 pm

Regional One Health is hosting a Spiritual Health and Wellness Conference on April 11, 2014. The conference will explore the spiritual health and wellness of clergy. Come, share and hear ...
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Regional Medical Center Recognized for Leadership in Improving Infant Health

Posted on April 3, 2014 · 2:02 pm

Regional Medical Center has been recognized by the Tennessee Hospital Association’s (THA) Tennessee Center for Patient Safety for its leadership in reducing the number of babies born electively between 37 ...
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Dr. Reginald Coopwood Named CEO of the Year

Posted on March 26, 2014 · 9:53 am

Dr. Reginald Coopwood, President and CEO of Regional One Health, was named CEO of the Year for companies with more than 1,000 employees by MBQ: Inside Memphis Business magazine. The ...
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National Poison Prevention Week Tips

Posted on March 21, 2014 · 10:10 am

National Poison Prevention Week is March 16 – 22, which provides a perfect opportunity to remind people what to do in a poison emergency.  If you think someone has been poisoned ...
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Library Offers List of New Books on Brain Injuries, Thanks to Regional One Health Donation

Posted on March 14, 2014 · 2:44 pm

To observe Brain Injury Awareness Month (March) and honor those who live with traumatic brain injuries, Regional One Health has donated a variety of books and other educational items about ...
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Regional One Health Introduced to Community

Posted on February 26, 2014 · 1:00 am

Health system home to Regional Medical Center and new expanded services Memphis, Tenn. — Regional One Health announced today the unification of all entities in the health system under an umbrella ...
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Regional Medical Center Staff Honored at THA Annual Meeting

Posted on February 20, 2014 · 10:02 pm

The Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) held their 75th annual meeting in November, celebrating 75 years of advocating for hospitals, health systems and other healthcare organizations. During the meeting, Reginald Coopwood, ...
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2nd Annual Walking Challenge Gets Employees Moving

Posted on February 20, 2014 · 10:00 pm

From employee health screenings and health fairs to exercise classes and the Walking Challenge, Regional Medical Center employees are focusing on health and wellness. The second annual Walking Challenge included ...
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Regional Medical Center Named Top Workplace

Posted on February 20, 2014 · 10:00 pm

Regional Medical Center was selected as one of The Commercial Appeal Top Workplaces of 2013. The health system shares this honor with 49 prestigious companies across a variety of industries. ...
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Regional Medical Center Joins Safe Sleep Initiative for Infants

Posted on February 20, 2014 · 8:35 pm

As part of the effort to save lives and lower Tennessee’s infant mortality rate, Regional Medical Center has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Health to reduce infant deaths by ...
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Johnson Auxiliary Gift Shop Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Posted on January 20, 2014 · 10:02 pm

In 1983, as the Johnson Auxiliary was celebrating its tenth anniversary in serving Regional Medical Center, hospital administrators approached the Auxiliary about expanding the services provided to the hospital and ...
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