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, M.D., president and CEO, was installed as chairman of the Tennessee Hospital Association’s board of directors. THA also honored three Regional Medical Center staff members during the meeting. Pam Castleman, Senior Vice President and CNO, received the meritorious service award for a senior executive. She was recognized for her vision and passion for others and her effective leadership. Dr. Coopwood received the diversity champion award. He was recognized for his outstanding contributions in fostering leadership, workplace diversity and inclusion both at the health system and in the healthcare community as a whole. Peggy Simpson, Nurse Manager at Firefighters Regional Burn Center, was presented the clinical nurse of distinction award. She was recognized for her clinical and leadership skills in service to patients in the burn center.
Regional Medical Center Staff Honored at THA Annual MeetingRegional Medical Center Staff Honored at THA Annual Meeting
Student athletes Ty and Sariah Conley get to the next level with Regional One Health’s Post-Rehab Wellness Program
Brother and sister Tyhem and Sariah Conley share a passion for sports and the desire to be the best – but as they looked to make their mark at the next level, they faced different challenges. Tyhem, who goes by Ty, had torn his ACL in a football game. As he prepared to play [...]
“Plenty of patients ask, but techs should not give information and should not even react to what they’re seeing on the image,” Edwards said. “They aren’t doctors, and while they do know how to get around your anatomy, they aren’t qualified to diagnose you.”
“You should see a speech therapist if every time you eat or drink something you start coughing. That’s your body’s way of saying your swallow isn’t working right.” -Johnna Johnson, speech therapist