Monthly Archives: February 2018

NICU Moments

2018-02-22T16:39:49+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|

NICU nurse in 50th year of patient care Ms. Jean Brooks began her nursing career at Regional One Health in July 1968, where she continues to work 50 years later. Taking care of more than 1,300 premature or critically ill newborns each year takes a lot of passion from a NICU [...]

Dr. Jones treats pain without opioids

2018-02-22T11:34:52+00:00 February 22nd, 2018|

Jerry Jones, MD, believes there are better ways to address patient’s pain than prescribing opioids. As an anesthesiologist at Regional One Health, Dr. Jones helps patients manage exceptional acute pain, and he believes it’s possible without giving patients opioids. Memphis Medical News recently featured Dr. Jones. In the article he discussed methods of treating acute [...]

Regional One Health names Imad Abdullah chief legal officer

2018-02-19T15:50:18+00:00 February 19th, 2018|

Imad Abdullah has been named chief legal officer of Regional One Health. Regional One Health has named Imad Abdullah chief legal officer. Abdullah joined Regional One Health in 2014. As the principal attorney and general counsel for the health system, he is responsible for managing all aspects of legal affairs and risk [...]

Dr. Fischer leads Stop the Bleed effort

2018-02-16T17:07:56+00:00 February 16th, 2018|

One person can make a difference. That was the idea behind the recent Stop the Bleed training course that taught participants basic bleeding control techniques. Peter Fischer, MD, MS, NREMT-P, FACS With simple steps, it only takes one person to stop a bleed, said event organizer Peter Fischer, MD, a trauma surgeon [...]

Martinez offers headache care at East Campus

2018-02-22T16:20:33+00:00 February 15th, 2018|

Individuals suffering with headaches don’t have to go through life dealing with the pain. Jesus Martinez, MD, sees patients dealing with a range of neurological issues, including those who suffer with headaches. He sees patients at Regional One Health’s Multispecialty Care Clinic where he works with a team of providers who offer a person-centered [...]

Anzivino shares solutions to strengthen winter skin

2018-02-13T08:51:53+00:00 February 12th, 2018|

Shannon Anzivino, RN, MSN, FNP-C Winter brings its own challenges for skin care, thanks to lower temperatures and a lack of moisture in the air that causes dry, irritated skin. Skin has a more difficult time of protecting itself during cold and dry conditions. Loss of hydration and cracked skin often is [...]

Firefighters Burn Center promotes burn safety

2018-02-09T14:00:47+00:00 February 9th, 2018|

Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center is the only full-service burn center within a 150-mile radius of Memphis. More than 486,000 individuals are seen in emergency departments, minor emergency clinics or physician’s offices for the treatment of a burn injury each year in the U.S. and Canada, including Regional One Health’s Firefighters [...]

Patient Story: Harrison back to life thanks to burn team

2018-02-07T17:04:30+00:00 February 7th, 2018|

National Burn Awareness Week celebrates burn center care Bruce Harrison doesn’t recall being a human fireball shot 10 feet in the air. His first memory after the explosion is standing up, looking down and seeing the skin come off his hand. Bruce and his family were at Horseshoe Lake in nearby Crittenden County, [...]

Sign up for Stop the Bleed Course

2018-02-06T16:00:55+00:00 February 6th, 2018|

Did you know stopping a bleed can save a life? One person can make a difference. Join the Elvis Presley Trauma Center team at this city-wide training course to learn what you can do to help save lives in an emergency situation. Click here to register. Watch Dr. Fischer's preview of what attendees will [...]

Newborn Center celebrates 50 years of care with NICU Moments

2018-02-21T16:38:52+00:00 February 5th, 2018|

We celebrate every baby’s life saved, and over the past 50 years there has been much celebration at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center. Since its founding in 1968, the Newborn Center has treated more than 45,000 premature babies. The dedicated nurses, physicians and other health care providers who have staffed the Newborn Center [...]

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