Monthly Archives: September 2020

Don’t wait for your mammogram! Regional One Health’s East Campus Imaging Center offers ready availability, quick results

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that makes it a great time for women to get on a regular mammogram screening schedule. The team at our East Campus Imaging Center makes that easy and comfortable. They offer quick scheduling and turnaround on mammograms by appointment or as walk-ins, and their friendly, expert approach [...]

2020-09-29T10:20:50-06:00September 30th, 2020|

Creating Change out of Challenge: Intubation tent provides additional layer of COVID-19 protection for providers

Regional One Health's Center for Innovation is celebrating employees who are adapting to the challenges of COVID-19 by coming up with new ways of helping their patients and colleagues.  Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Frank Williams developed a tent that can be used to protect providers from particles that become airborne during airway procedures like [...]

2020-09-14T10:15:29-06:00September 25th, 2020|

“If this works, it’s potentially transformative:” Regional One Health chosen as trial site for promising COVID-19 treatment

Regional One Health and University of Tennessee Health Science Center are taking part in trials for a therapy aimed at preventing coronavirus symptoms from getting worse. The treatment will also be tested on close contacts of coronavirus patients to see if it can prevent illness. Participants will receive a one-time IV infusion of the [...]

2020-09-24T13:50:00-06:00September 24th, 2020|

“They just want their baby home:” During pandemic, parents are grateful for option that prevents delays in discharging healthy newborns

COVID-19 safety guidelines and visitor regulations created challenges for discharging newborns, but Regional One Health staff stepped up to get healthy babies home with their families. The team is using iPads to provide parents with the education they need to take their babies home. The success of the project has also inspired them to [...]

2020-11-05T13:22:38-06:00September 24th, 2020|

Regional One Health pharmacists are improving COVID-19 care for the entire community

As health officials set up a contingency hospital to prepare for a potential surge of COVID-19 patients, Regional One Health's pharmacy department was called on to help. Emergency Department Pharmacist Justin Griner led a team that helped recommend which medications the hospital should stock. It meant starting from scratch to determine therapies and protocols, [...]

2020-09-18T14:19:22-06:00September 23rd, 2020|

“They just want their baby home:” During pandemic, parents are grateful for option that prevents delays in discharging healthy newborns

COVID-19 safety guidelines and visitor regulations created challenges for discharging newborns, but Regional One Health staff stepped up to get healthy babies home with their families. The team is using iPads to provide parents with the education they need to take their babies home. The success of the project has also inspired them to expand [...]

2020-10-14T16:02:34-06:00September 22nd, 2020|

Regional One Health’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital is a leader at getting patients back to life more often and more quickly

After a major illness or injury, patients often need rehabilitation to get back to as normal and independent a life as possible. Regional One Health's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital has a stellar track record in terms of getting patients back to the things they love as quickly as possible. The team relies on their experience, [...]

2020-09-17T09:40:09-06:00September 17th, 2020|

When COVID-19 put her patients at risk, family nurse practitioner Ramika Jones became more than their provider – she became their superhero

Ramika Jones, a family nurse practitioner at Guthrie Primary Care, knew her patients were especially vulnerable to COVID-19. Many of the people she sees are elderly and have preexisting conditions. Jones became a true superhero for her patients, making sure they received the care they deserved and stepping in to fill other roles at [...]

2020-09-15T12:40:27-06:00September 15th, 2020|

Nurse midwives can enhance the joy of pregnancy and childbirth through care that focuses on each patient’s goals

Regional One Health's team of certified nurse midwives focus on providing evidence-based care with a personal touch. For women who are expecting a baby, it's a great way to receive exceptional prenatal care and have a provider's one-on-one support in achieving their ideal birth plan. Regional One Health is the only hospital in Memphis [...]

2020-09-14T15:29:58-06:00September 11th, 2020|
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