Monthly Archives: October 2020

For respiratory therapist Trishonda Scurlock, COVID-19 changed everything…almost: “It didn’t change my determination or my love for what I do.”

As a respiratory therapist, Trishonda Scurlock new her specialty would be crucial in the treatment of COVID-19. So, when Regional One Health started receiving patients earlier this year, Trishonda put aside any personal fears and volunteered to take the first cases. She hasn't slowed down since, and she wouldn't dream of doing so in [...]

2020-10-28T07:36:11-06:00October 30th, 2020|

Regional One Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center partner on post-COVID-19 clinic

Regional One Health and the University of Tennessee Health Science Center are offering a clinic designed to specifically provide follow-up care for patients who had COVID-19. The clinic, led by Dr. Cyrilyn Walters, will help patients with long-term symptoms and will also be open to asymptomatic patients who are interested in learning about COVID-19 [...]

2020-10-28T13:33:33-06:00October 28th, 2020|

Regional One Health’s East Campus Imaging Center has the technology and expertise to help you stay ahead of breast cancer

By using the best available technology and expertise, Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center offers you the best chance of catching breast cancer early, when it is still treatable. Every mammogram is done using 3D technology, which gives the most accurate images, especially for women with dense breast tissue. All mammograms are read [...]

2020-10-05T15:49:25-06:00October 21st, 2020|

“Patients give us their trust:” Nabajit Choudhury, MBBS, MS, looks forward to building healing relationships with surgery patients

Dr. Nabajit Choudhury has joined the Regional One Health team as a general surgeon. He provides surgery for a variety of non-emergency and emergency conditions, such as hernia repair and appendix or gall bladder removal. Dr. Choudhury's care philosophy is to treat every patient like a member of his own family. He communicates openly [...]

2020-10-15T07:25:46-06:00October 13th, 2020|

“They’re human beings who just want to get better:” By being unflappable in the face of COVID-19, Alice Sprolls lifts patients’ spirits

Environmental Services Tech Alice Sprolls didn't hesitate to help when asked to clean in Regional One Health's COVID-19 Unit. Instead, she saw it as a chance to lift patients' spirits by offering a smile and friendly conversation at a time when they're feeling lonely and scared. Alice's diligence is also making a positive impact [...]

2020-10-12T10:24:32-06:00October 12th, 2020|

“Everyone can save a life:” Regional One Health looks to prevent tragedy by teaching infant sleep safety

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month, and Regional One Health is starting a new Safe to Sleep initiative to help parents prevent a tragedy. Our doctors and nurses are educating parents about safe sleep spaces and positioning for their baby, and even modeling that behavior through hands-on demonstrations. The project is part [...]

2020-10-09T10:24:14-06:00October 8th, 2020|

Regional One Health pharmacists became medical sleuths to treat a new virus. Next up: prepping for a vaccine

COVID-19 presented Regional One Health pharmacists with the challenge of finding medical therapies to treat a completely new virus. The team used emerging information from the frontline and their own experience and expertise to develop treatment plans to help patients. Now, they're looking to the next challenge related to COVID-19 - planning for and [...]

2020-10-02T12:22:25-06:00October 5th, 2020|
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