Monthly Archives: December 2020

Ask the Experts: What should I expect if I need an emergency appendectomy?

The idea of an emergency appendectomy is scary, but it's actually a very common surgery that about 1 in 20 Americans will have at some point in their life. The classic symptom of acute appendicitis is increasingly severe pain in the lower right stomach. Patients should seek medical care immediately. Fortunately, an appendectomy is [...]

2020-12-15T16:18:55-06:00December 29th, 2020|

Do you want to stick to a healthy diet over the holidays? It’s not “mission impossible” – take it from a clinical dietician

Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding weight gain over the holidays. By planning ahead, eating in moderation and making healthy choices, you can enjoy your traditional favorites without overdoing it. It's also important to prioritize exercise, such as going for walks or cleaning the house. [...]

2020-12-07T14:54:17-06:00December 23rd, 2020|

Center for Innovation furthers its mission of promoting young engineers and new health care concepts by partnering with Christian Brothers University

Our Center for Innovation works with internal and external inventors to improve health care for patients at Regional One Health and beyond. The innovation center team recently started a partnership with Christian Brothers University that lets students contribute their engineering knowledge to real-world projects. It's a win-win. The students gain valuable experience, and the [...]

2020-12-15T16:03:09-06:00December 21st, 2020|

The holidays are different in 2020, just like everything else – but you can still have a safe, enjoyable celebration

One of the best gifts you can give this holiday season is the gift of health and safety. As coronavirus cases continue to increase, it is important to avoid unnecessary travel and gatherings and to continue wearing masks, socially distancing and practicing good hand hygiene. Take care of yourself and those you love this [...]

2020-12-02T09:56:43-06:00December 16th, 2020|

Regional One Health’s Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility honored by U.S. News and World Report

U.S. News and World Report has recognized Regional One Health's Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility on its Best Nursing Homes list. The honor reflects the facility's high quality services and performance. Our Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care team works tirelessly to meet patient's medical, rehabilitation and emotional needs in hopes of helping them [...]

2020-12-11T13:13:47-06:00December 11th, 2020|

Salem Sellars is used to caring for seriously ill patients. When the tables were turned due to COVID-19, she found healing and compassion at Regional One Health

Salem Sellars is used to being the caregiver, not the patient - so when COVID-19 hit her hard, she was understandably frightened. She says the care she received at Regional One Health not only helped her get well, it put her mind at ease and made her feel supported and comforted. Now, Salem wants [...]

2020-12-10T08:44:14-06:00December 10th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Can I do anything about gallbladder problems before they become an emergency?

Gallbladder problems can cause pain in the upper right side of your stomach, vomiting, fever and other unpleasant symptoms. Don't wait for your concerns to become an emergency! By talking to your provider early on, you can prevent more serious illness. If necessary, surgeons can even perform minimally invasive elective gallbladder removal, which has [...]

2020-11-18T09:31:45-06:00December 8th, 2020|
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