Yearly Archives: 2023

“They saved my life:” After three months as a patient, Payton Carter returned to Regional One Health on her own terms to say thank you

Payton Carter recently made the trip from Kentucky to Memphis for a very special reason - to thank the providers at Regional One Health who she credits with saving her life. Payton was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center with life-threatening injuries after a car accident. Thanks to the expert medical care and compassion [...]

2023-12-07T08:37:18-06:00December 21st, 2023|

Ask the Experts: How do I protect myself from prostate cancer?

One in six men will be diagnosed with prostate cancer during his lifetime, but with early detection and proper care, the disease is curable. Dr. Bilawal Ahmed, a medical oncologist with Regional One Health Cancer Care, urges men to be vigilant about risk factors, symptoms and screening. Urinary problems and pain in the back, hips [...]

2023-12-05T15:31:54-06:00December 19th, 2023|

Want to avoid digestive issues over the holidays? Here’s what a gastroenterologist suggests

For patients with irritable bowel syndrome, the stress and food associated with the holiday season can cause flare-ups. If you're struggling with symptoms like stomach pain, bloating and diarrhea or constipation, talk to a gastroenterologist. They can help you reduce your symptoms by helping you avoid trigger foods, suggesting lifestyle changes, and prescribing medications. If [...]

2023-12-20T11:37:37-06:00December 19th, 2023|

“A chance to enjoy life again:” After struggling to find care, Phil Osment discovered the advanced expertise he needed at Regional One Health Cancer Care

When Phil Osment needed care for a painful hernia, he struggled to find a surgeon willing to operate on him due to the complexity of his condition. Phil's quality of life and sense of hope suffered until he found Dr. David Shibata at Regional One Health Cancer Care. As an expert in colorectal surgery, Dr. [...]

2023-12-14T08:22:59-06:00December 14th, 2023|

The power of medicine and humanity: Extended Care Hospital marks 10 years of hope and healing

Regional One Health's Extended Care Hospital is celebrating its 10th anniversary in December 2023, marking a decade of providing expert care for the community's most critically ill patients. The Extended Care Hospital has expanded and earned national accreditation and honors during the past 10 years. Even more important, numerous patients have returned to their homes [...]

2023-12-05T14:23:13-06:00December 12th, 2023|

12 days of injury prevention: Avoid common holiday safety hazards with these tips from our trauma and burn care experts

Don't allow common holiday injuries to ruin your enjoyment of the season! Our experts from the Elvis Presley Trauma Center and Firefighters Burn Center are offering "12 days of injury prevention" tips to keep you and your family safe. Whether you're decorating, planning a holiday meal, or going to and from gatherings, follow their easy [...]

2023-11-29T10:15:50-06:00December 5th, 2023|

“It’s miraculous:” By providing cutting-edge cancer care, Regional One Health is helping JB and Dana McCarroll enjoy what matters most

JB and Dana McCarroll were stunned when JB was diagnosed with ocular melanoma, a rare form of cancer that later spread to his liver. JB needed a highly specialized procedure that is only available at three hospitals across the country. Thanks to surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer, a liver cancer expert, Regional One Health [...]

2023-12-01T08:14:54-06:00December 1st, 2023|

Center for Innovation’s Access Incubator will evaluate a wearable respiratory monitor that could help reduce length of hospital stays

The newest participant in the Access Incubator at our Center for Innovation is Capnesity, a company that is developing a capnography Wearable Respiratory Analysis Device. The device would measure patients' carbon dioxide levels at home rather than the patient having to stay in the hospital. Capnesity hopes its product will lead to shorter hospital stays [...]

2023-12-12T11:28:59-06:00November 30th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Eating healthy is a first line of defense against a serious diagnosis – here’s how!

A nutritious diet can help you maintain a healthy weight and have more energy...and it can also be an important tool in managing and even preventing serious health conditions. Regional One Health's Medical Nutritional Therapy program helps patients address conditions like diabetes, hypertension, GI disorders and more. Jacqueline Daughtry, RDN, LDN, Manager of Clinical [...]

2023-11-21T13:52:24-06:00November 21st, 2023|

“He never gave up on me:” Stephen Childers is enjoying family, faith and fitness thanks to expert care from surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer

When Stephen Childers faced his third serious cancer diagnosis, he needed highly complex surgery in order to survive. Stephen was referred to Regional One Health Cancer Care surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer, a liver and pancreatic cancer expert who offers a level of specialized care that is unique in the Mid-South. Thanks to the [...]

2023-11-14T08:12:13-06:00November 20th, 2023|
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