Monthly Archives: September 2023

Ask the Experts: How can early detection and proper treatment help patients overcome a blood cancer diagnosis?

September is Blood Cancer Awareness Month, and experts say knowing the risk factors and symptoms of these diseases can save lives! Risk factors including aging, smoking and family history, while symptoms range from unexplained bruising and bleeding to fatigue to bone pain. If you have concerns, see your doctor and ask about blood and urine [...]

2023-09-26T07:27:45-06:00September 28th, 2023|

It’s Sickle Cell Awareness Month! Learn about risk factors, symptoms, and treatment options for this genetic condition

September is Sickle Cell Disease Awareness Month. Sickle cell disease is a genetic condition that make it hard for the red blood cells to carry oxygen to tissues and organs. Patients can experience episodes of severe pain, along with anemia, leg sores, frequent infections and more. Regional One Health's Diggs Kraus Sickle Cell Center provides [...]

2023-09-07T09:19:18-06:00September 28th, 2023|

Regional One Health’s Dr. John Schorge is improving access to world-class gynecologic oncology and complex gynecologic surgery for Memphis patients

Dr. John O. Schorge, a renowned expert in OB/GYN care, is offers gynecologic oncology and complex gynecologic surgery at Regional One Health. By making specialized care more accessible, he is improving outcomes for patients diagnosed with cervical, uterine, ovarian and vulvar cancer, along with benign conditions including fibroids and endometriosis. Dr. Schorge specializes in [...]

2023-09-21T07:31:25-06:00September 21st, 2023|

Ask the Experts: With youth sports back in action, take care to prevent injuries with these tips from our trauma team

Kids are returning to competitive and recreational sports now that a new school year is underway. Sports can be a positive experience for young athletes, but they can also put them at risk for injury. Our trauma experts have advice for staying healthy and injury-free. With the school year underway, many kids are returning not [...]

2023-09-05T07:14:26-06:00September 13th, 2023|

Memphis Business Journal: Regional One CEO Coopwood’s vision for campus overhaul; creation of academic medical center with UTHSC

In June 2023 the Shelby County Commission approved a plan to help fund $350 million worth of infrastructure upgrades at Regional One Health. Regional One Health President and CEO Reginald Coopwood, MD, says the "ONE Campus" initiative would transform the hospital into an academic medical center in partnership with University of Tennessee Health Science Center. [...]

2023-11-09T10:21:22-06:00September 12th, 2023|

ABC24: What Regional One Health’s CEO has to say about hospital’s future renovations

ABC24 talked with Regional One Health President & CEO Reginald Coopwood, MD about the ONE Campus renovation project to expand and upgrade the hospital's aging facilities. ONE Campus would be one of Shelby County's largest capital projects and would create a state-of-the-art academic medical campus in downtown Memphis. This report originally aired on ABC24. Regional [...]

2023-11-09T10:24:19-06:00September 12th, 2023|

The Daily Memphian: Regional One Health could become the Mid-South’s first academic medical center

The Daily Memphian describes how the ONE Campus initiative could make Regional One Health the region's first academic medical center in partnership with University of Tennessee Health Science Center. ONE Campus aims to replace Regional One Health's outdated buildings with a state-of-the-art hospital in the heart of the Memphis Medical District. It would position the [...]

2023-11-09T10:23:06-06:00September 12th, 2023|
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