Yearly Archives: 2024

“It’s what we do here:” Pharmacist steps outside her day-to-day role to join rapid response team in providing lifesaving emergency care

At Regional One Health, employees from all over the hospital play a role in our mission to deliver lifesaving, life-changing care for our patients. Recently, staff from one of our rapid response teams and the inpatient pharmacy department played a crucial role in helping a man in respiratory distress. It highlights the advanced level of [...]

2024-02-20T11:26:21-06:00February 21st, 2024|

Center for Innovation celebrates milestone as Augment Health completes collaboration for business model validation

Regional One Health's Center for Innovation was created to give medical startups a real-world environment to evaluate their products, technology and business model. Recently, they celebrated a major milestone as Access Incubator participant Augment Health completed a scope of work to evaluate its business and clinical use case. Thanks to what they learned, Augment Health [...]

2024-02-15T10:58:14-06:00February 20th, 2024|

“They’re amazing:” When Robert James needed complex cancer care, surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer and his team offered reassurance, expertise and skill

Robert James knew his unexpected cancer diagnosis would cause changes in his life, including finding a new home for the horses and mules he enjoys taking care of. Thanks to expert care from Dr. Evan Glazer at Regional One Health Cancer Care, Robert is looking forward to getting back to normal sooner than he ever [...]

2024-02-07T10:18:52-06:00February 14th, 2024|

Cervical cancer is preventable…here’s what an expert wants women to know

Dr. John Schorge, a gynecologic oncologist at Regional One Health, wants women to know that cervical cancer can be prevented - it just takes knowledge, vaccination and screening. Women should be alert to symptoms like bleeding after sex, and should have routine pelvic exams and Pap tests. Better yet, the HPV vaccine, which is recommended [...]

2024-01-30T11:36:58-06:00February 13th, 2024|

Once a trauma patient, Adil Abdurahaman is now training at Regional One Health to share the hope and healing he received

In 2018, Adil Abdurahaman was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center with a traumatic brain injury following a car accident. His parents were told he might not survive. Today, Adil is back at Regional One Health, this time doing his residency rotations for medical school at University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Adil has [...]

2024-02-13T11:22:09-06:00February 13th, 2024|

Never ignore signs of cardiovascular disease: Whether you need emergency or preventative care, take your heart health seriously

If you think you or someone around you is having a heart attack, don't delay - seek immediate emergency medical attention. Classic signs to watch for include chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness and profuse sweating. Some of the more subtle signs include back pain, headache, jaw pain, swelling and cough. Tomisha Byard, a family [...]

2024-01-24T08:07:43-06:00February 1st, 2024|

“We can end cervical cancer:” With knowledge, screening and vaccination, women can avoid a scary diagnosis

Cervical cancer is entirely preventable - it just takes knowledge, screening and vaccination. Dr. John O. Schorge, a nationally-known leader in the treatment of cervical cancer and other gynecologic cancers, came to Regional One Health to make it easier for women to access the tools they need to prevent a cancer diagnosis. During Women's [...]

2024-01-30T11:36:50-06:00January 31st, 2024|

“He’s getting the best care right here:” Despite being far from home, the Jones family says Regional One Health’s NICU is exactly where they need to be

When Brooklyn Jones went into premature labor, she and husband Grant learned the NICU closest to their home would not have room for their son. They ended up traveling two hours to Regional One Health's Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center, where they've been since late October. Despite the challenges posted by the distance, they [...]

2024-01-24T11:17:19-06:00January 24th, 2024|

U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen visits Regional One Health to get a firsthand look at Labor & Delivery Center improvements made with funding he helped secure

U.S . Congressman Steve Cohen visited Regional One Health January 23 to get a firsthand look at improvements he helped bring about by supporting federal funding for the hospital. Over the past two fiscal years, Congressman Cohen helped the health care system access $3 million in federal funding. The money has been used to update [...]

2024-01-23T14:44:53-06:00January 23rd, 2024|
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