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ONE Health’s holistic approach to patient care gains a boost from new grant, partnerships to address hunger

New partnerships are helping Regional One Health’s ONE Health complex care team achieve its mission of treating every individual not just as a patient seeking medical care but as a human being struggling with day-to-day needs. In May, United Healthcare awarded Regional One Health a $90,000 grant to launch a food pantry for patients [...]

2019-06-07T08:00:50-06:00June 12th, 2019|

Regional One Health’s free childbirth education classes empower parents to give their babies a healthy start

Katherine Lybarger is grateful to live in a time and place where women are empowered to give birth in a safe environment and to advocate for themselves and their new bundle of joy. When Katherine learned she was pregnant, she remembered her grandmother’s stories of feeling traumatized by labor and delivery: despite having seven [...]

2019-06-04T13:19:50-06:00June 3rd, 2019|

Collaboration between Regional One Health’s trauma and emergency departments is enhancing patient care and access

It took a spirit of collaboration to improve integration between Regional One Health’s trauma and emergency departments, and the payoff – more efficient patient care and enhanced access to appropriate treatment – is proving well worth the effort. Employees credit a spirit of collaboration for an effort to better integrate emergency and trauma [...]

2019-05-17T13:41:23-06:00May 24th, 2019|

A DEXA Scan can put you on the path to stronger bones

A non-invasive DEXA Scan is recommended for post-menopausal women and patients who take medicines that impact the bones. The scan looks for two conditions: Osteopenia (lower than normal bone density) and Osteoporosis (weak bones that are susceptible to fracture). Ask your doctor if you should have a DEXA Scan if you think you are at risk for bone conditions.

2019-05-14T11:34:16-06:00May 22nd, 2019|

Physical therapy can help relieve aches and pains without medication

Patients don’t always need to turn to medication for relief from common types of pain. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, says therapy can help patients address aches and pains from head-to-toe. Ambrosia Scott, DPT, LAT, CCI, outpatient rehabilitation manager for Regional One Health, said physical therapy helps in several ways: Education and [...]

2019-05-16T12:46:33-06:00May 16th, 2019|
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