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Ask the Experts: When do I need to see a colorectal surgeon?

Colorectal surgeons like Elizabeth Wood, MD treat a variety of conditions, from benign issues like hemhorroids and Inflammatory Bowel Disease to colon and rectal cancers. Dr. Wood always looks for the least invasive surgical approach possible to minimize scarring, risk and recovery. She encourages patients who are experiencing gastrointestinal symptoms to see a health care [...]

2022-04-05T11:17:03-06:00April 17th, 2022|

“It felt like she was part of the family:” Social worker Carol Dennis helped Sharon Person bring her father home to continue healing

For Regional One Health's Subacute/Skilled Nursing team, the goal is to help every patient return home safely so they can continue to heal and get stronger. When Sharon Person's dad James was admitted to the facility after a diabetic episode, she felt overwhelmed - but quickly realized he was exactly where he needed to be. [...]

2022-04-06T11:13:48-06:00April 14th, 2022|

Do you suspect you have a food intolerance? Learn your triggers and how to find relief

Food intolerances are common conditions that can cause symptoms like bloating, gas, diarrhea and stomach pain. If you're experiencing these issues, talk to your health care provider - they can help rule out other problems and figure out which foods are causing your problems. By cutting back, avoiding those foods and finding healthy alternatives, you [...]

2022-03-23T10:18:42-06:00April 13th, 2022|

Neurosurgeon Douglas Taylor, MD now providing focused ultrasound to treat essential tremor at Regional One Health East Campus

Neurosurgeon Dr. Douglas Taylor is now part of the team providing focused ultrasound at Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center. Focused ultrasound is for patients suffering from hand tremor due to Essential Tremor or tremor-dominant Parkinson's disease. The procedure involves no incision and no hospital stay, and most patients experience immediate, lasting relief [...]

2022-03-16T12:09:03-06:00March 22nd, 2022|

“It gets in your blood:” After nearly 55 years at Regional One Health, Mickey Ashburn’s desire to care for others is as strong as ever

Mickey Ashburn has been with Regional One Health for an amazing 55 years, most of them as a registered nurse in our Trauma Operating Room. Mickey works with a team that provides lifesaving care for the most critically injured patients by making sure they can get the emergency surgery they need within minutes of [...]

2022-03-18T08:03:51-06:00March 18th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: What do physicians wish their patients knew about “gut health”?

Gastrointestinal distress can make life miserable - but for most patients, dietary changes and other healthy habits can help. A primary care physician like Dr. Madiha Haji at Primary Care Specialists is often the first stop for patients with abdominal pain, bloating and other symptoms. She can rule out serious illness and help patients feel [...]

2022-02-16T10:57:46-06:00March 8th, 2022|

“It’s how they treat you:” Dona Dyer found healing at Regional One Health’s Wound Care Center thanks to high-tech medicine and old-fashioned kindness

After arduous treatment for breast cancer, the last thing Dona Dyer wanted was to see another doctor - but when her surgical incision wouldn't heal, she was referred to Regional One Health's Wound Care Center for hyperbaric oxygen therapy. It turned out to be a blessing for Dona. Not only did she receive the [...]

2022-03-04T12:43:52-06:00March 4th, 2022|

During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, protect your health by learning about your screening needs and treatment options

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to encourage everyone to learn about their risk factors and access the screening they need. The American Cancer Society now recommends that average-risk patients have their first colonoscopy at age 45 to help prevent and detect colon cancer. At Regional One Health, we can help [...]

2022-03-01T08:02:43-06:00March 2nd, 2022|

Regional One Health’s new Surgical Oncology service elevates cancer care through state-of-the-art expertise and compassionate approach

Regional One Health's new Surgical Oncology practice is led by national experts in the treatment of a variety of cancer diagnoses. They use the latest technology to provide robotic and minimally invasive procedures that effectively treat cancer while protecting patients' quality of life. By offering a multidisciplinary team and exceptional resources, they are providing patient-focused [...]

2022-02-16T10:41:57-06:00February 24th, 2022|
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