Burn

During Patient Experience Week, Regional One Health celebrates a system-wide commitment to compassionate, world-class care

April 22-26 is The Beryl Institute’s Patient Experience Week, and at Regional One Health, we celebrate the event as reminder that the individuals seeking healing within the walls of the health care system are the reason we exist. Everything starts and ends with showing patients compassion and care, said Sheena Freeman and Summer Hardy, [...]

2019-04-22T13:18:08-06:00April 22nd, 2019|

The heart of a lion: Samir Alniswan is conquering devastating injuries with courage and expert care at the Firefighters Burn Center

On the day he is discharged from the hospital, Samir Alniswan wears a black shirt emblazoned with the face of lion. It’s an image that conjures up many meanings: Power. Strength. Courage. After Samir Alniswan was burned over 60 percent of his body, Firefighters Burn Center specialists like Ram Velamuri, MD saved his [...]

2019-02-18T15:44:15-06:00February 22nd, 2019|

Velamuri finds passion in burn patient care

Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center helps burn survivors return to normal, productive lives as quickly as possible. That treatment focuses on the patient’s complete care. When Ram Velamuri, MD, came to Memphis in 2016, his mission to be involved in a patient’s complete care aligned well with that work. For him, it all [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:53-06:00March 5th, 2018|

Firefighters Burn Center promotes burn safety

Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center is the only full-service burn center within a 150-mile radius of Memphis. More than 486,000 individuals are seen in emergency departments, minor emergency clinics or physician’s offices for the treatment of a burn injury each year in the U.S. and Canada, including Regional One Health’s Firefighters [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:55-06:00February 9th, 2018|

Patient Story: Harrison back to life thanks to burn team

National Burn Awareness Week celebrates burn center care Bruce Harrison doesn’t recall being a human fireball shot 10 feet in the air. His first memory after the explosion is standing up, looking down and seeing the skin come off his hand. Bruce and his family were at Horseshoe Lake in nearby Crittenden County, [...]

2018-10-10T08:18:55-06:00February 7th, 2018|

Inside the Firefighters Burn Center (Video)

The Firefighters Burn Center helps burn survivors return to normal, productive lives as quickly as possible. The center offers comprehensive care that helps patients from their burn all the way through the full healing process to get them back to their passions in life quicker. Almost 80 percent of the team that patients [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:00-06:00November 28th, 2017|

Dr. Hickerson: More choices, better technology for breast reconstruction surgery

William L. Hickerson, MD Women who want to consider breast reconstruction surgery following a mastectomy or lumpectomy have more choices than ever with advances in technology that lead to better early detection as well as improved surgery options. Dr. William L. Hickerson, medical director of Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center, wrote [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:05-06:00October 12th, 2017|
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