Employee Spotlight

When a hand or arm injury impacts quality of life, Certified Hand Therapist Dardhielle Jean can help improve function and reduce pain

Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT, has joined our Center for Rehabilitative Medicine as a Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist. Her specialty in hand therapy allows her to help patient recover from injuries and illnesses that impact the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. These are complex parts of the body, and hand therapists use specialized [...]

2021-02-10T11:49:22-06:00February 17th, 2021|

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 [...]

2021-02-05T11:09:25-06:00February 5th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What are my treatment options if I have an intestinal blockage?

An intestinal obstruction is painful and potentially dangerous, and typically requires hospital care. However, you won't necessarily need surgery. Many blockages can be resolved with a non-invasive procedure, and patients often never have a recurrence. If you're having problems like stomach pain and an inability to pass bowel movements or gas, see your provider for [...]

2021-02-02T08:47:44-06:00January 21st, 2021|

“We’ve got hope for the future”: Regional One Health’s Dr. Andrew Wilner shares his experience with the COVID-19 vaccination

Receiving the COVID-19 vaccine allows health care providers to continue serving patients while keeping themselves and their loved ones safe. For Regional One Health neurologist Dr. Andrew Wilner, it also brought something else: a feeling of joy. Dr. Wilner shared his thoughts with a leading medical blog in hopes of encouraging others to get [...]

2021-01-20T16:55:06-06:00January 21st, 2021|

During the pandemic, dietitians are fueling patients’ recovery with healthy meals, nutrition support and encouragement

During the COVID-19 pandemic, our clinical nutrition team has been tasked with preparing meals that will help COVID-19 patients heal. They've also worked throughout the health care system to provide patients with a healthy diet and a sense of normal. Through it all, they've risen to the challenge of providing not only nutritional support, [...]

2021-02-02T08:47:30-06:00January 20th, 2021|

“These vaccines represent hope:” With vaccinations underway, health care experts see a path to controlling the COVID-19 pandemic

As Regional One Health frontline providers receive their COVID-19 vaccinations, they're talking about why it is important to them to take this step. Our team members say they see the vaccine as another tool to protect themselves and their families and allow them to continue to be there for patients. They encourage others to [...]

2021-01-11T11:37:20-06:00January 11th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What should I expect if I need an emergency appendectomy?

The idea of an emergency appendectomy is scary, but it's actually a very common surgery that about 1 in 20 Americans will have at some point in their life. The classic symptom of acute appendicitis is increasingly severe pain in the lower right stomach. Patients should seek medical care immediately. Fortunately, an appendectomy is [...]

2020-12-15T16:18:55-06:00December 29th, 2020|

Do you want to stick to a healthy diet over the holidays? It’s not “mission impossible” – take it from a clinical dietician

Small changes can make a big difference when it comes to eating healthy and avoiding weight gain over the holidays. By planning ahead, eating in moderation and making healthy choices, you can enjoy your traditional favorites without overdoing it. It's also important to prioritize exercise, such as going for walks or cleaning the house. [...]

2020-12-07T14:54:17-06:00December 23rd, 2020|
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