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“He poured his heart into me:” Faith, family and expert physical therapy helped Walter Tuggle get back on his feet

Walter Tuggle was in a mechanical wheelchair after a spinal stroke, having lost use of the right side and much of the left side of his body. He faced significant challenges, but he had incredible willpower and family support on his side. That, combined with the expertise of Regional One Health Physical Therapist Assistant [...]

2022-04-19T11:04:09-06:00April 18th, 2022|

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|

“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|

Regional One Health Chief Financial Officer Jim Proctor joins Tennessee Hospital Association Center for Innovative Solutions

Jim Proctor, CFO of Regional One Health, was recently selected to serve on the THA Center for Innovative Solutions (TCIS) board. "I am excited and honored to be on this board. It provides a valuable resource for hospitals across Tennessee," says Regional One Health Chief Financial Officer Jim Proctor. “TCIS drives value [...]

2021-12-08T09:33:58-06:00December 9th, 2021|

Regional One Health’s Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility honored by U.S. News and World Report

Regional One Health's Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility has been recognized on U.S. News and World Report's Best Nursing Homes list for the fourth year in a row. The honor reflects the facility's top-quality care, patient safety measures, and excellent outcomes. “We have an extremely dedicated team of professionals, and I commend their [...]

2021-11-18T09:14:58-06:00November 18th, 2021|

Regional One Health’s Cyrilyn Walters, MD, named to Tennessee Hospital Association’s Council on Inclusion and Health Equity

Dr. Cyrilyn Walters, Regional One Health's medical director of ambulatory services, has been named to a statewide committee that will explore equity of care and elimination of health care disparities. She looks forward to the opportunity as a chance to help hospitals, health care systems and other organizations develop strategies to improve care for all [...]

2021-11-10T13:03:49-06:00November 16th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: You can take charge of diabetes through proper nutrition and treatment

Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires careful management, but patients whose diabetes is well-controlled can lead normal, healthy lives. Regional One Health offers a variety of providers who specialize in various elements of managing diabetes. Through clinical nutrition, medication, medical management, wound care and more, our team can provide comprehensive care based on each [...]

2021-11-10T08:24:36-06:00November 10th, 2021|
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