After Mario Reed survived a football injury that left him paralyzed at age 15, he found a new calling in helping other patients in similar circumstances

When a football injury left Mario Reed paralyzed at age 15, he survived thanks to his own strength of character and expert medical care at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center. The experience inspired Mario to give back to his community by creating the Mario Reed Foundation to help other paralyzed patients. Now, he wants to [...]

2024-06-04T11:04:56-06:00June 12th, 2024|

New Healthy Start program aims to improve the health of women and their families by improving access to health care and other resources

Regional One Health will debut a Healthy Start program for women and infants this summer thanks to a $5 million federal grant. The program aims to provide expert medical care and community resources to help women, their babies, and their whole families improve their health and quality of life. Patients will be enrolled through [...]

2024-05-15T13:45:50-06:00May 15th, 2024|

“She’s always here for me:” ONE Health helped Bud Tunstall reclaim hope and excitement for life

Regional One Health's ONE Health complex care program helps patients meet their medical needs and addresses social determinants of health such as housing, food and transportation. For Bud Tunstall, it was a chance to overcome several serious health conditions and get back to enjoying life and feeling hopeful about the future. Bud's case manager Maggie [...]

2024-05-02T07:02:12-06:00May 2nd, 2024|

“They’re truly saving lives every day:” For Amanda Damron, volunteering at Regional One Health is a chance to support critical care for our community

Amanda Damron's life has been touched by Regional One Health in a number of ways, and she's passionate about giving back. Amanda volunteers through the ONE Club women's auxiliary to support employees, and has also reached out to the teams at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center and Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center NICU. She encourages [...]

2024-04-25T10:22:08-06:00April 25th, 2024|

After their son received lifesaving care at Regional One Health, the Ready family found a way to share hope and healing with other patients

After Banks Ready suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in a car crash, the team at Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center provided lifesaving care that allowed him to progress to rehabilitation and ultimately lead a full, healthy life. The Ready family always wanted to find a way to give back and help other [...]

2024-04-23T09:28:27-06:00April 23rd, 2024|

“He started to see hope:” for Marcus Crews, ONE Health inspired a dedication to taking charge of his health and quality of life

After losing several loved ones and struggling to control his hypertension and diabetes, Marcus Crews was losing his sense of hope. At Regional One Health, he found the ONE Health complex care program, which helps patients address medical issues and social determinants of health. With the support of case manager Karen Tate, Marcus has regained [...]

2024-02-20T16:18:36-06:00March 14th, 2024|

“They got me a long way:” Loriette Turner has regained the joy of family and faith thanks to the ONE Health complex care program

When Loriette Turner developed a painful hernia, she struggled both to continue her work in home health care and to enjoy her grandkids and church activities. She found the medical care and support she needed at Regional One Health thanks to the ONE Health complex care program. With the help of case manager Cristina Wilson, [...]

2024-02-20T16:08:51-06:00March 7th, 2024|

“It’s what we do here:” Pharmacist steps outside her day-to-day role to join rapid response team in providing lifesaving emergency care

At Regional One Health, employees from all over the hospital play a role in our mission to deliver lifesaving, life-changing care for our patients. Recently, staff from one of our rapid response teams and the inpatient pharmacy department played a crucial role in helping a man in respiratory distress. It highlights the advanced level of [...]

2024-02-20T11:26:21-06:00February 21st, 2024|

“He’s getting the best care right here:” Despite being far from home, the Jones family says Regional One Health’s NICU is exactly where they need to be

When Brooklyn Jones went into premature labor, she and husband Grant learned the NICU closest to their home would not have room for their son. They ended up traveling two hours to Regional One Health's Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center, where they've been since late October. Despite the challenges posted by the distance, they [...]

2024-01-24T11:17:19-06:00January 24th, 2024|

U.S. Congressman Steve Cohen visits Regional One Health to get a firsthand look at Labor & Delivery Center improvements made with funding he helped secure

U.S . Congressman Steve Cohen visited Regional One Health January 23 to get a firsthand look at improvements he helped bring about by supporting federal funding for the hospital. Over the past two fiscal years, Congressman Cohen helped the health care system access $3 million in federal funding. The money has been used to update [...]

2024-01-23T14:44:53-06:00January 23rd, 2024|
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