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“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|

“Bringing living hope:” Johnson Auxiliary, Presbyterian leaders dedicate renovated chapel at Regional One Health

Regional One Health recently celebrated renovations to the Alice H. Davies Chapel, a project spearheaded by Presbyterian Women of the Mid-South (PC-USA) and the John K. and Katherine Johnson Auxiliary. The project brought upgraded lighting, recovered pew seats, new stained glass and more to the 40-year-old chapel. Our chapel is an essential part of our [...]

2024-01-02T15:44:20-06:00January 9th, 2024|

“They saved my life:” After three months as a patient, Payton Carter returned to Regional One Health on her own terms to say thank you

Payton Carter recently made the trip from Kentucky to Memphis for a very special reason - to thank the providers at Regional One Health who she credits with saving her life. Payton was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center with life-threatening injuries after a car accident. Thanks to the expert medical care and compassion [...]

2023-12-07T08:37:18-06:00December 21st, 2023|

“A chance to enjoy life again:” After struggling to find care, Phil Osment discovered the advanced expertise he needed at Regional One Health Cancer Care

When Phil Osment needed care for a painful hernia, he struggled to find a surgeon willing to operate on him due to the complexity of his condition. Phil's quality of life and sense of hope suffered until he found Dr. David Shibata at Regional One Health Cancer Care. As an expert in colorectal surgery, Dr. [...]

2023-12-14T08:22:59-06:00December 14th, 2023|

“I can’t imagine being anywhere else:” World-class burn care helped Christen Jones get back to life feeling stronger than ever

Christen Jones suffered severe burn injuries at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, leading to a nearly month-long stay at Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center. While the isolation caused by the pandemic and the challenges of recovering from her injury were never easy, Christen found compassion and support every step of the way. Now, [...]

2023-10-04T14:40:43-06:00November 1st, 2023|

As the Elvis Presley Trauma Center turns 40, Regional One Health marks a lifesaving legacy while working to meet future critical care needs

On Thursday, August 10, 2023, our Elvis Presley Trauma Center celebrates 40 years of providing lifesaving care to patients from all over the Mid-South. As the only Level-One Trauma Center in a 150 mile radius of Memphis, our facility plays a critical role in protecting the health and welfare of our community. While we look [...]

2024-01-28T16:02:57-06:00August 10th, 2023|

“I thank God for them:” After a string of health emergencies, Michael Nelson can care for his family thanks to ONE Health

Without regular health care, Michael Nelson suffered a string of medical emergencies related to hypertension and diabetes. It made it difficult to care for his mom and spend time with his granddaughter. After Michael connected with our ONE Health complex care program, which helps patients meet medical and social needs, he got a second chance. [...]

2023-06-13T12:49:38-06:00July 6th, 2023|

“I am extremely blessed.” After a critical injury, Regional One Health helped Geoffrey Yoste get back to family and cross the finish line at the St. Jude Half Marathon

When Geoffrey Yoste was suffered a skull fracture and brain bleed in a skateboarding accident, he needed everything to go right in order to have a chance to survive. Fortunately, he says, he was taken to Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center, where a team of experts was able to deliver the lifesaving care [...]

2023-04-11T08:55:19-06:00May 17th, 2023|
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