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Dr. Ram Velamuri brings expertise, compassion to new role as Firefighters Burn Center Associate Medical Director

Dr. Ram Velamuri has been named associate medical director of Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center. Dr. Velamuri, a board-certified plastic surgeon, looks forward to helping lead an exceptional team as they not only help patients survive critical injuries but help them returning to fulfilling and rewarding lives. The Firefighters Burn Center is the [...]

2020-02-13T13:14:07-06:00February 21st, 2020|

Regional One Health’s ONE Health complex care initiative continues expanding to serve more patients and add new partners

ONE Health, Regional One Health's complex care program, had a successful year in 2019. The program, which helps patients with complex medical and social needs, continues to gain national recognition for decreasing the cost of care, emergency department visits and inpatient stays for enrolled patients. In 2020, ONE Health leaders look forward to increasing [...]

2020-01-14T08:28:04-06:00January 14th, 2020|

“That’s why we got into health care:” For Rivers Smith and Brandon Williams, the desire to help extends beyond the walls of Regional One Health

Rivers Smith and Brandon Williams, colleagues in Regional One Health's Outpatient Surgery Center, were inspired to work in health care out of a desire to give back to others. They do so every day they're on the job, but one day they went above and beyond the call of duty when they rescued a [...]

2019-12-16T14:22:20-06:00December 16th, 2019|

“Fight your Freddy:” Nathan Lumpkin’s excruciating injury could have made life a horror movie, but he’s thriving thanks to Regional One Health

Nathan Lumpkin, 19, was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center after his foot was crushed in a work accident. Anesthesiologist Jerry Jones, MD helped Nathan avoid opioids by using continuous peripheral nerve blocks, a technique Dr. Jones has pioneered at Regional One Health. The nerve blocks prevent addiction by never exposing a patient [...]

2019-12-04T17:29:30-06:00November 18th, 2019|

David Cummings doesn’t remember the hit-and-run that almost killed him – but he’s certain he’s alive today because of Regional One Health

David Cummings was out for a morning jog when he was struck by a hit-and-run driver.  While he doesn't remember the accident that almost killed him, he'll never forget Regional One Health trauma surgeons Dr. Peter Fischer and Dr. Dina Filiberto. They used an innovative procedure to stop bleeding in Cummings' pelvis so they [...]

2019-12-04T17:30:19-06:00November 13th, 2019|

Regional One Health co-hosts complex care conference for national leaders to discuss new ways to help the most vulnerable patients

Regional One Health is the co-host for Putting Care at the Center, the annual conference of the National Center for Complex Health and Social Needs. the Nov. 13-15 event will focus on finding new ways to deliver services to vulnerable patients in order to improve their outcomes and reduce costs. Regional One Health's ONE [...]

2019-11-06T13:18:02-06:00November 6th, 2019|

City-wide disaster drill helps Regional One Health prepare for any crisis that could impact the city

If it keeps you up at night, it’s probably on Ashton Anderson’s to-do list. As Regional One Health’s Safety Officer, it is Anderson’s job to think about and prepare for the nightmare scenarios that can strike a community. This year's city-wide disaster drill tested decontamination and mass surge procedures. The Regional One Health [...]

2019-10-15T11:12:05-06:00October 15th, 2019|
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