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Together, we must do better

Pictured left to right: Reginald Coopwood, M.D. (President and CEO - Regional One Health) | Jason Little (President and CEO - Baptist Memorial Health Care) | Michael Ugwueke (President and CEO - Methodist Le Bonheur Healthcare) In the middle of one pandemic, we are so painfully reminded of another. Racism is [...]

2020-06-03T16:10:21-06:00June 3rd, 2020|

Where Health Comes First: During National Hospital Week, Regional One Health honors employees for bringing hope and healing to our community

National Hospital Week is May 10-16. This year's theme, "Where Health Comes First," honors the hope and healing hospitals provide to their communities. That is highlighted in 2020 by the crucial role hospitals are playing in response to COVID-19. At Regional One Health, we're celebrating our entire team for their contributions during this challenging [...]

2020-05-11T08:25:18-06:00May 11th, 2020|

As our community starts to reopen, it’s more important than ever to take precautions to stay safe – here’s what you can do

As our community begins to get back to business starting this week, it is more important than ever to take common-sense steps to protect yourself and others against COVID-19. Continue to be vigilant about social distancing, wearing face coverings, washing your hands and more. If you do feel sick, call your health care provider [...]

2020-05-04T06:24:19-06:00May 4th, 2020|

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|

New Kirby Primary Care practice joins the East Memphis community to provide patient-centered care for the entire family

Regional One Health's Kirby Primary Care practice at 2725 Kirby Road, Suite 1 is now open. The neighborhood practice offers primary care for the entire family, including physical exams, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and preventative medicine. It introduces a new service as well, bringing our Certified Nurse Midwives to the area to [...]

2020-02-07T14:46:40-06:00February 3rd, 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|

Regional One Health’s labor and delivery team welcomed the city’s first baby of the New Year – and he was born to one of their own

Riley Andrew James was born at Regional One Health at 12:11 a.m. January 1, making him Memphis's first baby of the decade. The experience was even more exciting for the labor and delivery team because Riley's mom is one of their own - labor and delivery nurse Secillia Mitchell. Secillia said she never considered [...]

2020-01-02T14:37:24-06:00January 2nd, 2020|
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