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Otis will see you now: For Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital patients, animal therapy proves that “not all medicine comes in a bottle”

Regional One Health is partnering with Mid South Therapy Dogs to provide animal therapy services for our patients. Animal therapy is shown to reduce stress, lower blood pressure, improve response to therapy, and more. On top of that, it provides an emotional boost for patients, allowing them to focus on something positive during a difficult [...]

2023-05-16T14:51:04-06:00May 30th, 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|

Regional One Health and the Rollin’ Grizzlies are helping patients reclaim independence and joy after life-changing trauma

At Regional One Health, we believe patients shouldn't just survive a traumatic injury, they should get the chance to return to the activities they love. Our Elvis Presley Trauma Center and Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital are built to help critically injured patients heal, regain strength, and return to independent life. That's exactly what happened for [...]

2023-05-17T09:02:09-06:00May 17th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: During Physical Fitness and Sports Month in May, follow simple tips to avoid injuries and soreness

May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month, and it's a great time to improve your fitness and activity level. Being physically active improves the performance of the lungs, heart, and muscles, and also has benefits for your emotional health. The team at Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center has advice for how to [...]

2023-04-27T09:17:27-06:00May 16th, 2023|

On International Day of the Midwife, Regional One Health is celebrating a model of care that starts with listening to a patient’s goals and concerns

On International Day of the Midwife, Regional One Health is celebrating our midwifery team for providing patient-centered care to women at all stages of life. Regional One Health is the only hospital in Memphis where women can give birth with the support of a Certified Nurse Midwife, and our team also offers well-woman care [...]

2023-05-05T08:12:17-06:00May 5th, 2023|

Important news for TennCare patients: Renewals are underway, and Regional One Health is here to help you through the process so you don’t lose your coverage

Every year, TennCare goes through a renewal process, and patients may need to take steps to avoid losing their coverage. If TennCare staff are not able to auto-renew your coverage, you'll need to renew online, in person, by phone or by mail. Regional One Health is here to help. If you have questions about the [...]

2023-04-26T09:01:44-06:00April 26th, 2023|

Regional One Health is offering a new service to help patients with sleep disorders

Regional One Health is introducing a new service at our East Campus to help patients with sleep disorders like sleep apnea, insomnia, hypersomnia and circadian rhythm disorders. Dr. Pralhad Sharma, a board-certified pulmonary, critical care, and sleep physician looks forward to improving access to care for patients who want to improve their sleep and overall [...]

2023-04-25T07:51:05-06:00April 25th, 2023|

50 years of giving back: Johnson Auxiliary celebrates legacy of supporting Regional One Health patients, visitors and employees

The John K. and Katherine Johnson Auxiliary was started by a group of Presbyterian women to support the needs of Regional One Health patients and staff. For 50 years, the Auxiliary has done just that, building a legacy that has had a positive impact on the health of families throughout the Mid-South. The Auxiliary [...]

2023-04-18T13:38:49-06:00April 18th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Prevention, detection and expert treatment all play a role in reducing colorectal cancer deaths

Regional One Health physicians can help patients prevent, detect and treat colorectal cancer thanks to exceptional primary care, screening and oncology services. A routine colonoscopy can diagnose, prevent and treat colorectal cancer, and experts recommend that average-risk men and women have their first test at age 45. Talk to your health care provider about your [...]

2023-04-18T07:30:24-06:00April 18th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: When do I need emergency care for an allergic reaction?

Dr. Chantay Smartt, who sees patients for both primary care and medical emergencies, said it's important to know the signs of a life-threatening allergic reaction. If a patient experiences hives, wheezing and difficulty breathing after being exposed to allergens like insect bites, foods or medications, call 911 immediately. Patients with severe allergies should always discuss [...]

2023-04-14T07:23:12-06:00April 14th, 2023|
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