Keeping our community safe: Trauma experts offer advice, free classes on safe gun storage and responsible behavior

Regional One Health Elvis Presley Trauma Center experts say many gun injuries are preventable if gun owners focus on steps like secure storage and responsible behavior. They offer free "Be SMART" classes to teach groups and organizations throughout our community about gun safety. By modeling smart behavior, storing weapons in a safe manner, and talking [...]

2024-07-18T07:59:30-06:00July 18th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Menopause can add to age-related skin and hair concerns…but you can fight back!

As women age, they face skin concerns like wrinkles, sagging and dryness - and some of that can be blamed on dropping estrogen levels during menopause. As a Menopause Society Certified Practitioner, Regional One Health OB/GYN Pallavi Khanna can help women with these concerns and other menopause symptoms. She leads a specialized Menopause Care [...]

2024-06-06T13:56:22-06:00July 10th, 2024|

“I am truly happy to be here:” Regional One Health Cancer Care helped Zac Casey keep living life in the future tense

When Zac Casey was diagnosed with cancer at age 36, it started a three-year journey that has included radiation, chemotherapy, and multiple surgeries. Zac is grateful that he found a team of leading academic oncologists at Regional One Health Cancer Care who helped him through that journey with expertise and humanity. It has allowed Zac, [...]

2024-06-27T09:36:05-06:00June 27th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: With vaccination and screening, cervical cancer and related cancers can become a thing of the past

Dr. John Schorge, a national leader in the treatment of gynecologic cancers, recently held a Lunch & Learn to educate patients about preventing cervical cancer. He says awareness, proper screening, and the HPV vaccine are all key to helping women protect themselves against a cervical cancer diagnosis. He also encourages patients to see their doctor [...]

2024-06-12T07:31:17-06:00June 26th, 2024|

New Center for Innovation participant will evaluate world’s first wearable, AI-powered fall prevention solution at Regional One Health

The newest participant in Regional One Health's Center for Innovation Access Incubator is developing AI-based technology aimed at preventing falls. OK2StandUP will test its innovation with hospitalized patients who are at a high risk of falls. The project is a perfect fit for Regional One Health, where patient safety issues like fall prevention are a [...]

2024-06-25T06:42:00-06:00June 25th, 2024|

“Thank God for her:” Dr. Ashley Hendrix filled Cassandra’s journey to breast cancer survivorship with expert care and compassionate support

When Cassandra Brittmon was diagnosed with breast cancer, she was understandably anxious and scared. Regional One Health Cancer Care's Ashley Hendrix, MD, FACS, a breast surgical oncologist, helped her select the best treatment option for her needs and goals. Thanks to Dr. Hendrix's medical expertise and supportive style of care, Cassandra is back to her [...]

2024-06-17T11:43:18-06:00June 19th, 2024|

Drink up! Staying hydrated prevents medical emergencies and promotes overall health

A lot of people struggle with staying well hydrated, and Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team is here to help. Proper hydration helps the body feel, function and even look better, and prevents medical emergencies like heat exhaustion and heat stroke. Make sure you're drinking the appropriate amount of fluids for your body's needs, [...]

2024-05-15T10:57:18-06:00June 19th, 2024|

“He’s one of the best:” Dr. John Schorge and the multidisciplinary care at Regional One Health helped Jenna overcome a medical mystery

When Jenna Bostick experienced a medical emergency, she needed specialized expertise and resources to determine what was wrong and provide the care she needed. She found both with gynecologic oncologist and complex gynecologic surgeon Dr. John Schorge, Chief of the Regional One Health OB/GYN Service. Dr. Schorge led a multidisciplinary team that help Jenna overcome [...]

2024-06-17T11:43:58-06:00June 17th, 2024|

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|
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