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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 [...]

2019-11-13T14:04:50-06:00November 13th, 2019|

Regional One Health’s Wound Care Center offers hope for diabetic wounds through technology and expertise

Diabetic patients are susceptible to foot and lower leg wounds due to poor circulation and damage, and these wounds may not heal on their own. Regional One Health's Wound Care Center can help through a multidisciplinary approach and technology like Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy sparks the body's own healing process by delivering [...]

2019-11-06T10:43:53-06:00November 11th, 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|

During menopause, women are at risk for osteoporosis – here’s what to do to keep your bones strong

During menopause, falling estrogen levels can lead to lower bone density, making women susceptible to fractures. OB/GYN Pallavi Khanna, MD recommends a DEXA scan for bone density for women over age 65. Depending on the results of the scan, she can help patients build stronger bones through lifestyle changes and medication. It’s a story [...]

2019-11-04T12:27:32-06:00November 4th, 2019|

Ask the Experts: Do you need an antibiotic? Here’s how to know – and why it matters

When antibiotics are prescribed and used properly, they live up to their reputation as “miracle drugs,” helping patients recover quickly and safely. But when the medications aren’t used right, patients can build resistance and bacteria can adapt, creating “superbugs” that don’t respond to existing antibiotics. And since drug makers aren’t devoting time or money [...]

2019-10-11T07:43:51-06:00October 22nd, 2019|

Regional One Health hosts advanced training for therapists looking to improve care for musculoskeletal dysfunction

Regional One Health’s East Campus will host an advanced training program on the Graston Technique, which therapists can use to expand their options for treating patients with various forms of musculoskeletal dysfunction. The M2-Advanced Training program will be Saturday, December 7 from 8 a.m.-5:30 p.m. and Sunday, December 8 from 7:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. The [...]

2019-10-18T06:40:17-06:00October 18th, 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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