Nursing

Ask the Experts: Lactation specialist Sharonda Taylor, RN, says not to believe these common breastfeeding myths

Breastfeeding can be intimidating for new moms due to worries about milk supply, the logistics of returning to work, dubious reactions from older relatives, etc. But health and bonding benefits for mom and baby making breastfeeding worth the effort, says Sharonda Taylor, RN, lactation specialist at Regional One Health. Taylor and her colleagues support [...]

2019-07-29T12:17:12-06:00August 9th, 2019|

August is National Breastfeeding Month, but Regional One Health’s mission to support nursing moms and babies lasts all year long

There’s no doubt breastfeeding promotes good health and is a great way for moms and babies to bond – but that doesn’t mean it’s always easy. Regional One Health understands that, and has made a commitment to promoting breastfeeding not only during August’s National Breastfeeding Month, but all year long. That commitment includes education [...]

2019-08-12T09:55:17-06:00August 5th, 2019|

Haley McCommon first came to Regional One Health scared and in pain – just one year later, she came back to thank her “dream team”

Life can change in an instant. One minute, you’re a carefree 19-year-old girl, enjoying a summer day in the country. The next, you’re waking up in a hospital bed 100 miles away with your spine crushed and an incision from emergency surgery running the entire length of your stomach. You start asking yourself hard [...]

2019-07-02T15:24:28-06:00July 1st, 2019|

Regional One Health has helped make moms and babies healthier through a statewide effort – next, they’ll look to address opioid addiction

Regional One Health has helped a statewide organization tackle the biggest health threats facing moms and babies, from post-partum hemorrhage to weak lungs in premature newborns. Now, they’re looking to improve care for opioid-addicted women and their infants. The Tennessee Initiative for Perinatal Quality Care, or TIPQC, uses the shared knowledge of medical professionals [...]

2019-04-17T09:53:29-06:00April 24th, 2019|

During Patient Experience Week, Regional One Health celebrates a system-wide commitment to compassionate, world-class care

April 22-26 is The Beryl Institute’s Patient Experience Week, and at Regional One Health, we celebrate the event as reminder that the individuals seeking healing within the walls of the health care system are the reason we exist. Everything starts and ends with showing patients compassion and care, said Sheena Freeman and Summer Hardy, [...]

2019-04-22T13:18:08-06:00April 22nd, 2019|

Regional One Health is empowering patients in an underserved Memphis neighborhood to take charge of their well-being

In underserved neighborhoods across America, accessing health care can be an insurmountable challenge, compounding chronic conditions as patients put off doctor visits and skip medications. Regional One Health is taking the lead in addressing that reality in South Memphis, and patients are benefiting from not only convenient access to providers and medications, but relationships [...]

2019-04-16T08:04:57-06:00April 15th, 2019|

Regional One Health hosts seminar aimed at helping therapists improve care for patients with hemiplegia

Regional One Health will host a Neuro-Developmental Treatment Association (NDTA) seminar to help practitioners improve care for patients who suffer from hemiplegia. Managing Adults with Hemiplegia: An NDT Approach, an introductory/intermediate level class, will be held Saturday and Sunday, April 27 and 28 at Regional One Health’s downtown campus. Lisa Mantaro, Regional One Health’s [...]

2019-03-28T07:21:08-06:00March 28th, 2019|

Megan Williams from Regional One Health’s ONE Health earns prestigious Vanguard Award from American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Regional One Health’s Megan Williams, MSN, RN, CNL has proven herself to be an invaluable resource for vulnerable Memphians thanks to her role as Project Manager for the ONE Health complex care initiative. Now, she’s being honored nationally for her work. The American Association of Colleges of Nursing and the Commission on Nurse Certification [...]

2019-03-01T09:51:18-06:00March 12th, 2019|
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