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Ask the Experts: Getting healthy in 2020 starts with a physical exam and advice from your health care provider

Getting healthy is a common New Year's Resolution, but it involves more than exercising and eating better. You should start your journey to improved health with a checkup from your primary care provider. They can identify the specific things you need to improve, schedule preventative screenings and help you set goals for a lifetime [...]

2020-01-03T09:51:04-06:00January 6th, 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|

Thomas Trotta’s road trip didn’t include a stop in Memphis – but when disaster struck, Regional One Health’s Subacute Care team made him feel at home.

Thomas Trotta was driving from California to New York when a stroke and car accident dramatically changed his plans. He ended up at Regional One Health's nationally-renowned Subacute Care unit. The medical treatment he received got him back on his feet, but it is the kindness he was shown that made the biggest impression. [...]

2019-12-04T17:25:50-06:00November 21st, 2019|

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 [...]

2019-12-23T10:15:32-06:00June 24th, 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|
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