Patient Stories

Regional One Health’s free childbirth education classes empower parents to give their babies a healthy start

Katherine Lybarger is grateful to live in a time and place where women are empowered to give birth in a safe environment and to advocate for themselves and their new bundle of joy. When Katherine learned she was pregnant, she remembered her grandmother’s stories of feeling traumatized by labor and delivery: despite having seven [...]

2019-06-04T13:19:50-06:00June 3rd, 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|

A horrific accident left Kevin Newman in severe pain – but his wife’s love and Regional One Health’s care got him back on his feet

After five kids and 11 grandkids, Kevin and Yolanda Newman are used to working as a team. When a New Year’s Eve motorcycle accident left Kevin with life-threatening injuries, he needed Yolanda’s love and support more than ever – and that, along with the care he received at Regional One Health, has him on [...]

2019-03-01T06:56:16-06:00March 11th, 2019|

The heart of a lion: Samir Alniswan is conquering devastating injuries with courage and expert care at the Firefighters Burn Center

On the day he is discharged from the hospital, Samir Alniswan wears a black shirt emblazoned with the face of lion. It’s an image that conjures up many meanings: Power. Strength. Courage. After Samir Alniswan was burned over 60 percent of his body, Firefighters Burn Center specialists like Ram Velamuri, MD saved his [...]

2019-02-18T15:44:15-06:00February 22nd, 2019|

Once fragile babies born far too soon, the Glozier triplets are now thriving young adults thanks to the Regional One Health NICU

Every day is a chance to get better. This phrase sits on 18-year-old Abbie Glozier’s Facebook timeline, but it has much deeper meaning to her and her family than a simple social media post. Nearly two decades ago, Regional One Health’s NICU team welcomed first-born Abbie into the world. She weighed just a [...]

2019-03-06T10:45:14-06:00February 13th, 2019|
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