Primary Care

Do you suspect you have a food intolerance? Learn your triggers and how to find relief

Food intolerances are common conditions that can cause symptoms like bloating, gas, diarrhea and stomach pain. If you're experiencing these issues, talk to your health care provider - they can help rule out other problems and figure out which foods are causing your problems. By cutting back, avoiding those foods and finding healthy alternatives, [...]

2024-04-25T11:37:02-06:00May 15th, 2024|

Never ignore signs of cardiovascular disease: Whether you need emergency or preventative care, take your heart health seriously

If you think you or someone around you is having a heart attack, don't delay - seek immediate emergency medical attention. Classic signs to watch for include chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness and profuse sweating. Some of the more subtle signs include back pain, headache, jaw pain, swelling and cough. Tomisha Byard, a family [...]

2024-01-24T08:07:43-06:00February 1st, 2024|

Do you have concerns about emotional health? Treatment can start with your primary care provider!

Long wait times, insurance issues and cost barriers can all make it hard to access care for emotional health. Regional One Health's primary care providers can fill that gap! Kafila Jaipuri RN, MSN, CFNP, APN, a certified family nurse practitioner at Harbor of Health, helps patients through screening, medication, lifestyle counseling and more. Your PCP [...]

2023-10-18T07:19:43-06:00November 14th, 2023|

What is midwifery? This patient-focused service improves access, empowers women, and provides evidence-based lifelong care

May is Women's Health Awareness Month, and it's a great time to learn about a model of care that can benefit women at all stages of their lives! Midwifery translates to "with woman," and it's a fitting description of how our Certified Nurse Midwives can empower women to improve their health through personalized gynecologic [...]

2023-09-21T08:22:59-06:00October 2nd, 2023|

What is midwifery? This patient-focused service improves access, empowers women, and provides evidence-based lifelong care

May is Women's Health Awareness Month, and it's a great time to learn about a model of care that can benefit women at all stages of their lives! Midwifery translates to "with woman," and it's a fitting description of how our Certified Nurse Midwives can empower women to improve their health through personalized gynecologic care, [...]

2023-05-16T09:57:29-06:00May 26th, 2023|

On International Day of the Midwife, Regional One Health is celebrating a model of care that starts with listening to a patient’s goals and concerns

On International Day of the Midwife, Regional One Health is celebrating our midwifery team for providing patient-centered care to women at all stages of life. Regional One Health is the only hospital in Memphis where women can give birth with the support of a Certified Nurse Midwife, and our team also offers well-woman care [...]

2023-05-05T08:12:17-06:00May 5th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: When do I need emergency care for an allergic reaction?

Dr. Chantay Smartt, who sees patients for both primary care and medical emergencies, said it's important to know the signs of a life-threatening allergic reaction. If a patient experiences hives, wheezing and difficulty breathing after being exposed to allergens like insect bites, foods or medications, call 911 immediately. Patients with severe allergies should always discuss [...]

2023-04-14T07:23:12-06:00April 14th, 2023|

“We want each patient at the center of her care:” Midwifery offers comprehensive care with a personal touch for every stage of a woman’s life

Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives can help women of all ages live a healthier life. Their personalized, empowering style of care is ideal for everyone - young women seeking honest information and support, expectant moms who want a special birth experience and menopausal women who want to stay active and healthy. Our nurse [...]

2022-10-04T10:48:52-06:00October 4th, 2022|
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