System News (Innovation)

Creating Change out of Challenge: Intubation tent provides additional layer of COVID-19 protection for providers

Regional One Health's Center for Innovation is celebrating employees who are adapting to the challenges of COVID-19 by coming up with new ways of helping their patients and colleagues.  Certified Registered Nurse Anesthetist Frank Williams developed a tent that can be used to protect providers from particles that become airborne during airway procedures like [...]

2020-09-14T10:15:29-06:00September 25th, 2020|

“If this works, it’s potentially transformative:” Regional One Health chosen as trial site for promising COVID-19 treatment

Regional One Health and University of Tennessee Health Science Center are taking part in trials for a therapy aimed at preventing coronavirus symptoms from getting worse. The treatment will also be tested on close contacts of coronavirus patients to see if it can prevent illness. Participants will receive a one-time IV infusion of the [...]

2020-09-24T13:50:00-06:00September 24th, 2020|

“They just want their baby home:” During pandemic, parents are grateful for option that prevents delays in discharging healthy newborns

COVID-19 safety guidelines and visitor regulations created challenges for discharging newborns, but Regional One Health staff stepped up to get healthy babies home with their families. The team is using iPads to provide parents with the education they need to take their babies home. The success of the project has also inspired them to expand [...]

2020-10-14T16:02:34-06:00September 22nd, 2020|

Creating Change out of Challenge: Transitioning Through Menopause support group ensures social distancing doesn’t mean emotional isolation

COVID-19 has created challenges for health care professionals as they try to serve their patients while adhering to social distancing guidelines. For Regional One Health's Transitioning Through Menopause support group, that meant turning to virtual meetings. Certified Menopause Practitioners Diane Todd Pace and Pallavi Khanna made the switch so they could continue to offer [...]

2020-06-23T08:37:48-06:00July 1st, 2020|

Creating Change out of Challenge: COVID-19 was the impetus for curbside pharmacy, but the service will benefit patients long after the pandemic

Regional One Health is now offering curbside pharmacy at three locations: our downtown Outpatient Center, East Campus and Primary Care Specialists. Patients can get their medications without leaving their vehicle, giving them a safe and convenient option during COVID-19 and in the future. Our Outpatient Pharmacy strives to remove any barrier patients face to [...]

2020-06-19T09:16:37-06:00June 23rd, 2020|

Creating Change out of Challenge: Regional One Health brings childbirth classes online to serve new parents during pandemic

COVID-19 is presenting a number of challenges for our employees, and they are rising to the occasion by creating new and innovative ways to serve their patients. Jehan Ellis, our childbirth education program coordinator, led an effort to bring her classes online so new parents don't miss out on an opportunity for information and [...]

2020-06-04T15:15:33-06:00June 5th, 2020|

Regional One Health’s ONE Health complex care initiative continues expanding to serve more patients and add new partners

ONE Health, Regional One Health's complex care program, had a successful year in 2019. The program, which helps patients with complex medical and social needs, continues to gain national recognition for decreasing the cost of care, emergency department visits and inpatient stays for enrolled patients. In 2020, ONE Health leaders look forward to increasing [...]

2020-01-14T08:28:04-06:00January 14th, 2020|

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|

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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