Tag: Alejandra Alvarez

Center for Innovation partnership gives Regional One Health patients another tool for early breast cancer detection

Regional One Health's Center for Innovation is partnering with Welwaze to test its Celbrea technology with physicians and patients in the health care system. Celbrea is a quick, non-invasive and painless way to alert patients to seek further evaluation for breast cancer.  It detects biothermal activity, which is a marker for breast disease, in just [...]

2022-06-22T07:57:52-06:00June 22nd, 2022|

Center for Innovation furthers its mission of promoting young engineers and new health care concepts by partnering with Christian Brothers University

Our Center for Innovation works with internal and external inventors to improve health care for patients at Regional One Health and beyond. The innovation center team recently started a partnership with Christian Brothers University that lets students contribute their engineering knowledge to real-world projects. It's a win-win. The students gain valuable experience, and the [...]

2020-12-15T16:03:09-06:00December 21st, 2020|

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 [...]

2021-08-20T08:15:18-06:00September 25th, 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 [...]

2020-11-05T13:22:38-06:00September 24th, 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 services at our Outpatient Center, East Campus, Primary Care Specialists and South Third Primary Care pharmacies. 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 [...]

2021-08-20T08:17:51-06:00June 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 [...]

2021-08-20T08:19:34-06:00June 5th, 2020|

Regional One Health’s national leadership in health care innovation takes center stage at American Hospital Association forum

Regional One Health is emerging as a national leader in health care innovation, working with entrepreneurs to bring about a future with better patient outcomes and enhanced care delivery. President and CEO Reginald Coopwood, MD and Center for Innovation Director Alejandra Alvarez were among the featured speakers at last month’s American Hospital Association executive [...]

2019-06-17T13:10:31-06:00June 17th, 2019|
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