Tag: Center for Innovation

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|

At Regional One Health’s Center for Innovation, disruptive thinking is solving problems and improving care

Disruptive thinking. Invention. Mending what’s broken. Where would this world be today without entrepreneurs? Memphis is on the national map for entrepreneurism. We have business incubators and accelerators, music visionaries and artists in all forms. Memphis also cradles an increasing number of healthcare and medical-treatment innovators who are working to overcome today’s predicament that [...]

2019-03-20T13:20:02-06:00February 13th, 2019|

ONE Employee Spotlight: Byrne aims to change the game for Foundation

Regional One Health Foundation’s mission is to advance medical excellence while realizing a brighter future for health care in Memphis and the surrounding region. As associate director of development for Regional One Health Foundation, Patrick Byrne plays a vital role in that mission. His responsibilities include overseeing major gifts, annual giving and various fundraising [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:10-06:00June 27th, 2017|

Fostering Innovation: Contest inspires employee ideas

When Regional One Health launched the Center for Innovation in 2016, the focus was on applying disruptive thinking to health care to create a new care model. The Center for Innovation embraces unconventional ideas and provides space for Regional One Health and its partners to come up with ideas that could challenge [...]

2018-10-10T08:21:24-06:00May 16th, 2017|
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