Tag: Elvis Presley Trauma Center

“We are joyful just to have him here:” As they celebrate the holidays, the Reids reflect on their son’s inspiring recovery from a sledding accident

Sam Reid was sledding with some friends when he was thrown into a metal tractor spike, which impaled him from his stomach to his neck. Thanks to the lifesaving care and intensive rehabilitation therapy he received at Regional One Health, the accident does not define Sam's life. Instead, 2021 was full of milestones, including [...]

2022-01-05T10:55:14-06:00December 21st, 2021|

“They gave me a second shot:” Trey Carter, a Regional One Health Foundation board member, experienced firsthand the value of the care he supports

As a Regional One Health Foundation board member, Trey Carter helps support lifesaving care for the entire Mid-South - but he never imagined he'd need that care himself. Trey severely broke his leg and hand in an accident and was rushed to the Elvis Presley Trauma Center. After 31 days of care and physical [...]

2022-01-06T09:16:13-06:00December 15th, 2021|

The Elvis Presley Trauma Center provides care for a wide variety of injuries – and for one local family, it inspired a commitment to giving back

As one of the five busiest Level-1 Trauma Centers in the country, the Elvis Presley Trauma Center treats an incredible wide variety of critical injuries. The multidisciplinary team is ready around-the-clock to provide lifesaving medical care with skill and compassion. For one area family, the fulfillment of that mission led to a commitment to giving [...]

2021-11-29T18:04:40-06:00November 29th, 2021|

“I knew I could get better:” Faith, family and exceptional care gave Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge strength to overcome devastating injuries – copy

The last thing Desoto County Deputy Sheriff Austin Eldridge recalls after he was hit by a drunk driver is the terrifying sensation of going from upright to on the ground in an instant. It’s the kind of moment when one’s life flashes before their eyes. For Austin, that meant work, church, and, [...]

2021-11-29T17:45:20-06:00November 29th, 2021|

No one plans for a traumatic injury – but when it happens, the Elvis Presley Trauma Center provides lifesaving care for patients like Kevin Adams

A traumatic injury can happen to anyone, anytime – which is why having a world-class team of experts available around-the-clock to provide lifesaving medical care is so vital to the health and safety of our community. Kevin Adams, a family man and CEO, was seriously injured during a ride with his cycling team. [...]

2021-11-30T12:52:57-06:00November 29th, 2021|

“A second chance to build a life:” For Edward Apple and patients all over the Mid-South, the Elvis Presley Trauma Center has made tomorrow possible

In May of 2021, Edward Apple walked across a stage at The University of Mississippi in Oxford to receive his college diploma. It’s a rite of passage for numerous young adults every year, but for Edward and his family, it was also a time of reflection. Because Edward Apple very easily could not have made [...]

2021-11-29T17:45:37-06:00November 29th, 2021|

After training at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center, Dr. Andy Kerwin now helps build on its legacy of lifesaving care as Chief of Trauma

Since 1984, Regional One Health’s Elvis Presley Trauma Center has built a legacy of providing lifesaving care to the most critically injured patients in the Mid-South. Nearly four decades later, it continues to enhance its capacity to provide exceptional trauma care. Dr. Andy Kerwin was a trauma and critical care fellow at the Elvis [...]

2021-11-29T09:26:18-06:00November 29th, 2021|

“Our mercy was with Regional One Health:” Lives like Max Courtney’s are saved thanks to immediate access to critical care at the Elvis Presley Trauma Center

When Regional One Health’s Elvis Presley Trauma Center is notified of an arriving patient, a team of surgeons, physicians, nurses, anesthesiologists, respiratory therapists and other highly trained, highly skilled professionals jumps into motion, no matter what the time of day. For Max Courtney, that time arrived in 2016 during an early season high school [...]

2021-11-29T17:45:55-06:00November 29th, 2021|

In aftermath of tragedy, Regional One Health leaders extend prayers and offer reassurances that the community’s emergency response network is strong

Regional One Health worked with other local emergency management entities to respond to the tragic mass shooting in Collierville  Thursday, September 23. In total, eight patients were transported to Regional One Health. On Friday, health care system leaders addressed the community to discuss the response and offer prayers to those impacted by the incident. [...]

2021-09-30T08:36:44-06:00September 24th, 2021|
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