Tag: patient care

Physician Spotlight: Diabetes research informs patient care for Dokun

Ayotunde Dokun, MD, PhD Patients receive an extra level of expertise in diabetes care when Dr. Ayotunde Dokun, M.D. Ph.D., is their physician. He combines science with care in his dual role as Chief of Endocrine Service for Regional One Health and Associate Professor in Endocrinology at University of Tennessee Health Science [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:09-06:00July 14th, 2017|

Regional One Health Part of Medical Career Gateway

Regional One Health and University of Tennessee Health Science Center work together to train students and residents. At Regional One Health, taking care of every person who comes to us is the passion of our 3,000 employees, doctors and providers on a daily basis. That passion is part of a foundation we [...]

2018-10-10T08:19:09-06:00July 12th, 2017|

Online Scheduling Now Available

Patients can now instantly schedule appointments online with providers at Regional One Health. Regional One Health has launched a new online tool that helps patients seamlessly access care with Regional One Health physicians. Powered by Zocdoc, the leading digital health platform used by millions of patients every month, this service facilitates online appointment-making with [...]

2018-10-10T08:16:34-06:00November 1st, 2016|

Investing in a Brighter Future: Part 1

Thanks to generous supporters like you, Regional One Health Foundation funded the pilot for a new Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program. The program is playing a critical role in helping at-risk youth escape violence and poverty to pursue better, more positive opportunities. As the Medical Director of the Elvis Presley Trauma Center at Regional One [...]

2019-01-04T15:36:43-06:00October 1st, 2016|

Feature Story: Power Over HIV, Part 2

"Get Down" — Power Over HIV “Medical advances have progressed HIV/ AIDS from being a terminal disease to a chronic disease,” says Dr. John Norwood, an infectious diseases physician and medical director of the center. “Patients used to take multiple pills every day, but now they only have to take one, and it’s more [...]

2019-01-04T15:45:08-06:00September 2nd, 2016|

Shocked To Be Alive

It was a busy day at the salon, and Jada Guy was styling three clients when she noticed she had missed two calls from one of her son’s friends. Two more clients were waiting, so she didn’t think much about the missed calls, until her daughter called shortly thereafter with the devastating news that [...]

2019-01-04T16:01:11-06:00July 25th, 2016|

The Future at Risk: Part One

Where no expectant mother wants to find out that there are high-risk complications with her pregnancy, over 1,300 premature or critically ill newborns are treated every year at Regional One Health, some entering the world weighing less than one pound. When Jennifer and Ashton Hall first learned they were expecting rare identical triplets, they [...]

2020-06-24T20:29:15-06:00September 1st, 2015|

Infusion Suite

Perfectly Balancing Treatment Delivery & Patient Comfort Thanks to our generous supporters, Regional One Health Foundation recently helped provide funding to consolidate and improve our healthcare system’s infusion services. Imagine receiving a blood transfusion or antibiotics sitting in an uncomfortable chair with just a blanket to stay warm as a TV broadcasts one snowy [...]

2019-07-22T22:08:51-06:00March 21st, 2015|

Industry-Leading Best Practices

Regional Medical Center Recognized at the Johns Hopkins Best Practices in Patient- Centered Care Conference In late September 2013, Regional Medical Center, a part of Regional One Health, was one of only a handful of medical facilities across the country invited to present at a conference on Best Practices in Patient-Centered Care hosted by [...]

2019-07-22T21:55:44-06:00March 21st, 2014|