Tag: primary care

During Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, protect your health by learning about your screening needs and treatment options

March is Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month, a time set aside to encourage everyone to learn about their risk factors and access the screening they need. The American Cancer Society now recommends that average-risk patients have their first colonoscopy at age 45 to help prevent and detect colon cancer. At Regional One Health, we can help [...]

2022-03-01T08:02:43-06:00March 2nd, 2022|

Family medicine physician Dr. Richard Kyle Hayes joins Harbor of Health to provide patient-driven primary care

Dr. Richard Kyle Hayes, a Memphis native and board-certified family medicine physician, recently joined the team at Regional One Health's Harbor of Health. Dr. Hayes takes a patient-centered, individualized approach to providing care. He looks to build lasting relationships with patients so he can help them manage chronic conditions, prevent serious illness and improve [...]

2021-05-27T11:54:13-06:00June 8th, 2021|

When COVID-19 put her patients at risk, family nurse practitioner Ramika Jones became more than their provider – she became their superhero

Ramika Jones, a family nurse practitioner at Guthrie Primary Care, knew her patients were especially vulnerable to COVID-19. Many of the people she sees are elderly and have preexisting conditions. Jones became a true superhero for her patients, making sure they received the care they deserved and stepping in to fill other roles at [...]

2021-04-27T15:42:53-06:00September 15th, 2020|

A good night’s sleep is in reach with the help of your primary care physician

By Theresa Woodard, internal medicine practitioner at Harbor of Health Whether it’s socializing with friends, catching up on work or binge watching your favorite TV show, modern life has a way of cutting into our sleep. But even the busiest people can make it a priority to get enough sleep. It pays off in terms of [...]

2019-06-26T17:55:24-06:00May 15th, 2019|

Experts are warning of a tough allergy season, so visit your doctor to get ahead of the sniffling and sneezing

By Theresa Woodard, internal medicine practitioner at Harbor of Health Spring is a beautiful time of year, but it can be a difficult time for people with chronic or seasonal allergies. As everything starts blooming, environmental allergies begin to flare up due to tree pollen, flower pollen, grasses and molds. Dr. Theresa Woodard [...]

2019-06-26T18:18:50-06:00March 25th, 2019|

How continuity of care matters to your health

By Dr. Karen Andrews Karen Andrews, MD Providing quality health care goes much deeper than diagnosing an illness and prescribing the appropriate medication or therapy. Yes, those are important elements in providing exceptional care. But that care is built on a foundation of trust and familiarity. It starts with a relationship, hopefully [...]

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

Dispelling myths and misconceptions about midwifery

Home births with no pain medications allowed is a pretty common assumption people make about how midwives deliver babies. The six Certified Nurse Midwives (CNM) at Regional One Health have heard that and much more, honestly. But more than 94 percent of Certified Nurse Midwife-attended births in the U.S. actually occur in a hospital, [...]

2020-09-14T15:43:09-06:00June 22nd, 2017|
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