News and Events2017-05-03T07:36:57-06:00

Ask the Experts: A kinder, gentler approach to New Year’s Resolutions can result in lasting weight loss

New Year's Resolutions shouldn't be a source of stress and pressure - if you set realistic goals and approach them in a healthy manner, you can make lasting changes. Dr. Nia Zalamea at Regional One Health says that is especially true for weight loss and exercise. Give yourself time to talk to a health care provider, stabilize your health, and then make steady diet and fitness changes geared toward your personal goals. It’s tempting to [...]

January 15th, 2022|

Inflammatory Bowel Disease can impact sexuality and fertility, but proper medical care can help patients address their concerns

Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which often shows up in a patient's teens, 20s or 30s, can have a significant impact on sexuality and fertility. Gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD talks with his patients about these issues to help them improve quality of life. Dr. Baidoo also helps patients make sure their IBD is well-managed, allowing them to have healthy sex lives and make plans to start a family. Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) impacts many aspects of a [...]

January 4th, 2022|

Artist Danny Broadway, inspired by his wife’s care, shares the healing power of art with Regional One Health patients and staff

Regional One Health Foundation recently unveiled a new art installation, Healing Motion, which was created by Memphis-based artist Danny Broadway. Broadway was inspired to create the colorful, expressive paintings after his wife Gia was a patient at Regional One Health following a serious car accident. The piece is designed to celebrate health care workers and provide encouragement to patients and their loved ones. Medical professionals heal through evidence-based treatment, while artists heal by providing [...]

December 30th, 2021|

“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 graduating high school, starting college and a new job, and standing up as best man in his brother's wedding. Every [...]

December 21st, 2021|

What’s the difference between Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome?

Both Inflammatory Bowel Disease and Irritable Bowel Syndrome can cause symptoms like stomach pain, diarrhea and fatigue. However, the two conditions are actually very different, and it's important to see a specialist for an accurate diagnosis and optimal treatment plan. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a world-renowned leader in the treatment of IBD, helps patients manage their condition and reclaim quality of life by taking a comprehensive approach to care. Abdominal pain, diarrhea and general malaise [...]

December 21st, 2021|

“It’s a wonderful thing they’ve come up with:” Jerry Mitchell is back to the work he loves thanks to Focused Ultrasound for Essential Tremor

Focused Ultrasound, a procedure offered at Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center, can provide immediate and lasting relief for Essential Tremor and Tremor-Dominant Parkinson's Disease with no incision and no hospital stay. For Jerry Mitchell, whose hand tremor made it difficult to shave, eat and write, Focused Ultrasound provided new hope for a condition he thought he'd just have to live with. Now, Jerry is tremor-free and enjoying the things he loves, like spending [...]

December 17th, 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 therapy, he relearned how to walk and regained use of his hand. Today, Trey is back to work and looks [...]

December 15th, 2021|

“We want to do what’s best for our patients:” Partnerships help ONE Health fulfill its mission of improving lives for vulnerable Memphians

The ONE Health complex care program is designed to help patients address both medical and social needs so they can live healthier lives. While Regional One Health has the expertise to oversee the medical aspect, partnerships are key to providing support for social issues like homelessness, mental health, hunger and transportation. One of those partners, the Memphis Inter-Faith Association, is delivering Meals on Wheels to qualifying ONE Health patients, helping improve their nutrition and ward [...]

December 15th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Get creative and plan ahead to avoid holiday weight gain and fitness loss

Staying healthy over the holidays takes some planning and commitment, so Regional One Health Post-Rehab Wellness Manager Kenneth Robinson is sharing his strategies for staying on track during this season of indulgence. He says by planning ahead for healthy meals and scheduling exercise into your day, you can stave off weight gain and avoid fitness losses. And if you do slip up, don't let it get you down - just get back to action as [...]

December 15th, 2021|

Regional One Health Chief Financial Officer Jim Proctor joins Tennessee Hospital Association Center for Innovative Solutions

Jim Proctor, CFO of Regional One Health, was recently selected to serve on the THA Center for Innovative Solutions (TCIS) board. "I am excited and honored to be on this board. It provides a valuable resource for hospitals across Tennessee," says Regional One Health Chief Financial Officer Jim Proctor. “TCIS drives value for its members by partnering with companies that focus on innovative solutions to help hospitals fulfill their mission,” said Proctor. [...]

December 9th, 2021|