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

Regional One Health starting Menopause Support Group to educate and empower women to improve their health as they age

Regional One Health is now offering a Menopause Support Group to give women the opportunity to learn from health care experts and each other. Sessions will be led by Dr. Pallavi Khanna, a Certified Menopause Practitioner, as well as other health care providers. The goal is to give women a safe place to learn about improving their health as they age, and to ask questions in a judgment-free zone. Menopause is a normal part [...]

April 23rd, 2024|

After their son received lifesaving care at Regional One Health, the Ready family found a way to share hope and healing with other patients

After Banks Ready suffered a severe traumatic brain injury in a car crash, the team at Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center provided lifesaving care that allowed him to progress to rehabilitation and ultimately lead a full, healthy life. The Ready family always wanted to find a way to give back and help other patients like Banks. Their generous donation allowed Regional One Health to open the Banks Ready Neuro Motor Cognitive Gym, a [...]

April 23rd, 2024|

During National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, give safe driving your full attention. Here’s how!

During National Distracted Driving Month in April, our trauma team is sharing tips you can use all year long to make our roadways safer. Car accidents are the number one cause of injuries treated at our Elvis Presley Trauma Center, and distracted drivers play a role in many of those crashes. Keep yourself, your loved ones, and your community safe by avoiding cellphone use, eating and drinking, and other distractions when behind the wheel. April [...]

April 11th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Your diet can be a tool for managing your cancer risk – here’s how!

Eating a healthy, balanced diet can help you manage your risk for many types of cancer. Regional One Health Cancer Care surgical oncologist Dr. Evan Glazer says that doesn't have to mean giving up everything you love, and it's OK to have a treat now and then! He recommends focusing on whole, natural foods while minimizing processed foods and added sugar, and striving to get regular exercise. If you ask most people about their health [...]

April 10th, 2024|

Improving care for women: Regional One Health ranks among the best in Tennessee for prompt treatment of preeclampsia, minimally invasive hysterectomy

Dr. John Schorge and his team in the Regional One Health OB/GYN Service are committed to addressing health care disparities in our community. They recently embarked on two successful initiatives to improve care for conditions that disproportionately impact Black women. Thanks to their efforts, more expectant moms are getting prompt care for preeclampsia and more women have access to minimally invasive hysterectomies. When Dr. John Schorge came to Regional One Health in 2022 to [...]

April 5th, 2024|

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 [...]

April 1st, 2024|

“It’s a miracle:” When Michael Deming ran out of options to treat his skin cancer, Dr. Neil Hayes had the expertise to offer advanced immunotherapy treatment

When Michael Deming was diagnosed with a complex form of skin cancer, he was told he wouldn't survive surgery. He turned to Regional One Health Cancer Care and Dr. Neil Hayes. As an expert in Michael's diagnosis, Dr. Hayes was able to provide immunotherapy, an advanced treatment option. Now, Michael is back to the things he loves, including spending time with his family, reading, and enjoying a weekly lunch and The Rendezvous. At 86, Michael [...]

March 28th, 2024|

Regional One Health starting Menopause Support Group to educate and empower women to improve their health as they age

Regional One Health is hosting a Menopause Support Group to help women access information and support about a variety of menopause topics. Women are invited to attend the first session on May 1 at noon in the Jefferson Conference Room at our downtown Memphis Main Campus. Certified Menopause Practitioner Dr. Pallavi Khanna and a variety of health care experts will lead the sessions to provide evidence-based information that women can use to improve their [...]

March 28th, 2024|

Ask the Experts: Eat right all day long with our experts’ tips for healthy breakfast, lunch and dinner options

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team provides education and counseling that help patients improve their health and manage chronic conditions. They focus on helping patients make easy, sustainable changes to their diet. They're offering advice you can use to make each meal of the day healthier. Consistency is important when it comes to a healthy diet. While that doesn’t mean you can’t splurge every now and then, it does mean you should try to [...]

March 27th, 2024|

Colonoscopy 101: Here’s what to expect from this lifesaving screening exam

Colonoscopies are the best tool to prevent colon cancer or catch it in early stages when it is more easily treatable.  Regional One Health gastroenterologist Leonard Baidoo, MD is letting patients know what to expect from this common screening exam, which average-risk people should have starting at age 45. Dr. Baidoo says the test is not painful, and patients typically resume normal activities shortly after heading home following their exam. The American Cancer Association [...]

March 26th, 2024|