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

Ask the Experts: What’s your best advice for protecting against breast cancer?

Catching breast cancer early saves lives because tumors are found when they are still small and treatable. Dr. Pallavi Khanna from Regional One Health's East Campus said the best ways to catch cancer early are to have your recommended screening mammograms, be aware of changes to your breasts and talk openly with your doctor about your risk factors.  Catching breast cancer early, when tumors are still small and treatable, gives patients the best chance [...]

March 9th, 2020|

Certified hand therapy gives patients new hope – or a new normal – as they get back to life after injury or illness

We use our hands and arms for so much of what we do, so when an injury gets in the way, it can have a major impact on quality of life. The hands and arms are also very complex, so it takes a clinician with a special level of expertise to treat these injuries successfully. Jodi Barron is a certified hand therapist at Regional One Health. She can help patients get back to normal [...]

March 6th, 2020|

If you’re nervous about your annual exam, fear not – here’s what to expect

It's normal to be nervous about your annual primary care visit, but it's important to get past the nerves and develop a relationship with a primary care provider. Your provider can help prevent disease, manage chronic conditions, get referrals for tests or specialists and more. Tomisha Byard, a family nurse practitioner at Regional One Health's Harbor of Health, says patients can make the most out of their annual checkup by knowing their medical history, [...]

March 5th, 2020|

Rina Nguyen’s story of survival is coming full circle at Regional One Health with an opportunity to help improve patients’ experience

When Rina Nguyen started working at Regional One Health earlier this year, it was a case of life coming full circle. Rina is a graduate of our NICU, having been born here in 1992 weighing just over 3 pounds. Her parents were told she faced difficult odds, but she survived thanks to the skilled, compassionate care she received. Now, she looks forward to using her education in health care administration to help improve care [...]

February 26th, 2020|

Dr. Ram Velamuri brings expertise, compassion to new role as Firefighters Burn Center Associate Medical Director

Dr. Ram Velamuri has been named associate medical director of Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center. Dr. Velamuri, a board-certified plastic surgeon, looks forward to helping lead an exceptional team as they not only help patients survive critical injuries but help them returning to fulfilling and rewarding lives. The Firefighters Burn Center is the only burn center in a 150-mile radius verified by the American Burn Association and American College of Plastic Surgeons, and [...]

February 21st, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Better heart health starts in your primary care provider’s office

Keeping your heart healthy is one of the best things you can do for your body, because heart health affects the health of other organs. Tomisha Byard, a family nurse practitioner at Harbor of Health, says your primary care provider is the best place to start for preventing cardiovascular disease. She helps patients by checking their cholesterol, blood pressure and weight and then recommending lifestyle changes that can help address any risk factors. She [...]

February 17th, 2020|

ONE Night Gala announces star-studded talent lineup for its 10th anniversary event at FedExForum

Regional One Health Foundation has announced an all-star talent lineup for its 10th anniversary ONE Night gala, set for Saturday, April 18 at FedExForum. ONE Night co-chairs Kimberly and Elliot Perry and Kontji Anthony shared the news at a talent reveal party held at The Lounge at 3rd and Court. The lineup ensures ONE Night will be an unforgettable evening of music, food and powerful philanthropy that supports Regional One Health's dedicated providers as [...]

February 13th, 2020|

New Kirby Primary Care practice joins the East Memphis community to provide patient-centered care for the entire family

Regional One Health's Kirby Primary Care practice at 2725 Kirby Road, Suite 1 is now open. The neighborhood practice offers primary care for the entire family, including physical exams, treatment of acute and chronic illnesses and preventative medicine. It introduces a new service as well, bringing our Certified Nurse Midwives to the area to provide exceptional pregnancy and well-woman care. Patients also benefit from easy access to our East Campus just down the street, [...]

February 3rd, 2020|

Ask the Experts: When should I see a pelvic floor therapist, and what can I expect?

If you're experiencing symptoms like urinary dysfunction, constipation and pelvic pain, it might be time to see a pelvic floor physical therapist. Darianne Butler sees patients at Regional One Health's East Campus.  She said patients should expect to describe their concerns and undergo an exam. Then, she prescribes a series of exercises that can help with their individual concerns. Issues like incontinence, constipation and painful intercourse might not be fun to talk about, but [...]

January 27th, 2020|
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