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

Regional One Health’s Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital is a leader at getting patients back to life more often and more quickly

After a major illness or injury, patients often need rehabilitation to get back to as normal and independent a life as possible. Regional One Health's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital has a stellar track record in terms of getting patients back to the things they love as quickly as possible. The team relies on their experience, expertise and a compassionate, holistic approach that involves the patient and their loved ones in their plan of care. Severely [...]

September 17th, 2020|

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 the practice as needed. She continues to go above and beyond, and is even pursuing additional credentials so she can [...]

September 15th, 2020|

Nurse midwives can enhance the joy of pregnancy and childbirth through care that focuses on each patient’s goals

Regional One Health's team of certified nurse midwives focus on providing evidence-based care with a personal touch. For women who are expecting a baby, it's a great way to receive exceptional prenatal care and have a provider's one-on-one support in achieving their ideal birth plan. Regional One Health is the only hospital in Memphis where a woman can deliver with the support of a nurse midwife. That means women enjoy the safety of a [...]

September 11th, 2020|

When COVID-19 changed the game for our food and nutrition team, Andrea Chatman stepped up to serve not only meals, but compassion and humanity

COVID-19 presented challenges for Regional One Health's food and nutrition services, including staffing issues, vendors not being able to supply products, and new safety guidelines. When team leader Andrea Chatman was faced with those issues, her only concern was finding a way to provide patients with a healthy meal. Chatman stepped up to get the job done, and her team continue finding new ways to ensure food quality while showing patients compassion and empathy. [...]

September 10th, 2020|

Nurse midwives aren’t just for pregnancy – women can benefit from their skilled, patient-focused care at any stage of life

Midwifery isn't just for pregnancy and birth - it's a great health care option for women at all stages of life! Regional One Health's team of Certified Nurse Midwives see patients of all ages for regular well-woman care. They look to build genuine relationships with their patients in order to help them improve their health. It's a great option for any woman who is looking for a personalized, supportive style of health care. If [...]

September 4th, 2020|

Certified Nurse Midwives offer women personalized, empowering health care – no matter what stage of life they’re in

Did you know nurse midwives are highly-trained practitioners who can prescribe medication, care for women of all ages and oversee hospital births? There are a lot of myths out there about this personalized style of care, and Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives are looking to separate fact from fiction. Our midwifery practice is available to patients at our Kirby Primary Care and Hollywood Primary Care locations, and Regional One Health is the only [...]

August 28th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Postpartum manager Sharonda Taylor, RN, says not to believe these common breastfeeding myths

Breastfeeding can be intimidating for new moms due to worries about milk supply, the logistics of returning to work, dubious reactions from older relatives, etc. But health and bonding benefits for mom and baby making breastfeeding worth the effort, says Sharonda Taylor, RN, postpartum manager at Regional One Health. Taylor and her colleagues support patients via a free breastfeeding class, inpatient training after women give birth, and follow-up outpatient phone calls and appointment availability. [...]

August 26th, 2020|

As a nurse, Elizabeth Raffel saw how midwifery can make childbirth magical. As a mom, she got to experience it for herself.

When Elizabeth Raffel found out she was pregnant, she wanted to do everything she could to have a healthy pregnancy and baby and the magical experience she wanted. As a labor & delivery nurse, Elizabeth knew right where to look - Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives. She said the nurse midwives provided personalized, empowering care and supported her in having the type of delivery she hoped for. As a mom of four and [...]

August 19th, 2020|

Whether virtual or in-person, you can help make back-to-school a positive, safe experience

This is a back-to-school season like never before, with some students learning virtually and others attending class in person. It's a stressful situation for parents and kids alike, but there are some things you can control.  Our experts are offering their best advice to keep your kids healthy, engaged and learning no matter what educational decisions your family and school district have made. Back-to-school looks a lot different this year, and that’s a source [...]

August 17th, 2020|

“We want each patient at the center of her care:” Midwifery offers comprehensive care with a personal touch for every stage of a woman’s life

Regional One Health's certified nurse midwives can help women of all ages live a healthier life. Their personalized, empowering style of care is ideal for everyone - young women seeking honest information and support, expectant moms who want a special birth experience and menopausal women who want to stay active and healthy. Our nurse midwives see patients at our new Kirby Primary Care location and Hollywood Primary Care. Puberty, menstruation, pregnancy, birth, raising children, [...]

August 12th, 2020|
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