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

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 incorporate [...]

September 14th, 2021|

“They brought me back to life:” Support from ONE Health and his sister’s love gave Jody Foster a second chance

Jody Foster fell on hard times when his health declined, and at one point he was homeless, surviving on the streets of Memphis. His sister Raquel refused to give up on her brother - and she found a partner in Regional One Health's ONE Health complex care initiative. Now, support from Raquel and his ONE Health team, Jody is getting back on his feet, improving his health and living in his own apartment. Raquel [...]

September 7th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What do I need to keep on hand to easily prepare healthy meals at home?

Cooking at home is a great way to make sure you're eating healthy, and Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team has some advice for how to make it happen. Stocking up on ingredients, cooking tools and recipes helps you stay prepared and reduces the temptation to eat out or make unhealthy choices. Preparing food at home helps you save money and gain control over what you eat – both in terms of getting creative [...]

August 31st, 2021|

Through successes and setbacks, ONE Health has given Shirley Ann Rudd the chance to do what she does best – bring joy to others

Regional One Health's ONE Health complex care program helps patients improve their lives by supporting their medical needs as well as social needs like housing, transportation and vocational training. For Shirley Ann Rudd, the program was a blessing when health problems kept her from working as a home health aide. Now that Shirley's health is stable, she's taking part in a vocational rehab program and looking for ways to give back as a volunteer. [...]

August 17th, 2021|

Regional One Health’s Dr. Ugochi Ogu is helping advance sickle cell disease understanding and care with discovery of a novel variant

Dr. Ugochi Ogu, medical director of Regional One Health's Diggs Kraus Comprehensive Sickle Cell Center, recently led the discovery of a novel sickle cell variant. The discovery contributes to the overall body of knowledge about sickle cell disease, in turn helping physicians improve how they care for patients. At the Diggs Kraus Center, Dr. Ogu and her team deliver exceptional patient care through monitoring, medical intervention and education. Helping sickle cell disease patients to [...]

August 13th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Stick to your healthy diet and your budget by following these simple tips

Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team helps patients improve their diet through small, realistic changes that add up to big improvements. It's possible to make those changes even if you're on a tight budget. Some of their tips include cooking at home, buying healthy ingredients in bulk and keeping portion sizes reasonable. Eating healthy can feel challenging if you’re on a strict budget – but according to our clinical nutrition team, there are ways [...]

August 11th, 2021|

Regional One Health Announces Mandatory COVID-19 Vaccination for Employees

Memphis, Tenn. – Regional One Health today announced a mandatory COVID-19 vaccination policy for all employees.  This mandate aims to protect patients, staff and the community from the transmission of COVID-19, particularly the surging Delta variant. “As health care providers, we have a duty to play a part in addressing this public health crisis. As COVID-19 continues to spread throughout our community, requiring vaccinations for staff is the responsible next step to protect our [...]

August 9th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: Our clinical nutrition team shares the secrets of making healthy choices when eating on the go

It's possible to eat healthy even if you're busy and grabbing food on the go. Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team has some advice for making healthy choices at restaurants. Aim for items that are grilled or baked, eat reasonable portions, and fill up on healthy choices like salads or veggies. Remember - a little planning ahead can help you stay on track, even if you aren't cooking most of your meals at home. [...]

August 4th, 2021|

During Breastfeeding Awareness Month, Regional One Health is highlighting ways to support nursing moms

August is National Breastfeeding Awareness Month, and it's a great time to show support for new and expectant moms. Regional One Health offers a wealth of resources aimed at educating and helping women overcome challenges associated with breastfeeding so they can successfully nurse their babies. Breastfeeding offers a number of benefits, including infection prevention for newborns and mom-baby bonding. Breastfeeding is a natural, healthy way to nourish your baby – but it’s also hard [...]

August 2nd, 2021|

“The answer is to get vaccinated:” Regional One Health experts discuss how to combat surge in COVID-19 cases

COVID-19 cases are on the rise again in Shelby County, in large part due to the Delta variant, which accounts for over 90 percent of new cases. Experts are imploring everyone who is eligible to get vaccinated against the virus to protect themselves and others. Dr. Martin Croce, Regional One Health Chief Medical Officer, said the vaccines are highly safe and effective and are proving durable against the new variants. COVID-19 is once again [...]

July 29th, 2021|