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

Regional One Health’s Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility honored by U.S. News and World Report

Regional One Health's Skilled Nursing and Subacute Care facility has been recognized on U.S. News and World Report's Best Nursing Homes list for the fourth year in a row. The honor reflects the facility's top-quality care, patient safety measures, and excellent outcomes. “We have an extremely dedicated team of professionals, and I commend their fortitude and steadfast desire to serve our patients through the pandemic,” said Nicole Lowe, LBSW, LNHA, MBA, administrator of Subacute [...]

November 18th, 2021|

As Kevin Carruthers overcomes painful health problems with the help of ONE Health, he can once again enjoy the good things in life

Kevin Carruthers was diagnosed with acute pancreatitis after coming to the Regional One Health emergency department in severe pain. Without health insurance or regular care, he continued to experience flare-ups. Fortunately, our ONE Health team stepped in to help Kevin access the medical care he needs to stay well. With proper medication and support, he has avoided new emergency visits and hospital stays and is getting back to enjoying life and planning for the future. [...]

November 16th, 2021|

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 recently [...]

November 16th, 2021|

Regional One Health’s Cyrilyn Walters, MD, named to Tennessee Hospital Association’s Council on Inclusion and Health Equity

Dr. Cyrilyn Walters, Regional One Health's medical director of ambulatory services, has been named to a statewide committee that will explore equity of care and elimination of health care disparities. She looks forward to the opportunity as a chance to help hospitals, health care systems and other organizations develop strategies to improve care for all patients in the State of Tennessee. Regional One Health Medical Director of Ambulatory Services Cyrilyn Walters, MD, has been appointed [...]

November 16th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: You can take charge of diabetes through proper nutrition and treatment

Diabetes is a chronic condition that requires careful management, but patients whose diabetes is well-controlled can lead normal, healthy lives. Regional One Health offers a variety of providers who specialize in various elements of managing diabetes. Through clinical nutrition, medication, medical management, wound care and more, our team can provide comprehensive care based on each patient's individual needs. The more a person knows about their diabetes diagnosis, the more opportunities they have to take charge [...]

November 10th, 2021|

With the help of ONE Health, Isaac Brooks has learned an important life lesson: “With health comes happiness”

For Isaac Brooks, a lack of health insurance and general fear of hospitals kept him from seeking care until he experienced a true medical emergency. At Regional One Health, he found not only doctors and nurses who put him at ease as they addressed his medical needs, but a complex care team that helped him access ongoing care. Thanks to our ONE Health program, Isaac's health has stabilized, allowing him to enjoy the simple things [...]

November 9th, 2021|

Memphis Business Journal honors Regional One Health’s Rick Wagers with CFO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award

Rick Wagers retired in June after 11 years as Regional One Health's Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. He helped the health care system improve its financial position by upgrading facilities and services. He was recently honored with a Memphis Business Journal CFO of the Year Lifetime Achievement Award, an honor that reflects a stellar 40-year career spent at Regional One Health and Vanderbilt University Medical Center. Rick Wagers, who retired in June [...]

November 3rd, 2021|

Regional One Health Manager of Security Daniel Henderson recognized as “Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professional”

Regional One Health Manager of Security Daniel Henderson is being recognized as one of the most influential African American professionals under age 40 in the city of Memphis. Daniel Henderson, Security Manager at Regional One Health, is being honored as a Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professional. Henderson was recently named to the Top 40 Under 40 Urban Elite Professionals list, which honors rising African American Memphians who offer unique and [...]

November 3rd, 2021|

Ask the Experts: When should I have my first colonoscopy?

The American Cancer Society recently updated its recommendation for when average risk patients should have their first colonoscopy, lowering the age from 50 to 45. Dr. Leonard Baidoo, a gastroenterologist at Regional One Health, said colonoscopies are the best way to prevent colon cancer or catch it when it is still treatable. He encourages patients to talk with their physician about their risk factors and follow the recommendations for screening. There’s no escaping the fact [...]

November 2nd, 2021|

Regional One Health Nurse Manager Joselyn Freeman-Singleton earns Tennessee Hospital Association Nurse Leader of Distinction Award

Regional One Health Nurse Manager Joselyn Freeman-Singleton is the Tennessee Hospital Association's 2021 Nurse Leader of Distinction. This prestigious award honors Joselyn's commitment to helping Regional One Health establish new service lines while continuing to lead a team that provides essential care to the community. Joselyn brings a unique mix of clinical and operational experience to her role, and looks forward to continuing to be a leader at Regional One Health in the years to [...]

October 28th, 2021|