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

Ask the Experts: Better self-care starts in your primary care provider’s exam room

Everyone needs to learn self-care skills - and take the time to use them - in order to live a healthy, balanced life. Your primary care provider can help empower you to do just that. They can counsel you on diet, exercise, sleep and other lifestyle changes, and connect you with resources to address social and emotional wellness. Self-care is crucial to a healthy, fulfilling life – so why not make it part of your [...]

August 16th, 2022|

After four years of success, ONE Health leaders say complex care strategies can expand to support additional patient populations

Our ONE Health complex care program is a national leader in helping vulnerable patients by addressing their medical and social needs. ONE Health leaders and supporters recently gathered to watch a film about the program and talk about how it can expand in the future. The goal is to serve more uninsured patients and apply their strategies to other groups, like patients using Medicaid and private insurance. Over the past four years, Regional One [...]

August 5th, 2022|

Reginald Coopwood, MD, Regional One Health President and CEO, to be inducted into the Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame

Regional One Health President and CEO Reginald Coopwood, MD is one of the 2022 inductees in Belmont University's Tennessee Health Care Hall of Fame. Dr. Coopwood's leadership at Regional One Health has led to expanded clinical expertise, improved access to care throughout the community, a successful complex care program, health care innovation and more. The Health Care Hall of Fame honors individuals who, like Dr. Coopwood, have made a lasting positive impact on health [...]

August 2nd, 2022|

“Step Up for Breastfeeding:” Support and education are key for moms, babies and families

August 1-7 is World Breastfeeding Week, and this year's theme is "Step Up for Breastfeeding: Educate and Support." Regional One Health's lactation team follows that motto every day by teaching expectant and new moms about breastfeeding and giving them the support and resources they need. Members of our lactation team are available to help with proper latch and positioning, encouragement, obtaining breastfeeding and pumping supplies, and more. For breastfeeding moms, having support from family, friends [...]

August 2nd, 2022|

Memphis Magazine’s 2022 “Top Doctors” list features 13 Regional One Health physicians

This year's Memphis Magazine "Top Doctors" list includes 13 Regional One Health physicians representing a wide variety of specialties. The list honors doctors who are nominated by their peers and meet rigorous standards including training and education, quality care, and research leadership. Regional One Health is proud to work with a team of skilled physicians who are dedicated to providing exceptional, compassionate patient care. Thirteen of our providers are being recognized for that work [...]

July 13th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: With screening and protection, it’s never too late to lower your risk of skin cancer

Wearing sunscreen and protective clothing are great ways to guard against skin cancer - and that's true even if you have past sun exposure dating back decades. Dr. Martin Fleming, a surgical oncologist who specializes in treating melanoma at Regional One Health, said protecting your skin and checking for moles are the best way to prevent serious illness. When skin cancer is caught early, it is usually treatable with a simple outpatient procedure. These [...]

July 12th, 2022|

Certifications, technology keep Regional One Health Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital at the forefront of successful patient care and positive outcomes

Regional One Health's Inpatient Rehabilitation Hospital is a leader in helping patients heal and return to independent living after a serious injury or illness. The facility is recognized for its specialized programs in brain injury and spinal cord rehabilitation, and uses the latest technology to help patients relearn life skills. They exceed national and regional averages in terms of shorter lengths of stay, discharging patients to their home, and patient satisfaction. Rehabilitation therapy is designed [...]

July 6th, 2022|

Center for Innovation partnership gives Regional One Health patients another tool for early breast cancer detection

Regional One Health's Center for Innovation is partnering with Welwaze to test its Celbrea technology with physicians and patients in the health care system. Celbrea is a quick, non-invasive and painless way to alert patients to seek further evaluation for breast cancer.  It detects biothermal activity, which is a marker for breast disease, in just 15 minutes. Catching cancer early is crucial to successful treatment and reducing the number of patients who die from breast [...]

June 22nd, 2022|

Ask the Experts: What every man should know about screening to protect prostate health

Most men experience issues like frequent urination and weak flow as they get older. While this is usually due to a benign condition, it can also signal prostate cancer. It is important for every man to talk with his primary care provider about when he should start screening for prostate cancer based on his unique risk factors. Early screening allows the disease to be caught before it has spread, and when it is still [...]

June 15th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: For Inflammatory Bowel Disease patients, treatment options including lifestyle changes, medication and surgery can bring relief

Inflammatory Bowel Disease is a chronic condition that requires regular care in order for patients to successfully manage their symptoms. Colorectal surgeon Elizabeth Wood, MD is part of a multidisciplinary team that treats IBD at Regional One Health. Dr. Wood sees patients if lifestyle changes and medications have not helped, and always seeks to offer the most conservative, minimally invasive procedure possible. Inflammatory Bowel Disease, which includes Crohn’s disease and ulcerative colitis, is a [...]

June 14th, 2022|