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

Regional One Health’s East Campus Imaging Center has the technology and expertise to help you stay ahead of breast cancer

By using the best available technology and expertise, Regional One Health's East Campus Imaging Center offers you the best chance of catching breast cancer early, when it is still treatable. Every mammogram is done using 3D technology, which gives the most accurate images, especially for women with dense breast tissue. All mammograms are read by a breast specialist diagnostic radiologist, resulting in better detection as well as fewer unnecessary callbacks. Breast cancer is scary, [...]

October 21st, 2020|

Mammograms 101: Regional One Health experts share what to expect before, during and after your annual screening

Don't let fear of the unknown keep you from getting your annual mammogram - our East Campus Imaging Center team makes it as stress-free as possible. During Breast Cancer Awareness Month, they're educating women on what to expect before, during and after their test in order to remove the fear factor. It's easy to get your mammogram at the Imaging Center. They have readily-available appointments and walk-in availability, as well as quick turnaround on [...]

October 14th, 2020|

“Patients give us their trust:” Nabajit Choudhury, MBBS, MS, looks forward to building healing relationships with surgery patients

Dr. Nabajit Choudhury has joined the Regional One Health team as a general surgeon. He provides surgery for a variety of non-emergency and emergency conditions, such as hernia repair and appendix or gall bladder removal. Dr. Choudhury's care philosophy is to treat every patient like a member of his own family. He communicates openly and honestly to help patients decide if surgery is their best option. When we get on an airplane, we put [...]

October 13th, 2020|

“They’re human beings who just want to get better:” By being unflappable in the face of COVID-19, Alice Sprolls lifts patients’ spirits

Environmental Services Tech Alice Sprolls didn't hesitate to help when asked to clean in Regional One Health's COVID-19 Unit. Instead, she saw it as a chance to lift patients' spirits by offering a smile and friendly conversation at a time when they're feeling lonely and scared. Alice's diligence is also making a positive impact on doctors and nurses, who say she and her EVS colleagues help keep them safe and healthy so they can [...]

October 12th, 2020|

“Everyone can save a life:” Regional One Health looks to prevent tragedy by teaching infant sleep safety

October is Sudden Infant Death Syndrome Awareness Month, and Regional One Health is starting a new Safe to Sleep initiative to help parents prevent a tragedy. Our doctors and nurses are educating parents about safe sleep spaces and positioning for their baby, and even modeling that behavior through hands-on demonstrations. The project is part of a statewide effort focused on implementing best practices at hospitals all over Tennessee. Picture a sleeping baby snuggled in [...]

October 8th, 2020|

I’m young, low-risk and healthy. Do I really need a mammogram every year?

Don't assume youth and a lack of symptoms mean you don't need an annual screening mammogram - these tests are still the best way to catch breast cancer early and save lives. If you wait for symptoms to emerge, there's a better chance the disease will have spread or be more advanced. On the other hand, if you catch breast cancer early via an annual mammogram it will be easier to treat. Regional One [...]

October 7th, 2020|

Regional One Health pharmacists became medical sleuths to treat a new virus. Next up: prepping for a vaccine

COVID-19 presented Regional One Health pharmacists with the challenge of finding medical therapies to treat a completely new virus. The team used emerging information from the frontline and their own experience and expertise to develop treatment plans to help patients. Now, they're looking to the next challenge related to COVID-19 - planning for and administering a vaccine. When COVID-19 hit, the job descriptions for many health care professionals changed overnight. For members of Regional [...]

October 5th, 2020|

National Midwifery Week starts October 4! Learn about a style of care that empowers patients through education, trust and expertise

October 4-10 is National Midwifery Week, and it's a great time to learn about the empowering care provided by the team of Certified Nurse Midwives at Regional One Health. Our nurse midwives see patients for well-woman care and pregnancy and childbirth care, and they provide education and support along with medical expertise. They're available at Kirby Primary Care and Hollywood Primary Care, and Regional One Health is the only hospital in Memphis where women [...]

October 2nd, 2020|

Don’t wait for your mammogram! Regional One Health’s East Campus Imaging Center offers ready availability, quick results

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, and that makes it a great time for women to get on a regular mammogram screening schedule. The team at our East Campus Imaging Center makes that easy and comfortable. They offer quick scheduling and turnaround on mammograms by appointment or as walk-ins, and their friendly, expert approach helps put women at ease. Annual mammograms are the best way to catch breast cancer when it’s treatable – yet [...]

September 30th, 2020|
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