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

Memphis Business Journal: Regional One CEO Coopwood’s vision for campus overhaul; creation of academic medical center with UTHSC

In June 2023 the Shelby County Commission approved a plan to help fund $350 million worth of infrastructure upgrades at Regional One Health. Regional One Health President and CEO Reginald Coopwood, MD, says the "ONE Campus" initiative would transform the hospital into an academic medical center in partnership with University of Tennessee Health Science Center. Facility improvements include new centers for women's services, oncology, trauma care and more. This article originally appeared in The [...]

September 12th, 2023|

The Daily Memphian: Regional One Health could become the Mid-South’s first academic medical center

The Daily Memphian describes how the ONE Campus initiative could make Regional One Health the region's first academic medical center in partnership with University of Tennessee Health Science Center. ONE Campus aims to replace Regional One Health's outdated buildings with a state-of-the-art hospital in the heart of the Memphis Medical District. It would position the health care system as a leader in attracting top medical talent, growing research opportunities, and offering new therapies, specialized [...]

September 12th, 2023|

Regional One Health, Memphis-Shelby County Schools partner to educate and inspire the health care professionals of the future

A new partnership will bring high school students from Memphis-Shelby County Schools to Regional One Health to learn about health care careers. The students will benefit from hands-on experience, mentoring opportunities, workshops and more, while Regional One Health will have a chance to develop and recruit new talent. The partnership is kicking off with students from Kingsbury Career & Technical Center, and both organizations hope to expand it to include more schools. Regional One Health [...]

September 12th, 2023|

Learn to save a life: Stop the Bleed teaches how to render first aid to victims of severe bleeding

Regional One Health's Elvis Presley Trauma Center offers training on "Stop the Bleed," a program registered by the American College of Surgeons to train bystanders to render aid to victims of severe bleeding. Our team recently stopped by Rhodes College to train staff, and the program is available for organizations throughout our community. Education and outreach are part of Regional One Health's lifesaving mission, and learning how to "Stop the Bleed" can help more people [...]

September 6th, 2023|

“Regional One Health is truly a learning hospital:” TeenTeer program gives high school students a chance to give back, explore health care careers

Regional One Health's TeenTeer program gives area high school students a chance to give back and learn about careers in health care. East summer, we welcome a group of students to spend time volunteering, learning hands-on skills, shadowing health care professionals, and visiting various parts of the hospital. Students say TeenTeer is a great way to explore career options and learn about what they might want to do in the future. Part of Regional [...]

August 16th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Eating healthy is a first line of defense against a serious diagnosis – here’s how!

A nutritious diet can help you maintain a healthy weight and have more energy...and it can also be an important tool in managing and even preventing serious health conditions. Regional One Health's Medical Nutritional Therapy program helps patients address conditions like diabetes, hypertension, GI disorders and more. Jacqueline Daughtry, RDN, LDN, Manager of Clinical Nutrition, explains how the program provides one-on-one counseling, group sessions, take-home materials and more to support patients as they make [...]

August 10th, 2023|

As the Elvis Presley Trauma Center turns 40, Regional One Health marks a lifesaving legacy while working to meet future critical care needs

On Thursday, August 10, 2023, our Elvis Presley Trauma Center celebrates 40 years of providing lifesaving care to patients from all over the Mid-South. As the only Level-One Trauma Center in a 150 mile radius of Memphis, our facility plays a critical role in protecting the health and welfare of our community. While we look back on 40 years of exceptional medical care, we also plan for a future where trauma service will be increasingly [...]

August 10th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: Back to school season is here, and it’s up to all of us to protect kids as they head back to class

Mid-South schools are opening up in August, and that means heavier traffic on the roadways, especially around schools. Everyone plays a role in keeping kids safe, whether you're taking your own children to school or heading to work. Do your part by following school zone rules carefully, watching for pedestrians and buses, and leaving plenty of time so you don't get in a rush. The Mid-South is gearing up for the 2023-2024 school year, with [...]

August 8th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: The more you know about skin cancer, the more you can do to protect your health

If skin cancer is caught early, it can often be treated and cured through a simple surgery. Be vigilant about checking your skin for moles that appear to change. If a mole grows in size, changes in color, starts itching or bleeding, etc., it's a good idea to get it checked by a dermatologist. Meanwhile, do what you can to protect your skin by wearing sunscreen, covering exposed skin with clothing, and avoiding too [...]

August 2nd, 2023|

Regional One Health helps new moms succeed at breastfeeding through education, support and resources

Regional One Health offers one of the most robust lactation support programs in the region, with lactation specialists available on days, evenings and weekends to help new moms learn about breastfeeding. During National Breastfeeding Month, our team is reaching out to let families know that breastmilk provides the perfect nutrition for babies, and that we're here to offer support, education and resources to help more moms succeed at breastfeeding. August is National Breastfeeding Month, a [...]

August 1st, 2023|