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

As our community starts to reopen, it’s more important than ever to take precautions to stay safe – here’s what you can do

As our community begins to get back to business starting this week, it is more important than ever to take common-sense steps to protect yourself and others against COVID-19. Continue to be vigilant about social distancing, wearing face coverings, washing your hands and more. If you do feel sick, call your health care provider so they can advise you of your next steps. Shelby County is starting to get back to business this week [...]

May 4th, 2020|

Regional One Health offers support for expectant moms by introducing online childbirth education classes starting May 5

Regional One Health is now offering childbirth education classes online due to social distancing associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes classes can be accessed on a smart phone, tablet or computer. Topics include healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum issues and breastfeeding. Classes are offered free to patients, and are designed to empower women to have healthy babies. Regional One Health believes education and support – along with exceptional medical services – are [...]

April 28th, 2020|

A sewing machine, quilting squares and a lunch hour: Regional One Health colleagues do their part to help fight COVID-19

Robin Arnett and Brad Jordan, who work together in medical credentialing at Regional One Health, wanted to do something to help during the COVID-19 pandemic. They discovered they both enjoy sewing, so they decided to make masks together during their lunch hour. They plan to donate them to members of their team to help keep them safe from infection. As colleagues in Regional One Health’s medical credentialing office, Brad Jordan and Robin Arnett see [...]

April 8th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: What’s your best advice for protecting against breast cancer?

Catching breast cancer early saves lives because tumors are found when they are still small and treatable. Dr. Pallavi Khanna from Regional One Health's East Campus said the best ways to catch cancer early are to have your recommended screening mammograms, be aware of changes to your breasts and talk openly with your doctor about your risk factors.  Catching breast cancer early, when tumors are still small and treatable, gives patients the best chance [...]

March 9th, 2020|

Certified hand therapy gives patients new hope – or a new normal – as they get back to life after injury or illness

We use our hands and arms for so much of what we do, so when an injury gets in the way, it can have a major impact on quality of life. The hands and arms are also very complex, so it takes a clinician with a special level of expertise to treat these injuries successfully. Jodi Barron is a certified hand therapist at Regional One Health. She can help patients get back to normal [...]

March 6th, 2020|

If you’re nervous about your annual exam, fear not – here’s what to expect

It's normal to be nervous about your annual primary care visit, but it's important to get past the nerves and develop a relationship with a primary care provider. Your provider can help prevent disease, manage chronic conditions, get referrals for tests or specialists and more. Tomisha Byard, a family nurse practitioner at Regional One Health's Harbor of Health, says patients can make the most out of their annual checkup by knowing their medical history, [...]

March 5th, 2020|

Rina Nguyen’s story of survival is coming full circle at Regional One Health with an opportunity to help improve patients’ experience

When Rina Nguyen started working at Regional One Health earlier this year, it was a case of life coming full circle. Rina is a graduate of our NICU, having been born here in 1992 weighing just over 3 pounds. Her parents were told she faced difficult odds, but she survived thanks to the skilled, compassionate care she received. Now, she looks forward to using her education in health care administration to help improve care [...]

February 26th, 2020|

Dr. Ram Velamuri brings expertise, compassion to new role as Firefighters Burn Center Associate Medical Director

Dr. Ram Velamuri has been named associate medical director of Regional One Health's Firefighters Burn Center. Dr. Velamuri, a board-certified plastic surgeon, looks forward to helping lead an exceptional team as they not only help patients survive critical injuries but help them returning to fulfilling and rewarding lives. The Firefighters Burn Center is the only burn center in a 150-mile radius verified by the American Burn Association and American College of Plastic Surgeons, and [...]

February 21st, 2020|

Ask the Experts: Better heart health starts in your primary care provider’s office

Keeping your heart healthy is one of the best things you can do for your body, because heart health affects the health of other organs. Tomisha Byard, a family nurse practitioner at Harbor of Health, says your primary care provider is the best place to start for preventing cardiovascular disease. She helps patients by checking their cholesterol, blood pressure and weight and then recommending lifestyle changes that can help address any risk factors. She [...]

February 17th, 2020|

ONE Night Gala announces star-studded talent lineup for its 10th anniversary event at FedExForum

Regional One Health Foundation has announced an all-star talent lineup for its 10th anniversary ONE Night gala, set for Saturday, April 18 at FedExForum. ONE Night co-chairs Kimberly and Elliot Perry and Kontji Anthony shared the news at a talent reveal party held at The Lounge at 3rd and Court. The lineup ensures ONE Night will be an unforgettable evening of music, food and powerful philanthropy that supports Regional One Health's dedicated providers as [...]

February 13th, 2020|
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