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

Center for Innovation’s newest Access Incubator participant will evaluate a more comfortable, effective means of securing nasogastric tubes

Regional One Health's Center for Innovation is helping evaluate a new product that aims to improve how nasogastric tubes are secured. Aspisafe Solutions is the newest participant in the center's Access Incubator program, and will test its NG Guard to see if it helps prevent dislodgements and pressure injuries associated with nasogastric tubes. It's the latest example of the work being done through the Access Incubator, which gives innovators a chance to evaluate their [...]

December 19th, 2022|

Firefighters Burn Center patient care coordinator Patrick Brockway honored for research into infection prevention measures

Patrick Brockway, patient care coordinator at our Firefighters Burn Center, is being honored for research he spearheaded into a new way to prevent Catheter Associated Urinary Tract Infections, or CAUTIs. The research helped lead the burn center to a dramatic decrease in CAUTIs, thereby improving patient care. Brockway and his fellow researchers will present their findings at national conferences to help other providers who care for critically injured patients avoid catheter-related infections. Research conducted [...]

December 15th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: If you have a strong family history of cancer, genetic testing might help manage your risk

For patients who have a higher risk of cancer due to a strong family history, genetic counseling can offer valuable guidance about screening and care. Regional One Health Cancer Care offers the service for qualifying patients with a cancer diagnosis or without a cancer diagnosis. By learning about a patient's genetic risk, they can offer additional screening, preventative procedures, and more effective medications and treatments. With the New Year approaching, being proactive about your health [...]

December 15th, 2022|

“It’s a wonderful solution:” Hyperbaric oxygen therapy gave Bruce Burton his energy back after side effects from radiation

When side effects from radiation for prostate cancer left Bruce Burton anemic and worn out, he found an answer in Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy at Regional One Health's Wound Care Center. Hyperbaric Oxygen Therapy exposes the body to 100 percent oxygen under pressure, sparking the formation of new blood vessels that carry oxygenated blood to damaged tissue, helping it heal. For Bruce, it made a huge difference, giving him his energy back and allowing him to [...]

December 13th, 2022|

After a nightmare COVID-19 battle, John Butler is grateful to Regional One Health for helping him beat steep odds

John Butler was given a 3 percent chance to survive COVID-19 - but thanks to family, faith and expert medical care, he is back to the life he loves. John and his wife Tracey recently returned to Regional One Health to thank the team at the Extended Care Hospital for the lifesaving treatment they provided. Thanks to around-the-clock care and expert rehabilitation, John is back home, returning to the tennis court, and enjoying time with [...]

December 6th, 2022|

“I can’t imagine doing anything else!” For 20 years, Alisha Steele has provided exceptional care to Regional One Health’s tiniest patients

Alisha Steele has spent 20 years as a NICU nurse at Regional One Health, touching the lives of countless Mid-South babies and families. Alisha can't imagine working anywhere else, and said she loves caring for her tiny patients. She encourages the community to support the NICU, noting families experience hardships when they have a baby who must be hospitalized for an extended period of time. When Alisha Steele was in elementary school, her teacher asked [...]

November 28th, 2022|

“How could I not help?” For Randa Rosenblum, supporting Regional One Health is a way to help improve the lives of all Memphians

Randa Rosenblum is involved with the Regional One Health Foundation as a donor, ONE Club member, and NICU volunteer. She says her service at the hospital, especially supporting NICU babies and nurses, is one of the most meaningful aspects of her life. Randa encourages others to get involved at Regional One Health, noting it is truly a way to improve lives in our community. Randa Rosenblum has had decades of success in the Memphis business [...]

November 28th, 2022|

“They have a lot of love to give:” As a NICU baby and mom, Aniesha Boatwright knows the difference Regional One Health makes for Mid-South families

When Aniesha Boatwright needed an emergency C-section at just 25 weeks pregnant, she knew Regional One Health was the right place to be for both her and her baby. Aniesha herself was a Regional One Health NICU baby, and she was confident her little girl would receive the best care possible from the caring doctors and nurses at the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center. Regional One Health is also the region's leader in caring [...]

November 28th, 2022|

Ask the Experts: Watch for these risk factors and symptoms to help catch pancreatic cancer early

While there are no routine screening exams for pancreatic cancer, there are risk factors and symptoms patients can monitor in order to be proactive about their health. Dr. Evan Glazer, a surgical oncologist who is a nationally-known expert in treating pancreatic cancer, says it is important to pay attention to your body and seek care for symptoms like jaundice, a dull ache in the stomach, and weight loss. Fortunately, treatment options for pancreatic cancer are [...]

November 16th, 2022|

Making health care easier: New pharmacy app lets patients refill prescriptions anytime and from anywhere

Regional One Health is offering a new app that current pharmacy patients can use to order their refills online - anytime and from anywhere! The app also lets you keep a list of your medications at your fingertips, check expiration dates and refills remaining, and get alerts when your medication is ready to pick up. Signing up is easy - you just need your name, an Rx number, date of  birth, and email address. Prescription [...]

November 14th, 2022|