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

Clinical Evaluation conducted in partnership with Regional One Health’s Center for Innovation featured in Wounds, a leading clinical journal

The Healthcare Startup Access Incubator at Regional One Health's Center for Innovation is designed to help inventors evaluate their medical innovations in a real-world setting. One of those clinical evaluations, of a new Manuka honey-based wound care product, is now published in the journal Wounds. Wounds shares how the product, created by SweetBio, Inc., helps stubborn wounds heal more quickly compared to standard procedures. In 2019, the Regional One Health Center for Innovation’s Healthcare [...]

February 14th, 2023|

Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center helps raise awareness about preventing serious burn injuries during National Burn Awareness Week

February 5-11 is National Burn Awareness Week, and this year burn care professionals are reading out to educate the public about avoiding scald burns. As the only full-service burn center in a 400-mile radius of Memphis, our Firefighters Burn Center understands how important burn prevention is to our community. We encourage families to stay burn safe, and to rest assured that our expert team is ready 24/7 to provide lifesaving, life-changing care for burn injuries. [...]

February 4th, 2023|

Ask the Experts: High-functioning athletes shouldn’t ignore symptoms of vascular disease

Serious athletes can be at a heightened risk of certain vascular conditions due to stress from intensive training or repetitive arm motions in sports like tennis or baseball. At The Vascular Institute at Regional One Health, a specialized team can help with these and many other vascular conditions through medication and minimally-invasive surgery. They encourage athletes to pay attention to their bodies and take symptoms like pain, cramping and numbness in the extremities seriously. Many [...]

January 11th, 2023|

“It was a beautiful experience:” For Amanda, Regional One Health’s midwifery team offered a perfect mix of personalized support and medical expertise

Amanda Jemison was looking for personalized, supportive care along with the safety of a hospital birth for the birth of her daughter Elenore. She found the perfect combination at Regional One Health, which is the only hospital in Memphis where patients can give birth with the support of a Certified Nurse Midwife. Now adjusting to life with a 5-year-old and 5-month-old, Amanda encourages other women to look into midwifery and Regional One Health's labor & [...]

December 20th, 2022|

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|