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

Donor Spotlight: Johnsons give back to Regional One Health Foundation

Regional One Health Foundation donors Deborah and King S. Johnson. Regional One Health Foundation depends on generous donors who help make the compassionate care of our 3,000 employees, nurses and providers possible. These donors are the lifeblood of Regional One Health Foundation’s work, including Deborah and King S. Johnson. The Johnsons have a commitment to Regional One Health Foundation that comes from a place of joy. Both are quick to say that [...]

March 15th, 2018|

Coopwood Challenge encourages walking fitness

The 6th Annual Coopwood Walking Challenge featured 59 teams of more than 700 Regional One Health employees. The sixth annual Coopwood Walking Challenge featured 59 teams of Regional One Health employees counting their steps over the past six weeks. Those teams combined to walk 267,440,394 steps, the equivalent to 113,467 miles. The 59 teams consisted of more than 700 Regional One Health employees walking. The walking challenge started five years ago as [...]

March 9th, 2018|

Velamuri finds passion in burn patient care

Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center helps burn survivors return to normal, productive lives as quickly as possible. That treatment focuses on the patient’s complete care. When Ram Velamuri, MD, came to Memphis in 2016, his mission to be involved in a patient’s complete care aligned well with that work. For him, it all started at a younger point during his youth in India, a country that has a high rate of burns, in [...]

March 5th, 2018|

Regional One Health recognizes Brain Injury Awareness Month

Regional One Health has joined the National Association of State Head Injury Administrators’ effort to promote Brain Injury Awareness Month throughout March. Regional One Health is participating in Uniting for Brain Injury, an annual March awareness campaign to educate the public about brain injury and resulting symptoms that may affect an individual’s ability to return to home, community, school or work without adequate rehabilitative, community and family support. "Brain injury is a major [...]

March 1st, 2018|

Inside Our Infusion Suite (Video)

What if patients were included in designing new treatment areas? What if the result was a state-of-the-art, person-centered facility that provides exceptional comfort and better outcomes? That’s exactly what you’ll find at the Infusion Suite inside Regional One Health. The creation of our Infusion Suite involved the people who receive ongoing treatments that allow them to keep living without frequent hospitalizations. The result was a one-of-a-kind treatment area that you have to see. [...]

February 27th, 2018|

NICU Moments: Nurse in 50th Year of Patient Care

Ms. Jean Brooks began her nursing career at Regional One Health in July 1968, where she continues to work 50 years later. Taking care of more than 1,300 premature or critically ill newborns each year takes a lot of passion from a NICU team of nurses, physicians and other health care providers. Ruby Jean Brooks, RN, has cared for many of those patients during her five decades of service at Regional One [...]

February 22nd, 2018|

Dr. Jones treats pain without opioids

Jerry Jones, MD, believes there are better ways to address patient’s pain than prescribing opioids. As an anesthesiologist at Regional One Health, Dr. Jones helps patients manage exceptional acute pain, and he believes it’s possible without giving patients opioids. Memphis Medical News recently featured Dr. Jones. In the article he discussed methods of treating acute pain with nerve blocks instead of opioids. “Just giving people tons of narcotics, that system is no longer sustainable,” Dr. [...]

February 22nd, 2018|

Regional One Health names Imad Abdullah chief legal officer

Imad Abdullah has been named chief legal officer of Regional One Health. Regional One Health has named Imad Abdullah chief legal officer. Abdullah joined Regional One Health in 2014. As the principal attorney and general counsel for the health system, he is responsible for managing all aspects of legal affairs and risk management. Prior to joining Regional One Health, Abdullah was a Shareholder at Ogletree, Deakins, Nash & Smoak and spent nearly [...]

February 19th, 2018|

Dr. Fischer leads Stop the Bleed effort

One person can make a difference. That was the idea behind the recent Stop the Bleed training course that taught participants basic bleeding control techniques. Peter Fischer, MD, MS, NREMT-P, FACS With simple steps, it only takes one person to stop a bleed, said event organizer Peter Fischer, MD, a trauma surgeon at Regional One Health’s Elvis Presley Trauma Center. “Sixty seconds can make the difference between life and death if a [...]

February 16th, 2018|

Martinez offers headache care at East Campus

Individuals suffering with headaches don’t have to go through life dealing with the pain. Jesus Martinez, MD, sees patients dealing with a range of neurological issues, including those who suffer with headaches. He sees patients at Regional One Health’s Multispecialty Care Clinic where he works with a team of providers who offer a person-centered approach to care. Dr. Martinez guides patients suffering with headaches and enables them to get control of their condition. [...]

February 15th, 2018|
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