News and Events 2017-05-03T07:36:57+00:00

Flu season means vaccination time

2017-12-11T08:31:40+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|

Flu vaccination helps prevent someone from getting the flu, it is important to not spread germs by washing your hands, covering your mouth when you cough or sneeze and avoid those who are sick. Flu season is quickly approaching, and the best way to keep it at bay is with a flu shot. The season typically starts in early October and can last as late as May. The flu vaccine causes antibodies [...]

October 3rd, 2017|

UTROP welcomes four OB/GYN providers

2017-09-27T08:48:45+00:00 September 26th, 2017|

OB/GYN providers (l-r): Drs. Ashekia Pinckney, Pedro Argoti Torres, Ramona Phinehas and Marina Santa Cruz Terrazas. UT Regional One Physicians has welcomed Drs. Ramona Phinehas, Ashekia Pinckney, Marina Santa Cruz Terrazas and Pedro Argoti Torres to the OB/GYN practice at Regional One Health. These four join the nationally and internationally renowned, board-certified physicians dedicated to women’s health issues in our OB/GYN clinic. Dr. Phinehas, MD, is an OB/GYN physician at Regional One [...]

September 26th, 2017|

Castellon cherishes opportunity to help sickest patients

2017-09-27T08:55:15+00:00 September 22nd, 2017|

Ed Castellon rides a motorcycle to work, plays golf to let off steam and treasures his Scuba adventures around the world. Maybe those outside interests explain how this 36-year nursing veteran has spent 34 of those years in critical care, particularly working with patients dealing with intense situations. He jokes that it possibly speaks to his mental state. Maybe that’s part of it, and hitting a lot of golf balls probably does help him [...]

September 22nd, 2017|

How continuity of care matters to your health

2017-09-22T08:03:16+00:00 September 19th, 2017|

By Dr. Karen Andrews Karen Andrews, MD Providing quality health care goes much deeper than diagnosing an illness and prescribing the appropriate medication or therapy. Yes, those are important elements in providing exceptional care. But that care is built on a foundation of trust and familiarity. It starts with a relationship, hopefully one that lasts for years. In medicine we call this relationship continuity of care. It's a physician-led, team-based approach to [...]

September 19th, 2017|

Khanna earns Certified Menopause Practitioner designation

2017-09-12T15:52:37+00:00 September 12th, 2017|

  Pallavi Khanna, MD, OB/GYN at Regional One Health. Pallavi Khanna, MD, has successfully met the criteria and has passed the examination necessary to become a North American Menopause Society (NAMS) Certified Menopause Practitioner (NCMP). Dr. Khanna specializes in OB/GYN services at Regional One Health. “When I joined Regional One Health a couple of years ago I saw that there was a need for more gynecological care in our community,” she said. [...]

September 12th, 2017|

Nurse Profile: Crumley focused on support for burn patients

2017-12-11T08:30:08+00:00 September 6th, 2017|

Attend our Nursing Social View Open Positions Meet our A-Team Nurses Nathan Crumley is an assistant nurse manager in Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center. His motivation for a profession devoted to burn patients predates his desire for a nursing career. When Crumley was 18 his father was in an accident and severely burned. Watching the care his father received back home in North Carolina [...]

September 6th, 2017|

Nurse Profile: Angelita finds home at Regional One Health

2017-09-06T08:22:01+00:00 September 3rd, 2017|

Attend our Nursing Social View Open Positions Meet our A-Team Nurses Angelita Rodgers likes the concept of home. It possibly explains her attraction to Regional One Health. She finds a real connection with her co-workers, and meaning in her work at Regional One Health. Rodgers moved around a bit as a child, but she points to Cleveland, Mississippi, as her hometown. It’s where her grandmother [...]

September 3rd, 2017|

Nurse Profile: Christine shares why she was meant to be at Regional One Health

2017-09-06T15:47:55+00:00 August 30th, 2017|

Attend our Nursing Social View Open Positions Meet our A-Team Nurses Christine Maxwell uses one word to describe the care provided in Regional One Health’s Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center: miracle. Since opening in 1968, more than 45,000 premature babies have been treated successfully, and Maxwell believes every instance is an individual miracle. She is a patient care coordinator in the Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center, [...]

August 30th, 2017|

Nurse profile: ‘Trauma’ Tommy embodies Regional One Health mission

2017-09-01T23:44:14+00:00 August 24th, 2017|

Attend our Nursing Social View Open Positions Meet our A-Team Nurses What’s in a name? For “Trauma” Tommy Willette, it’s life. Willette is a trauma nurse at the Regional One Health Elvis Presley Trauma Center. His role isn’t easy to define, although multitasker who thinks outside the box while working as part of a well-oiled, big team is a good place to start. Willette lives and breathes [...]

August 24th, 2017|

Regional One Health creates nursing culture of success

2017-08-24T12:34:22+00:00 August 21st, 2017|

Regional One Health is on the precipice of a new movement in how nursing leads better patient care. This nursing culture of success is led by Regional One Health’s people, from the nurses who have worked here for decades to the new team members who will join in the coming months. Regional One Health will add positions to the current nursing staff, based on an effort to provide a more desirable working culture for [...]

August 21st, 2017|
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