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

A swallowing disorder can be dangerous – but a speech-language pathologist can help you resume a safe, more normal diet

While many people think of communication disorders when they think of speech-language pathologists, these medical professionals also help patients with trouble swallowing. Swallowing disorders, or "dysphagia," can include pain, the feeling that something is stuck in the throat, or losing the ability to swallow altogether. Speech-language pathologists can help patients stay safe and return to as normal a diet as possible. Speech-language pathologists are best known for helping patients overcome communication disorders. But they can [...]

April 6th, 2021|

Speech-language pathologists help patients resume healthy, independent lives by treating communication and swallowing disorders

Speech-language pathologists can help patients with both communication disorders and swallowing disorders. They treat a wide variety of diagnoses, and often work with patients after a stroke or traumatic brain injury, or those with neurological conditions like Parkinson's disease. At Regional One Health, our speech-language pathologists develop individualized treatment plans aimed at achieving each patient's specific goals. Speech and swallowing disorders can disrupt daily life, but patients can find new hope and regain independence [...]

March 23rd, 2021|

During National Nutrition Month, improve your eating and activity habits with changes that work for you

March is National Nutrition Month, and it's a great time to make healthful changes to your eating and exercise plans. The theme this year is "Personalize Your Plate," which encourages you to make changes that work for your lifestyle. Regional One Health's Clinical Nutrition Team is reaching out with tips to help you make that happen, including planning ahead, eating a variety of foods and finding easy ways to cook healthy meals. If you [...]

March 16th, 2021|

Regional One Health and West Cancer Center partner to provide cancer care at Midtown location

Regional One Health has partnered with West Cancer Center and Research Institute to transition West's Midtown location to a hospital outpatient department of Regional One Health. Now called Regional One Health Cancer Center, the facility offers an exceptional level of care for cancer and benign blood disorders from an experienced team of medical, surgical and gynecological oncologists. Regional One Health and West Cancer Center and Research Institute are partnering to provide medical, surgical [...]

March 3rd, 2021|

Regional One Health pharmacists lead system-wide effort to vaccinate Health Care Heroes against COVID-19

Vaccinating frontline providers against COVID-19 is a huge step in keeping our Health Care Heroes safe and allowing them to continue taking care of patients. When the time came to get it done, our pharmacy team stepped up to overcome challenges and get the job done. They say it took a system-wide effort, with multiple departments playing a role in the planning process and volunteers from all over Regional One Health stepping up to [...]

February 26th, 2021|

When a hand or arm injury impacts quality of life, Certified Hand Therapist Dardhielle Jean can help improve function and reduce pain

Dardhielle Jean, OTR/L, CHT, has joined our Center for Rehabilitative Medicine as a Certified Hand Therapist and Occupational Therapist. Her specialty in hand therapy allows her to help patient recover from injuries and illnesses that impact the hand, wrist, elbow and shoulder. These are complex parts of the body, and hand therapists use specialized expertise to help patients regain function, relieve pain and find new ways of doing activities. Injuries to the hand and [...]

February 17th, 2021|

Firefighters Burn Center recognizes Burn Awareness Week with education on preventing electrical burns and fires

Burn Awareness Week is February 7-13, and our Firefighters Burn Center is using the opportunity to education the public about preventing electrical burns and fires. Tips include checking wiring, using extension cords properly and always consulting with a licensed electrician if you're having problems. The Burn Center team encourages everyone to use common sense to avoid burn injuries, which can lead to scarring, physical disabilities and even death. Regional One Health’s Firefighters Burn Center [...]

February 8th, 2021|

Never ignore signs of cardiovascular disease: Whether you need emergency or preventative care, take your heart health seriously

If you think you or someone around you is having a heart attack, don't delay - seek immediate emergency medical attention. Classic signs to watch for include chest pain, trouble breathing, dizziness and profuse sweating. Some of the more subtle signs include back pain, headache, jaw pain, swelling and cough. Tomisha Byard, a family nurse practitioner with Regional One Health, urges all patients to take cardiac symptoms seriously, and to see their primary care [...]

February 5th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How does focused ultrasound compare to other treatments for essential tremor and tremor-dominant Parkinson’s disease?

Focused Ultrasound is a new treatment for hand tremors that is being offered at our East Campus. It's an alternative to medications, which don't work for as many as 50 percent of patients. It's also a way to avoid invasive surgery that can carry risks and a difficult recovery. Focused Ultrasound involves no incision or hospital stay, and most patients experience immediate, lasting relief with few side effects. Regional One Health is offering a [...]

February 2nd, 2021|

Ask the Experts: What are my treatment options if I have an intestinal blockage?

An intestinal obstruction is painful and potentially dangerous, and typically requires hospital care. However, you won't necessarily need surgery. Many blockages can be resolved with a non-invasive procedure, and patients often never have a recurrence. If you're having problems like stomach pain and an inability to pass bowel movements or gas, see your provider for diagnosis and treatment. If you suffer an intestinal obstruction, it’s painful and potentially dangerous. While you’ll probably need to go [...]

January 21st, 2021|