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

During National Nurses Week, Regional One Health celebrates the exceptional care our nursing team provides all year long

It's National Nurses Week! Regional One Health is proud to celebrate the many nurses who provide exceptional and compassionate care to our patients. During this special work, our nurses are taking a moment to share what drives them in their career. While every nurse has his or her own story to tell, our team is united by a desire to help make a positive difference for Mid-South patients and families. National Nurses Week is [...]

May 6th, 2021|

Hot flashes: Facts, figures and finding relief with Regional One Health’s certified menopause practitioners

Hot flashes are the most common symptom of menopause, but their cause still is not fully understood. However, there is help available, and a certified menopause practitioner is a good place to start. Regional One Health's menopause care practice can counsel women about options including hormone therapy, lifestyle changes and avoiding hot flash triggers. For every woman who has ever aimed a fan straight at her body, stood in front of an open freezer [...]

May 4th, 2021|

For Earnestine Joiner, serving patients at Regional One Health for 57 years is more than a career – it’s a blessing

Earnestine Joiner has been serving patients at Regional One Health for an amazing 57 years. She currently oversees patient intake at our trauma center. For Earnestine, it is a blessing to be able to come to work each day and help people in their time of need. While she has witnessed many changes in her nearly six decades with the health care system, she is as committed as always to treating people the way [...]

May 4th, 2021|

Myths vs. Facts: Regional One Health experts clear up misinformation about the COVID-19 vaccines

Regional One Health experts want everyone to know that the COVID-19 vaccinations have been rigorously tested and proven safe and effective. They have heard a number of "myths" about the vaccines, and are looking to provide clear, factual information aimed at keeping patients safe. They encourage everyone to get a vaccine when they have a chance, as it is the best way to protect yourself and others and help restore normal life. Regional One [...]

April 28th, 2021|

Ask the Experts: How can proper nutrition help fuel my athletic and fitness goals?

Spring and summer are great times to improve your fitness, and part of achieving your athletic goals involves proper nutrition. Regional One Health's clinical nutrition team has advice anyone can use, whether you're looking to start a fitness program or training for an endurance event. By eating nutrient-rich foods and staying hydrated, you can give your body the energy it needs to increase activity. As the weather gets warmer and the days get longer, [...]

April 20th, 2021|

“Get the vaccine:” Regional One Health experts say COVID-19 immunizations offer safe, effective path out of pandemic

As COVID-19 vaccination efforts continue, Regional One Health experts are encouraging everyone who qualifies to get their vaccine. They say the products have been proven safe and effective through rigorous study, and the side effects are minimal. If you have questions about whether you should get the vaccine, talk to your health care provider. They can give you factual information based on your specific needs. Regional One Health experts are answering questions about the [...]

April 7th, 2021|

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|