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Regional Medical Center Joins Safe Sleep Initiative for Infants

Posted on 2/18/2014 12:13:34 PM

As part of the effort to save lives and lower Tennessee’s infant mortality rate, Regional Medical Center has partnered with the Tennessee Department of Health to reduce infant deaths by creating a ...

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Regional Medical Center Named Top Workplace

Posted on 1/31/2014 5:14:59 PM

Regional Medical Center was selected as one of The Commercial Appeal Top Workplaces of 2013. The health system shares this honor with 49 prestigious companies across a variety of industries. In addition to ...

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2nd Annual Walking Challenge Gets Employees Moving

Posted on 1/30/2014 5:27:20 PM

From employee health screenings and health fairs to exercise classes and the Walking Challenge, Regional Medical Center employees are focusing on health and wellness. The second annual Walking Challenge ...

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ACA Health Plans

Posted on 1/31/2014 4:17:01 PM

A new group of insurance plans that were enabled by the passage of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (PPACA), commonly called the Affordable Care Act (ACA) are now available in Tennessee.  ...

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Regional Medical Center Featured in Crossroads Magazine

Posted on 1/8/2014 5:58:42 PM

Regional Medical Center was named one the "10 to Watch in 2014" by the Greater Memphis Chamber.  The health system was featured in the Chamber's latest issue of Crossroads Magazine.  View the ...

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Winter Safety Tips

Posted on 1/7/2014 11:34:59 AM

Winter can be an exciting, yet hazardous time of the year with the threat of winter weather and the dangers it can bring with it. Here are a few wintertime safety tips to keep your family safe and warm during ...

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Making Strides to Decrease Premature Births

Posted on 12/17/2013 1:01:37 PM

Babies born early are at risk for complications. The Regional Medical Center team includes obstetricians, neonatologists and other specialists in premature and low weight births who are trained and prepared to ...

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Regional Medical Center Staff Honored at THA Annual Meeting

Posted on 12/13/2013 4:14:05 PM

The Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) held their 75th annual meeting in November, celebrating 75 years of advocating for hospitals, health systems and other healthcare organizations. During the meeting, ...

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Johnson Auxiliary Gift Shop Celebrates 30th Anniversary

Posted on 12/13/2013 4:07:46 PM

In 1983, as the Johnson Auxiliary was celebrating its tenth anniversary in serving Regional Medical Center, hospital administrators approached the Auxiliary about expanding the services provided to the ...

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Dr. Stephen King Takes on CMIO Role

Posted on 12/13/2013 4:04:27 PM

Dr. Stephen King has joined Regional Medical Center as the Chief Medical Information Officer. Dr. King is a member of the UT department of plastic surgery and has worked in plastic surgery and burn at Regional ...

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Health Loop Inclement Weather Closings

Posted on 12/6/2013 12:12:21 PM

The Health Loop Primary Care offices located at 2574 Frayser Blvd. and 1955 S. Third will be closed on Saturday, December 7, due to inclement weather. 

Holiday Safety Tips

Posted on 11/27/2013 4:00:25 PM

‘Tis the season to be jolly and it’s the time of year for gift-giving, celebratory decorations, great food, and cozy warm homes. However, the most wonderful time of the year can also be one of ...

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Regional Medical Center Named one of "10 To Watch"

Posted on 11/27/2013 3:53:34 PM

Regional Medical Center has been named one of the "10 To Watch" in 2014 by the Greater Memphis Chamber. Every year, the Greater Memphis Chamber recognizes 10 companies and organizations whose great ideas, ...

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Traumatic Brain Injury Presents Helping Students Suceed Workshop

Posted on 10/29/2013 11:36:31 AM

Many children and adolescents are examined in emergency departments or doctor’s offices for a “bump on the head” after a fall or concussion. Children usually go back to school soon after a ...

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Halloween Safety Tips

Posted on 10/28/2013 3:15:59 PM

Ghosts, jack-o-lanterns, and other spooky decorations create the backdrop for the Halloween holiday.  However, pedestrian injuries can be the true terror of Halloween.  According to the United States ...

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Ride for Your Mind October 12

Posted on 9/13/2013 4:34:41 PM

Traumatic Brain Injury Service in West Tennessee provides unparalleled assistance to those surviving brain injury and their families. The Ride For Your Mind was organized in 2004 as a volunteer driven ...

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Plough Foundation Grant Received for Burn Expansion

Posted on 9/13/2013 4:29:39 PM

The Firefighters Regional Burn Center, located at Regional Medical Center, will soon have more space to accommodate a growing number of burn patients thanks to a $3 million grant from the Plough Foundation. ...

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Bereavement Support Group Begins September 10

Posted on 9/6/2013 4:09:36 PM

Regional Medical Center invites you to attend "A Journey Through Grief." A Journey Through Grief is an ongoing bereavement support group for individuals dealing with a death or loss. The group meets ...

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Inaugural Teenteer Program Wraps Up

Posted on 8/22/2013 3:24:05 PM

The inaugural group of Teenteers wrapped up their experience at Regional Medical Center in July. The program provided high school students the opportunity to work in a healthcare environment, while giving back ...

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Golf Tournament September 9 Benefits Burn Center

Posted on 8/22/2013 3:15:47 PM

On Monday, September 9, the Memphis Fire Fighters Association will host its annual golf tournament benefitting the Burn Center at Regional Medical Center. It's not too late to sign up for a sponsorship or as a ...

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Mourning the Loss of Dr. Sheldon B. Korones

Posted on 7/3/2013 2:54:19 PM

This community has lost a healthcare pioneer in the passing of Dr. Sheldon B. Korones. The staff at Regional Medical Center, along with many others in this community, was saddened to hear of his passing. ...

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Be Safe This Fourth of July

Posted on 6/28/2013 4:37:50 PM

Fireworks and sparklers are commonly used in Fourth of July celebrations, but these celebrations can quickly turn to tragedy. Fireworks were involved in an estimated 8,700 injuries treated in hospitals in the ...

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Sarah Colley Joins Senior Leadership Team

Posted on 6/28/2013 3:15:04 PM

Sarah Colley, JD, MHA, PHR, has joined Regional Medical Center in the position of Senior Vice President of Human Resources.  In this role, Colley is responsible for personnel, recruitment, labor ...

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Operations and Service Line Leaders Join Medical Center

Posted on 6/26/2013 4:51:21 PM

Kathleen Healy-Collier, DHA, MHA, CSSBB, has joined Regional Medical Center as the Vice President of Business Line Operations at Regional Medical Center.  Prior to this new role, she had been at Le ...

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Golf Tournament to Benefit Burn Center

Posted on 6/25/2013 1:19:47 PM

The Memphis Fire Fighters Association is hosting its annual golf tournament on Monday, September 9, 2013 to benefit the Burn Center at Regional Medical Center. Teams are forming now, and sponsorship ...

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Summer Safety: Share the Road

Posted on 6/20/2013 3:58:00 PM

Summer is an ideal time to remind motorists and motorcyclists alike to “share the road” conscientiously and courteously to help prevent motorcycle crashes, which remain one of the most prevalent ...

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Grant Received to Provide Mammography Services

Posted on 6/20/2013 9:45:12 AM

The Memphis-MidSouth Affiliate of Susan G. Komen Race for a Cure awarded Regional Medical Center a $115,000 grant for the Take Care, Be Aware Program. This project provides critical breast health services in ...

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Encouraging Healthy Eating One Taste Bud at a Time

Posted on 6/19/2013 4:56:07 PM

Healthy eating and great taste are two phrases that aren’t always thought of together, but the culinary team at Regional Medical Center is changing that. Working with food service partner, Morrison, ...

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Volunteers Honored at Appreciation Event

Posted on 6/19/2013 4:48:30 PM

Community and student volunteers who serve at Regional Medical Center and the staff volunteers in the Difference Makers program were recently honored at a Volunteer Appreciation Event. Nearly 100 attended the ...

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Newborn Center Pharmacy Receives Hot Shot Award

Posted on 6/14/2013 4:14:52 PM

The Newborn Center Pharmacy at Regional Medical Center was the recipient of the 2012 Vaccines for Children (VFC) Hot Shot Award from the State of Tennessee, but the real winners are the infants in the NICU who ...

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Community Health Needs Assessment

Posted on 6/14/2013 3:43:48 PM

Regional Medical Center conducted a comprehensive 3-year Community Health Needs Assessment (CHNA) in 2013 with a goal of providing a snapshot of the overall health of the community it serves. The CHNA Report ...

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Honors from Mid-South Transplant Foundation

Posted on 6/13/2013 10:23:26 AM

Regional Medical Center recently received two honors from the Mid-South Transplant Foundation for the staff’s commitment to life saving organ donation programs. The Mid-South Transplant Foundation team ...

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Regional Medical Center Named Fit Friendly Worksite

Posted on 6/11/2013 4:28:20 PM

Regional Medical Center has been recognized as a Platinum-Level Fit Friendly Worksite by the American Heart Association for helping employees eat better and move more. Platinum-level employers: Offer ...

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Johnson Auxiliary Celebrates 40 Years of Service

Posted on 6/6/2013 1:46:58 PM

The John K. and Katherine Johnson Auxiliary is celebrating its 40th Anniversary of serving Regional Medical Center this year. The Johnson Auxiliary Annual Meeting and Luncheon held in April was filled with ...

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New Critical Care Waiting Room Opened

Posted on 6/6/2013 10:09:38 AM

A newly constructed Critical Care Waiting Room opened in April for family and guests of patients. The new area locates guests closer to their loved ones in critical areas in the hospital and includes several ...

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Community Reports Now Available Online

Posted on 5/30/2013 5:07:05 PM

Regional Medical Center is committed to the health well-being of the communities we serve. Reinvesting in the health and development of our communities is central to who we are as Memphis’ leading ...

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Bereavement Support Groups Underway

Posted on 5/28/2013 1:23:12 PM

Regional Medical Center invites you to attend "A Journey Through Grief." A Journey Through Grief is an ongoing bereavement support group for individuals dealing with a death or loss. The groups meet every ...

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Hospital-Based Violence Intervention Program

Posted on 5/24/2013 1:04:49 PM

Regional Medical Center has announced plans to launch a hospital-based violence intervention program designed to promote positive alternatives to violence in our community. The goals of the program will be to ...

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NICU Family Specialist Featured on March of Dimes Site

Posted on 5/24/2013 12:46:12 PM

Karen Hill, NICU Family Support Specialist at Regional Medical Center, is the featured testimonial on the March of Dimes' site imbornto®. imbornto® is a national cause marketing campaign that benefits ...

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Dietitians Raising the Bar for Employees Giving Back in Service

Posted on 5/14/2013 4:28:20 PM

Many employees at Regional Medical Center volunteer their time and expertise in service outside the walls of the hospital, supporting causes that positively impact the health and well-being of the communities ...

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New Directors in Surgery - Ambulatory and Inpatient

Posted on 5/6/2013 11:34:12 AM

Jana Jones has joined Regional Medical Center as Administrator, Ambulatory Surgery. The Ambulatory Surgery Center is now under construction at Regional Medical Center. Jana most recently served as the COO ...

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Winkler Joins as Associate General Counsel

Posted on 5/6/2013 11:27:43 AM

Stacie S. Winkler has joined the Regional Medical Center as Associate General Counsel. Winkler will continue to practice in the areas of healthcare law and medical malpractice. Prior to joining Regional ...

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Keep Cinco de Mayo Safe and Fatality Free

Posted on 5/2/2013 3:28:02 PM

From in-home fiestas to Mexican restaurants overflowing with well-intentioned party-goers looking for some good food and good times, Cinco de Mayo has quickly become a nationwide celebration of food, friends ...

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Rehabilitation Hospital Earns CARF Accreditation

Posted on 5/2/2013 11:45:37 AM

The Rehabilitation Hospital of Memphis, a 20-bed inpatient hospital housed inside Regional Medical Center, has received full accreditation from the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities ...

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Firefighters Burn Center Earns Prestigious Verification

Posted on 3/25/2013 4:54:24 PM

Firefighters Regional Burn Center, housed at Regional Medical Center, has earned verification from the American Burn Association (ABA) and the American College of Surgeons (ACS), making it the only Burn Center ...

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Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day

Posted on 4/3/2013 5:08:07 PM

Regional Medical Center Encourages Everyone to “Eat Right, Your Way, Every Day” During National Nutrition Month and Beyond Food preferences and health concerns both affect our food choices.  ...

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Bereavement Support Group Begins March 12

Posted on 3/5/2013 10:44:17 AM

Regional Medical Center invites you to join us on "A Journey Through Grief." This 8-week bereavement group is a non-denominational education and support group.

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Susan Cooper Joins as Chief Integration Officer

Posted on 2/22/2013 3:45:51 PM

Susan Cooper, MSN, RN, FAAN, joined Regional Medical Center in the position of Chief Integration Officer and Senior Vice President of Ambulatory Services in January. In this role, Cooper will be instrumental ...

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Burn Awareness Week - Scald Prevention Tips

Posted on 2/7/2013 4:41:43 PM

Regional Medical Center Offers Scald Prevention Tips During Burn Awareness Week Burn injuries can occur in a matter of seconds, and one of the most common is scald burns. Scald injuries are painful, often ...

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Regional Medical Center Launches New Ad Campaign

Posted on 2/5/2013 5:31:03 PM

A new advertising campaign designed to reintroduce Regional Medical Center to the community launched on January 24. The purpose of this new campaign is to reawaken the brand for the residents of the Mid-South. ...

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MED Employees Focus on Health and Wellness

Posted on 2/5/2013 5:20:13 PM

From employee health screenings and health fairs to exercise classes and the inaugural Walking Challenge, employees at Regional Medical Center began a focus on wellness in 2012 that is continuing on into the ...

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Winter Safety Tips

Posted on 1/4/2013 11:02:22 AM

As the holiday season has come and gone, this is the time of year when children hope every day is a snow day and the harshest part of the winter season is upon us. Winter can be an exciting, yet hazardous time ...

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Holiday Safety Tips

Posted on 12/13/2012 4:02:46 PM

‘Tis the season to be jolly and it’s the time of year for gift-giving, celebratory decorations, great food, and cozy warm homes. However, the most wonderful time of the year can also be one of the ...

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Hyperbaric Chamber Earns UHMS Accreditation

Posted on 11/28/2012 10:34:11 AM

The Hyperbaric Facility, within Regional Medical Center’s Wound Care Center, has received full accreditation from the Undersea and Hyperbaric Medical Society (UHMS). A survey team comprised of a ...

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New Play Room Now Open for NICU Siblings

Posted on 11/12/2012 12:20:44 PM

Families with a baby in the Newborn Center at Regional Medical Center of Memphis now have a new Bright Space® to have fun and play in, thanks to an innovative partnership with the March of Dimes and the ...

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Dr. Reginald Coopwood Named THA Board Chair-Elect

Posted on 11/7/2012 4:45:53 PM

Reginald Coopwood, MD, president and CEO, Regional Medical Center at Memphis, was elected chairman-elect of the Tennessee Hospital Association's board of directors during the association's recent annual ...

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Rick Wagers Named CFO of the Year

Posted on 10/31/2012 5:29:30 PM

Congratulations to Rick Wagers, who was named CFO of the Year at Memphis Business Journal’s 3rd  Annual CFO of the Year Awards. Wagers is Senior Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer ...

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Former Patients and Families Celebrate at NICU Reunion

Posted on 10/31/2012 5:09:41 PM

NICU Graduates Celebrate Regional Medical Center Reunion On September 14, the cafeteria at Regional Medical Center at Memphis was transformed into the Land of Dr. Seuss as NICU “graduates” and ...

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Bright Outlook Highlighted in Commercial Appeal Editorial

Posted on 10/31/2012 4:46:36 PM

Click here to read a recent editorial in the Commercial Appeal.  The editorial highlights positive future plans of Regional Medical Center at Memphis.

Fire Prevention Awareness Tips

Posted on 10/6/2012 9:50:04 AM

October is Fire Prevention Awareness month, and as the weather turns colder and the time for holiday cooking and warming your house returns, fire and burn prevention are important issues to keep in mind. ...

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Ride for Your Mind, Saturday, October 13

Posted on 10/6/2012 8:45:26 AM

Ride for Your Mind Bike Ride to Benefit Traumatic Brain Injury Service at Regional Medical Center at Memphis Traumatic Brain Injury Service in West Tennessee provides unparalleled assistance to those ...

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Sickle Cell Learning Session - September 21

Posted on 9/10/2012 1:02:19 PM

In observance of Sickle Cell awareness month, Regional Medical Center at Memphis is launching our 2012-2013 Sickle Cell Educational Series on September 21, 2012 at 9 a.m. For more than 80 years, the ...

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Laboratory Nominated for Best of 2012

Posted on 8/10/2012 5:25:01 PM

Laboratory Nominated for Best of 2012 by Clinical Lab Products The hospital lab at Regional Medical Center at Memphis has been nominated for the Best of 2012 Clinical Lab Facilities by the magazine Clinical ...

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Back to School Safety Tips

Posted on 8/3/2012 1:40:46 PM

Trauma/Burn Outreach and Injury Prevention Services at Regional Medical Center at Memphis want you to stay safe and healthy throughout this new school year. Every year school buses transport millions of ...

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Service and Operation Improvements Featured in CA

Posted on 7/30/2012 12:25:05 PM

Improvements to services and operations at Regional Medical Center at Memphis were showcased in the Commercial Appeal on Sunday, July 29, 2012.  The story is copied below.  Or visit Commercial ...

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Back to School Health Fair Saturday August 4

Posted on 7/30/2012 10:25:15 AM

South Third Health Loop Hosts Back To School Health Fair The Health Loop Primary Care Network, a part of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis family, is hosting a Back To School Community Health Fair on ...

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Back to School Health Fair Saturday August 4

Posted on 3/5/2013 9:33:40 AM

South Third Health Loop Hosts Back To School Health Fair The Health Loop Primary Care Network, a part of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis family, is hosting a Back To School Community Health Fair on ...

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Board Approves Expansion and Renovation Projects

Posted on 7/25/2012 9:03:47 AM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis Embarking on Expansion Projects Trauma Center, Turner Tower, Rehabilitation Hospital and Outpatient Surgery Included in Plans Regional Medical Center at Memphis’ ...

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Expansion and Renovation Plans Q&A

Posted on 7/25/2012 9:00:06 AM

Expansion and Renovation Q&A What projects were approved by the Board on July 24?  The projects include expansions in the Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center and the Firefighters Regional Burn ...

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MED All Stars Win NAHSE Tournament

Posted on 7/20/2012 4:25:26 PM

The MED All Stars met healthy competition and came out victorious in a recent basketball tournament that pitted teams from area hospitals against each other.  The MED All Stars are champions of the 3rd ...

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Tammie Ritchey Honored by MBJ

Posted on 7/6/2012 3:24:18 PM

Tammie Ritchey, Vice President of Development and Executive Director of The MED Foundation, has been named to the inaugural class of Memphis Business Journal's Super Women in Business Awards. The Awards were ...

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Fireworks Safety Reminder

Posted on 6/29/2012 3:46:49 PM

Firefighters Regional Burn Center Urges Safety First on Fourth of July Summer celebrations are underway including cookouts, family reunions and other outdoor activities. With the Fourth of July around the ...

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Back 2 School Health Fair: School Supplies Needed

Posted on 6/29/2012 3:44:09 PM

Save the Date!  The South Third Health Loop is hosting a Back 2 School Health Fair on Saturday, August 4, 2012, from noon until 3 p.m. Attendees will enjoy live entertainment, health information, ...

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Women's Services Enhancements Aim for Happy New Moms

Posted on 6/29/2012 1:09:23 PM

Whether mom and baby are with us for a short stay following a routine delivery or if extended care is required, we want our patients to have a pleasant and comfortable birthing experience in our hospital. ...

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Supreme Court Ruling A Positive Step

Posted on 6/28/2012 4:53:25 PM

Supreme Court Ruling Today a Positive Step Towards Meaningful Health Reform Statement from: Tish Towns, FACHE Senior Vice President of External Relations Regional Medical Center at Memphis   Today's ...

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Summer Safety: ATV

Posted on 6/28/2012 4:37:50 PM

All terrain vehicle or ATV riding is a popular pastime that can be very dangerous. Regional Medical Center at Memphis and the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) urges ATV riders to stay safe and ...

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March of Dimes Hosts Kangaroo Care-a-Thon in NICU

Posted on 6/27/2012 5:32:31 PM

Care-A-Thon Raises Awareness for Kangaroo Care in NICU The Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) at Regional Medical Center at Memphis and the March of Dimes partnered together to host a 15-day “Kangaroo ...

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Safety First on Fourth of July

Posted on 6/27/2012 5:12:20 PM

Firefighters Regional Burn Center Urges Safety First on Fourth of July Summer celebrations are underway including cookouts, family reunions and other outdoor activities. With the Fourth of July around the ...

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Golf Tournament to Benefit Burn Center

Posted on 6/27/2012 5:09:40 PM

The Memphis Fire Fighters Association is hosting their annual golf tournament on September 17, 2012 to benefit the Burn Center at Regional Medical Center at Memphis. There is still room for teams to sign up, ...

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Extended Hours at Health Loop Primary Care Network

Posted on 6/27/2012 5:04:57 PM

To better meet the schedule and needs of our patients, Health Loop is providing extended hours for patients at two locations - South Third and Frayser. Providers see patients at South Third, located at 1955 ...

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Emergency Department Upgrades

Posted on 6/25/2012 6:49:08 PM

Recent upgrades to the Emergency Department at Regional Medical Center at Memphis were featured in an article in Memphis Medical News. The story is copied below. Or visit Memphis Medical News for more ...

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Staff Takes Part in Medical Center Clean Up

Posted on 6/25/2012 6:19:48 PM

On June 9, Regional Medical Center at Memphis took part in a community clean up organized by Memphis Medical Center. The cleanup brought together hospitals and schools in the areas neighboring the downtown ...

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Pedestrian Safety Tips

Posted on 6/22/2012 6:06:54 PM

The numbers might be shocking, but they tell the story that we should all be more cautious when it comes to pedestrian safety. A pedestrian is killed in a traffic crash every 108 minutes and injured in a ...

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Johnson Auxiliary Contributions to Hospital Honored

Posted on 6/22/2012 6:04:10 PM

The Johnson Auxiliary recently celebrated its 39th year of serving Regional Medical Center at Memphis at its Annual Meeting and Luncheon.  At the luncheon, the Auxiliary presented a check for $6,000 ...

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Young Leadership Council Summer Soiree

Posted on 6/25/2012 3:40:53 PM

An after-hours event hosted by The MED Foundation’s Young Leadership Council on June 13th helped raise funds for the Campaign for Healthy Newborns. “Good Start, Good Life” was the theme of ...

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Thankful Patient Family Shows Support

Posted on 6/21/2012 6:13:14 PM

An artist trunk show was held in May at Bella Vita in Collierville to benefit The MED Foundation. Stephanie Singley, owner of the boutique on Houston Levee Road, donated a portion of the proceeds to The MED to ...

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The MED Bounces Back Editorial

Posted on 6/22/2012 5:59:21 PM

Click here to read the Commercial Appeal's Editorial about Regional Medical Center at Memphis' strides toward a solid financial footing. 

Bright Future of Hospital Featured in Memphis Medical News

Posted on 6/21/2012 5:39:06 PM

The financial strength and plans for the future at Regional Medical Center at Memphis were featured in the most recent issue of Memphis Medical News. The story is copied below.  Or visit Memphis Medical ...

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World Renowned Physician To Speak at June 19 Event

Posted on 6/15/2012 3:23:58 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis and UTHSC Obstetrics and Gynecology host Dr. Jan Deprest at Grand Rounds on Tuesday, June 19.

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Fire Fighters Golf Tournament to Benefit Burn Center

Posted on 5/25/2012 5:55:53 PM

The Memphis Fire Fighters Association is hosting a golf tournament on September 17, 2012 to benefit the Burn Center at Regional Medical Center at Memphis. Teams are forming now, and sponsorship opportunities ...

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Hospital Volunteers Honored for their Service

Posted on 5/25/2012 5:28:08 PM

Volunteers at Regional Medical Center at Memphis were celebrated at a reception in their honor this month.

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CEO Featured in Crossroads Magazine

Posted on 5/25/2012 5:13:24 PM

Dr. Reginald Coopwood, President and CEO, was featured in the latest edition of Memphis Crossroads, a publication of the Greater Memphis Chamber.

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Grant Received to Provide Mammography Services

Posted on 5/15/2012 11:27:34 AM

The Memphis-MidSouth Affliliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure awarded Regional Medical Center at Memphis a $102,000 grant to provide critical breast health services to women in this community.  The grant ...

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Hospital Board Member Honored at White House

Posted on 5/4/2012 1:50:44 PM

Board member Keith Norman was honored by the White House for his work related to Youth Violence Prevention in Memphis.

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Just Say No to Distracted Driving

Posted on 4/24/2012 2:51:15 PM

April is National Distracted Driving Prevention Month Injuries resulting from motor vehicle accidents are a common occurrence in the Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center at The MED. Individuals inside ...

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Community Health Fair on April 14

Posted on 4/5/2012 4:22:15 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis hosts the "Spring Into Good Health Community Health Fair" Saturday, April 14, from noon until 3 p.m. at the Health Loop - Hollywood Center.

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Poison Prevention Tips

Posted on 3/15/2012 5:28:29 PM

March is Poison Prevention Month. The toll free number for Poison Control is 1-800-222-1222.  Regional Medical Center at Memphis Injury Prevention offers the following household poison prevention ...

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Level I Trauma Designation Earned

Posted on 3/15/2012 5:16:05 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis Earns Level I Trauma Re-Designation From State of Mississippi The Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center, housed at Regional Medical Center at Memphis, has earned designation ...

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Employees "Paint The MED Red"

Posted on 2/7/2012 4:57:17 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis Employees “Paint The MED Red” in Support of the American Heart Association In honor of American Heart Month and the American Heart Association’s National ...

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Burn Awareness Week Safety Tips

Posted on 2/7/2012 11:27:39 AM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis Offers Scald Prevention Tips During Burn Awareness Week Burn injuries can occur in a matter of seconds, and one of the most common is scald burns. Scald injuries are ...

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Clinical Labs Receive Accreditation

Posted on 1/5/2012 9:44:47 AM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis Clinical Laboratory Receives Accreditation from College of American Pathologists Regional Medical Center at Memphis Clinical Laboratory has been awarded accreditation by the ...

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Congratulations Dr. Flax - Patients' Choice Winner

Posted on 12/14/2011 11:02:32 AM

Dr. Sherri Flax, Medical Director of Laboratory Services at Regional Medical Center at Memphis, recenlty received a Patients’ Choice Award. Patients rate their experiences online, and the awards are ...

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Health Loop Share Holiday Cheer with Patients

Posted on 12/14/2011 10:59:12 AM

Employees at Health Loop Primary Care Network shared Thanksgiving and Christmas cheer to patients with special gifts.

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MED All Stars v. MPD Basketball Game this Friday Night

Posted on 12/5/2011 6:18:55 PM

Join us this Friday night for family fun and entertainment! All proceeds benefit The MED Foundation     MED All Stars vs. Memphis Police Department Basketball Squad   December 9 7:00 ...

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CEO Honored by Tennessee Hospital Association

Posted on 11/28/2011 4:50:38 PM

Dr. Reginald Coopwood, President and CEO of Regional Medical Center at Memphis, received a 2011 Award of Excellence from the Tennessee Hospital Association (THA) during its 73rd annual meeting in Nashville ...

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Wharton Named Top 40 Under 40

Posted on 10/6/2011 2:49:38 PM

Congratulations to Monica Wharton, Senior Vice President and Chief Legal Counsel, for being named one of the Top 40 Under 40 by the Memphis Business Journal.  The Top 40 program salutes 40 of the best and ...

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Ride for Your Mind October 15

Posted on 9/19/2011 12:22:19 PM

Ride for Your Mind Bike Ride Raises Funds and Awareness of Brain Injury The annual Ride for Your Mind event will be held Saturday, October 15, 2011. Started in 2004, Ride for Your Mind is a volunteer driven ...

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New Executive Team Members Join Regional Medical Center

Posted on 8/29/2011 3:45:31 PM

Chief Medical Officer and SVP of Human Resources Complete Senior Executive Team at Regional Medical Center Regional Medical Center at Memphis has completed its senior executive team with the addition of Chief ...

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Health Loop Co-Locating and Extending Hours

Posted on 8/9/2011 10:42:50 AM

Two Health Loop offices are co-locating and extending hours to better serve patients.

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Improved Environment and Financials Hallmarks of FY2011

Posted on 8/4/2011 7:40:24 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis closed its fiscal year at the end of June 2011 with a $17.7 million bottom line, improved operations, enhanced facilities, and well positioned for the future to continue ...

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America's Top Docs at Regional Medical Center

Posted on 7/27/2011 4:05:00 PM

Eleven doctors practicing at Regional Medical Center at Memphis are among the top in the country according to a new searchable online directory announced recently by U.S. News Media Group. Among the “Top ...

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Congratulations to our Healthcare Heroes

Posted on 7/22/2011 8:57:34 AM

Two Regional Medical Center at Memphis' employees have been named finalists in the Memphis Business Journal’s 13th Annual Health Care Heroes Awards.  Congratulations to Dr. Reginald Coopwood and ...

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Health Loop - Frayser Now Open Saturdays

Posted on 7/19/2011 11:26:00 AM

To better meet the needs of our patients, Health Loop is now providing extended hours for patients at the Frayser office located at 2574 Frayser Boulevard.  Health Loop - Frayser is now open: Monday - ...

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New Emergency Registration and Triage Areas Now Open

Posted on 7/13/2011 4:28:26 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis is continuing efforts to increase efficiencies, upgrade the physical plant and improve patient access in the hospital with renovations in the Emergency Department.  ...

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CEO Selected for National Task Force

Posted on 6/10/2011 1:37:12 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis’ CEO Selected for National Task Force on Delivery System Reform and Health IT Dr. Reginald W. Coopwood, President and CEO of the Regional Medical Center at Memphis has ...

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Hospital Volunteers Honored for Service

Posted on 5/18/2011 5:32:13 PM

Regional Medical Center Volunteers Recognized for Contributions to Hospital The individuals who volunteer their time and talents at the Regional Medical Center at Memphis each year are a cherished part of the ...

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New Surgery Equipment Only at Regional Medical Center

Posted on 5/17/2011 11:36:08 AM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis Only in Region Using Minimally Invasive Starr Frame System in Surgery Orthopedic patients are reaping the benefits of new operating room equipment used by surgeons at the ...

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Patient-Centered Medical Home Primary Care Model

Posted on 5/11/2011 4:30:07 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis and BlueCross Partner to Create Patient-Centered Medical Home New Approach Focuses on Improving Health Care Outcomes and Reducing Medical Costs A home is typically the root ...

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Hospital's 2012-2015 Strategic Plan Approved by Board

Posted on 5/4/2011 6:32:28 PM

The Regional Medical Center at Memphis’ 2012-2015 strategic plan was approved May 4 by the Shelby County Health Care Corporation (SCHCC) Board of Directors, the hospital’s governing body. The ...

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MED Nurses Honored for Excellence in Nursing

Posted on 5/4/2011 6:30:34 PM

Twelve nurses from the Regional Medical Center at Memphis were honored at 24th Annual Celebrate Nursing Gala on April 23, including one named in the "Excellent Eleven." Celebrate Nursing recognizes the ...

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Hospital Awarded Organ Donation Medal of Honor

Posted on 4/29/2011 1:22:22 PM

The Regional Medical Center at Memphis received a Gold Organ Donation Medal of Honor from the Mid-South Transplant Foundation. Representatives from the Mid-South Transplant Foundation, along with an organ ...

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Regional Medical Center Recognized for Quality Work

Posted on 4/28/2011 4:29:11 PM

Recognized for Quality by the Memphis Business Group on Health The Regional Medical Center at Memphis was recognized by the Memphis Business Group on Health at its Health Awards Luncheon. The annual event ...

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Regional Medical Center Named Among the Best in Memphis

Posted on 3/29/2011 3:29:36 PM

Regional Medical Center at Memphis Named Among the Best Hospitals in the Memphis Area by U.S. News & World Report Recognized as High Performing in the Area of Gynecology The Regional Medical Center at ...

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Newborn Center Quality Project Recognized by Vermont Oxford Network

Posted on 3/29/2011 3:01:50 PM

The Regional Medical Center at Memphis was recognized at the 11th Annual Quality Congress during Vermont Oxford Network’s annual meeting for a quality project in the Newborn Center.  The project ...

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Block in Front of Hospital Becomes No Parking Zone

Posted on 3/15/2011 4:39:38 PM

Jefferson Avenue, between Adams Avenue and Dunlap Street, has been designated by the City of Memphis as a No Parking/Tow Away Zone.  The new zoning provides a safer environment for our patients, guests ...

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Evening of Classic Soul

Posted on 2/18/2011 6:08:32 PM

14 Stars...57 Hits...3 Hours...One Night Only! An Evening of Classic Soul Celebrating Peabo Bryson's 60th Birthday   April 15, 2011 at the Peabody Hotel   This star studded event will benefit ...

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Firefighters Regional Burn Center Hosts Annual Conference

Posted on 1/4/2011 8:21:07 AM

More than 200 burn care specialists attended a valuable educational event while enjoying a little Memphis-style hospitality at the 23rd Annual Southern Region Burn Conference in November. The conference was ...

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Trauma Training and On Call Center Now Open

Posted on 12/30/2010 1:37:37 PM

Newly designed space in the Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center, made possible through donations to The MED Foundation, was opened in December.  The new Trauma Training and On Call Center provides ...

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Elvis Presley Souvenir Plate Makes Perfect Holiday Gift

Posted on 11/19/2010 4:17:43 PM

Elvis Presley Souvenir License Plates Benefiting The MED Foundation Are Perfect Holiday Gift Holiday gift-giving for the Elvis fan in your life, just got easier. The long-awaited Elvis Presley Souvenir ...

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Let The MED Foundation Send Your Holiday Cards

Posted on 11/18/2010 12:17:50 PM

Spend more time celebrating the spirit of the holidays and less time shopping, wrapping and mailing.  This year The MED Foundation will take care of your holiday cards!  Simply send The MED ...

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Newborn Brightspot (Aired on WREG at 10/18/10 6AM)

Posted on 12/30/2010 1:44:11 PM

The Baby's Clothes Closet gives new families a jump start on needed supplies and clothes.

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Elvis Souvenir Items Support The MED

Posted on 8/27/2010 1:50:59 PM

Elvis fans have long had a special relationship with The MED. The Elvis Presley Memorial Trauma Center opened in 1983 featuring the famous moniker, and a $50,000 gift from Elvis fans in 1986 started The MED ...

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Renovated Patient Rooms (Aired on WMC at 8/4/10 5PM)

Posted on 12/30/2010 1:45:17 PM

Room renovations in the hospital are providing a home like environment for guests.

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Skydiver's Nearly Fatal Jump (Aired on WHBQ at 7-22-10 9PM)

Posted on 12/30/2010 1:47:32 PM

A skydiver lands in the Elvis Presley Trauma Center at The MED after his parachute does not open. Watch his miraculous story of survival.

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Denley Honored for Support in Mississippi

Posted on 7/19/2010 4:29:54 PM

Family members of S. Gale Denley attended the unveiling of a wall hanging at The MED July 14 honoring Mr. Denley for his efforts supporting work of the hospital throughout the region, but specifically in ...

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"Fightin' For The MED" Event July 24

Posted on 7/15/2010 11:23:54 AM

Grateful Mississippi Family Organizes Wrestling Fundraiser for The MED Foundation Saturday, July 24, 2010Agricenter International, The Dome Tickets sold at the door. Doors open: 5 p.m.; Opening bell: 7 ...

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Destination Detour (Aired on WMC at 4/30/10 5PM)

Posted on 12/30/2010 1:49:04 PM

A former patient comes back to visit...all the way from England...to thank The MED for the care received after she was struck by a vehicle on vacation in Memphis.

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MED Rehab Unit (Aired on WHBQ at 4-27-10 9PM)

Posted on 12/30/2010 1:52:21 PM

Rehabilitation Hospital of Memphis at The MED provides expert care for patients who need inpatient physical therapy before going home from the hospital.

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MED Performs Lifesaving, Less Invasive Aorta Repair Surgery

Posted on 6/28/2010 1:26:51 PM

Video courtesy Fox 13 News (Article taken from http://www.myfoxmemphis.com/dpp/news/local/060310-life-saving-heart-procedure.) MEMPHIS, Tenn. - The Regional Medical Center is leading the way ...

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