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Imus Named Telehealth Ninja at the South Central Telehealth Forum

LITTLE ROCK — Terri Imus, R.N., B.S.N., trauma telemedicine coordinator at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was presented with the Adam D. Rule Telehealth Ninja Award at the fourth annual South Central Telehealth Forum, held Aug. 1-2 in Nashville, Tennessee. Terri Imus Imus has been involved with telehealth since the [...]

By | September 7th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Mega Brain Debuts at Strike Out Stroke Nights

May 18, 2016 | The 5-year-old boy’s eyes were wide with wonder outside busy Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock as he spied not his baseball hero but the giant, inflatable Mega Brain. As mascot Otey the Possum applauds, far right, AR SAVES stroke survivors stand and are recognized at Strike Out Stroke Night [...]

By | May 18th, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Stroke Program Helps Lower Arkansas to Sixth from First in Stroke Deaths

May 12, 2016 | Arkansas recently fell to sixth in the nation in the number of stroke deaths per capita after many years in first place, a huge improvement that health officials credit in part to a statewide telemedicine program of stroke education and treatment. The program — Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support, or [...]

By | May 12th, 2016|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments

Arkansas Travelers to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ May 5

LITTLE ROCK — To help Arkansans learn how to survive stroke, the Arkansas Travelers are making May 5 “Strike Out Stroke Night” in partnership with AR SAVES, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)-led statewide stroke program. A helicopter will bring Sanjeeva Reddy Onteddu, M.D., AR SAVES medical director, to North Little Rock’s Dickey-Stephens [...]

By | April 13th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Names Renee Joiner Director of Arkansas SAVES Stroke Telemedicine Program

LITTLE ROCK — Renee Joiner has been named by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of the Arkansas Stroke Awareness and Virtual Emergency Support (AR SAVES) program. Renee Joiner Joiner will oversee the operations of AR SAVES, which uses a high-speed video communications system to help provide immediate, life-saving [...]

By | April 5th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Northwest Arkansas Naturals to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’

LITTLE ROCK — To help Arkansans learn how to survive stroke, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals baseball team is making its April 7 opening game of the 2016 season “Strike Out Stroke Night” in partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)-led statewide stroke program, AR SAVES. A helicopter will bring Washington Regional Medical [...]

By | March 17th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Siloam Springs Regional Hospital Joins UAMS-Led Program to Provide Emergency Stroke Care

LITTLE ROCK –  Siloam Springs Regional Hospital has joined with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to provide life-saving emergency care for stroke patients in the region. Called AR SAVES (Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support), the program uses a high-speed video communications system to help provide immediate, life-saving treatments to stroke [...]

By | August 24th, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, News Release|0 Comments

Mega Brain Draws Crowds for Stroke Education

Aug. 17, 2015 | The best way to reach people’s minds might just be with a brain — a 18-by-14-by-12-foot, inflatable Mega Brain.

By | August 17th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

Stroke Survivor Dances Way to Recovery

June 8, 2015 | On a Friday in May, a stroke felled George Crocker and made him unable to even roll over on the floor of his garage. By Sunday, he was dancing on the floor of his patient room in the UAMS Medical Center, thanks to quick treatment through the AR SAVES network.

By | June 8th, 2015|Featured, Medical News, UAMS News|0 Comments

Survivors Throw Strikes Against Stroke

May 19, 2015 | FAST-acting medical attention culminated in some fast balls thrown from the pitcher's mound by stroke survivors at Strike Out Stroke Night events in Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock and Arvest Park in Springdale.

By | May 19th, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments