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Sickle Cell Program Going Strong

July 26, 2016 | William Cooney, 66, has stuck with UAMS for 63 years as a sickle cell patient because he said over decades of change it has consistently provided him with the care he needs. William Cooney has been a sickle cell patient of UAMS for more than 60 years. Through transformations [...]

By | July 26th, 2016|Featured, Medical News|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

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

UAMS Establishes Women’s Health Clinic at Pulaski County Detention Center

LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has established a Women’s Health Clinic to provide prenatal care for pregnant inmates at the Pulaski County Regional Detention Center. “We are happy to provide this capability to give these women timely access to health care,” said Tina Benton, oversight director for the university’s [...]

By | January 6th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

Expo Raises Awareness of Telehealth Programs

Sept. 29, 2015 | UAMS’ telehealth capabilities and outreach were on display recently at the first Telehealth Expo on the UAMS campus that truly made the event worthwhile. Margaret Glasgow, left, visits with Sarah Rhoads-Kinder, D.N.P., Ph. D., at the Telehealth Expo. “We had a nice cross section of people from all departments [...]

By | September 29th, 2015|University News|0 Comments

Angel Eye Completes Installation of 10 Cameras in Connecticut Children’s NICUs

LITTLE ROCK – Angel Eye Camera Systems, a company established in 2013 with support from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) BioVentures, recently completed the installation of 10 camera systems in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU) at Connecticut Children’s Medical Center in Hartford, Connecticut, and plans to install another 10 cameras in the Connecticut Children’s NICU at University of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington.

By | September 29th, 2015|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