LITTLE ROCK — The fourth annual South Central Telehealth Forum for the Arkansas, Mississippi and Tennessee region promoting the use of telecommunications technologies to support distance health care will be Aug. 1-2 in Nashville, Tennessee. The forum is sponsored by the South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC), which provides telehealth media and education for Arkansas, [...]
July 6, 2016 | UAMS obstetrician Curtis Lowery, M.D., spoke of the impact a UAMS telemedicine program has had on the care of high-risk pregnancies in Arkansas at a Politico health care panel June 9 in Washington, D.C. Lowery, chair of the UAMS College of Medicine’s Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, outlined how ANGELS, a [...]
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 [...]
Nov. 18, 2015 | Three UAMS physicians were recognized by Arkansas Business as Health Care Heroes during a Nov. 18 luncheon at Embassy Suites in Little Rock. The awards program honors individuals, companies and organizations that are making significant contributions to providing quality health care in Arkansas. John P. Shock, M.D., a distinguished professor in [...]
Aug. 11, 2015 | A UAMS obstetrician highlighted how technology has improved health care in Arkansas, and the increased part it will play moving forward in his address at a TEDx event in Little Rock on July 24.
May 11, 2015 | A split-second connection between a table saw blade and a wedding ring almost took Tommy Watts' hand.
LITTLE ROCK – University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Curtis Lowery Jr., M.D., and Tina Benton, B.S.N., R.N., today at the South Central Telehealth Forum in Jackson, Mississippi, were recognized for their work in telemedicine with the first Champion Awards from the South Central Telehealth Resource Center (SCTRC).
Dec. 17, 2014 | Curtis Lowery, M.D., chairman of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology in the College of Medicine and director of maternal-fetal medicine at UAMS, recently participated on a panel discussing delivery of health care to rural communities at the Brookings Institution in Washington, D.C.
LITTLE ROCK – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) today started providing support via telemedicine to high-risk pregnant mothers and physicians at the Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology who treat them at OSU Medical Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
LITTLE ROCK – Science Café Little Rock, co-sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), will hold its next public forum, High Tech Stork: Mama Care in the 21st Century, on Oct. 28. Panelists will discuss maternal health, pregnancy complications, holistic treatments and current advances in newborn car