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Mother of Two Says Angel Eye Cameras Eased Mind

Sept. 15, 2016 | It was more than a month before Lucy Josserand, born weighing 2 pounds, 11.5 ounces, was able to see and enjoy the comforts of her own nursery in her Texarkana home. But Lucy’s parents never left her side thanks to the help of Angel Eye Camera Systems. The web-based system allows [...]

By | September 16th, 2016|Featured, Medical News, Patient Stories|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

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

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

Center for Distance Health Founder, Director Honored

March 3, 2015 | 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).

By | March 3rd, 2015|UAMS News, University News|0 Comments

UAMS Center for Distance Health Founder, Director Honored with First Telehealth Forum Awards

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).

By | March 2nd, 2015|Media Contact - Taylor/Caldwell, UAMS News|0 Comments