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 [...]
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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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.
May 11, 2015 | A split-second connection between a table saw blade and a wedding ring almost took Tommy Watts' hand.