July 1, 2008 | The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Area Health Education Center-Northeast was recently one of 60 health care facilities across the state to be recognized for their commitment to excellence in health care.
The AHEC-Northeast received the Health Information Technology Award, for its clinical research project that compared adherence to diabetes management guidelines in the two electronic health record systems used in its Family Medicine Clinic.
The award was presented during the Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care’s 15th Quality Conference held May 22 at the
In 2006, AHEC-Northeast’s faculty research team presented its award-winning research in
UAMS is the state’s only comprehensive academic health center, with five colleges, a graduate school, a medical center, six centers of excellence and a statewide network of regional centers. UAMS has 2,538 students and 733 medical residents. Its centers of excellence include the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the