Communication Technology Delivers

At the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS), the use of communication technology to deliver health care and continuing health education as well as improve research capabilities has grown in leaps and bounds since its beginnings in the 1990s.

A Lifeline for Newborns

The newborn boy at Washington
Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville had just
arrived in the neonatal intensive care unit when
nurses noticed he was struggling to breathe.

UAMS Leads Arkansas’ First Trauma System Center

UAMS Medical Center is the only adult trauma center designated in the state for providing the highest level of trauma services.

Message from the Chancellor

As Arkansas’ only comprehensive academic health sciences center, our focus on health unifies all we do.

Where You Live Shouldn’t Matter

As a maternal-fetal specialist, Lowery in 2003 put UAMS’ telemedicine program on the national radar.

In the Beginning

Rural hospital needs and College of Nursing spark telehealth.
 

AHECs Provide One Platform for Expanding Distance Health

Telemedicine allows seamless live two-way communication and the use of instruments and monitors.

Interactive Video Crucial to Northwest Campus

UAMS established the regional campus as a way to address growing shortages of health care professionals in Arkansas at a time when demand for health care is increasing.

Nuclear Pharmacy Training Delivers Online

The program trains nuclear pharmacists, nuclear cardiologists, pharmacy technicians and general radiation workers.

UAMS Angel Eye Drawing National Attention

Developed in 2010 and integrated with equipment that’s part of each Isolette, the web camera system is believed to be unique in the United States.

Spreading Its Wings

In its first year, the program delivered more than 278 continuing education hours to health care providers who treat high-risk pregnancies and newborns.

Seeing Is Believing

Telemedicine delivers dramatic results for Arkansas stroke patients.

Back in the Pulpit

Thanks to telemedicine, North Little Rock pastor William Robinson recovered from a paralyzing stroke.

Making a Connection with Arkansas e-Link

How Arkansas is on the way to becoming one of the nation’s most well-connected states.

A United Front

LearnTelehealth.org is a grant-funded website managed by UAMS that provides training in telemedicine.

Hitting the caBIG Time

Would improving communication between scientists and physicians around the world lead to quicker advances in cancer research?.

Technology Promotes Collaboration in Lab, Classroom, at Bedside

Almost all classes offered in all five UAMS colleges and the Graduate School use Blackboard as a repository for class syllabi, schedules, grade distribution, curriculum information, handouts, videos and presentations.

Speeding Bench to Bedside

As part of that grant, the institute is collaborating with other institutions and employing the latest communications technology to help streamline drug development.

UAMS BioVentures

UAMS BioVentures, established in 1997, is one of only two university-based incubators in the United States, providing laboratory and office space to startup companies created as a result of a discovery.

UAMS Establishes Tri-state Telehealth Training Center

Training center offers useful telehealth resources to rural health care providers.

UAMS Goes Global with Interactive Videoconferencing

Training center offers useful telehealth resources to rural health care providers.