March 1, 2018 | A new digital x-ray system for patient care at the South Regional Campus of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) in Magnolia has increased efficiency and reduced the amount of radiation exposure while improving image quality. The new system, which cost about $80,000, wirelessly transmits the digital x-ray images [...]
Nov. 13, 2017 | University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences’ (UAMS) Curtis Lowery Jr., M.D., on Nov. 6 was honored for his work in maternal-fetal medicine with the Effective Practice Award from the Maternal and Child Health Section of the American Public Health Association. The Effective Practice Award recognizes individuals or groups whose work has [...]
Read the Spanish version of this story here. June 7, 2017 | If the circumstances surrounding Angel Castillo’s birth are any indication, his life will be full of surprises. It was during a routine gynecological exam in January 2016 when Angel’s mom, Carmen Martinez, got some very unexpected news: She had cervical cancer. As a [...]
May 4, 2017 | The Center for Distance Health at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) recently was recognized as a Top 25 innovative program by the Ash Center for Democratic Governance and Innovation at the Harvard University John F. Kennedy School of Government. Every year for more than 20 years, the Ash [...]
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 [...]
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.
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.
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 – The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) invites physicians, nurses, dieticians and other health care providers who support and promote breastfeeding to attend the Arkansas Breastfeeding Coalition Symposium on Aug. 8, in the I. Dodd Wilson Education Building on the UAMS campus.