Stroke Survivor Beats the Odds with Help from AR SAVES Network

Feb. 12, 2018 | Time seemed to have run out for Larry Guthrie, 49, on April 27, 2017. But the statewide tele-stroke network and quick-responding emergency medical professionals in Bald Knob and Searcy all saved him precious time in stroke treatment and ensured that the saved time meant a saved life. The tele-stroke network, the [...]

By | 2018-02-16T09:32:33+00:00 February 16th, 2018|Featured, Patient Stories|0 Comments

Telemedicine’s Future Discussed at Innovation Summit

July 12, 2017 | Nearly 200 Arkansas health care and business professionals gathered June 30 at the 2017 Telehealth Innovation Summit in North Little Rock to discuss the innovations, challenges and future of telemedicine. The day-long event at the Arkansas Regional Innovation Hub amassed health care administrators, clinicians, IT managers, hospital billing specialists, office and [...]

By | 2017-07-12T09:42:31+00:00 July 12th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

Strike Out Stroke Nights Add Third Baseball Game in 2017

June 29, 2017 | Strike Out Stroke became a three-game series in 2017, adding University of Arkansas at Little Rock Trojans baseball to the roster alongside game nights at Arvest Park in Springdale in April and at Dickey-Stephens Park in North Little Rock in June. It was the seventh year Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency [...]

By | 2017-06-29T10:50:45+00:00 June 29th, 2017|University News|0 Comments

With Time on His Side, NLR Man Survives Stroke

May 4, 2017 | If his family had waited just half an hour more, the prognosis for 91-year-old Wayne Harris would not have been promising. One Saturday afternoon in early March, Cathy Harris was sorting clothes while her husband of 35 years was finishing a meal. “I could see him at the table and he [...]

By | 2017-05-04T13:05:41+00:00 May 4th, 2017|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Arkansas Travelers to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ May 4

April 13, 2017 | To help Arkansans learn how to survive stroke, the Arkansas Travelers are making May 4 “Strike Out Stroke Night” in partnership with AR SAVES, the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)-led statewide stroke program. A helicopter will bring Sanjeeva Reddy Onteddu, M.D., AR SAVES medical director, to North Little Rock’s Dickey-Stephens [...]

By | 2017-04-13T11:07:09+00:00 April 13th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

Northwest Arkansas Naturals to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ April 6

March 16, 2017 | To help Arkansans learn how to survive stroke, the Northwest Arkansas Naturals baseball team is making its April 6 opening game of the 2017 season “Strike Out Stroke Night” in partnership with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS)-led statewide stroke program, AR SAVES. A helicopter will bring Washington Regional Medical [...]

By | 2017-03-16T08:46:58+00:00 March 16th, 2017|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Reaches Milestones in 2016

Dec. 22, 2016 | In 2016, UAMS and its physicians and researchers achieved several firsts along with other milestones in patient care, education and research. From treating chronic pain and brain tumors to starting the first comprehensive research study of synthetic marijuana products and graduating the largest class in UAMS history, the university continued to [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:42:12+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|University News|0 Comments

Imus Named Telehealth Ninja at the South Central Telehealth Forum

Sept. 7, 2016 | Terri Imus, R.N., B.S.N., trauma telemedicine coordinator at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) was presented with the Adam D. Rule Telehealth Ninja Award at the fourth annual South Central Telehealth Forum, held Aug. 1-2 in Nashville, Tennessee. Terri Imus Imus has been involved with telehealth since the [...]

By | 2017-05-18T16:43:51+00:00 September 7th, 2016|News Release|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 | 2017-01-28T09:42:59+00:00 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 | 2017-01-28T09:43:00+00:00 May 12th, 2016|Featured, Medical News|0 Comments