//Tag:Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support

AR SAVES Uses Simulation to Teach Students about Stroke

Aug. 14, 2018 | Although the high school students in the UAMS Simulation Center this summer may not have been stroke doctors or nurses yet, they got a chance to play those roles on TV and learn to recognize stroke symptoms. For almost a decade, AR SAVES has been educating school children about stroke, and [...]

By | 2018-08-14T10:22:57+00:00 August 14th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

Conference Highlights: A Decade of Telemedicine Achievements, Past, Present and Future

June 12, 2018 | About 290 health care professionals gathered in Hot Springs for the annual Telestroke Conference held May 22-24, as the Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support (AR SAVES) celebrated its 10th anniversary. Each year the UAMS-led partnership of AR SAVES organizes the conference and most of the attendees work at its [...]

By | 2018-06-12T10:39:07+00:00 June 12th, 2018|University News|0 Comments

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

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

Arkansas Travelers to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ May 5

LITTLE ROCK — To help Arkansans learn how to survive stroke, the Arkansas Travelers are making May 5 “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 | 2017-01-28T09:43:09+00:00 April 13th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments

UAMS Names Renee Joiner Director of Arkansas SAVES Stroke Telemedicine Program

LITTLE ROCK — Renee Joiner has been named by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) as director of the Arkansas Stroke Awareness and Virtual Emergency Support (AR SAVES) program. Renee Joiner Joiner will oversee the operations of AR SAVES, which uses a high-speed video communications system to help provide immediate, life-saving [...]

By | 2017-01-28T09:43:12+00:00 April 5th, 2016|News Release|0 Comments