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Surgeon Saved by the Trauma System he Helped Establish

Oct. 3, 2017 | When Todd Maxson, M.D. worked to implement a trauma system for the state of Arkansas in 2009, he didn’t know that his own life would be among the many saved. “It’s certainly different being on the opposite end of care,” Maxson said. On Sept. 1, Maxson, a professor of surgery employed [...]

By | 2017-10-19T16:09:58+00:00 October 3rd, 2017|Featured, UAMS News|0 Comments

Arkansas Trauma System Reduces Preventable Deaths, Saves Taxpayer Dollars

June 2, 2017 | Arkansas’ statewide trauma system reduced the rate of preventable trauma deaths by about half over five years, and taxpayers saw a nine fold return on their investment in the system, according to a study led by faculty at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS). The study, “Does the Institution [...]

By | 2017-06-02T10:45:11+00:00 June 2nd, 2017|News Release, University News|0 Comments