Third-year medical students at New York Institute of Technology College of Osteopathic Medicine at Arkansas State University will ride with Emerson Ambulance Service as part of the student doctors’ emergency medicine rotation thanks to an agreement the institute reached with the Jonesboro-based ambulance company earlier this month.
Arkansas Blue Cross and Blue Shield has awarded $817,000 to the Arkansas Rural Health Partnership to help South Arkansas hospitals and clinics improve how they exchange patient information and ensure better continuity of care during patient transfers.
A series of free presentations across the state for healthcare providers about pain treatment and opioid misuse is being provided by UAMS AR-IMPACT, a program of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS).
While the continuing medical education presentations are occurring at locations across Arkansas, all can be viewed remotely via ARIMPACT.UAMS.edu/speakersbureau. The AR-Impact (Improving Multi-disciplinary Pain Care and Treatment) speakers bureau schedule includes:
Dr. Brad Baltz of the CHI St. Vincent Oncology Clinic has been voted among the Top Oncologists in Central Arkansas by the readers of Arkansas Life magazine. The award signifies Baltz and CHI St. Vincent’s commitment to provide the best cancer care in Arkansas.
Dr. Keith Allen Norvill has joined the team of neurosurgeons at the CHI St. Vincent Neurosurgery Clinic in Hot Springs, Ark. Norvill brings more than 20 years of experience in the field, including 19 years of service with the United States Army Reserve Medical Corps.