Nurses in the COVID-19 Triage Team at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) were honored by the national DAISY Foundation and the California-based HealthImpact nonprofit organization for devising a screening process for patients who are homeless or rely on public transportation.
Northwest Arkansas healthcare workers received initial COVID-19 vaccinations with the anticipation of their remaining co-workers receiving the COVID-19 vaccination by New Year’s Day 2021.
Anton Lishmanov, MD, has joined the cardiology team at Arkansas Heart Hospital.
He will be seeing patients at clinics in Saline County, Little Rock, Hot Springs, Danville, and Russellville.
Arkansas Children’s has promoted long-time system leader Erin Parker, MBA, CHC, CHPC, CHRC, to the position of senior vice president and chief information officer. Parker, who had served as interim in the role since July, brings to the position a deep knowledge of the state’s only pediatric health system.
Mercy frontline staff who have been at the bedside, caring for patients throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, are among the first in Fort Smith to get the vaccine to fight the virus.