August 4, 2020

The UAMS Health Women’s Center is now open, bringing women’s health services from the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) to one convenient Midtown location.

August 4, 2020

The Maternal Safety Foundation has recognized Willow Creek Women’s Hospital (WCWH) as a VBAC Center of Excellence. VBAC is an acronym for Vaginal Birth After Cesarean.

Willow Creek is the first hospital in the nation to earn this recognition for its commitment to providing safe, VBAC-supportive care.

July 27, 2020

A national database for patient cancer images at UAMS has become the official storage site for all of the United States’ COVID-19 clinical images, including chest x-rays and CT scans of the body.

UAMS also became the first research institution to contribute de-identified images of COVID-19 to the storage site, called The Cancer Imaging Archive. The archive is funded by the National Cancer Institute (NCI) at the National Institutes of Health (NIH).

July 27, 2020

CHI St. Vincent announced that Dr. Jason Pelton has joined the team of leading cardiologists serving the Hot Springs community and is now seeing patients at the CHI St. Vincent Hot Springs Heart Center, located at 200 Heartcenter Lane. 

July 27, 2020

Conway Regional Health System, along with Central Baptist College, Hendrix College, and the University of Central Arkansas, announced a partnership for testing and health services related to COVID-19.  

Conway Regional Health System and Conway’s three institutions of higher education have been collaborating for several weeks to implement protocols and practices to help ensure the health and safety of students, faculty, and staff.