|Kathy Hall and Lions Club President Clayton Winters|
Kathy Hall (Education Director) for Bradley County Medical Center spoke on
the AR SAVES stroke program from UAMS. See link below for more information.
AR SAVES (Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support)
Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support (AR SAVES)
presents an innovative solution to a complex, statewide problem.
AR SAVES began November 1st, 2008 and has grown to 48 partnering sites
throughout Arkansas. Vascular neurologists share call to provide 24/7
consult coverage. Each of these partnering sites is equipped with
telemedicine technology, training for personnel, support for dedicated
tele-stroke coordinator (nurse facilitator), and ongoing continuing
education. Through AR SAVES, over 1000 patients have now been treated with
|Shelby Gardner and Lions Club President Clayton Winers|
Another speaker, Warren High School senior, Shelby Gardner, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Chad Gardner, talked to the club about a fundraiser she is hosting to benefit the PTSD (Post Traumatic Stress Disorder) Department at the Veterans' Hospital. She will be hosting a dessert auction. More information on this event can be found on salineriverchonicle.com.