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2014-06-02 12:28:23

Improving Cost Performance Key in Decision to Join AROK Purchasing Coalition IRVING, Texas, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VHA Inc. today announced that the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) has joined the AROK Purchasing Coalition, LLC. The AROK Purchasing Coalition, a VHA supply network, includes more than 50 health care organizations across Arkansas and Oklahoma. Their members collaborate to increase efficiencies and reduce expenses by establishing contracting...

2014-02-21 12:24:56

University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences implements ACR Select to improve efficiency and quality of patient care ANDOVER, Mass., Feb. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- National Decision Support Company (NDSC) announced expansion of its growing customer base. More than 30 leading healthcare provider organizations and radiology practices have demonstrated their commitment to delivering higher quality imaging services through the implementation of ACR Select, a comprehensive national...

2013-10-25 23:23:58

Voices Against Brain Cancer, an organization dedicated to brain cancer research and advocacy, comments on a breakthrough brain surgery that gives neurosurgeons access to brain tumors, abscesses, and hemorrhages embedded deep in the brain. New York, NY (PRWEB) October 25, 2013 Voices Against Brain Cancer comments on a breakthrough brain surgery that gives surgeons access to deep-seated brain tumors. According to the October 22, 2013 article published by ArkansasMatters.com titled “UAMS...

2013-09-24 23:27:31

Dr. Klimberg is a world-renowned breast surgical oncologist, researcher and a leading advocate for breast cancer patients and survivors. Fayetteville, Arkansas (PRWEB) September 24, 2013 Omid Moghadam, Chairman and CEO of Ascendant Diagnostics, recently named V. Suzanne Klimberg, M.D, to the position of Medical Director. Ascendant Diagnostics is in the process of developing the company’s first product, MelodyDx™, a pain-free, low-cost screening test that can detect the presence of...

2013-09-10 23:19:45

Arkansas Children’s Hospital leads coalition of sponsors providing HealthTeacher resources to nearly 1,100 schools reaching 450,000+ K-12 students. (PRWEB) September 10, 2013 Beginning this fall, every public school in Arkansas will now have access to leading online health lessons and activities focused on important topics like bullying, physical activity, and nutrition. The health lessons and activities, provided by HealthTeacher, are designed to build health literacy skills of kids...

2013-08-07 23:18:06

ANGEL EYE®, an Arkansas-based healthcare technology company, has released their Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU) Camera System, which allows family and friends to interact with hospitalized newborns. The NICU Camera System’s innovative video and audio technology provides users the ability to see and talk to an infant in a hospital’s NICU at any time via a password-protected, HIPPA-compliant web browser. LITTLE ROCK, AR (PRWEB) August 07, 2013 ANGEL EYE®, an Arkansas-based...

2013-07-22 23:24:22

The update will result in improved patient prognoses, better informed patient care decisions and reduced costs. (PRWEB) July 22, 2013 Signal Genetics today announced that it has launched an update to its MyPRS gene expression assay for patients with Multiple Myeloma, which will improve patient prognoses, enable better informed patient care decisions, and ultimately reduce costs. Every MyPRS test performed now includes an analysis of an additional set of 813-genes within the patient’s...

2013-06-12 23:15:48

Dr. Steven Harms, Dr. Amit Mehta, and Ms. Cindy Webb bring singular technical and professional talents to cancer diagnostics company. Fayetteville, AR (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 Omid Moghadam, Chairman and CEO of Ascendant Diagnostics, recently announced that Dr. Steven Harms, FACR, Dr. Amit Mehta, FACR and Ms. Cindy Webb have joined the company´s Board of Directors. Dr. Steven Harms is an internationally recognized radiologist and breast cancer specialist, entrepreneur and inventor. He was...


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  • A spider.
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