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Amber Wallace Named Service Hero at the Infirmary

Amber Wallace, RN, patient care coordinator at the Infirmary, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. Amber was recognized as a Service Hero for the extra care she provided that allowed a patient to go home in a timely manner. Recently, a patient was admitted with a lower extremity fracture, whichView Full Post

Christy Ross Named Service Hero at Infirmary

Christy Ross, an echo technologist at the Infirmary, was named a Service Hero for displaying the value of COMPASSION. Christy was nominated for the kindness she showed a TAVR patient who had traveled alone by bus to the Infirmary for his 30-day appointment. The elderly man had ridden on the bus for an hour andView Full Post

Megan Doyle Named Service Hero at the Infirmary

Megan Doyle was named a Service Hero at the Infirmary for displaying the value of EXCELLENCE. As the cardiovascular clinical pharmacist specialist, Megan’s primary patient populations are advanced heart failure (LVAD candidates and implants) and pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) patients. The job of the pharmacist for PAH patients is very stressful. Initiating and maintaining theseView Full Post

Pharmacy Residency Program Awarded Full Accreditation by ASHP

The PGY1 Pharmacy Residency Program at the Infirmary has been awarded full 8-year accreditation by the American Society of Health System Pharmacists.  The PGY1 pharmacy residency programs build on pharmacy education and outcomes to contribute to the development of clinical pharmacists responsible for medication-related care of patients with a wide range of conditions, eligible forView Full Post

Infirmary CVICU, CVSD & Heart Teams Complete Training

The Infirmary’s CVICU, CVSD and Heart teams recently completed their annual competency training. During the week-long training, team members from these units received additional education on the latest updates on the high tech equipment, including ECMO machines, used to serve our patients and the community. The Heart team has more ECMO machines than any otherView Full Post

Pharmacy Residents Complete Certification Program

Congratulations to Jenny Belz, PharmD, and Barrett Carter, PharmD, who recently completed the UAMS College of Pharmacy’s Postgraduate Teaching and Research Certificate programs. The program is part of their PGYI Pharmacy Residency. Jenny and Carter have worked at the Infirmary as pharmacy residents since July 2019. Jenny received her Bachelor of Science Degree in KinesiologyView Full Post

Donate Life-Saving Blood at the Infirmary on June 9

Blood donation is especially important right now. However, hundreds of blood drives have been canceled, resulting in the loss of thousands of blood units. The Arkansas Blood Institute will be at the Infirmary on Tuesday, June 9. You can help save a life when you donate. Tuesday, June 910am-3pmVincent dePaul Room All donors will receiveView Full Post