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  • ANGELS Offers New Program to Help Manage Diabetes During Pregnancy

    • 11.1.2016
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    By: Brenda Pick, BA, Project Manager ANGELS has added a new service to assist pregnant women suffering from diabetes – a Web-Based Instruction on Nutrition (WIN). The program, which has online and live interactive telemedicine elements, began last summer with the creation of online modules to assist pregnant women suffering from diabetes to help them […]

  • Peds PLACE & Telenursery

    • 11.1.2016
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    Click here to watch two Arkansas private docs share what they like about Peds PLACE! By: Shannon Lewis, RN, Medical Services Administrator, ANGELS Peds PLACE is an interactive weekly pediatric teleconference jointly sponsored by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) and Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) that occurs every Thursday at 12:10 CST. A […]

  • Zika

    • 11.1.2016
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    By: Kimberly McKee, MS Zika outbreaks are currently happening in many areas around the world, including parts of the United States. So far in 2016, 15 travel-associated Zika virus cases have been reported in Arkansas. People are infected with Zika primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. Once a person has contracted […]

  • Alcohol Use in Pregnancy

    • 11.1.2016
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    By: Janna Michael, APRN Have you heard that small amounts of alcohol in pregnancy are safe? Wrong, that is a myth. Many people believe that drinking some alcohol is okay, like a glass of wine with dinner, or an occasional beer, but that “hard” liquor is the only kind harmful to the developing baby. In […]

  • Levels of Care

    • 08.7.2014
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    As one of three states with no designated NICU criteria, the Perinatal Advisory Committee was formed by Dr. Paul Halverson of the Arkansas Department of Health to study and recommend whether Arkansas should adopt a classification system.  The committee, chaired by Dr. Jon Bates of Arkansas Children’s Hospital, consisted of a cross section of healthcare […]

  • Education

    • 08.7.2014
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    Learnondemand.org allows health care providers in Arkansas to access teleconference recordings from any device with internet access. Providers can obtain continuing nursing education and continuing medical education through this website. Log on today to take modules and earn continuing education credits! Click here for a listing of ANGELS online courses! please visit The Top 5 […]

  • The Call Center Update

    • 08.7.2014
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     Tammy Bowen, RN, Nurse Project Manager The ANGELS Call Center has had a busy 2014!  With the new opportunities available through the Affordable Care Act, it has been a time for change, growth, and assisting people with navigating through new changes in healthcare policies by directing them towards people who can give guidance on the […]

  • Arkansas Fetal Diagnosis and Management

    • 08.7.2014
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    by Shannon Barringer, MS, CGC Program Manager, Arkansas Reproductive Genetics Program / ANGELS The Arkansas Fetal Diagnosis and Management Program enrolled 79 new families into our program during the past three months. These families are carrying babies with birth defects or genetic diseases requiring specialized case management and intervention. At the urging of our patients/families, […]

  • New Moms – Summertime Safety

    • 08.7.2014
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    by Tesa Ivey, APN Those glorious three months of summer fun we look forward to each and every year are finally here! Outdoor activities and warm weather fun that we can’t wait to dive into. However this time of year can be grueling with an active toddler. We wanted to bring to your attention several […]

  • Telemedicine / Outreach Update

    • 08.7.2014
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    by Rosalyn Perkins, MNSc, APRN Telemedicine Clinical Services Director CDH ANGELS Program/OBGYN Department