December 3, 2021

Outpatient Pharmacy Quadruples in Size in Remodeled Space

Ben Boulden

Pharmacy technicians serve patients at the new, greatly enlarged front counter of the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy.

Operations have improved and customer service enhanced at the UAMS Outpatient Pharmacy, all because of its ongoing expansion to an adjacent space. “Plans have been around for years that we weren’t able to implement,” said Layton Kelley, Pharm.D., senior director of pharmacy for Outpatient Services. “We needed more space to be able to continue to…

November 23, 2021

Annual ‘Covered in Love’ Blanket Drive Launched

Ben Boulden

UAMS Volunteer Services has kicked off their annual Covered in Love blanket drive. They are asking for donations of new blankets to be given to patients who are here during the holidays.

November 18, 2021

College Honors Three Faculty Members

Ben Boulden

The College of Health Professions recently recognized three exceptional faculty members.

Melissa Halverson, Pharm.D., M.P.H., an assistant professor in the Department of Physician Assistant Studies, received the college’s 2021 Excellence in Teaching Award.

November 17, 2021

Beta Testers Wanted for UAMS Health Mobile App

Ben Boulden

UAMS is seeking volunteers to test the new UAMS Health mobile app announced in the Chancellor’s Town Hall on Nov. 15.

Updates to Hospital Visiting Policies Now in Effect

Ben Boulden

Effective Monday, Nov. 22, visiting hours for the hospital will expand from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. to 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

November 16, 2021

IT Security Tightens to Prevent ‘Zoombombing’

Ben Boulden

Zoom and UAMS are implementing tighter security measures for Zoom meetings. Effective immediately, all Zoom meetings scheduled on the UAMS Zoom account will require a passcode. Note that meeting links should never be published to web pages.

UAMS Compliance ‘Champions’ for 2021 Chosen

Ben Boulden

To highlight Corporate Compliance and Ethics Week from Nov. 7-13, each of the four areas of the UAMS Office of Institutional Compliance has selected one member of Team UAMS to recognize as their Compliance Champion. 

November 5, 2021

Updated: Rahn Bridge Closed for Renovation

Ben Boulden

Rahn Bridge over Campus Drive and between Parking 2 and the Rahn Building closed Nov. 9 to allow for its renovation. Construction will take about four to six months. The closing was originally scheduled for Nov. 4.

November 4, 2021

Participation, Engagement Strong for Second Annual Health Fair

Ben Boulden

Puru Thapa

More than 500 people Oct. 18 attended the second annual UAMS Health Fair — a 20% increase over the 2020 health fair.

Traffic Route to Shift Nov. 11 for Cedar-Pine Project

Ben Boulden

On Nov. 11 (Veterans Day), the work on Cedar and Pine Street will require a shift traffic of traffic at the Interstate 630 westbound exits to Pine Street.

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