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SHARE and UAMS East Family Medicine Partner to Improve the Lives of Patients in the Arkansas Delta

Tue, 02/05/2019 - 08:41 -- Whitney Mayo

 

SHARE is now collaborating with UAMS East Family Medicine Center that provides primary care medical services to patients of all ages. They offer treatment for acute medical conditions but also ongoing treatment for chronic conditions such as asthma, diabetes, hypertension, arthritis and health coaching. They cover all stages of life from pediatric conditions to diabetes education.

The clinic provides convenient diagnostic and support services on site and also are able to perform minor office surgical procedures in clinic as well as offer routine adult and pediatric immunizations. Their caring and compassionate staff serves an 7-county region in the Arkansas Delta.

The data exchange services will also give UAMS East Family Medicine Center in seven counties in the Arkansas Delta, secure access to important information such as lab results, updated patient records and demographic information. This ensures every care provider in a patient’s chain of care has consistent and current information, and that their records are more secure and accessible through the integration with their electronic medical record (EMR). Together, SHARE and UAMS East Family Medicine Center are working to change health care for the better for the residents of the Arkansas Delta. The clinic is also affiliated with the UAMS Medical Center and clinics.

About UAMS East Family Medicine Center:

UAMS East serves a 7-county region in the Arkansas Delta with offices in Helena, West Memphis and Lake Village.  The 5,400 square foot family medical clinic is now open to meet the growing health care needs of the Delta. The new family clinic is home to a team of physicians, nurses and other health care providers dedicated to providing the most up-to-date treatments and the best in personalized care. The new family clinic features eight examining rooms, lab services, patient care and education, diabetes education by a certified diabetes instructor, a registered dietician, immunizations, health coaching, fitness training and telemedicine.

Learn more about them here.