Sebastian County Partners
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences – Library
The UAMS Library provides free services and outreach to the general public. We promote universal access to information and serve as a gateway to worldwide biomedical information for the people of Arkansas.
Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System
The Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System (CAVHS), a flagship Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) healthcare provider, is one of the largest and busiest VA medical centers in the country. Its two hospitals, located in Little Rock and North Little Rock, anchor a broad spectrum of inpatient and outpatient healthcare services, ranging from disease prevention through primary care, to complex surgical procedures, to extended rehabilitative care. This System serves as a teaching facility for more than 1,500 students and residents enrolled in more than 65 educational programs; its principal affiliate is the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
CAVHS is reaching out to veterans through its community-based outpatient clinics in Mountain Home, El Dorado, Hot Springs, Mena, Pine Bluff, Searcy, Conway, Russellville, its Home Health Care Service Center in Hot Springs, and a VA Drop-In Day Treatment Center for homeless veterans in downtown Little Rock. Throughout its rich 90 year history, CAVHS has been widely recognized for excellence in education, research, and emergency prepardedness, and -first and foremost -for a tradition of quality and caring for Arkansas veterans.
Community-Based Outpatient Clinics
In addition to our main facility, we offer services in eight community-based outpatient clinics. These clinics are located in —
- Conway, Arkansas
- El Dorado, Arkansas
- Hot Springs, Arkansas
- Mena, Arkansas
- Mountain Home, Arkansas
- Pine Bluff, Arkansas
- Russellville, Arkansas
- Searcy, Arkansas
VA CORE VALUES
- Integrity: Act with high moral principle. Adhere to the highest professional standards. Maintain the trust and confidence of all with whom I engage.
- Commitment: Work diligently to serve Veterans and other beneficiaries. Be driven by an earnest belief in VA’s mission. Fulfill my individual responsibilities and organizational responsibilities.
- Advocacy: Be truly Veteran-centric by identifying, fully considering, and appropriately advancing the interests of Veterans and other beneficiaries.
- Respect: Treat all those I serve and with whom I work with dignity and respect. Show respect to earn it.
- Excellence: Strive for the highest quality and continuous improvement. Be thoughtful and decisive in leadership, accountable for my actions, willing to admit mistakes, and rigorous in correcting them.
VHA’s Mission and Vision
Honor America’s Veterans by providing exceptional health care that improves their health and well-being.
VHA will continue to be the benchmark of excellence and value in health care and benefits by providing exemplary services that are both patient centered and evidence based.
This care will be delivered by engaged, collaborative teams in an integrated environment that supports learning, discovery and continuous improvement.
It will emphasize prevention and population health and contribute to the nation’s well-being through education, research and service in National emergencies.
Centers for Disease Control & Prevention
Its main goal is to protect public health and safety through the control and prevention of disease, injury, and disability. The CDC focuses national attention on developing and applying disease control and prevention. It especially focuses its attention on infectious disease, food borne pathogens, environmental health, occupational safety and health, health promotion, injury prevention and educational activities designed to improve the health of United States citizens. In addition, the CDC researches and provides information on non-infectious diseases such as obesity and diabetes and is a founding member of the International Association of National Public Health Institutes.
Center for Healing Hearts and Spirits
Breast Center of Northwest Arkansas
An Independent Physician Group
MANA physicians and clinics have a reputation for excellence as leaders in the healthcare community for over 50 years.
- Fayetteville Diagnostic Clinic, was established in 1957 to provide internal medicine and specialty care for adults.
- In 1983, Drs. Joe T. Robinson and Terry Payton opened Northwest Arkansas Pediatric Clinic. Since then the pediatric practice has continued to attract top graduates from the University of Arkansas School of Medicine and Arkansas Children’s Hospital as well as other top programs.
- In 1994, a group of family medicine doctors established FirstCare Family Doctors, that now has 5 locations serving the Northwest Arkansas community with quality family care.
- In 2000, we added MediServe Walk-In Clinic to serve residents, students, and visitors seven days a week.
- In 2003, Drs. Danna Grear and Kevin Pope established the first independent facility in Arkansas dedicated solely to breast imaging, The Breast Center. The Breast Center was the first in the area to offer digital mammography; first in the state to offer Breast MRI with Dr. Steven Harms, a world-renowned radiologist; and recently in 2012 the first in the state to offer a Automated Whole Breast Ultrasound screening.
- Dr. Kathleen Paulson approached MANA in 2005 to open a gynecology practice, Renaissance Women’s Healthcare, dedicated to educating women about their health from their first appointment through menopause.
- In 2009, MANA physicians acquired the first 3T MRI in Northwest Arkansas to provide patients and physicians with faster scans and better images.
- Our top priority is to provide the best care to our patients for optimum health. We believe in listening and sharing with our patients. Our Mission is to improve quality of life by providing compassionate, comprehensive, quality healthcare.
MANA clinics are independent, physician-owned practices. As a physician-owned practice, our physicians can focus on compassionate, quality, patient care, and retain the quality, personal clinic environment. Physicians make the decisions that shape excellent patient care in our practices.
By working together, MANA physicians can responsibly manage the costs associated with health care, improve our practice efficiencies, and enhance overall care for patients. A board of directors elected by the physicians governs MANA. The board is advised and assisted by four principal leaders: Jason Wilson, Chief Executive Officer; Paula Maxwell, Chief Operating Officer; John Jordin, Chief Informational Officer; and Paula Storment, Chief Financial Officer.
MANA clinics are at the forefront of innovative health care. Our physicians provide an array of advanced diagnostic testing and preventive screening including Laboratory Services, Breast Cancer Screening, More open, faster 3-Tesla MRI, CT Scans, Advanced pulmonary testing, Colon Cancer Screening & Endoscopy Center. View a full list of health services.
Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
Little Rock, AR
(501) 202-7000 https://www.baptist-health.com/
Services Provided: Baptist Health exists to provide quality patient-centered services for every need and condition, from A to Z. We’ve selected some of your most commonly-searched services, but the depth of what we offer extends far beyond this list. If you’re having trouble finding what you need, please be sure to try the search box at the top of this page. We also have friendly representatives at Baptist Health HealthLine ready to assist with information or even scheduling appointments, if needed. Call HealthLine toll-free at 1-888-227-8478.
Arkansas Tobacco Control
Service Provided: The agency’s primary mission and responsibility is to regulate the sale of tobacco in the State of Arkansas and enforce all laws pertaining to tobacco. The agency regulates tobacco manufacturers, wholesalers, and retailers. Our job is to serve these businesses by helping them be aware of all the laws governing tobacco sales in Arkansas and to serve the citizens of our state in the process. An important role the agency plays is enforcing the tobacco sales to minor prohibition. This is done through free training provided to merchants, educational efforts and undercover operations that determine if retailers are complying with the law and protecting our youngest citizens. Currently, Arkansas’ sale to minor violation rate is one of the lowest in the nation.
Arkansas State Hospice and Palliative Care Association
Hospice and Palliative Care Association of Arkansas promotes quality end-of-life care and serves its members in their public service goals. HPCAA serves the following purposes in meeting our larger mission:
- To be a common voice for HPCAA members in issues surrounding end-of-life care.
- To be a catalyst for improving end-of-life care in Arkansas.
- To represent its members on hospice and end-of-life care matters in state federal policy-making.
- To be a focal point in Arkansas for communications with the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization.
- To provide educational opportunities for its members and the community on end-of-life care issues.
- To promote hospice care in Arkansas.
- To encourage recognition of hospice volunteers throughout Arkansas.
- To serve as a communication conduit among HPCAA members.
- To promote high standards for hospice care in Arkansas.
- To uphold the highest ethical standards among its members.
– See more at: http://www.hpcaa.org/About.aspx#sthash.oInuZMFh.dpuf