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SHARE is connected to Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic for better specialized pediatric care in Northeast Arkansas

Thu, 10/03/2019 - 08:00 -- Whitney Mayo
  • Connected to region’s first and only sub-specialty children’s hospital clinic, that offers easy access to complete pediatric healthcare in Northeast Arkansas
  • Continuity of Care Documents (CCDs) are being shared with referral providers ranging from Neurosurgery to Fetal Cardiology

October 2019 Little Rock, Arkansas.   The State Health Alliance for Records Exchange (SHARE) is proud to partner with Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic that is now sending data to Arkansas’ only Statewide Health Information Exchange (HIE).  Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic offers easy access to complete pediatric healthcare.  Northeast Arkansas has the third-largest concentration of children in the state with approximately 36 children per square mile. Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic saves approximately 700,000 minutes of patient travel time to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock each year.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic is sending Continuity of Care Documents (CCDs) that include: Admission, Discharge and Transfer (ADT) information, Laboratory Results, Radiology Reports, Pathology Reports, Progress Notes, Discharge Summaries, Vitals, Allergies, Diagnosis and Conditions to assist in better care coordination and transitions of care.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital Jonesboro Clinic wants healthier kids in Northeast Arkansas. Their 18-specialty clinic offers a full-time neurologist and cardiologist, so patients have easy access to specialty care from doctors who are focused on caring for kids. This kind of dedicated, specialized pediatric care can make all the difference for you and your child. Stay close and let them play a little longer.

 

18+ Specialties in One Location

 

About Arkansas Children’s

Arkansas Children's, Inc. is the only healthcare system in the state solely dedicated to caring for Arkansas' 710,000 children and transforming the health of children throughout the region. The private, non-profit organization includes two pediatric hospitals, a pediatric research institute and USDA nutrition center, a philanthropic foundation, a nursery alliance, statewide clinics, and many education and outreach programs.

Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH) is a 336-bed, Magnet-recognized facility in Little Rock operating the state’s only Level I pediatric trauma center; the state's only burn center; the state's only Level IV neonatal intensive care unit; the state's only pediatric intensive care unit; the state’s only pediatric surgery program with Level 1 verification from the American College of Surgeons (ACS); and the state's only nationally recognized pediatric transport program. Additionally, ACH is nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in five pediatric subspecialties (2019-2020): Cardiology & Heart Surgery, Nephrology, Neurology & Neurosurgery, Orthopedics and Pulmonology.

ACH is one of only five hospitals in the nation that have achieved Magnet Status, ACS Level 1 verification and a Beacon award from the American Association of Critical- Care Nurses. Arkansas Children’s Northwest (ACNW), the first and only pediatric hospital in the Northwest Arkansas region, opened in Springdale in early 2018. ACNW operates a 24-bed inpatient unit; a surgical unit with five operating rooms; outpatient clinics offering over 20 subspecialties; diagnostic services; imaging capabilities; occupational therapy services; and Northwest Arkansas' only pediatric emergency department, equipped with 30 exam rooms. Generous philanthropic and volunteer engagement has sustained Arkansas Children's since it began as an orphanage in 1912, and today ensures the system can fundamentally transform the health of children in Arkansas and beyond.

To learn more, visit www.archildrens.org