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UAMS Health| The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital Implements SHARE HIE, Revolutionizing Patient Care Coordination


Little Rock, Arkansas July 2023                 The Office of Heath Information Technology, a division of the Arkansas Department of Health is thrilled to announce the successful integration of UAMS Health| The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital with the State Health Alliance for Records Exchange (SHARE) Health Information Exchange (HIE) system.  This significant milestone represents a groundbreaking advancement in patient care coordination and data sharing capabilities.

SHARE HIE enables the seamless exchange of critical health information, empowering healthcare providers to access and share patient data securely and efficiently. UAMS Health| The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital is now live on the SHARE HIE platform, allowing them to transmit a comprehensive range of clinical data, including Admission, Discharge, and Transfer (ADT) notifications, Laboratory Results, Radiology Results, Progress Notes, Discharge Summaries & Continuity of Care Documents (CCDs).

By harnessing the power of SHARE HIE, UAMS Health| The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital is taking a significant step towards enhancing patient care outcomes. With the ability to securely exchange vital patient information, healthcare providers can make more informed decisions, improve care coordination, and optimize orthopaedic & spine treatment plans. By leveraging this cutting-edge technology, UAMS Health| The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital can now seamlessly transmit critical clinical data, ensuring that healthcare providers across the state of Arkansas and beyond have access to the most up-to-date information, leading to improved care coordination and patient outcomes.

The implementation of SHARE HIE at UAMS Health | The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital reflects their commitment to leveraging innovative solutions to enhance the patient experience and streamline healthcare delivery. This milestone aligns with the hospital’s overarching mission of providing compassionate, patient-centered care while utilizing state-of-the-art technology to drive advancements in orthopaedic and spine treatments. 

We are proud of UAMS Health| The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital joining a growing network of healthcare organizations that have adopted SHARE HIE, fostering a collaborative environment focused on improving patient care across the state.

About UAMS Health| The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital:

The Orthopaedic & Spine Hospital at UAMS Health is the most specialized of its kind in Arkansas, offering patients access to the latest technology and most innovative care delivered by leading orthopaedic, spine, and pain management experts who are focused on reducing pain, improving mobility, and most importantly, get them back to living their lives.

The hospital features 24 private rooms for overnight observation and inpatient stays; 12 specialty clinic examination rooms for orthopaedic trauma, orthopaedic oncology, and physical medicine and rehabilitation; 12 operating rooms; and eight pain management clinic exam rooms and two procedure suites. The hospital also includes an advanced imaging suite, rehabilitation therapy services, spacious waiting areas, easy access parking, a modern café, and a host of modern amenities and technologies. Fellowship-trained surgeons and physicians in the hospital specialize in conditions affecting the bones, joints, ligaments, and tendons and have expertise in all areas of musculoskeletal care, including:

  • Adult Hip and Knee Replacement
  • Foot and Ankle Care
  • Hand and Upper Extremity Care
  • Orthopaedic Oncology
  • Pain Management
  • Shoulder and Elbow Care
  • Spine Care
  • Sports Medicine
  • Orthopaedic Trauma Services

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