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Northwest & Northeast Arkansas Families Can Find Important Health Resources on Revamped Centers for Children Website

Northwest & Northeast Arkansas Families Can Find Important Health Resources on Revamped Centers for Children Website

LITTLE ROCK, AR. (Aug. 19, 2013) — For parents of kids in northwest and northeast Arkansas, finding the best pediatric health information will now be easier with a newly revamped website for the Arkansas Children's Hospital (ACH) and University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Centers for Children, a network with facilities located in Lowell and Jonesboro.

The redesign of the site, centersforchildren.org, will provide greater convenience in navigation and usability for visitors and families with information from referring physicians of ACH and UAMS.

The Centers for Children offer pediatric subspecialty care for families throughout Arkansas, with convenient locations that administer clinic visits and follow-up medical care. These sites give services to patients ranging from infants to young adults, from initial diagnosis to follow-up care. With the collaboration of ACH and UAMS, families are able to experience quality care closer to home.

The site centersforchildren.org displays a number of new and colorful features. The site's scalable design supports the addition of new locations and includes important content such as health library topics, news and appointment information, which can be elevated to the homepage. The Centers' initiatives are supported through the site and new navigation structure enables visitors to quickly find clinic locations.

"With a new look, feel and design, the Centers for Children website will offer greater access and easier navigation for visitors," said ACH Director of Communications Dan McFadden, APR. "This upgrade will help parents more easily find information they are looking for and ways in which their child can receive excellent care for their medical needs closer to home in northeast or northwest Arkansas."

Arkansas Children's Hospital is the only pediatric medical center in Arkansas and one of the largest in the United States serving children from birth to age 21. Over the past century, ACH has grown to span 29 city blocks and house 370 beds, a staff of approximately 500 physicians, 80 residents in pediatrics and pediatric specialties and more than 4,000 employees. The private, nonprofit healthcare facility boasts an internationally renowned reputation for medical breakthroughs and intensive treatments, unique surgical procedures and forward-thinking medical research - all dedicated to fulfilling our mission of enhancing, sustaining and restoring children's health and development. For more information, visit www.archildrens.org.

UAMS is the state's only comprehensive academic health center, with colleges of Medicine, Nursing, Pharmacy, Health Professions and Public Health; a graduate school; a hospital; a statewide network of regional centers; and seven institutes: the Winthrop P. Rockefeller Cancer Institute, the Jackson T. Stephens Spine & Neurosciences Institute, the Myeloma Institute for Research and Therapy, the Harvey & Bernice Jones Eye Institute, the Psychiatric Research Institute, the Donald W. Reynolds Institute on Aging and the Translational Research Institute. Named best Little Rock metropolitan area hospital by U.S. News & World Report, it is the only adult Level 1 trauma center in the state. UAMS has more than 2,800 students and 790 medical residents. It is the state's largest public employer with more than 10,000 employees, including about 1,000 physicians and other professionals who provide care to patients at UAMS, Arkansas Children's Hospital, the VA Medical Center and UAMS regional centers throughout the state. Visit www.uams.edu or www.uamshealth.com.

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