Health care resources

  • What Do Nurses Do?

    Chances are you’ve seen a nurse in action and know how important nurses are to everyone’s health. The nursing profession has evolved a lot over the last 100 years, growing The post What Do Nurses Do? appeared first on AFMC.

  • HPV Summit to Feature Prevention Options

    HPV or human papillomavirus is very common. Almost all sexually active adults either have it, have had it, or will be infected with HPV at some point. Many people are The post HPV Summit to Feature Prevention Options appeared first on AFMC.

  • Take the Handwashing Quiz

    How much do you know about hand washing?  Take this true-false quiz to find out.   Hint: it’s the most important thing we can do to prevent spreading germs that allow The post Take the Handwashing Quiz appeared first on AFMC.

  • Prepare, Prevent and Respond to Workplace Opioid Crisis

    Opioid and drug misuse or abuse affects every Arkansas workplace, including medical practices, clinics and other health facilities. Misuse creates daily challenges for employers and it disrupts the lives of The post Prepare, Prevent and Respond to Workplace Opioid Crisis appeared first on AFMC.

  • Take Time Out to Learn

    As a practicing physician, spare time to learn about health care policy or the larger factors that determine patient health is nonexistent. Until now … AFMC announces a competitive fellowship The post Take Time Out to Learn appeared first on AFMC.

Helpful websites

Access Arkansas
Find out if you qualify for Arkansas human services, apply for new benefits, finish your in-process application, or check your application and program status.

ANGELS Guidelines
The Antenatal and Neonatal Guidelines, Education and Learning System (ANGELS) allows providers to quickly access medical practice guidelines from any phone, tablet or computer. You can search by keywords and bookmark specific guidelines for easy reference.

Arkansas Department of Human Services
Apply for a vast array of services including ARKids First health insurance for children, the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP, formerly known as food stamps), Transitional Employment Assistance (TEA) and Medicaid.

Arkansas Medicaid
Helps pay for medically necessary medical services for needy and low-income persons.

Arkansas Medicaid Front Line Provider Portal
Information related to Arkansas Medicaid’s new MMIS and Healthcare Portal.

Arkansas Medicaid Provider Manuals
Access Medicaid manuals, transmittal letters, notices of rule making, official notices and RA messages for each provider type.

ARKids First
Provides two health insurance coverage options for low-income families that include a comprehensive package of benefits.

ConnectCare
Helps people who have Medicaid and ARKids First find a medical home by locating a primary care doctor (PCP) and dental care.

HealthCare
The Health Insurance Marketplace allows consumers to more easily search for the plan that best meets their budget and health needs.

Naloxone Protocol – Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy
The Arkansas State Board of Pharmacy and the Arkansas Pharmacists Association worked together to prepare a Naloxone Protocol which can be used much like the protocols for administering immunizations with any prescriptions initialized being in the name of the prescriber on the protocol.

Medicare
Find and compare doctors, hospitals, nursing homes and other health professionals, facilities and services.

PreventionWorksAR
The PreventionWorksAR web pages house data and resources from a variety of sources for the Division of Behavioral Health Services (DBHS), Arkansas Department of Human Services.

UAMS Center for Health Literacy
Learn how to improve society and population health by making health information easier to understand and use.