Advance Directives

We believe that a patient’s healthcare preferences are priority. An advance directive allows you to make your healthcare decisions known to your family and healthcare team, even if you aren’t able to communicate those wishes. Follow the links below to learn about and/or complete an advance directive.

Arkansas Department of Health – Healthcare Decisions Form

National Institute on Aging – Advance Care Planning Guide

What is the UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation Stroke Program (formerly known as AR SAVES)?

The program links emergency room doctors at participating hospitals such as ours to specially trained stroke specialists via line, two-way video, available 24-hours a day to ensure fast, life-saving treatment of stroke patients.

Ischemic strokes, the most common type of stroke, can be treated with a clot-buster that dissolves blood clots obstructing blood flow to the brain. People suffering from stroke symptoms must BE FAST getting to the hospital in order to receive treatment.