The Children's Clinic announces the addition of Meagan Smith, MD, Pediatrics to the Clinic. Smith joins White River Health System provider network, based in Batesville, AR after completing a Pediatric residency at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences and Arkansas Children's Hospital.
Charity Schaufler, RN, Stroke Program Nurse Facilitator for White River Medical Center and the WRMC Medical Complex Cherokee Village, was named the 2021 Stroke Champion for the North-Central Region at the 2021 UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation Stroke Program Conference.
White River Medical Center (WRMC) and the United Way of North Central Arkansas provide a free book to every newborn at WRMC through Dolly Parton's Imagination Library. After enrollment children receive a specially selected, age appropriate book each year until age five through a partnership between Dolly Parton's Imagination Library, the United Way of North Central Arkansas, and WRMC.
White River Medical Center's Emergency and Cardiac Catheterization staff received the Mission Lifeline Silver Plus Achievement Award from the American Heart Association.
The Newark Medical Clinic with provider Kerstie Metzger, APRN opens December 1. As a Family Medicine provider Metzger treats patients of all ages including children, adolescents, adults, and senior adults. The clinic is located at 501 Vine St. and can be reached by phone at (870) 799-3299.
Charles D. Varela, MD Orthopaedic Surgeon performs the first total wrist replacement at Stone County Medical Center (SCMC) using the the latest state of the art prosthesis. The new prosthesis has shown potential to significantly reduce the patient’s pain and preserve motion while reducing complications. This is a major advancement in the area of hand surgery.