An Oklahoma City police sergeant has a new outlook on life after suffering a spinal stroke while on vacation last week.

Donny Koger

KARK.Com:  Bowler Credits UAMS and the Sport in Stroke Recovery



Bowler credits UAMS and the sport in stroke recovery

Arkansas Telehealth Partnership Reduces Stroke-Related Deaths

FCC Commissioner Impressed by UAMS Digital Health Initiatives

Maurice Rigsby, left, Curtis Lowery, Rosenworcel and Chancellor Cam Patterson talk at the start of the FCC commissioner’s recent tour of the UAMS Institute for Digital Health & Innovation

Governor Hutchinson on Stroke and BE FAST

Governor Asa Hutchinson

AR SAVES Finalist for the 2019 Hearst Health Prize!


St. Mary’s Regional Health System “Kids Meet the Stroke Busters”

🤝 Kids Meet the Stroke Busters 💥

Our nurses not only care for our community — they educate our community, too.We want to give a BIG thank you to RNs Tim Tanner and Karmen Goodner and those who participated in "Kids Meet the Stroke Busters."We hope to teach everyone in the River Valley about stroke so we can all BE FAST.

Posted by Saint Mary's Regional Health System on Friday, March 1, 2019


Check out our AR SAVES YouTube Learning Segments!


Television News Segments

KATV Channel 7: Stroke Victim Thankful for Local Hospital’s Quick Response (December 5, 2016)

KATV Channel 7: Man in the Right Place at the Right Time When He Had His Stroke (August 11, 2016)

KFSM 5 News: Hospitals, American Heart Association Share Stroke Prevention Tips (May 9, 2016)

KARK Channel 4 Health Matters: Faster, High-Tech Stroke Treatment (Saline Memorial Hospital-Benton) (January 27, 2016)

Articles/News Releases

UAMS Led Stroke Program Helps Lower Arkansas to Seventh in Stroke Deaths Among All States (March 7, 2019)

UAMS Establishes Institute for Digital Health & Innovation; Curtis Lowery, M.D., Named Director (February 27, 2019)

AR SAVES Finalist for the 2019 Hearst Health Prize!  (January 31, 2019)

Oklahoman Glad He Was in Arkansas When He Had Rare Stroke (January 29, 2019)

Arkansas Telehealth Parthership Reduces Stroke Related Deaths (Nov. 14, 2018)

Mega Brain Debuts at Strike Out Stroke Nights (May 18, 2016)

Stroke Program Helps Lower Arkansas to Sixth from First in Stroke Deaths (May 12, 2016)

‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ May 5 in NLR (April 13, 2016)

Northwest Arkansas Naturals to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ (March 17, 2016)

Mega Brain Draws Crowds for Stroke Education (August 17, 2015)

Survivors Throw Strikes Against Stroke (May 19, 2015)

Arkansas Travelers to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ May 13 (May 14, 2015)

Arkansas Travelers to Host ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ May 14 (April 27, 2015)

Northwest Arkansas Naturals Holds ‘Strike Out Stroke Night’ (April 2, 2015)


Darryl’s Story: A Telestroke Tale from

Stroke in the Delta – Greater Delta Alliance for Health – Hospitals of Southeast Arkansas

Rev. William L. Robinson – Telestroke, Morning Patient Vignette from

AR SAVES Time IS Brain – Ozark Health Medical Center – Clinton, Arkansas

Patient Success Story: James Owens, Saline Memorial Hospital – Benton, Arkansas

Patient Success Story: Dr. Michael Pafford, Saline Memorial Hospital – Benton, Arkansas
(Presented April 21, 2016 – Greater Little Rock Leadership Conference)


Telehealth Talk: AR SAVES (Episode 5)