Arkansas' Trauma System Sees Improvement Since Inception

Posted: August 8, 2014 at 1:31 a.m.

STAFF PHOTO Michael Woods • @NWAMICHAELW Dispatcher Amanda Kuykendall works Thursday at Central EMS headquarters in Fayetteville. The Trauma Dashboard, seen in the top right, gives dispatchers the status of area hospitals to help them decide the best medical facility to take patients.

FAYETTEVILLE -- Even the best trauma center can only help patients who reach it, so weather often drives decisions about trauma care in Northwest Arkansas, organizers said.

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