UAMS’ new care model keys on patients, families

Posted: March 31, 2014 at 4:04 a.m.

Arkansas Democrat-Gazette/MELISSA SUE GERRITS - 03/20/2014 - Fred Oliver rubs his wife, Doris' hand while she rests in a UAMS hospital room March 20, 2014. Fred has been able to stay overnight in the single patient room with his wife thanks to UAMS's new patient programs which aim at a pleasant an personal experience for each patient.

Fred Oliver smiled as a group of visitors — all dressed in suits with arms wrapped around clipboards — entered the patient room at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.

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