Emergency Department

  • FRMC receives AHA/ASA Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award

    https://www.fiveriversmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ER-Hospital-Entrance-628x353.jpg

                        Five Rivers Medical Center received the American Heart Association/American Stroke Association’s Get With The Guidelines®-Stroke Silver Plus Quality Achievement Award. The award recognizes the hospital’s commitment and success in ensuring stroke patients receive the most appropriate treatment according to nationally recognized, research-based guidelines based on […]

  • What is Medication Reconciliation?

    https://www.fiveriversmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/prescription-628x353.jpg

                      I’m sure we have all been asked “what medications do you take?” so many times, that we get tired of having to answer. Why do we get asked that question and why does it really matter? Well, when you seek medical care, this information is of […]

  • FRMC is one of the Arkansas Hospitals Authorized as an AR Saves Facility

    https://www.fiveriversmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/09/AR-Saves-628x353.jpg

      Five Rivers Medical Center is one of 44 hospitals in the state that affiliate with UAMS for the AR SAVES (Arkansas Stroke Assistance through Virtual Emergency Support) stroke assistance program. With the partnership in place, FRMC can access on-call neurologists at UAMS 24/7 to evaluate potential stroke patients and order the clot busting drug […]

  • FRMC Making huge strides in Cardiac Care

    https://www.fiveriversmc.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/03/ER-Hospital-Entrance-3-628x353.jpg

      According to the 2013 American Heart Guidelines, all communities should create and maintain a regional system of STEMI (ST elevated myocardial infarction) care that includes assessment and continuous quality improvement of emergency medical services and hospital based activities.  Five Rivers Medical Center (FRMC) is doing just that.  A “STEMI” is one type of heart […]