Arkansas Acute Stroke Care Task Force (ASCTF)
The General Assembly of the State of Arkansas has long recognized the importance of improving stroke care in our state. In 2005, the legislature passed Act 663, stating that “the citizens of Arkansas are entitled to the maximum protection from the effects of strokes.” The bill mandated an Acute Stroke Care Task Force be formed to coordinate statewide efforts to combat the debilitating effects of stroke on Arkansans and make recommendations to the State Board of Health. Acute Stroke Task Force Creation Act 663.
The task force normally meets the first Thursday of every other month from 3pm – 5pm at the American Heart Association Building, 909 West Second Street, Little Rock, AR 72201. The upcoming meeting dates are: February 14, April 4, June 6, August 1, October 3, and December 5. If you have a question about these meetings, please email firstname.lastname@example.org and include your return email address.
Represented Organizations of the Acute Stroke Care Task Force (ASCTF):
- Arkansas Department of Health
- Arkansas Department of Human Services
- Medical Insurance Industry
- University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Public Health
- American Heart Association
- Emergency Medical Services
- Arkansas Medical Dental & Pharmaceutical Association
- Arkansas Medical Society
- Arkansas Minority Health Commission
- Arkansas Hospital Association
- Arkansas Foundation for Medical Care
- Community Volunteers