How to Refer a Patient

To refer a patient to Arkansas Children's, browse the tools and information below.

About Healthy Planet

Our secure web portal connects you to information stored in our EMR for referred and admitted patients.

As referred patients receive care from us, we send notifications and updates through this portal. This provides you with the information you need to plan patients' ongoing care.

Benefits of using Healthy Planet

  • Access to patients' results, notes, orders, and more
  • Request appointments/refer patients
  • Place lab and imaging orders
  • Receive automatic messages about important patient events
  • No software to install

To sign up, please choose a site administrator for your clinic and they will be sent login information and can then add other users. For assistance, please contact your physician liaison.

Physician Liaisons are your main communication link to Arkansas Children’s. The liaisons travel the state to visit pediatricians, family practice physicians and specialists to share information about Arkansas Children’s programs and services.

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Erica Bowman
Physician Liaison

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Samantha Hathaway
Physician Liaison

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Stephanie Pinkerton
Physician Liaison, Northwest

The Arkansas Children's Operations Center offers the highest level of service as a one-call transfer system, providing a single-entry point to transfer patients to the Arkansas Children's system.

Available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, the Arkansas Children’s Operations Center provides a seamless transfer process for patients, families and providers with a centralized entry point to all Arkansas Children’s facilities.

Contact the Arkansas Children's Operations Center to initiate a transfer today at 888-764-5437.


Quick Reference Guide

This guide can be used to help learn about the statewide services that Arkansas Children's has to offer.

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Referring Provider Newsletters

This quarterly newsletter provides an update from the Arkansas Children’s Physician Liaisons. It includes information on new programs and services, new providers, operational updates/changes, ongoing initiatives and more! The newsletter provides information for Arkansas Children’s Health System including ACH in Little Rock and ACNW in Springdale.


Read the latest newsletter