Robin Bowen Elected as Arkansas Tech's Next President
Robin Bowen

Robin Bowen Elected as Arkansas Tech's Next President

Arkansas Tech University's Board of Trustees unanimously elected the first woman as president of a public, four-year university in Arkansas at a special board meeting Tuesday afternoon. Robin E. Bowen will become the 12th president of the institution. She comes from Fitchburg State University in Massachusetts where she serves as executive vice president and provost.
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Arkansas Doctors Discover the Joys Of Concierge Care

A new business model of medicine is being practiced in Arkansas by doctors who have not only gone into private practice, but are now pursing careers in concierge or direct primary care medicine.
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APEI Gets $3.5M Contract to Develop Fighter Jet Power Modules

APEI Gets $3.5M Contract to Develop Fighter Jet Power Modules

Arkansas Power Electronics International of Fayetteville has been awarded a $3.5 million contract by the U.S. Air Force to develop a high-temperature, silicon-carbide power module for the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter.
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NYSE Extends Compliance Period for Inuvo

NYSE Extends Compliance Period for Inuvo

Inuvo Inc. says its deadline to comply with New York Stock Exchange standards has been extended to May 30.
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The List Largest Nursing Homes

Most-Profitable Nursing Homes in Arkansas list includes net income, annual revenue, return on revenue, number of beds, occupancy rate, Medicaid utilization and Medicaid reimbursement, rate and more.

Rank Name 2013 Net Income % Change in Net Income
1 Nursing & Rehabilitation Center at Good Shepherd 1,414,065 12
2 Briarwood Nursing & Rehab Center 1,406,202 66
3 Maples at Harber Meadows 1,350,750 59
4 St. Elizabeth's Place 1,330,284 -2
5 Salem Place Nursing & Rehab Center 1,298,260 -11

Executive Q&A

CEO Marcy Doderer on Arkansas Children's Hospital Long-term Plans To Stay Ranked, Healthy

Before joining Arkansas Children's Hospital, Marcy Doderer was the vice president and administrator of the Children's Hospital of San Antonio, part of the Christus Santa Rosa Health System. There, she led the facility's change from a multiuse downtown campus into a freestanding, separately licensed children's hospital. She is a fellow in the American College of Health Care Executives and is active in many professional organizations.