Health Care

Mercy Northwest Arkansas Plans $247M Expansion Over 5 Years

Mercy Northwest Arkansas Plans $247M Expansion Over 5 Years
An artist's sketch of the Mercy Northwest Arkansas expansion in Rogers.

Mercy Northwest Arkansas on Wednesday announced a five-year, $247 million expansion project it said will create 1,000 new jobs.
read more >

Health Care Construction Spending in Arkansas Is Climbing

Spending on health care-related construction projects in Arkansas nearly doubled in 2015 compared with the previous year.
read more >

UA Appoints Michael Miller Dean of Education, Health Professions

Michael T. Miller has been named dean of the College of Education and Health Professions at the University of Arkansas for a two-year term, beginning July 1.
read more >

Market Update

DOW 17,773.64 -57.12
NASDAQ 4775.36 -29.93
S&P 500 2065.30 -10.51
Enter a stock symbol

Mortgage Calculator

Enter Desired Loan Amount $
Interest Rate
Years
Your monthly payment is: $

More Health Care News

Planned Parenthood Asks to Amend Challenge to Arkansas Laws

Attorneys for Planned Parenthood of the Heartland want to amend a lawsuit challenging Arkansas' abortion restrictions, including dropping a challenge to a law requiring abortion pill providers to follow U.S. Food and Drug Administration guidelines. read more >

Leslie Rutledge Approves Wording of Marijuana Proposal

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a proposal to legalize recreational and medical marijuana, allowing supporters to begin gathering signatures to put the measure on the November ballot. read more >

Chef Donnie Ferneau Proud of Moonlighting Gig with Memory Care

Memory Care of America, which provides residential care to sufferers of dementia and Alzheimer's disease, announced Ferneau's hiring earlier this month. read more >

MedExpress Double-Dose Buy Tops $4.4 Million (Real Deals)

National Retail Properties Ltd. of Orlando, Florida, purchased the Markham St. project in midtown Little Rock and the North Little Rock location. read more >

Middle Class, Cash Poor And Desperate (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

A couple of smart, talented, outwardly successful guys fell into the fatal trap of believing that they deserved a lifestyle they simply couldn't afford. read more >

Fights Still Ahead on Arkansas Medicaid Plan (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

There's little guarantee that Asa Hutchinson and legislative leaders won't face the type of budget shutdown fight that's accompanied Medicaid expansion since its inception. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Uses Veto to Save Medicaid Program

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Thursday effectively saved Arkansas' first-in-the-nation hybrid Medicaid expansion by voiding part of a budget bill that would have ended the subsidized insurance for more than 250,000 poor people. read more >

Arkansas House Backs Plan to Save Medicaid Expansion Program

Arkansas lawmakers have approved a plan to preserve the state's first-in-the-nation hybrid Medicaid expansion, backing an unusual tactic to save the program covering more than 250,000 poor people. read more >

Fort Smith Osteopathic College Gets Pre-Accreditation

The Arkansas College of Osteopathic Medicine in Fort Smith received pre-accreditation from the American Osteopathic Association's Commission on Osteopathic College Accreditation. read more >

Arkansas AG Approves Ballot Measure Wording on Court Damages

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge has approved the wording of a measure to limit lawsuit damages awarded against health care providers, clearing the way for supporters to try and put the proposal on the November ballot. read more >

More Health Care News>