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Harding Announces New Accreditation for Nursing Programs

Harding Announces New Accreditation for Nursing Programs

Harding University on Friday announced that its Carr College of Nursing received accreditation in May for several programs from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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Actuary Report: Health Care Deductibles Higher Under GOP Bill

President Donald Trump promised to make health care more affordable but a government report finds that out-of-pocket costs — deductibles and copayments — would average 61 percent higher under the House Republican bill.
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Pulaski County's Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

Sales of luxury homes in Pulaski County jumped in 2016 to a number not seen since Arkansas Business began tracking them in 2004 – 29 homes sold for $1 million or more, up from 20 in 2015.
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Northwest Arkansas' Most Expensive Home Sales of 2016

The number of seven-figure homes sold in Washington and Benton counties almost tripled in 2016 compared with the previous year.
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Fort Smith Medical School Announces Expansion Plans

The Arkansas Colleges of Health Education in Fort Smith says an anonymous $15 million donation will allow it to expand its osteopathic medical college campus and surrounding area. read more >

Methodist Family Health Names Kelli Reep Communications Director

Methodist Family Health names Kelli Reep director of communications. read more >

Groups Issue Warning with Arkansas Abortion Lawsuits (Andrew DeMillo Analysis)

Opponents repeatedly warned that GOP moves to restrict abortion would prompt the types of legal challenges that have halted or overturned other bans enacted in recent years. And now the lawsuits are coming. read more >

Tim Norvell Named Regional Director of Operations at Arkansas Hospice (Movers & Shakers)

Tim Norvell is transitioning from director of marketing and business development at Arkansas Hospice to regional director of operations for the Russellville and Berryville service areas. read more >

An Arkansas Solution to a National Problem (Davy Carter Commentary)

Arkansas is a shining example of what states can accomplish in health care if given enough flexibility and control over designing programs that best serve their citizens. read more >

The Virtual Doctor Will See You Now

A law that eases restrictions in the way telemedicine is delivered in Arkansas goes into effect in August and will help Arkansas hospitals expand their range of virtual services. read more >

Arkansas to Accept Medical Marijuana Card Applications

Arkansas' medical marijuana industry will ramp up in the next week, with the state poised to accept applications from potential patients, growers and distributors. read more >

Senate GOP Releases Bill to Cut Medicaid, Alter 'Obamacare'

Senate Republicans release their long-awaited bill to dismantle much of Barack Obama's health care law, proposing to cut Medicaid for low-income Americans and erase tax boosts that Obama imposed on high-earners. read more >

Asa Hutchinson Announces Appointments to Boards, Commissions

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Wednesday announced the following appointments. read more >

Video: A Conversation On Leadership with Jon Harrison

Arkansas Business' "Foundations" interview series continues with Jon Harrison, owner of VIP2 of Little Rock, which helps businesses through leadership training programs for staff at all levels. read more >

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