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UAMS Cures RxResults' One-Sided Contract

UAMS Cures RxResults' One-Sided Contract

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has corrected a contract that for nearly eight years gave a private company the exclusive right to market UAMS' intellectual property and resulted in no royalty payments for UAMS.
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$3M Gift To Provide Outdoor Space at Arkansas Children's Northwest

The Walton Family Foundation has donated $3 million toward a 37-acre wellness campus, including an outdoor labyrinth and nature trail, at Arkansas Children's Northwest.
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St. Vincent West Attracts $14.1 Million Transaction (Real Deals)

An affiliate of Physicians Realty Trust of Milwaukee bought the 45,952-SF St. Vincent West medical office building in west Little Rock from St. Vincent Infirmary Medical Center.
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Group Asks State Supreme Court to Dismiss Challenge to Liability Proposal

Supporters of a ballot measure that would place limits on damages in medical lawsuits have asked Arkansas' highest court to dismiss one of two efforts to remove it from the November ballot. read more >

Federal Judge Blocks Arkansas Planned Parenthood Defunding

A federal judge has temporarily blocked Arkansas from prohibiting Medicaid payments for Planned Parenthood patients, expanding her order that forced the state to continue paying for three patients. read more >

New Nursing Home Standards Preserve Patients' Right to Sue

The Obama administration is issuing new nursing home standards that reverse a longstanding industry practice and preserve the rights of patients to sue in cases of abuse or neglect. read more >

Business Opponents Say Legalizing Medical Marijuana Unsafe, Would Drive Away Jobs

Gov. Asa Hutchinson, Lt. Gov. Tim Griffin and four business leaders speak against two proposals that would legalize marijuana use by those with certain medical conditions. read more >

Judge: Most of Arkansas Medical Pot Signatures Valid

A retired judge appointed to review petitions for an Arkansas medical marijuana initiative has found more than enough signatures officials approved for the proposal were valid, despite efforts by opponents to disqualify it from the November ballot. read more >

Arkansas Court Will Not Reconsider Medical Marijuana Ruling

The Arkansas Supreme Court says it won't reconsider its decision rejecting an attempt to block votes on a proposal to legalize medical marijuana. read more >

JB Hunt Family Donates $1M to Arkansas Children's Northwest

The J.B. and Johnelle Hunt family donates $1 million to the construction of Arkansas Children's Northwest in Springdale. read more >

United Federal Credit Union Wins Top Honor at Best Places to Work Awards

Arkansas Business and the Best Companies Group honors 29 Arkansas companies with "Best Places to Work" awards, which honor firms that have exceptional workplace environments. read more >

Arkansas Court Rejects Challenge to Medical Marijuana Plan

The Arkansas Supreme Court has rejected one of two efforts to block a medical marijuana proposal from the November ballot. read more >

UA Earns Record $101.7M in Research Funding

The University of Arkansas says it received $101.7 million in research — the highest level in the university's history and 27 percent more than it got in 2015 — for the fiscal year that ended June 30. read more >

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