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Baptist Health Benefiting from 3D Surgery Technology

Baptist Health Benefiting from 3D Surgery Technology
Baptist Health of Little Rock has added some new technology to its operating room that it hopes will make a huge difference in the long run.

Baptist Health of Little Rock has some new technology in the operating room that's helping to better treat its patients.
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Crittenden Regional Board Extends Liability Coverage, Then Files for Bankruptcy

Crittenden Regional Hospital's directors raised concerns about potential lawsuits against them and voted to extend the board's liability insurance the day before filing for bankruptcy in September.
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Greg Hatcher on Health Care Trends in 2015

Greg Hatcher is the author of three books, including “55 Steps to Outrageous Service.”
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Raczynski, Phillips Pledge $1M to UAMS

The dean of the Fay W. Boozman College of Public Health and his wife have pledged a planned estate gift of $1 million to the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences. read more >

UAMS Northwest Opens Comprehensive Rehabilitation Clinic

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has opened a comprehensive rehabilitation clinic on its northwest Arkansas regional campus in Fayetteville, it announced Tuesday. read more >

More Than Just Math (Editorial)

While much has been claimed in the course of the recent election about Arkansans losing insurance coverage because of Obamacare, the dramatic decline in the total number of uninsured suggests that the number who lost insurance has been overwhelmed by the number who gained it. That's simple math. read more >

Pharmacy Firm RxResults Adding Jobs

RxResults, a pharmacy risk management company that is partly owned by the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, said it plans to add between 20 and 30 jobs in the next 21 months, according to a UAMS news release. Founded in 2008, RxResults was created to help lower drug costs for employers and their workers while making sure they receive the best medicines available. read more >

Arkansas Children's Hospital Planning for Future

Dr. Robert Steele, Arkansas Children's Hospital's senior vice president and chief strategy officer, is orchestrating a group of 120 of the hospital's leaders in a massive strategic planning session that kicked off last month. read more >

Americans' Opinion Remains Split on The Affordable Care Act

Americans' opinion about the Affordable Care Act remains divided, according to a mid-October poll by the Kaiser Family Foundation of Menlo Park, California. Seventy-seven percent of Republicans have an unfavorable opinion, while 59 percent of Democrats report a favorable opinion. read more >

Tyson Family Stock Nears $3 Billion; Waltons No. 1 On Top Stockholders List

The second-wealthiest family in northwest Arkansas, the Tysons, saw their stock holdings increase by nearly $1 billion over the past year — an increase of more than 40 percent. read more >

UAMS Researcher Receives $1.5M Grant from National Institutes of Health

A researcher at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has received a $1.5 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to investigate the use of nanoparticles in cancer diagnosis and treatment. read more >

Beebe Outlines 2 Budget Proposals to Lawmakers

Outgoing Arkansas Gov. Mike Beebe is warning lawmakers that state employees won't receive a pay raise next year and many state agencies will see their budgets reduced if some tax cuts approved last year take effect. read more >

Medicaid Needs Another $84M If Tax Cuts Proceed

Arkansas' Medicaid program will need an additional $84.2 million in state funding next year and another $60 million from the surplus if lawmakers move forward with tax cuts approved last year, outgoing Gov. Mike Beebe recommended Wednesday. read more >

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