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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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Joe Thompson To Leave Surgeon General Post; John Selig Asked to Stay at DHS

Arkansas Surgeon General Joe Thompson said Tuesday he will not serve in the role under Gov.-elect Asa Hutchinson. read more >

Nicole Miller Featured Speaker at Baptist Health's Bolo Bash

Fashion designer Nicole Miller will be the special guest and featured speaker at the 26th annual Baptist Health Foundation Bolo Bash luncheon in April. read more >

Blue & You Foundation Gives $2.6M in Grants

The Blue & You Foundation for a Healthier Arkansas has awarded more than $2.6 million in grants to 35 health improvement programs in Arkansas. read more >

HealthSouth Corp. Reaches Agreement to Buy EHHI Holdings for $750M

HealthSouth Corp. of Birmingham, Alabama, the largest owner and operator of inpatient rehabilitation hospitals in the nation, including operations in Arkansas, announced Monday an agreement to purchase EHHI Holdings Inc. of Dallas, Texas, for about $750 million. read more >

Bart Barlogie Named Distinguished Professor of Medicine, Pathology

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has named Dr. Bart Barlogie as a distinguished professor of medicine and pathology in the College of Medicine in a resolution from the University of Arkansas System Board of Trustees. read more >

Centennial's J.P. Sexton Named Arkansas Mortgage Banker of the Year (Movers & Shakers)

J.P. Sexton, vice president and mortgage market sales manager at Centennial Bank of Conway, was named 2014 Arkansas Mortgage Banker of the Year by the Mortgage Bankers Association of Arkansas. Sexton has over 25 years of mortgage experience in origination, underwriting, sales and operation management. read more >

Faulkner County's Sallis Ranch Gives Sanctuary to Horses in Need

Greg Sallis has been rescuing horses from bad situations for 30 years. After nursing them back to health, he would train them and resell them to recoup some of his out-of-pocket costs. read more >

High Cost of New Drugs Weighs on Medicaid

A U.S. District Court case highlights concerns over the high costs of specialty drugs such as Kalydeco, which treats some cystic fibrosis patients at an approximate annual cost of $300,000. read more >

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 >

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