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Celgene Corp. Gives $10M to UAMS Myeloma Institute

Celgene Corp. Gives $10M to UAMS Myeloma Institute
Dr. Bart Barlogie, the founder and former director of the UAMS Myeloma Institute.

Celgene Corp. of Summit, New Jersey announced Monday that it is giving $10 million to the Myeloma Institute at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences.
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Case Closed Between Feuding Neurosurgeons

The lawsuit between two Little Rock doctors that played out in the pages of Arkansas Business has been settled.
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Update: Baptist Health-NLR Agrees to $2.7 Million Settlement for Medicare Billing Dispute

The U.S. Attorney in Little Rock announced Friday that Baptist Health's North Little Rock hospital had agreed to settle claims it was falsely reimbursed for "short stay" patients in 2008 and 2009.
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