Health Care Archive

UAMS Gets $2.1M to Fight Diabetes in Marshallese Community

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/18/2017 11:28 am

The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences has been awarded another $2.1 million grant to attempt to reduce diabetes in the Marshallese community in northwest Arkansas.

SCA Pharmaceuticals to Build 90K-SF Plant in Connecticut

by Lance Turner 5/17/2017 09:42 am

SCA Pharmaceuticals of Little Rock plans to build a new 90,000-SF manufacturing facility in Windsor, Connecticut.

Governors Work Senate As Power Brokers in Obamacare Repeal

by Yasmeen Abutaleb, Reuters 5/17/2017 07:07 am

A group of about a dozen Republican governors is pushing for its own set of national health care reforms, flexing its considerable muscle in the national debate over the future of Obamacare as the U.S. Senate begins writing its bill.

UAMS Physcians Honored (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Dr. Dan Rahn and Dr. Robert Hopkins Jr. of the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock have been awarded Mastership in the American College of Physicians, the national organization of internists.

Susan Gatto Takes Seat on Conway Regional Health Foundation Board (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Susan L. Gatto has joined the Conway Regional Health Foundation board of directors. She is the director of the University of Central Arkansas School of Nursing in Conway.

Northwest Health Adds Two to Medical Staff (NWA Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Grigorov has been hired as a neurosurgeon at the Neurosurgery Center in Springdale, and Pierson has been hired as an OB/GYN at the Willow Creek Women's Clinic in Johnson.

Rock Dental: Deals Keep Dake Smiling

by Mark Friedman 5/15/2017 12:00 am

Rock Dental Brands of Little Rock recently bought the group Arkansas Dentistry & Braces, and it's not done buying.

Back to the Future (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/15/2017 12:00 am

President Trump's premature exultation notwithstanding, Obamacare remains in place. It is as flawed as ever, but millions of Americans — including one in 10 Arkansans — are better off than they were without it. Senate Republicans have a rare opportunity, legislatively and politically, if they will seize it.

2 UAMS Cancer Researchers Get $1.6M

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 11:36 am

Two cancer researchers at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences have each received a four-year grant of $791,000 to support their work.

Governor Makes Appointments to Boards, Commissions

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/9/2017 10:46 am

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Monday announced the following appointments.

SPONSORED: Care Management Helps Employees And Employers

by 5/8/2017 06:40 am

Trained individuals can assist employees with a variety of health-related issues, improving member health, lowering costs and creating peace of mind.

The Best of Times (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Possibly because they've been awash in material goods their whole lives, the millennials seem less materialistic, and I admire that. But in so many other ways, I'm grateful to have entered adulthood when I did and sympathetic to the millennials who blame us for handing them a raw deal.

St. Bernards Medical Center Tops Jonesboro's Construction Projects List

by Mark Friedman 5/8/2017 12:00 am

Construction projects are flourishing in Jonesboro, despite the financial woes plaguing one of its largest commercial ventures.

Larry Shackelford Named as Washington Regional's Next CEO (Movers & Shakers)

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/8/2017 12:00 am

J. Larry Shackelford will assume the role of CEO at Washington Regional Medical System in Fayetteville on Sept. 1.

Arkansas Congressmen Vote for Republican Health Care Bill

by Associated Press 5/5/2017 07:57 am

Arkansas' four U.S. House members have voted for Republican legislation to repeal and replace major parts of the federal health care law.

State House, Senate Give Final OK Hutchinson's Medicaid Changes

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/3/2017 04:39 pm

Arkansas lawmakers have approved an effort to scale back the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion by moving 60,000 people off the program and to require some remaining participants to work.

EZ Spanish Media Raises $326K for Arkansas Children's

by Arkansas Business Staff 5/3/2017 10:07 am

EZ Spanish Media raises $326,579 for Arkansas Children's Hospital.

Lawmakers Give First OK to Removing 60K from Arkansas Works

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 5/2/2017 02:38 pm

Arkansas lawmakers have given initial approval to moving 60,000 people off the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion program and to impose a work requirement on its participants.

SPONSORED: Five Ways to Make Employees Better Health Care Consumers

by 5/2/2017 07:00 am

Proactive steps can create workers who are informed and engaged in improving their own wellness.

Arkansas Lawmakers Advance Medicaid Expansion Plan

by Tafi Mukunyadzi, The Associated Press 5/2/2017 06:56 am

An Arkansas House committee has advanced a proposal to change the state's hybrid Medicaid expansion program.

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